Gujarat High court has ordered
the release of 494 birds held captive in cages, saying that it
was the fundamental right of birds to fly in the open sky and
their confinement was violation of their right to live freely.
The Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled that preventive detention ran counter to the fundamental right to liberty of a citizen and authorities can resort to the extreme measure only in exceptional cases after citing relevant reasons.
Supreme Court on Friday said the police should not arrest people on flimsy grounds as it could lead to great ignominy and denial of anticipatory bail was also a violation of an individual`s fundamental right to personal liberty.
SC has ruled that commuters have a fundamental right to use the roads without any impediment and asked the government to put in place by June 2011 a suitable law to regulate the activities of street hawkers/vendors in Delhi.
Holding the Centre and state
governments responsible for unprecedented rise in the prices
of essential commodities, the RJD today demanded that `Right
to Food` be included in the fundamental rights of the people.