Who said what: Supreme Court scraps Section 66A of IT Act

March 24, 2015 7:16 AM

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Who said what: Supreme Court scraps Section 66A of IT Act

New Delhi: The Supreme Court's landmark judgement scrapping the draconian section 66A of the IT Act has been welcomed by all. Quashing Section 66A, the Supreme Court called it "unconstitutional and untenable". The apex court delivered the landmark judgement on Tuesday on a petition filed by Shreya Singhal, who sought amendment in Section 66A of the IT Act.

The verdict even drew political reactions with former Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tiwari welcoming it while Shiv Sena leader remained skeptical.

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