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Notifications & Circulars

Consultation Paper on Cloud Computing(10.06.2016)

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India introduced a paper

Tags : Statement, Government, Judgement, Right to Privacy



Judgments

Parties to a private contract and users of "WhatsApp" having voluntarily opted to avail services of said application are bound by terms of service offered(23.09.2016)

Petitioners claim to be the users of “WhatsApp”, an Internet Messaging Application, provided by Respondent No.2/"WhatsApp Inc.", a company based in US.....

Tags : Privacy, Right, Information, Sharing



Uploading of financial statements by private educational institutions would not amount to breach of their Right to Privacy(29.05.2021)

The challenge in the present petition is restricted to the modifications carried out by Central Governmet while extending the Punjab Regulation of Fee.....

Tags : Education, Transparency, Profiteering, Right to Privacy



Top Story

Right to be forgotten rejected by Japan’s Supreme Court(03.02.2017)

The Supreme Court of Japan has rejected a man's demand that a Google web search showing up reports of his arrest for child prostitution be removed. Th.....

Tags : Privacy, Right, Personal information, Removal



Aadhar card not mandatory(11.08.2015)

The Supreme Court, deciding that citizens are not required to obtain Aadhar cards, directed the government to disseminate the same widely. Save for th.....

Tags : right to privacy, aadhar, government scheme



CIC dismisses appeal seeking up-to-date government email addresses(16.12.2015)

The Central Information Commission dismissed an appeal seeking email addresses of all governments, public authorities and organisations maintained by .....

Tags : Rti, email addresses, outdated, security, privacy



SC Declares Right to Privacy as Fundamental Right(24.08.2017)

The Nine Judges Bench of the Hon’ble Supreme Court in a historic and landmark Judgment has declared that, right to privacy is a fundamental right in t.....

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News

Kerala High Court: Taking Video of An Act Done Publicly Will Not Violate Privacy(16.07.2018)

Kerala High Court has held that when an act is done openly in presence of other persons, it is doubtful whether the publication of that may constitute.....

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Delhi HC: Allegations That Voting Strategy of Individual is Sold Off, Encroaches Right to Privacy(16.06.2022)

Delhi High Court has held that alleging that the voting strategy of an individual or of a political party or their nominees has been sold off without .....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Right to Privacy, Voting



Delhi HC: WhatsApp's New Privacy Policy Forces Users Into Agreement by Providing Mirage of Choice(26.08.2022)

Delhi High Court while upholding proposed investigation of Competition Commission of India into WhatsApp’s privacy policy, has held that 2021 Policy p.....

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AP HC: Collection of Personal Info. as Per Existing Standing Orders is Violative of Right to Privacy(18.07.2022)

Andhra Pradesh High Court held that the opening of rowdy sheets to brand persons as "rowdies", collection and display of their photos, domiciliary vis.....

Tags : Andhra Pradesh High Court, Privacy, Police Standing Orders



Del. HC: Subjecting Citizen to Police Scrutiny Without Any Reason is Invasion of Right to Privacy(25.07.2022)

Delhi High Court has held that subjecting a citizen to police scrutiny including verification of personal documents for no good reason would entail a .....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Right to Privacy, Police Scrutiny



Delhi HC Refuses to Issue Notice on Plea Against Whatsapp’s New Privacy Policy(18.01.2021)

Delhi High Court has said that it will not issue notice in the Petition against Whatsapp application and its contentious updated privacy policy, obser.....

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Delhi HC Dismissed Facebook India’s Petition Challenging Probe Initiated by CCI(29.09.2022)

Delhi High Court has dismissed Facebook India's petition challenging the probe initiated by Competition Commission of India (CCI) against it in connec.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, WhatsApp Privacy Policy, CCI



Calcutta HC: Right to Privacy Entitles Person to Carry Secrets to Grave(03.10.2022)

Calcutta High Court while directing police to immediately withdraw WhatsApp messages and photographs of deceased woman with her friend, that were disc.....

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SC: “You Can Choose to Walk Out of Whatsapp If You Want to Protect Your Privacy”(17.01.2017)

Supreme Court has issued notices to Centre, Facebook, WhatsApp and TRAI on a plea that sought Government Regulation of online messaging services.

Tags : Supreme Court, Facebook, WhatsApp, Privacy



SC Sets Up 5-judge Bench to Hear the Plea Challenging WhatsApp Privacy policy(05.04.2017)

Supreme Court has set up a 5-judge bench to hear the petition accusing WhatsApp and Facebook of privacy violation.

Tags : supreme court, whatsapp, facebook, privacy policy



Delhi HC Grants Centre Time to Respond to Plea Against WhatsApp's Privacy Policy(02.03.2021)

Delhi High Court has refused to issue notice on petition against WhatsApp's new privacy policy, giving the Central Government 4 weeks' time to respond.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Whatsapp’s Privacy Policy



Kerala HC to State: Ensure Privacy for Lawyer-Client Meetings in Jails(23.11.2022)

Kerala High Court has directed the State government to ensure that there is enough space provided in jails to ensure privacy when an accused meets his.....

