This is a record of the proceedings in the Supreme Court bench hearings on the Constitutional validity of Aadhaar. You may read the previous days here: Day 1, Day 2, Day 3, Day 4 Senior Advocate Shyam Divan continued to present the petitioners' case on Day 5, reading from several cases related to the European Convention of Human Rights (ECHR). He read from the Zakharov ECHR case judgment where the court ruled in favour of the Applicant even though he could not prove that he was a target or victim. A 17 judge bench ruled that the mere existence of such a law enabling covert interception of telecommunication by Russia is a violation of Article 8 of the European Convention. The system of covert interception of telecommunication by Russia is a violation of Article 8 of the European Convention - is the claim in that…
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