Social media was abuzz in celebration this morning as Supreme Court justices J Chelameswar and Rohinton Fali Nariman read down section 66A of the Information Technology Act, though upheld section 69A that allows the central government to block ... Legally India, 1 month ago
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A bench of Justices J Chelameswar and Rohinton F Nariman pronounced the decision early during the day, adding that the law is "vague in its entirety". In a historic mandate, the Supreme Court has struck down Section 66A of Information Technology Act terming ...India Infoline, 1 month ago Supreme Court upholds free speech on the Internet TheStar.com.my, 1 month ago Supreme Court mandates nod from a scientific body for hunters wishing to import trophies Economic Times, 1 week ago Govt wants review of Supreme Court's Jat quota order MSN News US, 3 weeks ago
NEW DELHI: A bench of Justices J Chelameswar and Rohinton F Nariman will deliver its judgment on a bunch of petitions filed in the light of misuse of the penal provision by government authorities against persons who allegedly uploaded offensive ...Times of India, 1 month ago There's no reason to celebrate yet The Freepress Journal, 1 month ago Reality check Section 66A struck down but govt can still block online information Hindustan Times, 1 month ago Supreme Court quashes Section 66A of IT Act Livemint.com, 1 month ago
NEW DELHI: T but he would be prosecuted under other provisions of Indian Penal Code. Appearing before a bench of Justices J Chelameswar and Rohinton F Nariman, advocate Gaurav Bhatia, appearing for the state, said charges under Section 66A had ...Times of India, 20 hours ago
Section 66A of the Information Technology (IT) Act is finally history, except for the people who have already begun to be prosecuted under it. After subjecting it to a thorough analysis, the Supreme Court held that the section, which has been ...Livemint.com, 1 month ago SC junked section 66A, but freedom of speech worth debating Moneycontrol.com, 1 month ago While striking down 66A, did SC also say that internet offences can draw higher penalties? Firstpost.com, 1 month ago SC upholds freedom of speech online, strikes down Section 66A News24online, 1 month ago
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Comment · print · T T T+· T- Sitting in his faculty room nearly 2,500 kilometres away from where the Supreme Court Bench of Justices J. Chelameswar and Rohinton F. Nariman quashed Section 66 A of the Information Technology Act on ...The Hindu, 1 month ago
By: Vidushi Marda In a petition that finds its origin in a simple status message on Facebook, Shreya Singhal vs Union of India marks a historic reinforcement of the freedom of speech and expression in India. Hearing a batch of writ petitions, the ...Bangalore Mirror, 1 month ago First time that a law has been quashed in entirety Bangalore Mirror, 1 month ago
By Invitation Lawrence Liang While there have been a number of Supreme Court cases in recent years which have upheld the right to freedom of speech and expression, the judgmnt by Justices J Chelameswar and Rohinton F Nariman in Shreya Singhal ...Mumbai Mirror, 1 month ago One small step for (Nari)man, a giant leap for free speech Bangalore Mirror, 1 month ago
: In a landmark judgment the Indian Supreme Court has struck down the contentious Section 66A of the Information Technology Act that empowers the police to make arrests over social media posts and prescribes up to three years in jail as punisyhment.India Tech Online, 1 month ago SC Scraps 66A, Upholds Internet Freedom Kashmir Observer, 1 month ago Indian Court Scraps Online Arrest Law Asians.co.uk, 1 month ago
Till our police attain the requisite levels of professional competence, the grant of additional punitive powers that have wide scope for discretion must be resisted. A look at the major points argued by the government in defence of IT Act Section ...Indian Express, 1 month ago
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