Articles by Devika Agarwal
Jun 19, 2019
What does 'Right to be forgotten' mean in the context of the #MeToo campaignThe Delhi HC says that #MeToo campaign cannot turn into an unbridled sullying campaign.
May 29, 2019
Christchurch Call to Action: Laws needed for use of automated tools to filter extremist content, to avoid attack on free speechChristchurch Call to Action is aimed at preventing online terrorist and violent extremist content.
May 21, 2019
Is installation of CCTV cameras by the Indian government a violation of right to privacy?A petition has been filed on grounds that CCTV violates the right to privacy and gives rise to stalking.
Apr 30, 2019
Bombay Stock Exchange’s trademark claim against comedian Kunal Kamra violates freedom of speechKunal Kamra had used morphed images of a few buildings in India including Phiroze Jeejeebhoy Towers in his social media post, dissuading citizens from voting for Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Apr 09, 2019
TikTok ban: Apps featuring user-generated content must be regulated to protect childrenTikTok has gained popularity among preteens, adolescents especially in Tier II, III cities in India.
Feb 20, 2019
Regulation of Encrypted Technology by the State for National SecurityEncryption keeps sensitive user data safe, but it can be problematic when it hampers law enforcement
Feb 06, 2019
Should PUBG and other online video games be banned or regulated in India?A PIL was recently filed in the Bombay HC calling for a ban on the popular video game, PUBG.
Jan 02, 2019
From central watchdog to out-of-court settlements, Consumer Protection Bill 2018 makes big strides in consumer rightsThe Consumer Protection Bill 2018 is revolutionary in the aspect that it establishes a watchdog to bust unfair trade practices, oversee violation of consumers' rights and false or misleading advertisements prejudicial to the public and consumer interests
Nov 17, 2018
Maratha quota row: Reservation unwarranted; several past panels concluded community is not 'backward'As far as the Maratha community is concerned, the findings of many commissions are that Marathas are forward classes, with many Marathas in top political ranks and heading businesses.
Oct 15, 2018
#MeToo: Decoding validity of defamation suits, rights of accused in sexual harassment cases on social mediaIn the wake of the #MeToo campaign afoot in India, some individuals moved the Delhi High Court on 11 October to prevent a woman from detailing her sexual harassment ordeal on social media as it implicates the petitioners.