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Avantika Mehta is the Deputy Editor of The Leaflet.


Case update

Facebook moves SC for transfer of traceability cases pending before Madras HC

The social media giant has stepped up the defence of its company WhatsApp without giving notice to the petitioners.

August 14,2019

Case update

PIL filed in Delhi HC seeking common minimum marriage age for both sexes   

Asserting that allowing women to marry at 18 is “blatant discrimination” against them, the PIL demanded that the minimum age limit for both men and women should be 21

August 14,2019

Case update

Delhi High Court allows release of ‘Batla House’ after minor tweaks

While the producers have agreed to introduce a disclaimer, the court has also asked them to delete some scenes from the which could compromise the trial of the petitioners in the Batla House encounter case

August 14,2019

Right to Privacy

Facebook bats for WhatsApp privacy protection

In a rare case, Facebook-owned company Whatsapp goes all out to resist move to link Aadhaar with social media accounts

August 9,2019