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FREE Live Streaming of 7 Webinar Series on ‘New and Emerging Aspects of Law’

FREE Live Streaming of 7 Webinar Series on ‘New and Emerging Aspects of Law’

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Net Neutrality – the techno-legal question mark

Net Neutrality – the techno-legal question mark

In the growing age of the internet, a major section of the economy is controlled by the Internet. The online economy provides us with a unique issue. While one portion of the internet is providing a marketplace on which people trade goods and services (for example online vendors like Amazon.com, Flipkart.com, etc.) the other portion…

‘Two-Finger Test’ Unconstitutional As Violative Of Woman’s Right To Privacy and Dignity

‘Two-Finger Test’ Unconstitutional As Violative Of Woman’s Right To Privacy and Dignity

The Two-Finger Test is a method used by doctors to determine whether a victim is “habituated to sexual Intercourse” by checking the laxity of the vaginal muscles using his fingers.  This test has been disapproved of by the Supreme Court in a plethora of cases including Rajesh v. State of Haryana and Anr., 2012 wherein…

Personal Data Protection Bill 2019

Personal Data Protection Bill 2019

The Lok Sabha passed the much-awaited bill on the personal data protection which was thoroughly examined by a joint committee before being passed in Parliament. The bill aims to protect the personal data of an individual, and establishes a Data Protection Authority for the same. Whereas the fundamental rights of the citizen i.e right to…

Linking of social media with Aadhaar: SC asks govt it’s plan

Linking of social media with Aadhaar: SC asks govt it’s plan

The Supreme Court on Friday asked the Centre to clarify whether it was contemplating to form guidelines or framework for linking social media accounts of users with the 12-digit biometric unique identifier Aadhaar. The court said the matter, which would help in tracing the originator of a content, needs to be decided at the earliest….

Fundamental Right to Privacy not Absolute: SC

Fundamental Right to Privacy not Absolute: SC

The Supreme Court recently remarked that the  fundamental right to privacy cannot be interpreted as absolute and that it must bow down to the compelling interest of public. The three judge bench which consisted of Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi, Justice Deepak Gupta and Justice Sanjiv Khanna held that a Judicial Magistrate can order a person…

Privacy- The Fundamental Right to be Left Alone

In layman’s terms, privacy refers to the autonomy or confidentiality every individual is naturally bestowed with but it’s legal definition to this date, still remains unsettled. Some legal experts claim our entitlement to privacy to be a virtue of our very existence while some extend it to aspects that include, inter alia, bodily integrity and…