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India’s top court has ruled: Privacy is a fundamental right

Devjyot Ghoshal
India’s top court has ruled: Privacy is a fundamental right

In a landmark judgement, India’s supreme court today (Aug. 24) ruled that privacy is a fundamental right—a ruling that could have a far-reaching impact on the Aadhaar project, besides other government schemes. A nine-judge constitution bench unanimously concluded that the right to privacy is intrinsic to freedom of life and personal liberty, enshrined under article…