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PERSONAL DATA PROTECTION BILL, 2018: IS IT A RIGHT TO BE FORGOTTEN IF IT’S JUST BEING ARCHIVED?

By Sanjeev Jothi, 5th year student, Dr. Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University, Lucknow   The Personal Data Protection Bill, 2018 was framed as per the directions of the Supreme Court in Puttuswasmy[i] case, amidst rising data theft, breaches, and leaks to guarantee the right to privacy and to fortify people’s rights over personal data.…
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Analysing the Aadhaar Amendment Bill: A Premature Convoluted Effort or Not?

By Aryan Babele, Executive Editor, RSRR Editorial Board   INTRODUCTION The Apex Court by and large upheld in its verdict of Justice K. S. Puttaswamy (Retd.) and Anr. vs Union of India And Ors,[1] the constitutionality of the Aadhaar project. On the flip side, it also struck down some of the major provisions of the…
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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 BE FORGOTTEN: EVOLVING RIGHT IN INDIAN DEMOCRACY

By – Shubham Mishra, VIT School of Law, Chennai   Introduction The concept of right to be forgotten which is also known as right to delist or right to erasure is on the verge of evolution in Indian Constitution. This right is presumed as a part of right to privacy and deliberation is taking place in legislature…
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REPRODUCTIVE AUTONOMY: A VARIABLE DEPENDENT ON MARITAL STATUS

By – Rajarshi Singh, NUSRl, Ranchi   Introduction The constitutional principle laid down in Article 21, incorporates within itself numerous facets, unavailability of which shall render to be an impediment in the full-fledged development of social beings like us. One such facet, found in the compendium of rights under Article 21 is the “Right to privacy”,…
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RIGHT TO PRIVACY: CONCERNS VIS-À-VIS SOCIAL MEDIA

By – Karpura Kanti Nanda & Devika Pattnaik, KIIT University, Odisha   Introduction “In a world where everyone shows and tells everything, I value discretion and privacy” With the development and popularity of social networking sites, cybercrimes have immensely increased. It has become necessary for the country to prioritize the issues and make strict laws with…
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