Representation sent to Arunchal Pradesh Government for Suspension of Internet services in 15 districts to curb cheating in State Service Exams

Nov 02, 2020

A newspaper article dated 30.10.2020 published in Telegraph India titled ‘Arunachal Internet Bar to curb Cheating’

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Representation sent to Government of Rajasthan to publish orders regarding suspension of internet services in the districts of Udaipur, Banswara, Dungarpur and Pratapgarh

Sep 28, 2020

SFLC.in wrote to the Home Secretary, Government of Rajasthan as well the District Collectors of Udaipur, Dungarpur, Pratapgarh and Banswara asking them to publish orders regarding the suspension of Internet services in the said districts.

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Report from the panel discussion on “Reconciling State’s Interest With a Digital Life”

Aug 31, 2020

Report from the panel discussion on “Reconciling State’s Interest With a Digital Life”

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No relief for Kashmir as SC asks executive to take a call on executive action.

May 11, 2020

No relief for Kashmir as SC asks executive to take a call on executive action.

The Honorable Supreme Court of India in Foundation for Media Professionals Vs Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir and ANR(Diary No. 10817-2020X) has refused to give relief to the residents of Kashmir and has asked the executive to take a decision on restoration of 4G services.

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SC judgment – Safeguards for shutdown, limited relief for Kashmir

Jan 11, 2020

SC judgment – Safeguards for shutdown, limited relief for Kashmir

The Supreme Court pronounced judgment in Anuradha Bhasin v UoI [WP(C) 1031/2019] and Gulam Nabi Azad v UoI [WP(C) 1164/2019] on January 10, 2020. The judgment has laid down the law on the issue of Internet shutdowns.

Case in brief:

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Statement about SC judgment on Internet Shutdown in Kashmir

Jan 10, 2020

Statement about SC judgment on Internet Shutdown in Kashmir

SFLC.in welcomes the judgment pronounced today by the Supreme Court in Anuradha Bhasin v Union Of India(W.P(C) no. 1031 of 2019) wherein the Court has directed that shutdown orders must adhere to the principle of proportionality and must be temporary in nature.

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SFLC.in Shortlised for 2019 Index on Censorship Freedom of Expression Awards

Jan 28, 2019

SFLC.in has been nominated for 2019 Index on Censorship Freedom of Expression Awards. In total, 16 nominees were selected from over 400 crowdsourced nominations. The awards are given in four categories: Arts, Campaigning, Digital Activism and Journalism.

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Second Appeal to the RTI Application revealed procedural lapses: only 11 review committee meetings despite 40 Internet Shutdowns in Rajasthan

Dec 06, 2018

We at SFLC.in define Internet Shutdowns as "a Government-imposed disablement of access to the Internet as a whole within a particular locality or localities for any duration of time".

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Home Department, State of Rajasthan: No more Internet Shutdowns for prevention of cheating in examinations.

Nov 29, 2018

There has been a staggering increase in the number of Internet Shutdowns in India.

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