Central Identities Data Repository under the Aadhaar law

In the previous posts, basics about Aadhaar, punishments for data breaches under Aadhaar law, sharing of information under Aadhaar law , Aadhaar and Privacy etc have been discussed. This post focusses on Central Identities Data Repository and how it is maintained by the… Continue Reading

Sharing of Information under the Aadhaar Law

The Unique Identification Authority of India has made various Regulations by virtue of the power under Section 54  ,  Aadhaar (Targeted Delivery of Financial and Other Subsidies, Benefits and Services) Act, 2016. Aadhaar (Sharing of Information) Regulations, 2016 ; Aadhaar… Continue Reading

Justice K S Puttaswamy (Retd.) and anr versus Union of India and Ors

The post discusses the decision of the Hon’ble Apex Court in Justice K S Puttaswamy (Retd.), and another versus  Union of India and Others, decided on 24 August,2017. Background In M.P. Sharma and Ors. vs. Satish Chandra, District Magistrate, Delhi… Continue Reading

Power of High Courts to regulate Procedures of Practice

In our previous posts, we have been discussing various procedures and practical aspect of the legal practice. In this post, we will be discussing why are some of the practice procedures, forms, and fees are different in different subordinate courts… Continue Reading

Apex Investigation and Intelligence Institutions in India

National security is looked by various institutions. Some of these institutions have been established under different statutes and others are autonomous institutions. This post discusses the institutions working under the Ministry of Home Affairs and Ministry of Finance. These institutions… Continue Reading

Autonomous Societies of Ministry of Electronics and Technology (MeitY)

The Department of Information Technology was renamed to The Department of Electronics and Information Technology in 2012. On 19 July 2016, DeitY was made into full-fledged Ministry,  known as the Ministry of Electronics and Technology (MeitY), bifurcating it from the Ministry of… Continue Reading

Authorities under Information Technology Act , 2000

Information Technology Act, 2000 is one of the legislation, most talked about in the age of information. Government transactions (e-governance), personal communications between individuals; electronic commerce etc. all are based on the use of IT. In these circumstances, it becomes… Continue Reading

Power to monitor Communications

We are constantly under fear of surveillance of the communication. Even prior to communications via the internet, the Government has always enjoyed control over traditional means of communications. How there has been a change regarding regulation upon the postal articles;… Continue Reading