UPSC CSE – SYLLABUS: GENERAL STUDIES-2– Indian Constitution- historical underpinnings, evolution, features, amendments, significant provisions and basic structure.

Kerala Police Act -Test of Free Speech

The Act:

Vague provisions & SC’s Observations :

Internet Freedom Foundation on Sunday tweeted that the amendment was “a replicant of the unconstitutional Section 66A” and said it criminalises the online speech by users “under vague expressions and is liable to subjective and arbitrary application. This poses a real threat to freedom of speech and expression”.


Critically examine the recently amended Kerala Police Act in light of freedom of Speech.