In the case, the apex court struck down Section 66A of the Indian Information Technology Act 2000, observing that the section was arbitrary, excessive and was disproportionately invading the rights of ...
With an aim to safeguard the right to freedom of speech & expression as well as the internet freedom, the Supreme Court has given a historical judgement by scrapping the Section 66A of the Information ...
A bench of Justices R F Nariman and Sanjay Kishan Kaul disposed of the application filed by NGO PUCL alleging that people were still being prosecuted under the scrapped provision. The Supreme Court ...
Over three years after it struck down Section 66A of the Information Technology Act as unconstitutional, the Supreme Court on Monday said it was shocked to hear that authorities still continue to book ...
NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court Monday said it is shocking that people are still being prosecuted under Section 66 A of the Information Technology Act (restrictions on online speech) even after it has ...
On March 20, 2017, the Uttarakhand High Court accorded the status of living human entity to the Ganga and Yamuna rivers. The same day, Zakir Ali Tyagi, an 18-year-old from Muzaffarnagar, Uttar Pradesh ...
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The Supreme Court has come down heavily on the Centre for not taking appropriate measures to prevent arrests made under Section 66A of the IT Act struck down by the top court. In 2015, the Supreme ...
Taking exception to prosecution of people under Section 66A of the Information Technology Act declared unconstitutional by it in 2015, the Supreme Court today warned that it would send erring official ...
Section 66A prescribed up to three-year jail terms for people posting “objectionable” material, the vague term allowing governments to target virtually anyone who criticised them or their leaders. ...
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday sent a notice to the centre seeking a response within four weeks regarding people being prosecuted under section 66 A of the Information Technology Act which was ...
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Attorney General K K Venugopal, appearing for the Centre, said the apex court verdict needs to be sent to all the high courts and to the district courts, so that prosecution does not take place. The ...
NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court Friday directed all state governments to sensitise their police personnel about its March 24, 2015 verdict which had scrapped Section 66A of Information Technology Act, so ...