Section66A

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.

SC directs errant States to take remedial measures regarding pending 66A cases

Supreme Court expressed displeasure after several States & High Courts admitted that S.66A was still being enforced in their jurisdiction.

Spooked by the Zombie? Ministry of Home Affairs issues notification directing all S.66A cases to stop

Prompted by our application, the Ministry of Home Affairs, on July 14, 2021 issued a notification directing all law enforcement authorities to stop registering new cases under Section 66A of the Information Technology Act, 2000 and to immediately withdraw all pending cases.

PUCL approaches Supreme Court seeking directions against continued prosecutions under the unconstitutional Section 66A

Supreme Court issues notice in PUCL's application seeking directions against continued enforcement of Section 66A. IFF provided legal assistance to PUCL.