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Sub Inspector issues death threat to activist Shabnam Hashmi #AadhaarMafia

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I received the following message from activist Shabnam Hashmi along with a phone call recording: ‘जिसका आधार नंबर और एड्रेस नहीं है हम उसे कहीं भी ख़तम कर सकते हैं’ ‘एक अभियान चल रहा है घेरो और मारो’ Sub Inspector threatens to kill Pehchan (I am one of the founding trustees) runs a small centre …

Shyam Divan: Aadhaar is purely Voluntary

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Today’s update from constitutional challenge to linking Aadhaar and PAN from the Supreme Court Arghya Sengupta started with two broad arguments for the Union of India and UIDAI. (1) That proportionality could not be read into Article 14, and (2) The idea of informational self-determination was equivalent to privacy and privacy was referred to a …