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[RTI] Darjeeling Internet Ban: 3 months and counting

Sep 18, 2017
The ongoing Internet shutdown in Darjeeling, West Bengal completes 3 months today. This day, three months earlier, mobile Internet was shutdown in the city due to the ongoing agitation for a separate…

Summary Report: Celebrating the Right to be Let Alone [Sep 02, 2017; New Delhi]

Sep 04, 2017
On Sep 2, 2017, SFLC.in organized a discussion titled “Celebrating the Right To Be Let Alone” to commemorate the recent recognition of right to privacy as a fundamental right, discuss the privacy…

Celebrating the Right to be Let Alone

Aug 30, 2017
SFLC.in is holding a discussion on “Celebrating the Right to be Let Alone” on Saturday, September 02, 2017, from 4:00-6:00 PM at the SFLC.in premises at K-9, Second Floor, Birbal Road, Jangpura…

[Press Release] Supreme Court holds that Right to Privacy is a Fundamental Right

Aug 24, 2017
In a historic judgment, the 9 judge bench of the Hon’ble Supreme Court has unanimously held that Right to Privacy is a fundamental right. This judgment was pronounced in a reference made to the 9…

Supreme Court upholds Right to Privacy as a Fundamental Right

Aug 24, 2017
In a momentous judgment delivered in the case of K. S Puttaswamy (Retd.) & Anr. v. Union of India & Ors. [Writ Petition (Civil) No. 494 of 2012] today, the Supreme Court of India affirmed…

Nine-judge Constitution Bench of Supreme Court hears arguments on right to privacy: Updates from day 6

Aug 19, 2017
A nine-judge Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court (SC), comprising Chief Justice of India (CJI) J.S. Khehar and Justices D.Y. Chandrachud, J. Chelameshwar, S.A. Bobde, A. Nazeer, R.K. Agrawal, R.F…

Darjeeling Internet Ban Completes Two Months

Aug 18, 2017
Today marks the completion of two months of continuous Internetshutdown in Darjeeling, West Bengal. Two months back, on 19th

The Internet Archive is among 2650 websites blocked for copyright infringement

Aug 12, 2017
The 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…

Summary Report: Asia Pacific Regional Internet Governance Forum, 2017 (July 26-29th; Bangkok, Thailand)

Aug 08, 2017
The 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…

[Press Release] High Court permits filing of Income Tax Returns without quoting Aadhaar

Aug 04, 2017
Kochi, 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…

Nine-judge Constitution Bench of Supreme Court hears arguments on right to privacy: Updates from day 5

Aug 01, 2017
A 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 days…

Nine-judge Constitution Bench of Supreme Court hears arguments on right to privacy: Updates from day 4

Jul 27, 2017
Arguments 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.