Libertatem Magazine

February 11, 2021 Archives

Lord Muruga Cannot Be Declared as Tamil God: Madras High Court

Lord Muruga is a commonly worshipped by the backward communities in Tamil Nadu. The petition was filed to recognise Lord Muruga as the Tamil deity. This is in the backdrop of the AIADMK recognising ‘Thaipusam’ a festival linked to the worship of Lord Muruga as a holiday on the request of the state BJP leaders.

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Heart Ailment Is Not a Disability Rules Supreme Court

Heart ailment even though can restrict a person’s activities is not considered a disability. In an appeal filed before the Supreme Court, the Court explains the grounds for what constitutes a disability and why heart ailment does not qualify as a disability.

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Sedition Law PIL Dismissed by Supreme Court

Right to Freedom to Speech and Expression is recognised as a fundamental right under Article 19 of the Constitution. However, it is not absolute but has restrictions imposed. A plea had been filed before the Supreme Court stating that Section 124-A of the Indian penal Code is ultra-vires of the Constitution.

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