Lok Sabha passed the Aadhaar Amendment Bill introduced by the Central Government to modify the existing laws in accordance to the Puttaswamy case. This article highlights the salient features of this amendment.
The Government, in a controversial move, has invoked Section 69 of the IT Act to notify ten agencies, giving them the authority to monitor and decrypt information stored in computer resources. The Opposition has called it an attempt to make India a ‘police state’.
Section 8(1)(j) of the RTI Act provides a delicate balance between the right to privacy and public interest. This article provides a list of information that can and cannot be shared under this provision.