Punishments for data breaches etc under the Aadhaar Law

Aadhaar (Targeted Delivery of Financial and Other Subsidies, Benefits and Services) Act, 2016 provides for issuing  Aadhaar numbers to individuals and perform authentication thereof. Chapter VI (Sections 28-33) deals with protection of the information collected under the provisions of the Act.… Continue Reading

Additional Sessions Judge, Delhi awards compensation to victim of molestation

Additional Sessions Judge Seema Maini recently awarded rigorous imprisonment to Uttar Pradesh resident Chavi Ram, who had inappropriately touched the minor at a crowded market in Mukherjee Nagar in 2014. The Court said- “In a free, fast progressing, technically-strong country… Continue Reading

Remedies for Infringement of Copyright under The Copyright Act,1957

Section 51 deals with what constitutes the infringement of copyright under The Copyright Act,1957. It also deals with exceptions to infringement of copyright. The true test to determine infringement is when a trader, spectator or viewer after having read or seen… Continue Reading

National Green Tribunal ‘s strict approach in violations in Himachal Pradesh

In number of  applications , filed by Society for Preservation of Kasauli and its Environs (SPOKE ) , decided on 8 December, 2017 , the National Green Tribunal came heavily upon the respondents. The Bench comprised of NGT Chairperson Justice… Continue Reading