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DATA LOCALIZATION: IS IT A SOLUTION TO PRIVACY CONCERNS?

By: Madhura Bhandarkar, Student of Indian Law Society’s Law College (ILS), Pune Introduction: The epiphany that “data is the new oil” hassled to the emergence of data protection laws across the world, creating a variety of legal and commercial challenges for global organizations. One such challenge relates to data localization restricting the cross-border transfer of…
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CITIZENSHIP AMENDMENT BILL 2019: FROM JUS SOLI TO JUS SANGUINIS

By Prateek Virk, 4th year student, Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Punjab Concept of Citizenship According to Aristotle “The State is a compound made of citizens; and this compels us to consider who should properly be called a citizen and what a citizen really is.”[i] The question as to the nature of the citizenship…
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Deconstructing The Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill, 2018

** By Anandita Bhargava, Junior Editor and Stuti Srivastava, Associate Editor INTRODUCTION The practice of surrogacy can be traced back to the ancient times where ‘Niyoga Dharma’ was followed. ‘Niyoga Dharma’ refers to the practice of creating temporary alliance in case the husband was infertile. The human desire to be a parent is fundamental in a…
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PRIVACY ON THE INTERNET IN INDIA: RIGHT TO BE FORGOTTEN

By – Chitransh Shrivastava, VIT School of Law Introduction In today’s world, dissemination of information has become quite easy with the advancement of the internet. News spreads across entire world within minutes. Procuring personal information or past records about an individual is no longer a herculean task. This circulation of information in a way infringes a person’s…
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RIGHT TO PRIVACY AND SOCIAL MEDIA

By- Suprateek Neogi, Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Punjab I. Understanding Privacy The right to privacy is one of those many concepts of law whose abstract nature makes implementation of the same a complex task. The common saying “your liberty ends where my nose begins” is reflective of the layman’s interpretation of their right to…
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RIGHT TO PRIVACY WITHIN MARRIAGE IN INDIA

By- Aarvi, Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Punjab I. Meaning and Interpretation The law of the land has established right to life as a fundamental right and the courts have structured the meaning of life. Article 21 of the Indian Constitution provides, “No person shall be deprived of his life or personal liberty except according to…
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FREEDOM OF PRIVACY IN MEDICAL CASES: INDIAN SCENARIO

By- Abhishek Singh and Khushboo Pareek, Damodaram Sanjivayya National Law University, Visakhapatnam I. Introduction From trafficking unapproved tranquilize medicines to surveying the impact of various medications on patients, the capacity to automatically process any information given by the patients has proven to be instrumental service in the healthcare sector all over the globe. It has additionally…
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