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300 kilometres from Mumbai. and common elements in the constitutions of the two countries, the civic body has been under fire from many fronts for its inability to provide basic services to its residents. If you look at the employment data, the international pact aimed at preventing the spread of nuclear weapons, “Proud of such police officers for bringing truth out and thwarting attempts by some people to give it communal colour. the Supreme Court has delivered two landmark?judgments which will have long-term ramifications on the people and establish the majesty of the judiciary The judgments also reflect a changing view of the apex court on what Fundamental Rights are In Thursday’s ruling a nine-judge Supreme Court bench ruled that privacy is a Fundamental Right thus dwarfing the attempts of the Union government to undermine it The verdict will prevent or at least force the NDA government at the Centre to reassess their Aadhaar scheme Representational image AFP The Supreme Court verdict has thus upheld the supremacy of not just the Judiciary but also the Constitution The judgment as noted advocate Indira Jaisingwrites puts the brakes on any majoritarian government from throwing numbers in support of an argument This judgment throws back at governments the Constitution she wrote Privacy is now protected under the Right to Life and Personal Liberty guaranteed in Article 21 of the Constitution after the Thursday ruling It is bound to have a bearing on 24 other cases challenging the validity of the Aadhaar scheme on the grounds of it violating the Right to Privacy It has also forced the Narendra Modi government to acknowledge though unwillingly that privacy is not just a common-law right but a Fundamental Right of the citizens Any common man willnow be able to demand protection for his personal data including his biometrics The judgment was limited to the issue of Right to Privacy and the question whether Aadhaar violates Right to Privacy will be dealt with later The court has alsomade it clear that it is the government’s duty to protect this right just like other Fundamental Rights While the verdict has been hailed by all Opposition parties including Congress chief Sonia Gandhi the only response from the government came from Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad and Arun Jaitley hours after the judgment was announced Jaitley said that the government’s stand has been clear on the issue from the start He said that it is a positive developmentand there will always be efforts to strengthen the Fundamental Rights He attacked the UPA government for bringing Aadhaar without any legal framework Similarly Prasad also attacked the Congress for accusing the government of curbing individual rights and said the Opposition party had not enacted any legislation regarding getting information under the Aadhaar framework While this particular verdict might be considered a ‘setback’ for the government which has failed to procure much positive reaction from the cabinet ministers the ruling in the triple talaq case on Tuesday was hailed as ‘historic’ by many A five-judge bench of the Supreme Court on Tuesday struck down the practice of talaq-e-biddat orinstant triple talaq by declaring it ‘unconstitutional’ and ‘manifestly arbitary’ Women’s movement across the country lauded the ruling and hailed it as a positive step for the rights of women The apex court stated that under the practice of triple talaq women are subjected to divorce in one go without any legal intervention Modi BJP chief Amit Shah Jaitley and Prasad hailed the verdict and said that it would grant equality to Muslim women Jaitley called the judgment as "progressive" and said efforts should be made to rectify "aberrations" in personal laws that infringe on constitutional guarantees Prasad said the decision was an indication of an emerging new India Shah hailed the ruling as "historic" and said it was a victory for Muslim women and their right to live with dignity However despite the ubiquitous euphoria the verdict has failed to alter gender dynamics This is because talaq-e-sunnat still exists and therefore Muslim men still hold the right to pronounce divorce against their wives without resorting to legal action Nevertheless government women rights activists and political parties lauded the apex court for the historic judgment in the triple talaq case The All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) said the court’s order underlined that a community’s personal laws cannot be interfered with A religious organisation representing Muslim clerics said the verdict was against Sharia The last three days have been particularly important for the rights of the common people While Tuesday began with an acknowledgement of the rights of Muslim women the Supreme Court on Thursday granted privacy to the citizens and deemed it a Fundamental Right protected by the Constitution Both these verdicts have been hailed as a win for the common man thus reaffirming the stature of the judiciary Written by Agencies | Srinagar | Published: December 5 2010 10:53 pm Related News Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said separatists in the state should enter into a dialogue with the Centre to resolve the Kashmir issue “If they (separatists) can hold talks with parliamentarians and the Pakistan High Commissioner (in Delhi)what is the problem in talking to the Central government” Omar saidaddressing a gathering at the mausoleum of his grandfather and National Conference founder Shiekh Mohammad Abdullah on his 105th birth anniversary “Dialogue is the only way out and they should enter into talks with the Centre” he saidaddingnothing can be achieved by resorting to violence by stone-peltingkilling people or burning school buses Referring to the BJP’s criticism over his remarks on Kashmir in the state Assembly in Septemberthe Chief Minister said”I have said it in front of Prime Minister (Manmohan Singh at Qazigund) and reiterate that Kashmir is a political problem Funds can help in mitigating the problems and meeting the development needs of the people only” he said Omar had said that Kashmir had acceded to the Union of India and not merged with itwhich was widely criticised by opposition partiesespecially the BJP Addressing another function in connection with the NC founder’s birthdayOmar said the recent unrest in Kashmir Valley had badly affected the economy of the region and thousands of people had lost their livelihood He expressed apprehension that some people might try to create further unrest in the Valley during the next summer “For the last three yearswhenever the tourist season approaches here they (separatists) ask for shutdowns We have seen this in 20082009 and 2010 Now they must be preparing (to do so) for June 2011but we will use all our efforts so that they do not succeed in it” he said The Chief Minister blamed the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for remaining indifferent to the suffering of the common people “I am talking about my own people who are in the Assembly with us When there is a semblance of normalcythey say this is deceptionfraud They say this not the ground situation Instead of working for peace so that more tourists comethey are doing the opposite” Omar said “That is why I repeat until we find a solution to this issuewe should not add more miseries to the people” he added Omar said this year Kashmir had more than five lakh tourists but the five months of unrest destroyed the season He said the Valley would be teeming with tourists if the situation improves here For all the latest India News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by PriyankaSinha | Mumbai | Published: June 4 2011 9:44 am Top News This summer seems quite the season for sequels While Bollywood sequels are still in the pipelineHollywood is dishing it out with impressive frequency with good results Hangover 2Pirates Of The Carribean: On Stranger Tides and Kung Fu Panda 2 each fared rather well at domestic as well as foreign BO with Variety magazine tagging collections at $86480000$ 39321000 and $ 48000000 respectively According to Andrew Stewart (of Variety magazine)Pirates Of The Caribbean: On Stranger 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