Fundamental rights and frequencies: Right to broadcast

Sport fixing Betting scam in cricket
Chintan Nirala, 4th Year, B.A., LL.B(HONS.), Faculty of Law, Allahabad University Frequencies or Signals are an indispensable requirement for Communication, Media, Entertainment, or Technology. In other words, it is sine qua non for CMET. They may be unsuccessful in serving their purpose without the involvement of frequencies. It is the part of technology...

Sanskar Marathe v. State of Maharashtra

Prachi Kumari One More Attempt To Strengthen The Freedom Of Speech And Expression The Bombay HC in the case of Sanskar Marathe vs. State of Maharashtra ((2015 SCC OnLine Bom 587))has clarified that mere criticism is not seditious. The judgment came on 17 March 2015. In this case, a bench comprising of Chief Justice Mohit Shah and Justice N.M. Jamdar of Bombay...

Kiss of Love and its legality

Kiss of Love
Vishnu S Warrier Well, recently it was observed in the southern state of Kerala that, a group of volunteers comes up with a new mode of protest against the moral policing called “Kiss of Love”. Subsequently said form of protest gathered support from educational institutions outside of Kerala including University of Hyderabad, JNU Delhi, IISER Kolkata,...

Clarity required on ‘infirmity’ in Section 66A, IT Act 2000

Supreme Court of India
A bench of Justices J. Chelameswar and S.A. Bobde of the Apex Court, while hearing contention of Centre in a case of posting objectionable comments on social websites by some persons sought clarity on ‘infirmity’ in Section 66A of the Information Technology Act 2000 (IT Act). Court recognized that misuse of Section 66A in case of “unpalatable political activity” had to be checked and...

Vishwaroopam: A Critical Analysis On Fundamental Right Of Speech And Expression

Authors: Srividya K Kaimal and Nidhi Bhuwania Speech is a God’s gift to mankind and the basic element for the subsistence of human race. Speech is a form of expression by virtue of which the bare requirement of communication is fulfilled and it is therefore, a basic human right. Every person must have a right to express his thoughts, feelings, opinions,...