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Friday, December 03, 2021

Vrinda Bhandari

The writer is a consultant with the Law Commission

Aarogya Setu and patient tracking tools: A serious infringement of digital privacy
Thu, May 28, 2020

BECIL tender wants bidding companies to offer surveillance instruments that eye suspects, not just patients. We have no information on where this data is being stored, the period of storage, and whether the data will be deleted after the COVID-19 crisis passes.

When the state plays I spy
Sat, Dec 29, 2018

Recent MHA notification authorising surveillance powers for 10 agencies points to asymmetries and loopholes in law and policy on privacy.

Denial of a right
Mon, Feb 09, 2015

Not allowing undertrials to vote is unreasonable.

On trial, the criminal justice system
Thu, Sep 25, 2014

Reforms have favoured measurable quick fixes without attempting to understand the high incidence of pre-trial detention.

Looking backward
Thu, Sep 25, 2014

On Section 377,the problem is not just what the Supreme Court didn’t say,but also what it did

Justice less majestic
Tue, Apr 23, 2013

The possiblity of an erroneous outcome should have led the court to consider commuting Bhullar’s death sentence