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Constitution of India

SC Asks UP Govt To Explain Whether Its 2018 Policy Will Apply To Premature Release Of Life Convicts

Dec 03, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

“We are of the prima facie view that cases of these prisoners should have been considered under the 2018 policy as their names were not considered at that time,” the bench said.

Air India Disinvestment: Union Moves HC On Employees' Welfare

Dec 03, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The main prayer of the petitioner was to restrain the Ministry and Air India Limited from proceeding further with the process of disinvestment without taking appropriate steps to protect the terms and conditions of service and the rights of the employees, represented by the union.

‘In Politics, Bhakti Or Hero Worship Is A Sure Road To Degradation’

It is this over-a-lakh-word-long document of Constitution of India that ensures guarantees to the underprivileged that those in positions of power remain accountable to the people

AI Can Help Reduce Backlog Of Pending Cases: Law Minister Rijiju

Nov 27, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Law Minister Kiren Rijiju on Saturday said artificial intelligence could help in "surprising ways" to ensure sustainable justice delivery and reduce backlog of pending cases.

"Can't Do Anything If People Are Sensitive" Delhi High Court On Salman Khurshid's New Book

While refusing to interfere with the sale and publication of the book, the high court posed what can the court do if people were "feeling so sensitive". Ask people "not to buy or read the book" instead, the High Court commented.

26 November, 2021

Constitution Day 2021: PM Modi Quotes Dr Rajendra Prasad And Dr BR Ambedkar

Outlook Web Desk

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the occasion of Constitution Day tweeted the speech of BR Ambedkar from constituent assembly and words by Dr Rajendra Prasad before constitution was adopted.

23 October, 2021

Punjab CM Channi Urges PM Modi To Review Extension Of BSF’s Territorial Jurisdiction

Outlook Web Desk

Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi, in a letter to PM Narendra Modi has urged him to restore the BSF’s earlier territorial jurisdiction, limiting it only up to 15 kilometres in the state from the International Border.

06 October, 2021

Sidhu Accuses BJP, UP Police Of ‘Violating Constitutional Spirt’ Over Priyanka’s Detention

Outlook Web Desk

Congress Punjab Chief Navjot Singh Sidhu accused the ruling BJP in UP and the state’s police of 'violating the spirit of Constitution'.

23 January, 2021

Government Has No Power To Suspend New Farm Laws: Constitutional Expert

Preetha Nair

Constitutional expert and former secretary-general of Lok Sabha P D T Achary says that there is no provision in law or in the Constitution which allows the government to keep the farm laws in abeyance.

27 November, 2020

Let Us Protect The Spirit Of The Constitution

Jaiveer Shergill

The ruling BJP needs to be reminded that political considerations and ideology should not precede duties towards the Constitution

26 November, 2020

Mamata Banerjee Pays Tribute To Ambedkar On Constitution Day


November 26 is celebrated as 'Constitution Day' to pay homage to Dr BR Ambedkar who gave shape to the democratic framework of India.


16 November, 2020

BJP Murdering India’s Constitution And Democracy: BSP


BSP leader Bhim Rajbhar has claimed that the BSP will form the next government in Uttar Pradesh

28 July, 2020

Plea In SC To Remove 'Socialist' And 'Secular' Words From Indian Constitution's Preamble


The PIL said that the amendment made in 1976 was 'antithetical to the constitutional tenets as well as the historical and cultural theme of India.'

05 March, 2020

Of All Problems Of Indian Civilisation, Education Is Most Tragic

M. Nageswara Rao

Only a person who knows his religion and language can appreciate other’s which alone guarantees harmony and unity

19 January, 2020

Protests Against CAA First Sustained Mass Movement To Save Constitution

Aakar Patel

Many of the protestors are indeed Muslims, but they are not asking for anything more than what they already have.

17 January, 2020

Section 144 Is Colonial Tool For ‘Nationalist’ Oppression

Shastri Ramachandaran

Prohibitory orders continue to be used indiscriminately and all that stands between the government and the people is the judiciary.

01 January, 2020

BJP Weakened The Constitution, But Protests Should Not Be Violent: Mayawati


BSP supremo Mayawati said persons holding responsible positions should not forget that India is secular country, where people follow different religions.


26 November, 2019

Opposition Lashes Out At BJP, Accuses It Of Not Upholding Constitutional Principles

Outlook Web Bureau

'Not certain constitutional norms are safe in hands of the present establishment,' says Ex-PM Manmohan Singh

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Chairperson of Public Accounts Committee (PAC) Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury addresses the conference to mark centennial year celebration of PAC, in the Central Hall of Parliament House, in New Delhi. Lok Sabha Speaker Om...

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Expelled AIADMK leader VK Sasikala pays tribute to J Jayalalithaa on her fifth death anniversary, near Marina Beach, in Chennai.

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Devotees wait in queues outside the Sri Krishna Janambhoomi temple in Mathura. Security has been tightened in Mathura after Akhil Bharat Hindu Mahasabha announced its plan to perform ‘jalabhishek’ at Shahi Eidgah in...

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Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla delivers valedictory address during the conference to mark centennial year celebration of Public Accounts Committee (PAC), in the Central Hall of Parliament House, in New Delhi.

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A black flag being hoisted at the venue of Hornbill festival in solidarity with the civilians, killed in an anti-insurgency operation, in Kisama, Nagaland.

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Shaheen Bagh, CAA, Farmers’ Protest: Hip-Hop Is The Voice Of Dissent In India

Young, brash and little-known artistes are using hip-hop as an outlet to speak up and speak out.


Why I Rap: A Hip-Hop Artiste’s Journey From Bihar To Stardom

Aamir Shaikh aka Shaikhspeare traces talks about the genre that uses music as a means to dissent.

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Uttar Pradesh

Death Of Three Dalit Girls And A Story Of Pain And Humiliation

Family from UP village forced to run around to complete post-death official paperwork and even last rites.

Ashutosh Sharma
Death Of Three Dalit Girls And A Story Of Pain And Humiliation


Let's Talk About Ageism And Sexism In Indian Films, A Zillionth Time!

While everyone is going gaga over actress Katrina Kaif in the revamped version of 'Tip Tip Barsa Pani', the replacement of Raveena Tandon does point towards the problem of sexism and ageism in the Indian film industry

Nov 17, 2021 Yashika Mathur

T20 World Cup 2021 Analysis: David Warner And Mitchell Marsh - Tale Of Two Comebacks

Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.

Nov 15, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Education In India During Covid-19: Challenges Faced And Solutions For A Post-Pandemic Era

As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.

Nov 11, 2021 Shekhar Mehta

T20 World Cup Review: Jaded By An Excess Of Cricket, India Were On An Inevitable Path To Doom

India's cricket administrators showed more drive to boost BCCI's coffers rather than take care of players' welfare during pandemic times.

Nov 08, 2021 Arijit Ghosh