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Nehmat Kaur

Nehmat Kaur is an advocate at the Chambers of Senior Advocate Indira Jaising. Prior to this, she has worked with Software Freedom Law Centre (SFLC.in), New Delhi on issues of online censorship, Aadhaar, and data protection. Her areas of interest include constitutional law, human rights, and the intersection of technology and civil liberties.

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Law and Technology

Data Protection Bill: Putting State over individual consent

While it creates a distinction between personal data, and sensitive personal data,the exemptions under Data Protection Bill include matters of security of state, for prevention, detection, investigation and prosecution of contraventions of law, processing for purposes of legal proceeding, research, archiving, or statistical purposes, personal or domestic purposes, journalistic purposes, or manual processing by small entities.

September 2,2018

Democracy and Rule of Law

Supreme Court’s Delhi judgment explained

The aid and advice of the Council of Ministers on matters except those related to land, public order and police is binding on the Lieutenant Governor, who is a titular head — the five-judge constitution bench held.

July 6,2018

History and law

Delhi, a history of governance

Delhi government argues that only when there is a difference of opinion in the subject matters of land, police, and public order, can the LG forward the matter to the President for his decision in the matter.

June 15,2018

Democracy and Rule of Law

How legal are sting-ops?

The doctrine of public interest in sting operations as an ethical journalistic practice has undergone substantial jurisprudential exploration by the courts, both Indian and foreign.

June 12,2018

Technology and Governance

Translating Aadhaar into constitutional claims

The judgment in the second longest hearing in the history of the Supreme Court will be an indicator of the apex court’s understanding in matters of data protection and security, while hopefully making a case for prudence in assimilating technology with governance, without altering the citizen-State relationship.

June 11,2018

Right to Privacy

Right to Privacy

Right to Privacy

Right to Privacy

Right to Privacy

May 28,2018

Right to Privacy

May 28,2018

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