Banking Law

DASHRATH RUPSINGH RATHORE Vs. STATE OF MAHARASHTRA

Citation: MANU/SC/0655/2014 Decided On: August 1, 2014 Key Words: Territorial Jurisdiction, Section 138, Negotiable Instruments Act, Dishonour of Cheque, Cheque Bouncing Issue: Court’s territorial jurisdiction regarding criminal complaints for dishonour of cheque under the Negotiable Instruments Act (“Act“). Significance: The present case strikes a discordant note on certain aspects of territorial jurisdiction which have for long been considered settled by earlier decisions…

Data Protection | Technology Law

DATA PROTECTION & INFORMATION SECURITY IN INDIA

Sushmita Ravi & Vivek Verma Data Protection under the Information Technology Act, 2000 (the “Act”) As per Section 43 of the Act, if any person without taking permission from the owner or any other person who may be incharge of a computer, computer system or computer network (collectively “Computer”) accesses or secures access to such…

Technology Law

Avnish Bajaj vs. State (DPS MMS Scandal Case)

Avnish Bajaj vs. State (2005) 3 CompLJ 364 Del Key Words: Internet Service Providers (ISPs), Cyber Space, Criminal Liability, Director’s Liability, Listing FACTS: The case involved an IIT Kharagpur student Ravi Raj, who placed on the baazee.com a listing offering an obscene MMS video clip for sale with the username alice-elec. Despite the fact that…