Ground Reality of Right to Privacy in India

  • Monika Ratore
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  • Monika Ratore

    LL.M. student at Amity Law School, Amity University, Rajasthan, India

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Nowadays, there is always harm to the Privacy of a human being, and that should not be infringed in any manner. Moreover, there is an excellent use of social media, which also dramatically harms a person's Privacy. There is no specific definition for the fight for Privacy, but it can be said that the right to Privacy is a human right that every person can cherish by the edge of their existence. Privacy includes dignity, protection from state surveillance, persona autonomy, bodily integrity, compelled speech confidentiality, and freedom to dissent, move, or think. The hassle placed on this subject or sphere of observation is the Right to Privacy has now no longer been competently treated by the legislatures of various countries. The present legislation that deals with protecting the right to Privacy does not secure this right to the greatest extent. Since the safety of the Human Right to Privacy is an issue that attracts global norms transcending national boundaries, therefore, the existing observation has taken into consideration the improvement of the regulation referring to the Right to Privacy with inside the worldwide and countrywide fields in addition to the element performed via way of means of the judiciary, as some distance because the safety and enhancement of those rights are concerned. Existing laws in relation to privacy purpose of this study are to review and make people aware of their Right to Privacy in Cyberspace, and evaluate the concept of Privacy in Cyberspace, to find out the need for forming a separate Fundamental Right to Privacy after Article 21 of Constitution of India, and to analyse merits and demerits of Right to Privacy Bill, 2011 which is now known as Privacy Bill, 2014.


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International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 5, Issue 6, Page 945 - 958


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