Tags : Kerala High Court, Privacy, Lawyers



Meghalaya HC: Data Privacy Safeguards Are Sine Qua Non for App to be Installed at Instance of State(03.02.2021)

Meghalaya High Court has held that data privacy safeguards are sine qua non for the purpose of protecting the privacy of citizens, particularly when a.....

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Delhi HC Issues Notice on Plea Challenging Whatsapp’s Privacy Policy(04.02.2021)

Delhi High Court has issued notice on a plea against Whatsapp’s new privacy policy and has sought responses of the Centre and WhatsApp on the petition.....

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Madras HC: Right to Privacy, Reputation Extinguishes After Death(19.04.2021)

Madras High Court has ruled that the right to privacy of an individual and the reputation earned during their lifetime extinguishes after death, and t.....

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SC to WhatsApp: Widely Publicise That Users Aren't Bound to Accept 2021 Privacy Policy(02.02.2023)

Supreme Court Constitution Bench has directed WhatsApp to widely publicise its stand that WhatsApp users in India don’t have to accept its 2021 privac.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Constitution Bench, WhatsApp, Data Protection Bill, Privacy Policy



Jharkhand HC: DNA Tests Can't be Directed as a Matter of Course(23.12.2022)

Jharkhand High Court while observing that DNA tests can encroach upon privacy and physical autonomy of an individual, has held that order to conduct D.....

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Supreme Court Issues Notice on Plea Against What'sApp's New Privacy Policy(15.02.2021)

Supreme Court has issued notice, returnable within four weeks, on an application seeking to restrain WhatsApp from implementing its new privacy policy.....

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SC: DNA Tests Can Violate Privacy Right, Can't be Directed as Matter of Course(27.10.2022)

Supreme Court while disallowing DNA test to determine paternity of two children has held that merely because something is permissible under law can’t .....

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SC Declines Petition Challenging Privacy Policy for Whatsapp Business Accounts(05.02.2021)

Supreme Court has declined to entertain a petition by Confederation of All India Traders against the new privacy policy for business accounts of socia.....

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Delhi HC: Tapping Phone Lines/Recording Calls Without Consent Violates Right to Privacy(09.12.2022)

Delhi High Court has observed that tapping phone lines or recording calls without consent is a breach of privacy and only with consent of the individu.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Tapping Phones, Recorded, Privacy



Supreme Court Notices Centre Over WhatsApp Privacy Policy(16.05.2017)

Supreme Court has said it was "concerned" whether the citizens' rights were being affected by WhatsApp's 2016 privacy policy and asked Centre what ste.....

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CCI Orders Probe into WhatsApp's New Privacy Policy; Finds Prima Facie 'Abuse of Dominance'(25.03.2021)

Competition Commission of India has ordered a probe into the new privacy policy of WhatsApp, after making a prima facie observation that it was violat.....

Tags : Competition Commission of India, WhatsApp's New Privacy Policy



Karnataka HC Issues Notice in Plea Seeking Direction to Right to Privacy of Individuals(11.03.2021)

Karnataka High Court has ordered issue of notices to the Centre and the State governments and 70 media platforms on a petition filed by a lawyer and B.....

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Delhi HC Dismisses WhatsApp, Facebook's Challenge to CCI Order for Probe on New Privacy Policy(22.04.2021)

Delhi High Court has rejected Facebook Inc and its subsidiary WhatsApp's challenge to an order by the Competition Commission of India directing a prob.....

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Supreme Court Rejects Centre's Suggestion to Put Off Hearing on WhatsApp Privacy Issue(20.04.2017)

Supreme Court has brushed aside a government suggestion that it hold off a hearing into privacy issues involving WhatsApp as new rules on data protect.....

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Delhi High Court Issues Notice on PIL Challenging Whatsapp Privacy Policy(06.05.2021)

Delhi High Court has issued notice to the Centre and social media platforms, Facebook and WhatsApp seeking their responses on a Public Interest Litiga.....

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Mumbai Court: Nude Strip Searching of Undertrial Prisoner Violates Right to Privacy(17.04.2023)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court while observing that right to avail appropriate remedy under law can’t be construed as obstruction in course o.....

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Mumbai Court: Nude Strip Searching of Undertrial Prisoner Violates Right to Privacy(17.04.2023)

Mumbai Court has while directing Mumbai Central Prison authorities to use scanners and electronic gadgets to conduct personal searches of Undertrial P.....

Tags : Mumbai Court, Undertrial Prisoner, Nude Strip Searching, Privacy



Del. HC: Peeping Inside Washroom When Woman is Inside, Attracts Offence of Voyeurism(07.04.2023)

Delhi High Court has observed that peeping inside washroom while woman is inside, which essentially is a private act, amounts to invasion of her priva.....

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Supreme Court to Government: No Right to Liberty If No Privacy(06.08.2015)

Supreme Court has raised a question mark on the Government’s stand that right to privacy is not a fundamental right.

