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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 week ago
Times of India

Supreme Court to decide validity of penal provision in IT Act today

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 India1 week ago There's no reason to celebrate yet  The Freepress Journal5 days ago Reality check Section 66A struck down but govt can still block online information  Hindustan Times6 days ago Supreme Court quashes Section 66A of IT Act  Livemint.com6 days ago
India Infoline

Long live Free Speech! SC strikes down Section 66A of IT Act

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 Infoline1 week ago Supreme Court upholds free speech on the Internet week ago India ditches jail terms for offensive online posts  Arabian Business6 days ago Separate offences can be created for internet communication  Times of India6 days ago

It is judiciary's duty to uphold rule of law: Justice Rohinton Fali Nariman

MADURAI: Courts have intervened and struck down Constitution amendments when they affected fundamental rights as it was the duty of the judiciary to uphold rule of law, Supreme Court Judge Justice Rohinton Fali Nariman said today. Giving a lecture ...
 Economic Times1 month ago

SC's free speech verdict needs to be celebrated with significant pinch of salt

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.com5 days ago SC junked section 66A, but freedom of speech worth debating  Moneycontrol.com6 days ago While striking down 66A, did SC also say that internet offences can draw higher penalties?  Firstpost.com6 days ago SC upholds freedom of speech online, strikes down Section 66A  News24online6 days ago

Victim of Section 66 A, Cusat professor hails court verdict

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 Hindu5 days ago

Historic day for freedom of speech and expression in India

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 Mirror6 days ago First time that a law has been quashed in entirety  Bangalore Mirror6 days ago

One small step for Nari(man), a giant leap for free speech

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 Mirror6 days ago One small step for (Nari)man, a giant leap for free speech  Bangalore Mirror6 days ago

Indian civil society hails apex court verdict upholding free speech in an Internet Age

: 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 Online6 days ago SC Scraps 66A, Upholds Internet Freedom  Kashmir Observer6 days ago Indian Court Scraps Online Arrest Law days ago
Indian Express

Section 66A: Such is its reach (that) its chilling effect on free speech would be total

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 Express6 days ago
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