What is meant by the term ‘Human Rights’?

Human Rights are those rights that every human being is entitled to enjoy. They are fundamental to one’s welfare and are derived from the inherent dignity of human beings. The French declaration of the rights of man 1789 described it as ‘Liberty, Equality, and Fraternity’. Thus the inalienable rights of human beings are life, liberty, and happiness.


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Universal Declaration of Human Rights

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 High Courts and Subordinate Courts

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