HC: Pubic Holiday not a Fundamental Right
The Bombay High Court recently pronounced that whether to announce public holiday or not is government decision. And public holiday is not a fundamental right. Why did the judgement come up? Dadra and Nagar Haveli is a Union Territory. It ..
Tags: Bombay High Court • Dadra and Nagar Haveli • Fundamental Right • High Court
Month: Current Affairs - January, 2022
Category: Legal & Constitution Current Affairs
NSO’s Report on Digital Divide
National Statistical Organisation (NSO) recently published the report on ‘household social consumption’ in its 75th round of the survey which was conducted between 2017-2018. The report shows that how digital divide have increased across States, cities and villages, and income groups. ..
Tags: bharat net programme • Digital divide • Digital literacy • Fundamental Right • National Statistical Office (NSO)
Month: Current Affairs - September, 2020
Supreme Court: Access to Internet-a fundamental right
On January 10, 2020, the Supreme Court of India said that Right of access to internet is a fundamental right. The Court had asked the administration of Jammu and Kashmir to review the curbs on internet in a week. Lately ..
Tags: article 370 • Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2019 • Fundamental Right • Section 144 • Supreme court
Month: Current Affairs - January, 2020
Supreme Court allows passive euthanasia, living will
The Supreme Court (SC) allowed passive euthanasia and right to give advance medical directives or ‘Living Wills’, stating that human beings have the right to die with dignity as part of fundamental right, but made sure to set out strict ..
Tags: Fundamental Right • Living Wills • National • Passive euthanasia • Right to die
Month: Current Affairs - March, 2018
Aadhar not mandatory for availing welfare schemes of Government: SC
The Supreme Court (SC) has ruled that Aadhar card is not mandatory for availing benefits of various welfare schemes of the government. Ruling in this regard was given by three-judge Constitution bench of SC while on hearing a batch of ..
Tags: Aadhar • Current Affairs 2016 • Fundamental Right • Supreme court • UIDAI