On the 5th of March 2020, authorities in Lucknow erected banners across major road crossings in the city, identifying several anti–CAA protestors allegedly responsible for vandalism and causing loss to public property. The banners go on to expressly state the … Continue reading UP Hoardings: Upholding Privacy, The Chilling Effect and a Missed Opportunity
Few days back, I received a call from a close friend whose brother had tested positive for the COVID-19. Worrisome. However, what was further concerning was the misinformation being spread by the media, including one of the leading national newspapers! … Continue reading COVID-19, Medical Privacy, and Misinformation – A difficult tripod to balance?
Right to privacy is a fundamental right and not merely a common man right. The ambit of the right to life embodied in Art.21 is wide and far reaching. The right to life has been liberally interpreted so as to … Continue reading Right to be Forgotten: A Forgotten Part of Right to Privacy
The Supreme Court of India’s judgment in Justice K.S. Puttaswamy (Retd) vs Union of India was a milestone in the history of democratic India. The wordings of the judgement are as follows: “The right to privacy is protected as an … Continue reading Right to Privacy – A Fundamental Right
Following the recent terrorist attack at Westminster, London, the legal authorities have been faced with the challenge of getting access to private data as soon as evidence suggested that the attacker was in use of WhatsApp three minutes before the … Continue reading The Tale of Two Elephants: Finding the Balance Between the Right to privacy and National Security