Article 14 Current Affairs, GK & News

Right to be Defended

The Hubli Bar Association had announced that it was withdrawing its February resolution against defending 4 students accused of sedition. Constitutional Provisions The Constitution provides the right to be defended by a legal practitioner of his/ her choice as one of the fundamental rights according to article 22(1). Article 14 gives equality before the law ..

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Anti-Government Activities

In light of the ongoing protests about the Citizenship Amendment Act, the Ministry of Home Affairs have been serving ‘Leave India’ notices to foreigners who were involved in the protests. Visa Guidelines: The visa guidelines do not specify what activities are considered as anti-government. The visa guidelines were given by the Ministry of Home Affairs. ..

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Supreme Court Upholds Constitutional Validity of Insolvency & Bankruptcy Code

The Supreme Court has upheld the constitutional validity of the Insolvency & Bankruptcy Code. The petitioners had questioned the Insolvency & Bankruptcy Code based on the following grounds: The constitutional validity of IBC was questioned as a violation of Article 14 of the Constitution. The petitioners argued that IBC doesn’t make an intelligible differentiation in ..

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