Constitution

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  • Constitution is the greatest public policy: Justice Chelameswar

    Constitution is the greatest public policy: Justice Chelameswar

    Supreme Court Judge, Justice J Chelameswar, on Saturday asked the youth to value the biggest public policy document - the Constitution of India- which was prepared by people who made great sacrifices for the country as freedom fighters. "The greatest......

    January 21, 2018
  • Why are we blind to inequality?

    Why are we blind to inequality?

    The concept that human beings should be equal is very old. It was the fight against injustice and inequality between the French royalty and the citizens that drove the 18th century intellectual Jean-Jacques Rousseau to write “Man is born free,......

    January 21, 2018
  • Finding fault with prayer

    Finding fault with prayer

    Is following Hindi, Hindu culture or being a Hindu a crime in this country? The latest example has come in the form of a petition filed by a person in the Supreme Court of India questioning the prayers recited in......

    January 17, 2018
  • Mamata's NRC remark insult to Constitution, SC: Kailash

    Mamata's NRC remark insult to Constitution, SC: Kailash

    BJP national general secretary and the West Bengal observer Kailash Vijayvargiya today criticized chief minister Mamata Banerjee for her remarks on the updating of the National Register of Citizens in Assam. Issuing a statement, Mr Vijayvargiya said Miss Banerjee had......

    January 6, 2018
  • Mamata's remark on NRC insult to Constitution, SC: BJP

    Mamata's remark on NRC insult to Constitution, SC: BJP

    BJP national General Secretary Kailash Vijayvergiya on Friday criticised West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerje for her remarks on the updation of National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam, saying it was an insult to the Constitution and the Supreme......

    January 5, 2018
  • Union Minister Hegde apologises for comment on amending Constitution

    Union Minister Hegde apologises for comment on amending Constitution

    Facing severe backlash over his comments on amending the Constitution, Union Minister Ananth Kumar Hegde on Thursday apologised and said that the Constitution was supreme to him. The minister first issued a clarification outside Parliament before the day’s proceedings began......

    December 28, 2017
  • Hegde's 'change the Constitution' comment disrupt Rajya Sabha

    Hegde's 'change the Constitution' comment disrupt Rajya Sabha

    Union Minister Anant Kumar Hegde has "no right" to be in the House or in the government, the Opposition said on Wednesday, disrupting the Rajya Sabha over the Karnataka MP's controversial remarks that the ruling BJP was "here to change......

    December 27, 2017
  • HSPDP wants Meghalaya under Article 371, hits out at BJP for promoting RSS agenda

    HSPDP wants Meghalaya under Article 371, hits out at BJP for promoting RSS agenda

    Accusing the BJP-led Central government of promoting the RSS ideology, Meghalaya's opposition Hill State People's Democratic Party (HSPDP) on Tuesday demanded that the state be included under the special provision of the Constitution's Article 371. Kickstarting its election campaign here,......

    December 13, 2017
  • Stuttering progress

    Stuttering progress

    It took many centuries for men to comprehend that the good society in which we possessed secured rights was conditioned on the inhibition of power holders, whatever the legitimacy - factual, religious, or legal - of their social control. Later,......

    December 6, 2017
  • Delhi's LG more powerful than a state Governor: SC

    Delhi's LG more powerful than a state Governor: SC

    The Supreme Court has said that Delhi's Lieutenant Governor has more power than the Governor of a state as he does not have to act on the aid and advice of the council of ministers all the time. A five-judge......

    November 18, 2017
  • Utterly unnecessary

    Utterly unnecessary

    The Preamble to our Constitution, in its original form, pledged to create India, as a “Sovereign Democratic Republic”. Moreover, it incorporated some noble and lofty ideals like “liberty”, “equality”, “justice”, “dignity of the individual” and “unity of the nation”. This......

    November 9, 2017
  • Provisions to eliminate social inequality should continue: Mohan Bhagwat

    Provisions to eliminate social inequality should continue: Mohan Bhagwat

    RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on Sunday said provisions in the Constitution to eliminate social inequality should continue till equality is achieved. At a public meeting at the Chitrakoot stadium here, he said it was a misfortune that casteism and untouchability......

    November 6, 2017
  • Constitution bench to hear Aadhaar petitions

    Constitution bench to hear Aadhaar petitions

    The Supreme Court on Monday said a five-judge constitution bench will hear a batch of petitions challenging the validity of the Aadhaar law on charges of being intrusive and violating the right to privacy. An apex court bench headed by......

    October 30, 2017