A single-judge bench of Allahabad High Court while hearing a Criminal Misc Bail Application filed by Anil Kumar Nanda said that an offence may carry a maximum punishment beyond the powers of a Magistrate, yet the offences would still remain triable by a Magistrate.
Cyber laws are important because it deals with all the issues relating to the internet, Cyber space and the web which is being used worldwide. Every kind of activity in the cyberspace has some legal perspective.
The right to freedom of speech and expression is subject to the rigours of hate speech or seditious content. With the apex court boldly moving to suspend the sedition law, free speech will be protected.
Allahabad High Court while hearing a Criminal Misc anticipatory bail application under Section 438 CrPc granted anticipatory bail to Amazon Prime Video head Aparna Purohit against whom an FIR registered in Lucknow, for allegedly depicting Hindu gods in a bad light in the web series Tandav.
Allahabad High Court while hearing an application under Section 482 filed by Niyaz Ahmad Khan directed the Central and State Governments to immediately take appropriate steps to prevent misuse of Internet on social media platforms as it is necessary to maintain a healthy environment in the society.
The Allahabad High Court on Monday issued a direction to all the District Courts in Uttar Pradesh and to the Director-General of Police, Uttar Pradesh not to lodge FIRs under Section 66A of the IT Act, 2000.