Isha Prakash is a Research Fellow at Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy’s Maharashtra team. She recently graduated from Government Law College, Mumbai and stood sixth in Mumbai University. As a student, she has worked at the Chambers of now-Chief Justice of India D.Y. Chandrachud, now-Supreme Court Justice Karol and Justice G.S. Kulkarni as well as with organisations such as the Centre for Communication and Governance (NLU-D), Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas, Majlis, etc. With a strong inclination towards constitutional law, gender justice and policy design, she has previously written for the Engenderings Blog by London School of Economics among others. Additionally, she has also served as the Chief Editor for the 90th edition of GLC's annual college magazine, méLAWnge, and as an International Editor for Cambridge Law Review and so on. In her spare time, she is a cinephile and volunteers to teach and work with underprivileged children.
How New IT Law Puts Journalism in India at Risk
Along with overhauling regulations for the online gaming industry, the amended IT rules also has a highly polarising provision for a fact-checking body, which will be designated by the government to identify and mitigate misinformation pertaining to the business of the state