Constituent Assembly

Venezuela's Assembly fires dissident prosecutor Luisa Ortega Díaz

Luisa Ortega Díaz had accused Maduro of human rights abuses and violations and also of fudging the results of last weekend`s election of the new 545-member constituent assembly.

Aug 06, 2017, 09:12 AM IST
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro installs disputed new Venezuela Assembly

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro installs disputed new Venezuela Assembly

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro claims its work will yank Venezuela out of its worsening spiral of political and economic crisis, though he has not detailed how.

Aug 04, 2017, 11:22 AM IST

What we do and don`t know about Venezuela`s new Assembly

The Constituent Assembly will take over the chamber hitherto occupied by the opposition-controlled congress, the National Assembly.

Aug 03, 2017, 07:55 AM IST
Overarching guidelines needed to protect personal info of individuals: Supreme Court

Overarching guidelines needed to protect personal info of individuals: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Tuesday said that there has to be "overarching" guidelines to protect an individual's private information in public domain.

Aug 01, 2017, 22:49 PM IST

US orders Venezuela embassy families out, crisis deepens

Adding to Venezuela`s growing international isolation, Colombian airline Avianca suddenly stopped operations in the country on Thursday due to 'operational and security limitations'.

 

 

Jul 28, 2017, 09:56 AM IST
Toll in Venezuela's violent protests reaches 73

Toll in Venezuela's violent protests reaches 73

The death toll in the violent Venezuelan protests has increased to 73 amid escalating tensions provoked by the government's call to rewrite the Constitution.

Jun 16, 2017, 09:27 AM IST
Toll in Venezuela's violent protests reaches 62

Toll in Venezuela's violent protests reaches 62

The death toll in the violent Venezuelan protests has increased to 62 amid escalating tensions provoked by the government's call to rewrite the Constitution.

Jun 03, 2017, 10:38 AM IST
10 interesting facts about Constitution which every Indian must know

10 interesting facts about Constitution which every Indian must know

On the occasion of the first Constitution Day we bring you some interesting facts about it.

  

 

Nov 26, 2015, 11:37 AM IST

'Nepal to unveil new Constitution on Sept 20'

 Nepal on Tuesday said it will unveil its long-awaited new Constitution on September 20, despite the ongoing deadly protests by minority groups over the proposed federal structure.

Sep 15, 2015, 19:22 PM IST

Hindu protesters clash with police in Nepal's capital

About 500 protesters demanding Nepal be declared a Hindu state in the new Constitution have clashed with police in the capital.

Aug 05, 2015, 22:37 PM IST

Sushma Swaraj meets former Nepal PM Prachanda

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj met United Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist) chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal, who is popularly called 'Prachanda', in the national capital on Wednesday.

Jul 15, 2015, 07:53 AM IST

First draft of Nepal constitution to be presented in Parliament

In a major breakthrough, Nepal's Drafting Committee has endorsed the first draft of the long- pending constitution, which if promulgated would recognise the country as "secular, inclusive and multi-ethnic" for the first time.

Jun 29, 2015, 16:28 PM IST

Nepal parties ink historic agreement

The four major political parties of Nepal on Monday night inked a 16-point agreement to federate the country into eight federal provinces, paving the way for the promulgation of a new constitution.

Jun 09, 2015, 03:50 AM IST

Nepal PM Koirala invites opposition for talks on Constitution

Prime Minister Sushil Koirala on Sunday invited agitating opposition parties for a "meaningful dialogue" to resolve the political stalemate over Constitution drafting process, but UCPN-Maoist dismissed it as "vague".

Feb 09, 2015, 00:08 AM IST

Fresh deadline for Nepal's new Constitution extended by 5 days

Nepal on Thursday extended by five days a fresh deadline to draft the country's new constitution, much delayed due to lack of consensus among political parties over contentious issues.

Feb 05, 2015, 21:16 PM IST

Nepal: Koirala to meet opposition parties to resolve political crisis

Seeking to resolve the lingering political crisis in Nepal, Prime Minister Sushil Koirala has initiated talks with UCPN-Maoist chairman Prachanda, Madhesi leaders and opposition parties.

Jan 27, 2015, 20:44 PM IST

Nepal to vote on Constitution, opposition calls for protests

Nepal's Constituent Assembly Chairman on Sunday took a step towards voting on the Constitution setting aside opposition demands of consensus for framing the document, even as the Maoists-led alliance vowed fresh protests against the move, deepening the political turmoil.

Jan 25, 2015, 21:54 PM IST

Obama given copy of US telegram to India's Constituent Assembly

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday gifted US President Barack Obama a copy of the first telegram from America to India's Constituent Assembly.

Jan 25, 2015, 15:56 PM IST

Maoists apologise for Constituent Assembly brawl in Nepal

Maoist supremo Prachanda on Wednesday apologised for his party's role in the Constituent Assembly brawl in Nepal that injured 14 people and admitted that it was a "mistake" but remained adamant on contentious issues of Constitution drafting.

Jan 21, 2015, 22:07 PM IST

Nepali lawmakers submit signatures demanding voting

More than two-thirds of lawmakers in Nepal`s Constituent Assembly on Friday petitioned chairman Subhas Chandra Nembang to promulgate the country`s new Constitution through voting.

Jan 16, 2015, 15:48 PM IST