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India Needs To Understand Crux Of ‘Hindu V/s Hindutva’ Debate Started By Rahul: Raj CM

Dec 28, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The chief minister said people need to understand that the country is passing through a very difficult phase and at such a time, the country needs the Congress organisation, its ideology, policy and programmes.

Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

Dec 28, 2021 Tanvir Aeijaz

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.


Govt Doesn't Agree With India's Rank In World Press Freedom Index: I&B Minister

The minister asserted that the government is committed to ensure the right to freedom of speech and expression enshrined under Article 19 of the Constitution of India.

Religious Conversion Is Silent Invasion, Shouldn't Be Allowed: Karnataka CM Bommai

Dec 20, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Seers of various Maths under the banner of VHP and Bajrang Dal organised the event urging the Chief Minister to bring the anti-conversion Bill he had been talking about.


Jagdeep Dhankhar Invokes Constitutional Provision To Seek Bengal Government's Records On Pegasus Probe Panel

Article 167 of the Constitution deals with the duties of a chief minister about furnishing of information to the governor.

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10 December, 2021

Mon Killing Clear Abuse Of AFSPA : Rio

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Expressing his condolences to the Konyak community, to which the civilians belonged, the chief minister appealed them to maintain peace.


06 December, 2021

UP: Mayawati Slams Those Showing 'False Respect' For Ambedkar; Says BSP Will Win Absolute Majority

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The former Uttar Pradesh chief minister accused the BJP and other parties of not giving Dalits the full benefit of their legal rights enshrined in the Constitution


03 December, 2021

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

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“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.


03 December, 2021

Air India Disinvestment: Union Moves HC On Employees' Welfare

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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.


27 November, 2021

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

Malvika Raj

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


27 November, 2021

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

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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.


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27 November, 2021

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

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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

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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

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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

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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


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26 November, 2020

Mamata Banerjee Pays Tribute To Ambedkar On Constitution Day

PTI

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


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

Dec 28, 2021 Tanvir Aeijaz