Freedom of press vis-à-vis Trial by Media

A media shackled by the Government is a relic of the past. The contemporary media has been called the handmaiden of justice and the watchdog of society[1]. Philip K. Dick rightly said, ”Today, we live in a society where realities are manufactured by the media.” Often hidden under the garb of freedom of speech, mediaContinue reading “Freedom of press vis-à-vis Trial by Media”

Right to Internet as a Fundamental Right

Right to the Internet in the International Forum In 2011, the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) adopted a report of the Special Rapporteur, Mr. Frank La Rue on the Promotion and Protection of the Right to Freedom of Opinion and Expression[1]. The report stressed the importance of universal access to the Internet and itContinue reading “Right to Internet as a Fundamental Right”

Data Protection Laws in India: Analysis of the Personal Data Protection Bill, 2019 in line with the IT Act, 2000

Just dial, Yahoo[2], Microsoft[3], Google, Whatsapp, Adobe[4], LexisNexis[5], Catha way, LinkedIn, Grindr, Uber[6], Twitter and Sony[7] These are the names of some tech giants globally who collect and store loads of data on their servers. But did you know that the data on their servers has been prey to data breach numerable times making vulnerableContinue reading “Data Protection Laws in India: Analysis of the Personal Data Protection Bill, 2019 in line with the IT Act, 2000”

Healthcare Data Protection in India

India’s healthcare market is invariably changing. A growing healthcare market in India seems very majestic as it is expected to bring the latest medical technologies, recruitment of more employees, and improve the treatment level for us. But there can be more uncertainties, as it directly stimulates the healthcare IT sector to prevent any disclosure of critical informationContinue reading “Healthcare Data Protection in India”

Right to Privacy

The Supreme Court in M.P. Sharma and Others v. Satish Chandra[1] , the Supreme Court questioned the presence of a protected right to privacy. However, what the Supreme Court failed to answer is that whether given that right to privacy does form a separate fundamental right in the Indian Constitution, it is incorporated in anyContinue reading “Right to Privacy”