The Supreme Court will today deliver its verdict in the case challenging the Constitutional validity of Aadhaar. A 5-judge bench, led by Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra, reserved its verdict in the case on May 10 after a marathon 38-day hearing. The bench also comprises Justices A K Sikri, A M Khanwilkar, D Y Chandrachud and Ashok Bhushan. The CJI and Justice Khanwilkar will not give separate judgments, but will concur with one of the other judges. The verdict is expected at 10:30 a.m. Here are some of the important judgments and tweets: * FINAL RESULT SC Upholds most of the provisions of #Aadhar Act by 4:1 Majority. Justice Chandrachud is the sole dissenter — Live Law (@LiveLawIndia) September 26, 2018 12:30 pm: Justice Bhushan has pronounced his judgement, here are the key takeaways from his judgement. The justice largely agrees with the majority judgement. - Aadhaar Act does not violate right to privacy, and passes the three-fold test of the 9-judge bench which declared privacy as a fundamental right under the Constitution last year. - Upheld Section 7, Section 59, Bank linking and Section 139AA of the Income Tax Act - Says implementation problems do not invalidate Section 7, and there is no material record to show that exclusion has increased after Aadhaar. Authentication success rates can improve, even if it is probabilistic as of now. - Says authorities have to take steps to minimise exclusion - Section 57 partially struck down. 12:15am: “Constitutional guarantees cannot be compromised by vicissitudes…
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