The Supreme Court has scraped Section 66A of the Information Technology Act holding it violative of Article 19(1)a of the Constitution, which guarantees freedom of speech. The verdict was pronounced on a number of petitions challenging constitutional validity of certain sections under this law. The verdict was pronounced by Justice J. Chelameswar and Justice Rohinton Fali Nariman today.
After the infamous Delhi gang-rape on December 16, 2012, which resulted into the tragic death of a 23-year old girl, the then UPA government announced a fund of Rs 1000 crore in the Union budget 2013 to set up infrastructure and support initiatives to ensure safety and security of women across the country.
Delhi's chief minister Arvind Kejriwal will be back in Delhi today after undergoing a 10-day naturopathy treatment of his high sugar level and cough in Bengaluru. Kejriwal in a tweet today said that his sugar level was in control and he was not coughing at all and is ready to resume his duties. But what may trouble Kejriwal post his naturopathy treatment is a serious allegation of horse-trading against his 'clean politician' image.