In India, the state and private petitioners have equally exploited India’s penal code to harass, censor or silence individuals. Ram Mashru reports
Ram Mashru is a commentator and researcher specialising in human rights, politics and development. He has had articles published in leading publications internationally, and is the author of Human InSecurity: Fear, Deprivation and Abuse in India.
India’s laws and controls over its massive collection, storage and use of biometric data are hugely deficient, writes Ram Mashru