State of Uttar Pradesh v. Aman Mittal

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State of Uttar Pradesh v. Aman Mittal

State of Uttar Pradesh v. Aman Mittal In the Supreme Court of India Criminal Appeal Nos. 1328-1329 of 2019 Before Justice Nageswara Rao and Justice Hemant Gupta Decided on September 4, 2019 Relevancy of the case: Prevalence of special law over the general law Statutes & Provisions Involved The Indian Penal Code, 1860 (Section 467, 468, 471, 265, 267) The … Read More

Ajay Bansal v. State of Haryana

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Ajay Bansal v. State of Haryana

Ajay Bansal v. State of Haryana In the Punjab & Haryana High Court Crl. Misc. No. M-32276/2011 (O&M) Before Justice Naresh Kumar Sanghi Decided on January 12, 2012 Relevancy of the case: Quashing of FIR in a case involving death threat sent over email Statutes & Provisions Involved The Information Technology Act, 2000 (Section 66A, 66D) The Indian Penal Code, … Read More

COVID-19 and Cyber Crimes Against Women

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COVID-19 and Cyber Crimes Against Women

The traditional Indian society had treated women with great respect, Vedas puffed up her as a mother, creator, and addressed her as Devi or Goddess. Occupying a vital role, any mistreatment or subjugation to her dignity was seen as derogatory, not only for her but for the whole society. But a few millenniums later, the same does not appear to … Read More

Salim v. State of Kerala

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Salim v. State of Kerala

Salim v. State of Kerala In the High Court of Kerala Bail Appl No. 8808 of 2018 Before Justice Raja Vijayaraghavan V. Decided on January 30, 2019 Relevancy of the case: Bail in a rape case involving the recording of the alleged act. Statutes & Provisions Involved The Information Technology Act, 2000 (Section 66E, 67A) The Indian Penal Code, 1860 … Read More

Manohar M.N. v. State of M.P.

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Manohar M.N. v. State of M.P.

Manohar M.N. v. State of M.P. In the High Court of Madhya Pradesh M.Cr.C. No. 35958/2019 Before Justice Rajeev Kumar Dubey Decided on September 05, 2019 Relevancy of the case: Working of the e-tendering system. Statutes & Provisions Involved The Information Technology Act, 2000 (Section 66) The Indian Penal Code, 1860 (Section 120B, 420, 467, 468, 471) The Code of … Read More

How to identify fake news? Key takeaways from BPRD’s Guide

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Bureau of Police Research & Development (BPRD)’s National Cyber Research & Innovation Centre (NCR&IC) published a guide for law enforcement agencies on spotting and investigating fake news and misinformation. This 40-page guide was published on May 08, 2020, but it was subsequently removed from the public domain on May 10, 2020. The actual reasons as to why this guide was … Read More

K. Ramajayam v. Inspector of Police

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K. Ramajayam v. Inspector of Police Referral Trial 1/2015, Cr A 110/2015 In the High Court of Judicature at Madras Before Justice R. Sudhakar and Justice P. N. Prakash Decided January 27, 2016 Relevancy of the case: Certificate requirements for electronic evidence under Section 65B Statutes & Provisions Involved The Information Technology Act, 2000 (Section 2(t)) The Indian Penal Code, … Read More

Data theft by bank employees: Case Study and Remedies

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Modern-day banks store a plethora of personal and financial information of their customers. Right from Aadhar number, PAN number, address, mobile number, etc. to income tax returns, spending patterns, average monthly expenditure, property registration papers, and whatnot. In short, we, as customers, entrust the banks with every piece of information we share. However, the same may not always be the … Read More

Laddi v. State of Haryana

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Laddi v. State of Haryana

Laddi v. State of Haryana In the High Court of Punjab & Haryana CRR No. 398 of 2013 Before Paramjeet Singh, J. Decided on May 2, 2013 Relevancy of the case: Relevancy and admissibility of secondary evidence of electronic record. Statutes & Provisions Involved:  The Indian Penal Code, 1860 (S.376, S.506) The Evidence Act, 1872 (S.2, S.3, S.8, S. 146(1), … Read More

Rakesh Kumar & Ors. vs State

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Rakesh Kumar & Ors. vs State

Rakesh Kumar & Ors. v. State (2009) 163 DLT 658 In the High Court of Delhi Crl. A. 19 of 2017 with Crl. A. 51/2007 Before Pradeep Nandrajog, Inderjeet Kaur, JJ.) Decided on August 27, 2009 Relevancy of the case: Admissibility of Electronic Records as primary or secondary evidence Statutes & Provisions Involved The Information Technology Act, 2000 (Section 65B) … Read More