Amid right to privacy debate, new data protection law on the anvil, says govt2 min read . Updated: 02 Aug 2017, 05:40 PM IST
IT ministry appoints panel to draft data protection law even as Supreme Court hears case on whether right to privacy is a fundamental right
Even as the Supreme Court’s Constitution bench hears key arguments on whether the right to privacy is a fundamental right, the ministry of electronics and information technology (MeitY) has appointed an expert group headed by former Supreme Court judge B.N. Srikrishna to draft a data protection legislation.
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