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The right to privacy is judicially recognized as a fundamental right in India and the USA. In India and the USA, ‘national security’ is a ground that can be used to curtail the right of privacy. The paper analyzes the extent up to which this right to privacy can be legitimately inhibited on various other grounds and whether it can be violated by non-state actors.
The paper also analyzes the interference by the state in protecting the right to privacy. In the USA, the right to privacy is protected through certain sector-specific legislation as there is no comprehensive Act that protects this right. The paper also analyzes whether that approach can be applied in India with modifications as required.

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Constitutional Law
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Mr. Saurabh Raj1*, Mr. Prateek Sikchi2 Mr. Siddharth Ranka3

* 1,2, 3Assistant Professor, Symbiosis Law School Nagpur, Symbiosis International (Deemed University), Pune Maharashtra, India


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