Page-2 of GS-II: Basic Structure Doctrine

To safeguard and uphold the freedom of speech and expression in India, it is imperative to adequately reform colonial laws that curtail free speech. Discuss.

Article 19 of Part 3 of constitution of India guarantees freedom of speech & expression as a fundamental right, subject to certain safeguards. Colonial laws that curtail free speech: Sedition laws, under IPC vaguely defined offences like “attempt to incite ..


The basic structure doctrine transformed the role of Supreme Court from interpretative" to "proactive", thus ensuring that India has a thriving democracy". Critically analyze.

In a democratic set-up, Judiciary has a significant position. It performs the role of being an interpreter, protector, guardian of the supremacy of the constitution. As an interpreter, the judiciary has been able to safeguard the basic fundamental rights of ..