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Dichotomy of democracy: When dynasts call themselves democrats and still no one calls them out
Politics

Dichotomy of democracy: When dynasts call themselves democrats and still no one calls them out

Dynastic politics is endangering the concept of democratic socialism assured by the Constitution and it simultaneously aggravates corruption and authoritarianism in the political system

PM Modi slams colonial mindset, those parroting demands of industrialised nations to stall development
India

PM Modi slams colonial mindset, those parroting demands of industrialised nations to stall development

A colonial mind may not be able to appreciate that Indian steps towards environmental rejuvenation are second to none

Incumbent upon judges to exercise utmost discretion in utterances in courtrooms, says President Kovind
India

Incumbent upon judges to exercise utmost discretion in utterances in courtrooms, says President Kovind

Ram Nath Kovind said that in Indian tradition, judges are imagined as a model of rectitude and detachment more akin to 'sthitpragya' (a person of steady wisdom).

All MPs, from ruling party or Opposition, defenders of dignity of Parliament, says President Kovind
India

All MPs, from ruling party or Opposition, defenders of dignity of Parliament, says President Kovind

Addressing the Constitution Day celebrations, he said there may be differences of opinion but no difference should be so great as to hinder the real purpose of public service.

Congress skipped Constitution Day event in protest against authoritarian BJP government, says Anand Sharma
India

Congress skipped Constitution Day event in protest against authoritarian BJP government, says Anand Sharma

Senior Congress spokesperson said they skipped the event to protest against the BJP government which enacts laws by bypassing parliamentary scrutiny and insults parliamentary democracy

Constitution Day: Letter and spirit of Constitution being overshadowed, says Narendra Modi
India

Constitution Day: Letter and spirit of Constitution being overshadowed, says Narendra Modi

Constitution Day: Some of the opposition parties, such as the Congress and Trinamool Congress, skipped the event being held in the Central Hall of Parliament

Constitution Day 2021: All you need to know about date, history and significance of National law day
India

Constitution Day 2021: All you need to know about date, history and significance of National law day

This year the Constitution Day will be celebrated in the central hall of the Parliament as part of 'Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav'

Narendra Modi says India needs 'one nation, one election', pitches for single voters' list
India

Narendra Modi says India needs 'one nation, one election', pitches for single voters' list

Addressing the concluding session of the 80th All India Presiding Officers Conference via video, the prime minister said that having elections at different places every month is hampering the development work in the country

Constitution Day 2020: Amit Shah, Venkaiah Naidu pay tribute to 'greatest strength of India's unity'
India

Constitution Day 2020: Amit Shah, Venkaiah Naidu pay tribute to 'greatest strength of India's unity'

The Constituent Assembly of India had adopted the Constitution on 26 November, 1949, with the day coming into effect in 1950

Constitution Day of India: What is Samvidhan Diwas and why is it celebrated on 26 November?
India

Constitution Day of India: What is Samvidhan Diwas and why is it celebrated on 26 November?

On this day in 1949, the Constituent Assembly of India formally adopted the Constitution of India that came into force on 26 January 1950

Constitution Day: Amid boycott by Opposition, Narendra Modi addresses joint session of Parliament, urges citizens to focus on fulfilling duties
Politics

Constitution Day: Amid boycott by Opposition, Narendra Modi addresses joint session of Parliament, urges citizens to focus on fulfilling duties

Noting that the Constitution begins with 'we the people of India', Narendra Modi said people are its strength, inspiration and aim

Parliament LIVE Updates: After splitting J7K, Ladakh, govt plans to merge two UTS - Daman and Diu, Dadra and Nagar Haveli
India

Parliament LIVE Updates: After splitting J7K, Ladakh, govt plans to merge two UTS - Daman and Diu, Dadra and Nagar Haveli

Parliament LIVE Updates: Congress MP Hussain Dalwai has given Suspension of Business Notice in Rajya Sabha under rule 267 over 'Government formation in Maharashtra by unconstitutional means'.

Constitution Day 2019: Document first amended for welfare of SC/ ST community, most recently for quota for EWS
India

Constitution Day 2019: Document first amended for welfare of SC/ ST community, most recently for quota for EWS

The government is celebrating Constitution Day or Samvidhan Diwas on Tuesday in the Central Hall of Parliament to mark the 70th anniversary of adoption of the Constitution by the Constituent Assembly.

Daily Bulletin: SC to pronounce order on Maharashtra govt formation at 10.30 am; Opposition to boycott President's address in Parliament; day's top stories
India

Daily Bulletin: SC to pronounce order on Maharashtra govt formation at 10.30 am; Opposition to boycott President's address in Parliament; day's top stories

NCP supremo Sharad Pawar, the Opposition leader who single-handedly defied the BJP at the hustings in the Maharashtra Assembly polls, told the gathering he would ensure none of them loses membership for voting against the BJP during the floor test.

Parliament session should be productive with high-quality debates, says Narendra Modi as Winter Session gets underway
India

Parliament session should be productive with high-quality debates, says Narendra Modi as Winter Session gets underway

'This is the 250th session of the Rajya Sabha. During this session on 26 November, there is Constitution Day, when our Constitution completes 70 years. The Constitution inculcates the unity, integrity, diversity and beauty of the country and is a driving force for the country', said Narendra Modi ahead of Parliament's Winter Session

Samvidhan Divas: CJI Ranjan Gogoi invokes importance of Constitution, warns of 'chaos' if its advice goes unheeded
India

Samvidhan Divas: CJI Ranjan Gogoi invokes importance of Constitution, warns of 'chaos' if its advice goes unheeded

Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi on Monday said it was in "our best interest" to heed the advice of the Constitution as not doing so would result in a "sharp descent into chaos".

Constitution Day 2018: Duty to save samvidhan a shared initiative between judiciary, executive and legislative, says President Ram Nath Kovind
India

Constitution Day 2018: Duty to save samvidhan a shared initiative between judiciary, executive and legislative, says President Ram Nath Kovind

India is observing Constitution Day today to celebrate the day the Constitution of India, which lays down the supreme laws of the country, was adopted in 1949.

National Law Day: Narendra Modi says Constitution's energy can be channelled to create 'New India'
India

National Law Day: Narendra Modi says Constitution's energy can be channelled to create 'New India'

Narendra Modi speaking at the valedictory function of the National Law Day celebrations said that constitution is the soul of India's democratic systems.

Ram Nath Kovind warns against disturbing separation of powers between judiciary, executive and legislature
Politics

Ram Nath Kovind warns against disturbing separation of powers between judiciary, executive and legislature

President Kovind said," However, they should be careful about not disturbing the fraternity of separation of powers by even unknowingly intruding into the domain of either of the two other branches"

Full Text: In 38th Mann ki Baat, Narendra Modi says terrorism destroying social fabric, appeals to citizens to abide by Constitution
India

Full Text: In 38th Mann ki Baat, Narendra Modi says terrorism destroying social fabric, appeals to citizens to abide by Constitution

Narendra Modi addressed the nation in "Mann Ki Baat", saying that the world has realised the destructive aspect of terrorism