Supreme Court judgement marks “the end of the beginning” for privacy in India

31 August 2017 The Supreme Court of India (‘the Court’) issued, on 24 August 2017, its ruling in Justice K S Puttaswamy and Anr. v. Union of India and Ors. (Writ Petition (Civil) No. 494 of 2012) (‘the Case’), in which a bench of nine judges unanimously held that the right to privacy is protected as an intrinsic part of the right to life and personal liberty under Article 21 and as a part of the freedoms guaranteed by Part III of the Constitution of India.

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