Author: Tanushree Bhattacharya The fundamental right of freedom to speech and expression is considered as one of the most sacred rights and also a salient feature of any democracy. Although it is natural that this right is not absolute in the sense that it provides protection against any kind of hate or indecency being spread.
Case Name : Shreya Singhal v. Union of India Author : Vaibhavi Batra EQUIVALENT CITATION (2013) 12 SCC 73 BENCH Justice Jasti Chelameswar and Jutice R.F. Nariman INTRODUCTION A major amendment was made in the year 2008, which introduced Section 66A in the Information Technology Act, 2000. This Section penalized sending of ‘offending messages’ on