Fundamental rights Current Affairs, GK & News

Haryana State Employment of Local Candidates Act

The act was passed in 2020. The act reserves 75% of jobs to the local residents of the state. Key Features of the act The act applies to all the partnership firms, companies, trusts, societies and any person employing 10 or more persons. The act is not applicable to state and central government. The act ..

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The Citizen Constitution Literacy campaign

The campaign was launched in Kollam district of Kerala. The campaign is first of its kind. The campaign will educate the residents of the district about the basics of constitution. The campaign aims to make Kollam district a constitutionally literate district. About the campaign The campaign aims to educate seven lakh Kollam residents. It is ..

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Special Marriage Act

The Allahabad High Court recently ruled that couples planning to marry under Special Marriage Act shall choose not to publish thirty-day notice before registering their marriage. According to the judgement, the provisions of the act invade the fundamental rights of liberty and privacy. That is, putting a prior notice that provides the details of the ..

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NGT Order of Vizag Gas Tragedy: What is Strict Liability Vs Absolute Liability?

The National Green Tribunal recently passed an order regarding the Vizag Gas Tragedy. Under the order, the LG Polymers, where the gas leak occurred was held liable according to the Principle of “Strict Liability” of 19th century English law. Strict Liability Principle According to Strict Liability Principle, a company or a party is not liable ..

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Kerala high court rules that right to access Internet is part of fundamental Right to Education (RTE) & Right to Privacy

The Kerala High Court has recently ruled that the right to have access to the Internet is part of the fundamental Right to Education (RTE) & also the Right to Privacy under Article 21 of the Constitution. The verdict came on a petition filed by a Kozhikode college student challenging her expulsion for not adhering ..

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Right to Health: A Fundamental Right

The Constitution of the World Health Organization states that “The enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of health is one of the fundamental rights of every human being without distinction of race, religion, political belief, economic or social condition”. The right to health implies that: Everyone should have access to the health services they require, As ..

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