Right to freedom from noise pollution is fundamental: HC

The Allahabad High Court has held that the "right to freedom from noise pollution is a fundamental right".

Julian Assange has ‘right to sunbathe`, says Ecuador

Ecuador will lobby for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange`s `fundamental right` to sunbathe at the embassy where he has been holed up for almost a year.

Govt should make right to food a fundamental right

With President Pranab Mukherjee calling for erasing poverty, CPI(M) on Thursday said his vision could be implemented only if the government enacted a law.

Confinement of birds in cages violates their right to live: HC

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.

Preventive detention violation of fundamental right: SC

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.

Arrest without reason, bail denial violation of fundamental right: SC

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.

Govt to make right to justice a fundamental right: Moily

The government is working to
enact a law to make right to justice a fundamental right for
Indian citizens, Union Law Minister M Veerappa Moily said here
on Thursday.

Roads free of impediments a fundamental right: SC

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.

Citizen has no fundamental right to sell liquor: SC

The Supreme Court has ruled that
a citizen has no fundamental right to engage in the sale of
liquor as government alone has the right to regulate the
business in public interest.

Seniority not a fundamental right: CAT

The Central Administrative
Tribunal (CAT) has said that public employees cannot claim
seniority as a "fundamental right".

Lalu demands `Right to Food` as fundamental right

After enforcing a successful Bihar
bandh protesting price rise, RJD chief Lalu Prasad today
demanded "Right to Food" be declared as fundamental right of
the people.

RJD demands `Right to Food` as fundamental right

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.

Bill on education as fundamental right moved in LS

A landmark bill providing for free and compulsory education as a fundamental right of every child was moved by the government in the Lok Sabha on Friday.