President Pranab Mukherjee Thursday told a visiting group of law students to "uphold the constitution" and "protect fundamental rights of the people under all circumstances," a statement by the Rashtrapati Bhavan said.
President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday said neither the Constitution nor the basic principles of statecraft can remain rigid and stagnant in a vibrant democracy. Mukherjee was addressing a group of LLB students of Hooghly Mohsin College of West Bengal who had called on him at the Rashtrapati Bhavan.
A court here has ruled that the demands raised by Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf chairman Imran Khan and Awami Tehreek chief Tahirul Qadri are "unconstitutional" and warned them that "legal action" will be initiated in case of violation of the Constitution during their protest marches.
RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on Monday came in for flak from non-BJP parties for his suggestion that all Hindustanis are Hindus with many leaders wondering if he has read the Constitution and really believes in it.
Myanmar`s parliament could consider a petition by Aung San Suu Kyi`s opposition calling for an end to the army`s veto on amending the constitution in the former junta-ruled nation, the house speaker said today.
Backing Supreme Court Judge Justice A R Dave over his call to teach Gita in schools, a leading RSS ideologue on Wednesday said the work is not a mere religious scripture but a spiritual and philosophic classic and called for it to be declared the "national book."
Nepal`s five leftist parties today announced a working alliance to exert pressure on major parties in the Constituent Assembly to draft a constitution in line with the ideology of China`s communist leader Mao Zedong.
The BJP-led NDA government will follow the Constitution on change of state Governors, but Governors and other political appointees should `follow their conscience,`Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting (Independent charge), Prakash Javadekar said here today.
Nepal`s Vice President Ramchandra Poudyal has called upon the government to speed up the drafting of the constitution and implement it by November, warning that "anti-democratic forces" are attempting to foil its completion.
Japan is marking the 67th anniversary of its postwar constitution with growing debate over whether to revise the war-renouncing charter in line with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe`s push for an expanded role for the military.
Following objection by EC on use of word `Samajwadi` in the name of an ambulance service being run in Uttar Pradesh, Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav today defended the name saying that the word was derived from the Constitution.