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No dirty poems on Mahatma Gandhi: SC obscenity ruling is a big blow to free speech

May 15, 2015

No dirty poems on Mahatma Gandhi: SC obscenity ruling is a big blow to free speech

When the Supreme Court struck down S. 66A of the IT Act in Shreya Singhal vs Union of India two months ago, the verdict was hailed as a landmark milestone in Indian free speech jurisprudence for two reasons. #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #Mahatma Gandhi #SC #Gandhiji #66A of IT Act
After Snapdeal, it's Paytm: FIR against co's directors for fraud done by customer

May 04, 2015

After Snapdeal, it's Paytm: FIR against co's directors for fraud done by customer

After an FIR against Snapdeal for selling prescription drugs online, a case has been filed against mobile wallet service provider Paytm directors (Vijay Shekhar sharma and Harinder Pal) for fraud transactions amounting to Rs 22 lakh. under sections of forgery and IT Act. #India #Fraud #ATM #Snapdeal #IT Act #Paytm #Vijay Shekhar Sharma #Harinder Pal
Modi govt may bring back Section 66A in a different avatar

Apr 14, 2015

Modi govt may bring back Section 66A in a different avatar

The report states that the Centre started work on the new legislation after intelligence agencies complained that the scrapping of the Sec 66A left them with no law to deal with posts on social media that may lead to breach of security or could incite people to commit offences. #BJP #Modi #Section 66A #Social Media in India #Free speech in India #Information and technology #IT Act India #Internet in India
Chidambaram statement on SC order on section 66A sheer hypocrisy: Bhardwaj

Mar 26, 2015

Chidambaram statement on SC order on section 66A sheer hypocrisy: Bhardwaj

Former Law Minister and senior Congress leader Hans Raj Bhardwaj on Thursday termed as "sheer hypocrisy" the statement of his then Cabinet colleague P Chidambaram welcoming the Supreme Court judgement striking down a controversial provision in the IT law. #UPA #P. Chidambaram #Congress #Supreme Court #Salman Khurshid #IT Act #NewstRakcer #Hans Raj Bhardwaj
'SC verdict has nothing to do with me': Azam Khan distances himself from 66A

Mar 26, 2015

'SC verdict has nothing to do with me': Azam Khan distances himself from 66A

"The strictness we have shown (in these matters) has led to a marked dip in such posts on the social media...it has discouraged the wrong doers," he said defending the arrest of the youth, who was later released on bail. #S&P #Supreme Court #Azam Khan #IT Act #Section 66A