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In a nutshell: Nearly five years ago, a petition was filed in the Supreme Court. It questioned the constitutionality and legality of the Aaadhaar scheme of the Central Government. Today, that case is still undecided. Two weeks ago, a 9 judge...
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Nandan Nilekani has recently made news cautioning against ‘data colonization’ by heavyweights such as Facebook and Google. He laments that data, which is otherwise a non-rival, unlimited resource, is not being shared freely, and is being put into silos. Not only does this...
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by sflc_admin | August 18, 2017Today marks the completion of two months of continuous Internet shutdown in Darjeeling, West Bengal. Two months back, on 19th June, 2017, mobile Internet services were blocked in the town following deaths of party...
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Mergers are compared to marriages. As a union of companies, they require patience and understanding, but they also involve a large amount of paperwork. Mergers, like marriages, can flourish with the right synergies, but if there are differences between the...
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by sflc_admin | August 12, 2017The Internet Archive – a non-profit initiative that has been archiving online content like web pages, books, text, audio, video, images, and software since 1996 – has become one of the latest casualties...
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Many issues crop up from the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) letter dated August 7, 2017 (the Directions) to the BSE Limited, the National Stock Exchange of India Limited and the Metropolitan Stock Exchange of India Limited (collectively,...
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by sflc_admin | August 8, 2017The 8th Asia Pacific Regional Internet Governance Forum (APrIGF) convened from 26th to 29th July, 2017 at Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok, Thailand, with the objective of“Ensuring an inclusive and sustainable development in AsiaPacific:...
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The elections for the next Vice-President of India are underway today. The current Vice President Dr. Hamid Ansari will complete his second five-year term on August 10, which is in a few days. While the BJP-led NDA’s candidate is Mr. Venkaiah...
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On 14.07.2017, a two-judge Bench of the High Court of Madras passed a judgement in the case of Raj TV v Thaicom (OSA No. 113/2017 & CMP 7665/2017)(MANU/TN/2117/2017). The judgement deals with choice of law in international arbitration and is an...
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by sflc_admin | August 4, 2017Kochi, 4th August 2017: Prasanth Sugathan, Legal Director at SFLC.in filed a Writ petition (W.P.(C) 26033/2017) before the Hon’ble High Court of Kerala , challenging the mandatory requirement as per Section 139AA of the...
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Yesterday, a nine-judge bench continued to hear arguments on whether a fundamental right to privacy exists. Our posts discussing yesterday’s hearings can be found here. Today, the hearing concluded with arguments advanced on behalf of the states of Rajasthan and Haryana...
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(NLSIR Announcement is below)The National Law School of India ReviewSubmission GuidelinesAbout NLSIRThe National Law School of India Review (NLSIR) is now accepting submissions for its upcoming issue – Volume 30(1). The NLSIR is the flagship law review of the National Law...
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Yesterday, a nine-judge bench continued to hear arguments on whether a fundamental right to privacy exists. Our posts discussing yesterday’s hearings can be found here. Today, the hearing concluded with arguments advanced on behalf of the states of Rajasthan and...
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by sflc_admin | August 2, 2017On day 6 of the hearing to decide the fate of right to privacy as a fundamental right in India, Supreme Court’s nine-judge bench in the matter of K.S Puttaswamy v. Union of Indiaheard...
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Last week, a nine-judge bench continued to hear arguments on whether a fundamental right to privacy exists. Our posts discussing last week’s hearings can be found here and here. Today, arguments were advanced on behalf of the states of Maharashtra,...
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by sflc_admin | August 1, 2017A historic nine-judge Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court of India has been hearing arguments for and against the right to privacy in the matter of K.S Puttaswamy v. Union of India for four...
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Yesterday, a nine-judge bench continued to hear arguments on whether a fundamental right to privacy exists. Our posts discussing yesterday’s hearings can be found here and here. Today, arguments were advanced on behalf of respondents, which has been covered in...
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by sflc_admin | July 27, 2017Arguments before the nine-judge Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court on right to privacy (in the matter of K.S. Puttaswamy v. Union of India) ran into its fourth day today. Read our previous updates...
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Yesterday, a nine-judge bench continued to hear arguments on whether a fundamental right to privacy exists. Our posts discussing yesterday’s hearings can be found here and here. Today, arguments were advanced on behalf of respondents. This post covers arguments made...
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