Rahul Gandhi

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Rahul Gandhi Calls RSS 'Fundamentalist & Fascist Organisation

Former Indian National Congress (INC) President Rahul Gandhi, who is currently in London, attending event of Cambridge University, took a dig at the RSS. In his address to students, Gandhi said, "The nature of democratic contest in India has completely changed and the reason is that one organisation called RSS - a fundamentalist, fascist organisation has basically captured pretty much all of India`s institutions." 

Tue, 07 Mar 2023 - 10:46 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Rahul Gandhi, Indian Politician, Cambridge, RSS, fundamental rights

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Chandigarh Admin Puts Vaccine Mandate On Hold Following SC Order

The UT Chandigarh Administration has shelved its plans to bar unvaccinated school students from attending physical classes following the SC order, which held that vaccine mandates are not proportionate. UT Adviser Dharam Pal, who had earlier banned unvaccinated people from public places, now admits, "Covid vaccination is optional." Parents and schools have welcomed the decision that no student should be barred from education, regardless of… read-more

Wed, 04 May 2022 - 05:08 PM / by Varun Das

Tags: COVID, vaccine, Chandigarh, Supreme Court, fundamental rights

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

COVID-19 Vaccination

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'No One Can Be Forced To Get Vaccinated': Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has held that vaccine mandates are not proportionate, in its judgement on the plea filed by former NTAGI member Dr Jacob Puliyel. The petitioner had stressed on the fact that natural immunity from past infection is superior to the vaccine-induced immunity, that serious adverse events due to Covid vaccines are being reported all around the world, and that vaccine mandates violate one's right to self-determination.

Mon, 02 May 2022 - 12:46 PM / by Varun Das

Tags: Covid-19, Vaccination, vaccine drive, Supreme Court, fundamental rights

Courtesy: Live Law

Kerala High Court

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Kerala HC Dismisses Plea Against PM Modi's Picture On COVID-19 Certification

Kerala High Court (HC,) on February 5, dismiss a petition, seeking removal of PM Narendra Modi's image from CoWIN certification. The HC bench led by Chief Justice S Manikumar, there public has no fundamental right to demand removal of PM Modi's picture from COVID-19 vaccination certificate. Earlier, a single-bench judge dismissed similar petition. Notably, petitioner challenged the picture of PM Modi on paid COVID-19 vaccination, saying it's… read-more

Sat, 05 Feb 2022 - 07:00 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Kerala HC, PM Narendra Modi, COVID-19 certification, Vaccination, fundamental rights

Girls Wearing Hijab

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Muslim Student Files Writ Petition Over Hijab Row: Karnataka

A Muslim student of pre-university government college of Udupi, filed a writ petition with the Karnataka High Court, against Hijab denial decision. In her petition, the student said, they have denied entry in classroom since a week over Hijab row. She further added, asking to not wear hijab is a violation to Fundamental Rights. Meanwhile, the NHRC issued a notice to the Karnataka Government, seeking for an answer.

Tue, 01 Feb 2022 - 11:10 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Hijab, NHRC, Karnataka High Court, fundamental rights, Udupi

Courtesy: The Quint