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World Happiness Day 2016: Why India Among Most Unhappy Nations?

Despite tall claims,either under Congress or BJP rule, India will never be high in terms of Happiness Index that globally sets countries apart based on the happiness of citizens whose value is respected elsewhere. Since there is hardly any concept of human value in a billion plus population of India beset with communal flare and nationalism vs anti-national debates, India ...

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Supreme Court quashes Section 66A, giving relief to social media afficionados

The Supreme Court on Tuesday quashed Section 66A of the Information Technology Act, 2000 holding that it was violative of Article 19(1)(a) of the Constitution guaranteeing freedom of speech and expression. “Section 66A of the IT Act is struck down in its entirety,” said the apex court bench of Justice J. Chelameswar and Justice Rohinton Fali Nariman. “Our Constitution provides ...

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