Fundamental Right Current Affairs - 2020

Supreme Court: Access to Internet-a fundamental right

On January 10, 2020, the Supreme Court of India said that Right of access to internet is a fundamental right. The Court had asked the administration of Jammu and Kashmir to review the curbs on internet in a week. Lately the Indian Government had been using internet shut down as a tool to control protest Read More…

Supreme Court allows passive euthanasia, living will

The Supreme Court (SC) allowed passive euthanasia and right to give advance medical directives or ‘Living Wills’, stating that human beings have the right to die with dignity as part of fundamental right, but made sure to set out strict guidelines that will govern when it is permitted. The ruling was given by five-judge Constitution Read More…

Aadhar not mandatory for availing welfare schemes of Government: SC

The Supreme Court (SC) has ruled that Aadhar card is not mandatory for availing benefits of various welfare schemes of the government. Ruling in this regard was given by three-judge Constitution bench of SC while on hearing a batch of petitions challenging the Aadhar scheme. Supreme Court ruling Not mandatorily for citizens to have Aadhar Read More…