Legal

Karnataka HC refuses to permit an impacted user to intervene in Twitter’s Petition against censorship orders

Mr Patel approached the Court to highlight the concerns of users who are not heard by MeitY before their accounts on Twitter are censored.

SC issues notice in Foundation for Media Professional’s petition seeking regulation of police’s power to search & seize electronic devices

Supreme Court has directed Union Government to respond and tagged the Petition, with an existing challenge.

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.

SC’s direction: Stop prosecuting people under the unconstitutional S.66A

SC has issued important directions to ensure that people are not prosecuted under S.66A, which was struck down in Shreya Singhal. This significant order is a result of sustained effort by PUCL which was provided legal support by IFF.