Sedition law in India

Authors: Tanishka Jangid from Lloyd Law College, Greater Noida and Minnah Elizabeth Abraham from Symbiosis Law School, Pune.

n the renowned case of A.K Gopalan vs. the State of Madras, it was observed, “Man, as a rational being, desires to do many things, but in civil – society his desires have…

Defamation law in India

Author: Shourya Shubham from Chanakya National Law University, Patna.

A web-series released on Netflix named “Hasmukh” starring Vir Das and Ranvir Shorey has landed in trouble. Some lawyers of New Delhi have sent a legal notice to Netflix against the streaming of the comedy series as it portrays advocates in poor light. The plea…

Lack of transparency in High Courts: A worrying sign?

Reading time: 6-8 minutes. The latest report by the Vidhi Center for Legal Policy (VCLP) titled “Sunshine in the court” analyzed the compliance of Right to Information Act, 2005 by all the High Court based on four Index: Legality Index, Convenience Index, Practice Index and Disclosures Index. On complete analysis of the report it was … Continue reading Lack of transparency in High Courts: A worrying sign?

SEDITION: COLONIAL LEGACY IN MODERN DEMOCRACY

Author: NISHEETH THAKUR

Section 124 A says, “Whoever, by words, either spoken or written, or by signs, or by visible representation, or otherwise, brings or attempts to bring into hatred or contempt, or excites or attempts to excite disaffection towards the Government estab­lished by law.

RECENT INTERMEDIARY GUIDELINES AND DIGITAL MEDIA ETHICS CODE IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

Author: Mansi Pandey

In this time of digitalization and modernization the audience at large depends largely on social media platforms for various kinds of updates regarding current affairs, entertainment, sports etc.

Constitutional Issues Arising from India’s New IT Rules, 2021

Author: Trisha Jawahar

On February 25th of this year, the Government of India released the Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules, 2021, which required various social media intermediaries and platforms to adhere to a stricter set of rules within the stipulated time.