A Beginner’s Guide to Cryptography

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A Beginner's Guide to Cryptography

Cryptography has been derived from the Greek word kryptos, which means hidden. It involves converting information in a manner that it can only be read and processed by the intended receivers. Crypt means hidden and graphy means writing. One of the earliest instances of cryptography is traced back to the use of Hieroglyph in which scribes used to encode/decode the … Read More

Shree Balaji Transport Corporation v. Food Corporation of India

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Shree Balaji Transport Corporation v. Food Corporation of India Civil WP 2440/2016 In the High Court of Punjab and Haryana Before Justice SJ Vazifdar, Additional Chief Justice and Justice Arun Palli Decided on February 18, 2016 Relevancy of the case: Whether tenders signed with digital signatures can be considered as duly signed or not? Statutes and Provisions involved The Information … Read More

Mamata Bhowmik v. Union of India

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Mamata Bhowmik v. Union of India 2019 6 GLR 219 In the High Court of Guwahati WP(C) No 8610/2018 Before  Justice AMB Barus and Justice A. Borthakur Decided on February 19, 2019 Relevancy of the case: Requirements under Section 65B(4) for admitting a digitally signed copy of the voter’s list Statutes & Provisions Involved The Information Technology Act, 2000 (Section … Read More

TP Shivadas FCS v. State of Kerala

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TP Shivadas FCS v. State of Kerala

TP Shivadas FCS v. State of Kerala In the Kerala High Court Bail Appl. No. 4889, 5035, 5859 of 2015 Before Justice A.Hari Prasad Decided on November 12, 2015 Relevancy of the case: Whether bail can be granted when an accused forges digital signature? Statutes & Provisions Involved • The Information Technology Act, 2000 (Section 43, 66) • The Code of … Read More