Racial Discrimination: Social Discrimination has been defined by the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (1965) as ‘any distinction, exclusion, restriction or preference based on race, colour, descent, national or ethnic origin, which has the purpose or effect of nullifying or impairing the recognition enjoyment of exercise, on an equal footing of human rights and fundamental freedoms in the political, economic, social cultural or any other field of public life.
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Human rights refer to freedoms and rights which should be available to all human beings irrespective of their caste, class, gender, and religion. These rights include the right to life, the right to freedom of speech and expression, the right to equality, the right to education, etc. Read more
The Constitution of India has provided for a High Court for each state. However, there may be one High Court for two states or union territories. This depends on the area and the population of the state or union territory. There are 21 High Courts in India. Delhi is the only union territory that has a High Court of its own. Read more