French President Emmanuel Macron on Rafale deal, says, "It was a govt to govt discussion. I just want to refer to what PM Modi very clearly said a few days ago. I was not in-charge at that time. I know that we have very clear rules." "This one is very important to me because this is a strategic" coalition and not just an industrial relation. "That is my point. I just want to refer to what PM Modi said on this situation," he said.
The 12-digit Unique Identification Number was made compulsory for services including bank accounts, PAN cards, cell phone services, passport and even driving licenses.
A five-judge bench led by Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra, Justice A K Sikri, Justice A M Khanwilkar, Justice D Y Chandrachud, Justice Ashok Bhushan pronounced its verdict on the petition filed against the Aadhaar. Samanwaya Rautray of The Economic Times identifies the key takeaways from this verdict.