Article 19 Current Affairs, GK & News

Supreme Court ruling on Article 19 ambit

The Supreme Court of India recently made a significant ruling in a case involving the fundamental right to freedom of speech. In a 4-1 majority decision, the Constitution Bench of the court stated that an individual can seek enforcement of this right not only against the government, but also against other citizens. This ruling expands ..

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First Amendment to the Indian Constitution

The Supreme Court of India agreed to examine the plea challenging the expansion of restrictions to right to freedom of speech and expression that was put in place by the First Amendment to the Indian Constitution. The petitioner challenged that this amendment damages the basic structure doctrine. About the first amendment to the Indian Constitution ..

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SC’s split verdict on Karnataka’s Hijab Ban

The Supreme Court delivered a split verdict on pleas contesting the Karnataka High Court’s refusal to lift hijab ban in educational institutions in Karnataka. Key facts The Karnataka HC held that wearing hijab is not part of the essential religious practice in Islamic faith. The SC bench consisting of Justice Hemant Gupta and Justice Sudhanshu Dhulia heard ..

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November 16: National Press Day

Every year the National Press Day is celebrated on November 16. This is because the Press Council of India was established on November 16, 1966. The Press Council of India acts as a moral Watchdog for media. Also, the Press Council of India makes sure that the freedom of press is not controlled by the ..

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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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