The petitioners submitted that the Church is forcing the members to mandatorily confess and make payment of dues. Such practices done in church, are of public nature, affecting human dignity and liberty of thought.
Memories on the net are written in indelible ink. However much you want to forget and move on, even with laws permitting it, data is always available in some corner on the Internet, waiting to do damage.
In a laudable move, the Madhya Pradesh High Court has said that producing suspects before the media is violative of Article 21 of the Constitution as unless he is convicted, his innocence has to be presumed.
In 2017, the SC fast-delivered one of the most important judgments, asserting that the right to privacy is a fundamental right. Now, amid a raging pandemic, there is a perceptible difference in the way individual privacy is treated by authorities at large, and once again, the matter has gone to court.
Public Interest Litigation filed challenging a The Telecom Commercial Communications Customer Preference Regulation 2018' issued by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India alleging it to be grossly violative of rights guaranteed as a fundamental right, the right to privacy of an individual.
The Delhi High Court has reiterated that disclosure of personal information is exempted under the Right to Information (RTI) Act, in absence of any larger public interest, as it would cause unwarranted invasion of privacy under Section 8(1)(j) of the Act.
Two men, Achhar Singh and Budhi Singh, had challenged their conviction by the Himachal Pradesh High Court. One had been sentenced to five years rigorous imprisonment and the other to undergo life imprisonment, plus a fine. The High Court had overturned their acquittal by the trial court.
Supreme Court's Juvenile Justice Committee met with juvenile justice representatives from all high courts along with UNICEF and key Central ministry officials to discuss protecting of children in juvenile and care homes during the Covid surge.