Tag: Constitution of India

Ask govt to stop treating us as 2nd-class citizens: OCIs to SC | India News

NEW DELHI: As many as 80 Overseas Citizens of India (OCIs), most of them residing in India, requested the Supreme Court on Monday to direct...

People thought Election Commission was being ‘fool-hardy’ by holding Bihar polls, but we lived up to challenge: CEC Sunil Arora

NEW DELHI: When the Election Commission began preparing for Bihar assembly polls amid the coronavirus pandemic, some felt it was being “fool-hardy”, but the safe...

Congress with Gupkar Alliance, to fight DDC polls together: Farooq | India News

SRINAGAR: National Conference president and head of People’s Alliance for Gupkar Declaration (PAGD) Farooq Abdullah on Sunday said that Congress was with the seven-party amalgam...

SC protects Arnab from arrest in Maha privilege motion case | India News

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court initiated contempt proceedings against Maharashtra assembly officer Vilas Athawale and said the threat administered through the letter was “unprecedented and...

Secularism as principle and practice in India is in ‘danger’: Tharoor | India News

NEW DELHI: Secularism as principle and practice in India is in “danger” and the ruling dispensation may even try to remove the word from the...

Central leadership will decide on participating in Peoples’ Alliance for Gupkar Declaration: J&K Congress

SRINAGAR: The Jammu and Kashmir Congress on Saturday said it would take a call on participating in the Peoples’ Alliance for Gupkar Declaration (PAGD) after...

PM Modi highlights contribution of political, spiritual leaders who strived for unity and integrity of India | India News

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his “Mann Ki Baat” radio programme on Sunday talked about the political and spiritual leaders who strived for...

New Parliament building to be ready by Oct 2022; construction to begin this December | India News

NEW DELHI: Construction of a new Parliament building will begin in December this year and is likely to be completed by October 2022, while necessary...

We don’t need lessons on Hindutva: Raut on Guv’s letter to CM | India News

MUMBAI: Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari should only see whether Maharashtra is being run as per the Constitution or not and there is a people-elected government...

Ladakh outfit revokes call to boycott local poll after Shah meet | India News

NEW DELHI: A key outfit from Ladakh on Sunday revoked its call for boycott of the elections to Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council (LAHDC) in...

SC notice to UPSC, Centre on plea seeking postponement of exams | India News

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Thursday sought response from the Centre and the Union Public Service Commission on a plea seeking postponement of civil...

SC seeks status report on CCTVs at police stations | India News

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked chief secretaries of all states and Union Territories to furnish within two months status of CCTV installation...

President Pranab Mukherjee: The people’s Rashtrapati

By Thomas Mathew Pranab Mukherjee – or Pranab-da, as many of us fondly called him — was a man who made the long journey as...

Over a year after Gupkar declaration, parties in Kashmir resolve to fight for special status

SRINAGAR: Political parties in Kashmir on Saturday unanimously resolved to fight for restoration of the special status of Jammu and Kashmir as it existed pre-August...

Development in J&K is ‘work in progress’: Chief secretary B V R Subrahmanyam | India News

SRINAGAR: In the year following neutering of Article 370 in Jammu & Kashmir, 2,273 infrastructure projects worth Rs 5,979 crore, which had been pending for...

Manipur Congress issues whip to its MLAs to attend August 10 assembly session

The Congress in Manipur has issued a whip to its 24 MLAs to attend one-day Assembly session on August 10 and vote in support of...

View: Big gains ahead; it’s also about equality, justice in J&K

By Major Gen (Retd) Dhruv C Katoch “There is a tide in the affairs of men, which, taken at the flood, leads on to fortune.”...

Rajasthan mess is creation of Ashok Gehlot: Bhupender Yadav, BJP general secretary

NEW DELHI: BJP general secretary from Rajasthan Bhupender Yadav has blamed the Ashok Gehlot government for the crisis in Rajasthan, stating that the current imbroglio...

Home Ministry seeks 3 additional months for framing rules of Citizenship Amendment Act

NEW DELHI: The Home Ministry has sought an additional three months’ time for framing rules of the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), officials said on Sunday....

Rajasthan govt to send a revised proposal to governor requesting for assembly session | India News

JAIPUR: The Rajasthan Cabinet is likely to meet again on Saturday to revise a proposal to be sent to governorKalraj Mishra requesting him to convene...

SC to commence day-to-day hearing on validity of 12% Maratha quota from July 27 | India News

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Wednesday decided to hear day-to-day arguments from July 27 through video conferencing on petitions challenging validity of 12% Maratha...

Sonia Gandhi’s demand for OBC seat reservation in NEET is for social justice: Priyanka Gandhi | India News

NEW DELHI: Lending her support to Congress President Sonia Gandhi‘s demand for reservation of seats for Other Backward Class (OBC) students in medical institutions in...

Election Commission likely to discuss possible revision of campaigning methods for Bihar assembly election | India News

NEW DELHI: Election Commission is likely to discuss on Friday a possible revision of campaigning methods for Bihar assembly poll due later this year, in...

Constitution our guiding light, says PM Modi at Mar Thoma church event | India News

NEW DELHI: Asserting that the government’s guiding light is the Constitution of India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said the government does not discriminate...