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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. Key Findings of the report One in 10 households have access to computer across the ..

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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 the Indian Government had been using internet shut down as a tool to control protest ..

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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 guidelines that will govern when it is permitted. The ruling was given by five-judge Constitution ..

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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 petitions challenging the Aadhar scheme. Supreme Court ruling Not mandatorily for citizens to have Aadhar ..

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