Tags : Supreme Court, Liberty, Privacy



Del. HC: Court Must Step in When Wife Seeks Help in Procuring Evidence to Prove Husband’s Adultery(11.05.2023)

Delhi High Court while observing that Right to Privacy is not absolute, has held that when a wife seeks help of Court for procuring evidence which wou.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Adultery, Family Court, Privacy



Supreme Court Outlines 3-Tier Approach to 'Right to Privacy', Reserves Verdict(03.08.2017)

Supreme Court has outlined a three-tier, graded approach to the question whether privacy is a fundamental right by examining the issue through its int.....

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Delhi HC Refuses to Stay CCI Probe Against WhatsApp's Privacy Policy(23.06.2021)

Delhi High Court has refused to stay the Competition Commission of India's (CCI) enquiry against WhatsApp's new privacy policy in an appeal by WhatsAp.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, CCI Probe Against WhatsApp's Privacy Policy



SC Asks WhatsApp, FB: How Much Do You Share with Third Parties?(07.09.2017)

Supreme Court has directed instant messaging platform WhatsApp and social media giant Facebook to file affidavits stating what user data they shared w.....

Tags : Supreme Court, WhatsApp, privacy policy



Supreme Court on Right to Privacy: Apple Gets Your Personal Data, Why Not The State?(21.07.2017)

Supreme Court, while hearing a challenge to Government's massive biometric or "Aadhaar" database, has said that companies like Apple already have acce.....

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UK Supreme Court on Right to Privacy: No Expectation of Privacy in Open Court Proceedings(21.07.2017)

UK Supreme Court, while refusing to allow plea for anonymity by a man who was arrested for child sex abuse, has said while a party is entitled to invo.....

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Bombay High Court Issues Notice on PIL Alleging Privacy Breach by True Caller App(08.07.2021)

Bombay High Court has issued notices to the Union and Maharashtra Government, among others, in a PIL against the Truecaller International LLP alleging.....

Tags : Bombay High Court, Privacy Breach by True Caller App



Orissa HC: Desist from ‘Two Finger Test’ as it violates Right to Privacy and Integrity(13.09.2023)

Orissa High Court has directed medical professionals to desist from two-finger test in the private part of the sexual assault victim as the test viola.....

Tags : Orissa High Court, Medical Professionals, Two Finger Test, Right to Privacy



Supreme Court Overrules M P Sharma & Kharak Singh(24.08.2017)

Supreme Court has overruled eight-judge bench judgment in M P Sharma case and six-judge bench judgment in Kharak Singh case -both of which had ruled t.....

Tags : Supreme Court, fundamental right, Right to Privacy



Supreme Court Announces its Verdict, Holds Privacy a Fundamental Right(24.08.2017)

Supreme Court has ruled that privacy is a fundamental right because it is intrinsic to the right to life. The 9 Judge bench also said that right to pr.....

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KHC: Demanding Info About Bank Accounts without Statutory Support Violates Right to Privacy(05.09.2019)

Kerala High Court (KHC) has ruled information about one’s bank accounts and Income Tax returns constitute personal information. As a result demand of .....

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Mad. HC: Privacy of Refugees Has to be Ensured(23.08.2023)

Madras High Court has observed that when right to shelter and housing has been recognised internationally as a human right, it cannot be denied to the.....

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SC: Bail Condition Requiring Accused to Share Google Location to IO Violates Right to Privacy(04.10.2023)

Supreme Court while hearing a challenge against bail granted by High Court in PMLA case, has orally remarked that bail condition requiring accused to .....

Tags : Supreme Court, Right to Privacy, Location



MP HC: Plea of Privacy not Justifiable to Resist Gender Detection Test in Matrimonial Disputes(11.10.2019)

Madhya Pradesh High Court has ruled that in a matrimonial dispute if gender of one of the parties is questioned by the other party, the Court may dire.....

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Supreme Court Strikes Down Electoral Bond Scheme as Unconstitutional(15.02.2024)

Supreme Court has struck down the Electoral Bond Scheme stating it to be violative of Article 19(1)(a) of Constitution of India and the Right to Infor.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Electoral Bond Scheme, Right to Information, Right to Privacy



Bombay High Court: Search without Warrant is Breach of Right to Privacy(05.12.2019)

Bombay High Court has ruled that conducting a search without warrant is a breach of right to privacy. Further the Court also fined State Government Rs.....

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Del. HC: No Privacy Issues MCD SMART Mobile Application(27.12.2023)

Delhi High Court while observing that policy mandating attendance by paramedical staff of MCD on SMART Mobile Application is not arbitrary or unfair, .....

Tags : Delhi High Court, MCD SMART Mobile Application, Privacy



Kerala HC: Right to Privacy Protects Individual Not Only from State, But Also from Citizens(17.05.2018)

Kerala High Court has said that fundamental right to privacy, which takes within its fold the right to protect ones reputation as well, would merit cl.....

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International Cases

FCC’s ‘Open Internet’ upheld; dissenting judge scathing in remarks(14.06.2016)

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