Freedom of Expression during the Pandemic – 5

Limitations on opportunity of articulation and media opportunity in a highly sensitive situation As governments around the globe are proclaiming a highly sensitive situation in light of the COVID-19 episode, it is critical to guarantee that any remarkable measures presented don’t subvert opportunity of articulation (Article 10) and other common freedoms cherished in the Convention…

Constitutional Validity of CAA – Part 2

The impact on Assam Citizenship law characterizes a nation’s political and sacred personality. In any case, the CAA, 2019, is speaking to a more extensive partisan plan by offering inclinations to non‐Muslim’s recipients. Various referenced contentions show that the CAA, 2019, is illegal in light of the fact that it gives distinctive treatment to unlawful…

Freedom of Expression during the pandemic – 4

Implementation In late April 2020, news reports demonstrated that “around 640 cases have been held up over the nation for purportedly spreading gossipy and phony news by means of online media” on the COVID-19 pandemic “since the administration authorized cross country restrictions.” A Rights and Risks Examination Group (RRAG) report gave in June 2020 expressed…

Inspirational Women – Hansa Jivraj Mehta

The Eight Inspirational Woman that we have today is Hansa Jivraj Mehta was a reformist, social activist, educator, independence activist, feminist and writer from India. She graduated with Philosophy in 1918. She studied journalism and sociology in England. In 1918, she met Sarojini Naidu and later Mahatma Gandhi in 1922. She was married to Jivraj Narayan Mehta, an eminent physician and administrator. Hansa Mehta…

Preamble 2

Click Here to read Part 1 Key words in the Preamble We, the people of India: It indicates the ultimate sovereignty of the people of India who are also the supreme source of this preamble. Sovereignty means the independent authority of the State, not being subject to the control of any other State or external power. Sovereign: The term…

Preamble – 1

WE, THE PEOPLE OF INDIA, having solemnly resolved to constitute India into a SOVEREIGN SOCIALIST SECULAR DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC and to secure to all its citizens: JUSTICE, social, economic and political; LIBERTY of thought, expression, belief, faith and worship; EQUALITY of status and of opportunity; and to promote among them all FRATERNITY assuring the dignity of the individual and…

Freedom of Expression during the pandemic – 3

India Rundown Freedom of articulation is ensured under article 19(1) (a) of India’s Constitution. No arrangement in Indian law explicitly manages “counterfeit news.” However, various offenses under different laws condemn certain types of discourse that may establish “counterfeit news” and have been applied to cases including the spread of bogus news with respect to 19,…

Inspirational Women – Begum Aizaz Rasul

The sixth Inspirational Woman that we have today is Begum Aizaz Rasul, who was the only Muslim woman to be a part of the Constitution Assembly of India, which drafted the Constitution of India. She is also the author of the Book From Purdah to Parliament – A Muslim Woman in Indian Politics. Begum Rasool…

Should same sex marriage be legalised in India 2

In the Naz Foundation v. Government of NCT of Delhi and others, It is argued that the Delhi High Court in Naz Foundation (supra) has  referred  to  and  analysed  the  concept  of  const.al  morality and ultimately struck down § 377 IPC clearly stating that carnal intercourse  between  homosexuals  and  heterosexuals  with  consent cannot be an…

Should same sex marriage be legalised in India – 1

LGBTIQ [Lesbian,  Gay,  Bisexual,  Transgenders,  Intersex  and  Queer]  form  a sexual  minority  group.  From a state of absolute non-existence of rights, the LGBTIQ had waged many social wars till date for their independence and for respect as decent people or living beings. The social justice campaigns that centred on LGBTIQ rights over the years gained…

Seperation of Powers 2

        ESSENTIALS FEATURES OF THE THEORY OF SEPARATION OF POWERS- a)    It aims at achieving individual liberty b)    It is a safeguard against despotism ( a country or political system where the ruler hold absolute power) c)     Its basic principle that concentration of powers leads to dictatorship is true d)    The separation of powers saves…

Inspirational Women – Ammu Swaminathan

Ammukutty Swaminathan (22 April 1894 – 4 July 1978) was an Indian social worker and political activist during the Indian independence movement and a member of the Constituent Assembly of India. She was the youngest of their thirteen children. Ammu never went to school and received only a rudimentary education at home, which consisted of minimal reading and writing in…