Libertatem Magazine

December 19, 2020 Archives

SC Agrees to Re-Consider Case Challenging Constitutionality of the National Emergency of 1975

Supreme Court re-considered its decision to admit a petition that challenges the constitutional validity of the notification for National Emergency imposed by Indira Gandhi in 1975. The Petitioner, filed a petition under Article 32 of the Constitution seeking compensation for trauma and harassment faced by her husband and her family due to the declaration of Emergency.

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Right to Speech and Expression includes the Right to Change of Name, says Allahabad High Court

While pointing out the fact that different names on documents will cause unwanted hardships to both of the parties, Allahabad HC issued a notice and directed CBSE to change the name of the petitioner to ‘Kabir Jaiswal alias/nee Rishu Jaiswal’ in their current records and to issue a new certificate to Kabir Jaiswal within 2 months of the order.

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