“Article 32 of Constitution of India entrusts the court to protect Fundamental Rights. Journalistic freedom lies at core of Freedom of Expression. India’s freedom of press stays as long as journalists can speak truth to power”, said Justice DY Chandrachud.
The erstwhile Municipal Corporation of Delhi, prior to its trifurcation, hired the respondents on a contractual basis. The respondents raised an industrial dispute for their regularisation and of which reference was made.