‘Testing our patience’: SC raps Centre over Tribunals Reforms Act

September 6, 2021

The Supreme Court on Monday rapped the government over the delay in filling up the vacancies in Tribunals, Live Law reported. The bench also came down harshly on the Centre for passing Tribunals Reforms Act, which the Court termed a “virtual replica of the provisions struck down by the Court”. | Read more|

Twitter now in compliance with IT Rules, Centre to Delhi HC

August 10, 2021

As per news report of The Indian Express, the centre on tuesday told Delhi High Court that Twitter is now in compliance with the IT Rules, 2021, after the micro-blogging site last week appointed a full-time Chief Compliance Officer-cum-Resident Grievance Officer and a Nodal Contact Officer. | Read more|

Allegations serious if media reports are correct: Supreme Court on Pegasus row

August 5, 2021

The Supreme Court, while hearing a clutch of petitions, including those filed by the Editors Guild of India, seeking a special probe into the Pegasus spyware scandal involving allegations that opposition leaders, journalists and others were targets of snooping, said “the allegations are serious if the media reports c | Read more|

Sedition Law "Colonial", Why Don't You Drop It, Supreme Court Asks Centre

July 15, 2021

Describing the British-era sedition law as "colonial", the Supreme Court today questioned whether the law was "still necessary after 75 years of Independence". The law is a serious threat to the functioning of institutions and holds "enormous power" for misuse with no accountability for the executive, the court said, c | Read more|