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US welcomes Japan`s move to expand military role

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 02:53

The United States Tuesday welcomed a historic shift by Japan to expand the role of its military by reinterpreting the terms of the nation`s US-imposed constitution.

Maoists form alliance to draft a pro-communist constitution

Last Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014, 19:04

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.

Govt to follow constitution, Governors should `follow conscience`: Javadekar

Last Updated: Friday, June 20, 2014, 17:37

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.

Myanmar`s Suu Kyi seeks global support for charter change

Last Updated: Sunday, June 15, 2014, 03:23

Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi called on the international community to support her campaign to change a military-drafted constitution that bars her from becoming president.

Nepali Congress warns against sabotage of democracy

Last Updated: Thursday, June 12, 2014, 17:04

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.

Libya`s Supreme Court rules election of PM violates constitution

Last Updated: Monday, June 09, 2014, 16:08

Libya`s Supreme Court ruled on Monday that parliament`s election of Prime Minister Ahmed Maiteeq a month ago was "unconstitutional", state television said.

Libya`s Supreme Court rules election of PM violates constitution

Last Updated: Monday, June 09, 2014, 15:20

Maiteeq`s appointment as head of Libya`s interim government followed a chaotic vote and was disputed by some lawmakers and judicial experts. 

Article 370 – Key points

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 28, 2014, 20:04

As per Article 370, all provisions of the Constitution which are applicable to other states cannot be applied to Jammu and Kashmir unless the state Assembly approves it.

Myanmar opposition defies warning to push charter change

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 28, 2014, 19:04

Aung San Suu Kyi`s opposition party has launched a petition seeking changes to Myanmar`s military-drafted constitution despite warnings from electoral officials, a party spokesman said Wednesday.

Modi hopes Nepal implements Constitution soon

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 27, 2014, 18:03

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday batted for improved economic cooperation with Nepal and expressed hope that the neighbouring country would adopt its Constitution in the stipulated one-year time-frame.

Original Constitution had images of Lord Ram: BJP leader

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 06, 2014, 20:38

Defending the use of image of Lord Ram as a backdrop during Narendra Modi`s rally in Faizabad, BJP Tuesday said even the original copies of the Constitution had images of Hindu deities.

Japan split over revision to pacifist constitution

Last Updated: Saturday, May 03, 2014, 15:14

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.