Madras High Court held that the police has to permit the petitioner to conduct an oratory competition on the 68th Birth Anniversary of Prabakaran the leader of the banned outfit LTTE and set aside unsuitable conditions imposed by the police on the petitioner
The Supreme Court Collegium added that there are no indications of Advocate Somasekhar Sundaresan's links with any political parties with strong ideological leanings and emphasised on the right to free speech and expression under Article 19(1)(a) of the Constitution.
Supreme Court: The bench of MR Shah* and Krishna Murari, JJ has transferred all the FIRs filed against Time Now anchor Navika
Madras High Court: In a suo motu contempt petition against the YouTuber Savukku Shankar, the division bench of G.R. Swaminathan and B.
Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court: Sanjay Dhar, J. dismissed a petition which was filed challenging FIR registered under Sections 153,
Madras High Court: Krishnan Ramasamy, J. has granted interim injunction against YouTuber Savukku Sankar, restraining him from making defamatory remarks
Calcutta High Court: Shampa Sarkar, J. stayed the investigation in a matter which came up over an artist’s Facebook post containing intimate
Gauhati High Court: The single Bench of Ajit Borthakur, J., has under Section 439 of the Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, granted bail
“… a citizen has a right to criticize or comment upon the measures undertaken by the Government and its functionaries … “
The two channels had broadcasted certain programmes wherein Raghurama Krishnam Raju, Member of Parliament had allegedly expressed views critical of the State Government and the Chief Minister. While Raju, has been named as the first accused, TV5 and ABN have been named as the second and third accused.
Rajsthan High Court: The Bench of Dinesh Mehta, J., slammed the ICAI for illegally withholding the result of a young girl-student of
Gauhati High Court: The Bench of Ajit Borthakur, J., granted bail to the renowned Assamese writer, Sikha Sarma in connection with sedition
During the course of the hearing, the Madras High Court had allegedly orally observed that the EC is “the institution that is singularly responsible for the second wave of COVID-19” and that the EC “should be put up for murder charges”.
Supreme Court: The 3-judge bench of UU Lalit, Indira Banerjee and KM Joseph, JJ has issued notice in a plea seeking declaration
“Disapprobation of governmental inaction cannot be branded as an attempt to promote hatred between different communities.”
Supreme Court: The bench of AM Khanwilkar and Sanjiv Khanna, JJ has held that the true test of a valid FIR is only whether
Supreme Court: The 3-judge bench of Ashok Bhushan, R. Subhash Reddy and MR Shah, JJ has issued notice to cartoonist Rachita Taneja
“In a polity committed to pluralism, hate speech cannot conceivably contribute in any legitimate way to democracy and, in fact, repudiates the right to equality.”
Supreme Court of The United States (SCOTUS): While deciding the instant petition for granting the writ of certiorari, wherein a question of
Delhi High Court: Sanjeev Sachdeva, J., while addressing the concern with regard to derogatory remarks being canvassed in the Netflix Web Series “Hasmukh”