Journals Higher Education



Published: 09 August 2018

392 Pages

ISBN: 9780199488643

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Offend, Shock, or Disturb

Free Speech under the Indian Constitution (OIP)

Author Gautam Bhatia

  • Explores Indian free speech jurisprudence from a doctrinal, comparative, and philosophical perspective.
  • Discusses Articles 19(1)(a) and 19(2) of the Constitution of India.
  • Analyses the development of law relating to free speech from colonial times to present-day controversies.
  • Discusses issues relating to public order, sedition, obscenity and pornography, hate speech, film and online censorship, privacy and defamation, and the contempt of court.
  • Presents the myriad understandings and limitations of the free speech law, and suggests possible pathways for the future.

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