Analysis: J&K Internet Restriction

Author: Avani Jain from National Law Institute University, Bhopal.

The Jammu and Kashmir (hereinafter J&K) administration has yet again announced an extension of internet restrictions in the region. The restrictions will be in force till 29th July, 2020. The instant order was passed by the J&K Home Secretary on 8th July, 2020…

Analysis: Public Safety Act, 1978 (PSA)

Author: Nishant Nagori from Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Punjab.

Amidst the COVID-19 outbreak, other political news has not been getting the limelight which it calls for. One such news was that Omar Abdullah, former Chief Minister of J&K was released by the administration from the stringent Public Safety Act. The draconian PSA was imposed on him…

Explained: UAPA

Author: Archie Anant from Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Punjab.

The government of Jammu and Kashmir, on 14 February 2020, issued an order banning all social media sites, to curb the propagation of “false information/rumours” that would lead to a negative effect on the “social…