internet shutdowns

Researcher Jade Lyngdoh from Shillong writes to the Chief Secretary of Meghalaya about the ongoing internet shutdown #KeepItOn

Jade Lyngdoh, a researcher, write to the Chief Secretary of Meghalaya to urge them to convene a meeting of the Review Committee of Meghalaya urgently and consider whether Meghalaya's internet suspension may be lifted earlier than 48 hours.

Supreme Court agrees to hear a challenge against internet shutdown orders in J&K, in a petition by the Private School Association of J&K

Private School Association of J&K approached the Supreme Court because the restrictions on internet services prevent students from exercising their right to education. Mr. Shadan Farasat appeared on behalf of the Association.

The draft Indian Telecommunication Bill, 2022 retains its colonial roots

Read our initial explainer on the draft Indian Telecommunication Bill, 2022. We highlight how the bill represents a missed opportunity for legislative reform to bring the Indian telecom sector into the 21st century.

Gauhati HC issues notice in challenge against internet shutdowns but refuses interim relief

Gauhati HC refused to grant interim relief in a petition seeking directions to the Government of Assam to not suspend internet services on 28th August 2022. However, the Government of Assam has assured the Court it will not suspend internet services on 11th September 2022.