Shreya Singhal

'Shreya Singhal' - 8 News Result(s)

  • Blog: Why I, Shreya Singhal, Challenged Section 66(A)
    Blog | Shreya Singhal | Wednesday March 25, 2015
    I filed the petition challenging Section 66(A) of the IT Act, 2010, in 2012 after the arrests of the two young girls in Maharashtra, I was so shocked as to why they were arrested and even more so when I read the section 66(A) under which they were arrested
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  • Section 66(A) Scrapped: Meet Shreya Singhal, Petitioner Who Fought for Net Freedom
    India News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Tuesday March 24, 2015
    The end of a controversial law seen as an infringement of freedom of speech online marks a big victory for Shreya Singhal, the young law student who first challenged it in the Supreme Court.
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  • Section 66(A) Gone. Supreme Court Sides With Free Speech Online.
    India News | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Tuesday March 24, 2015
    The Supreme Court has scrapped a contentious law that was seen as a major infringement of the freedom of speech online because it allowed the arrest of a person for posting "offensive" content. Section 66A of the Information Technology Act, "is unconstitutional and we have no hesitation in striking it down," said Justice RF Nariman, reading out the...
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  • "Unconstitutional": Supreme Court Scraps Section 66A, Protects Online Freedom of Speech
    India News | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Tuesday March 24, 2015
    The Supreme Court has scrapped a contentious law that was seen as a major infringement of the freedom of speech online because it allowed the arrest of a person for posting offensive content. Section 66A of the Information Technology Act, has been declared unconstitutional. Describing the law as "vague in its entirety," the judges said, it encroach...
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  • No arrests for Facebook posts without senior cops' permission: Supreme Court
    India News | Edited by Surabhi Malik | Thursday May 16, 2013
    The Supreme Court today said no person should be arrested for posting objectionable comments on social networking sites without the permission of senior police officials.
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  • Supreme Court asks Maharashtra to explain Facebook arrests
    India News | Edited by Prasad Sanyal | Friday November 30, 2012
    The Supreme Court has asked the Maharashtra government to explain why two young women there were arrested for their posts on Facebook last week. The arrests were made under a contentious internet law whose vague wording makes it easy to misuse - it allows for up to three years in jail for "annoying" and "offensive" messages sent electronically.
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  • Chief Justice of India's strong comments against Facebook arrests
    India News | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Thursday November 29, 2012
    Shreya Singhal from Delhi has filed a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) that describes Section 66(A) of the IT Act as unconstitutional. "I feel it is a violation of free speech, it hasn't been updated, and people are using it wrongly," Ms Singhal told NDTV.
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  • Why a Delhi student has challenged the law used for Facebook arrests
    Delhi News | Edited by Sabyasachi Dasgupta | Thursday November 29, 2012
    This morning, a young law student, Shreya Singhal, asked the Supreme Court to review the law under which two young women were arrested recently in Maharashtra for their Facebook posts.
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'Shreya Singhal' - 8 News Result(s)

  • Blog: Why I, Shreya Singhal, Challenged Section 66(A)
    Blog | Shreya Singhal | Wednesday March 25, 2015
    I filed the petition challenging Section 66(A) of the IT Act, 2010, in 2012 after the arrests of the two young girls in Maharashtra, I was so shocked as to why they were arrested and even more so when I read the section 66(A) under which they were arrested
    www.ndtv.com
  • Section 66(A) Scrapped: Meet Shreya Singhal, Petitioner Who Fought for Net Freedom
    India News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Tuesday March 24, 2015
    The end of a controversial law seen as an infringement of freedom of speech online marks a big victory for Shreya Singhal, the young law student who first challenged it in the Supreme Court.
    www.ndtv.com
  • Section 66(A) Gone. Supreme Court Sides With Free Speech Online.
    India News | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Tuesday March 24, 2015
    The Supreme Court has scrapped a contentious law that was seen as a major infringement of the freedom of speech online because it allowed the arrest of a person for posting "offensive" content. Section 66A of the Information Technology Act, "is unconstitutional and we have no hesitation in striking it down," said Justice RF Nariman, reading out the...
    www.ndtv.com
  • "Unconstitutional": Supreme Court Scraps Section 66A, Protects Online Freedom of Speech
    India News | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Tuesday March 24, 2015
    The Supreme Court has scrapped a contentious law that was seen as a major infringement of the freedom of speech online because it allowed the arrest of a person for posting offensive content. Section 66A of the Information Technology Act, has been declared unconstitutional. Describing the law as "vague in its entirety," the judges said, it encroach...
    www.ndtv.com
  • No arrests for Facebook posts without senior cops' permission: Supreme Court
    India News | Edited by Surabhi Malik | Thursday May 16, 2013
    The Supreme Court today said no person should be arrested for posting objectionable comments on social networking sites without the permission of senior police officials.
    www.ndtv.com
  • Supreme Court asks Maharashtra to explain Facebook arrests
    India News | Edited by Prasad Sanyal | Friday November 30, 2012
    The Supreme Court has asked the Maharashtra government to explain why two young women there were arrested for their posts on Facebook last week. The arrests were made under a contentious internet law whose vague wording makes it easy to misuse - it allows for up to three years in jail for "annoying" and "offensive" messages sent electronically.
    www.ndtv.com
  • Chief Justice of India's strong comments against Facebook arrests
    India News | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Thursday November 29, 2012
    Shreya Singhal from Delhi has filed a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) that describes Section 66(A) of the IT Act as unconstitutional. "I feel it is a violation of free speech, it hasn't been updated, and people are using it wrongly," Ms Singhal told NDTV.
    www.ndtv.com
  • Why a Delhi student has challenged the law used for Facebook arrests
    Delhi News | Edited by Sabyasachi Dasgupta | Thursday November 29, 2012
    This morning, a young law student, Shreya Singhal, asked the Supreme Court to review the law under which two young women were arrested recently in Maharashtra for their Facebook posts.
    www.ndtv.com
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