‘Grievance Appellate Committees’ For Hearing Appeals Regarding Social Media Posts

‘Grievance Appellate Committees’ For Hearing Appeals Regarding Social Media Posts: A proposal for setting up ‘Grievance Appellate Committees’ for hearing appeals regarding social media posts has been put forward by the government of India. In 2021, multiple stand-offs over content moderation and takedown happened between the government and the social media platforms. Twitter accounts of […]

PARAM ANANTA India’s Latest Super Computer

PARAM ANANTA India’s Latest Super Computer PARAM ANANTA is India’s latest super computer. It has 838 TeraFlops supercomputing capability. It was commissioned at IIT Gandhinagar under National Supercomputing Mission (NSM) It has been developed jointly by the Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC) and the Indian Institute of Technology, Gandhinagar. Param Ananta will rank […]

Surrogacy (Regulation) Act, 2021

Surrogacy (Regulation) Act, 2021: A petition was filed before Delhi High Court, challenging the exclusion of a single man and a woman having a child from surrogacy and demanded the decriminalization of commercial surrogacy. The petitioners have challenged their exclusion from availing surrogacy under the Assisted Reproductive Technology (Regulation) Act, 2021 and Surrogacy (Regulation) Act, […]

Recognition Of Sex Work As a Profession : Supreme Court

Recognition Of Sex Work As a Profession : Supreme Court The Supreme Court, in a significant order has recognised sex work as a “profession” whose practitioners are entitled to dignity and equal protection under law. The Supreme Court has directed that police should neither interfere nor take criminal action against adult and consenting sex workers. […]