A parliamentary panel on Monday said a constitutional amendment bill to enable land swap between India and Bangladesh was "in overall national interest" and would pave the way for broader ties, and that delays in its passage "have needlessly contributed to the perpetuation of a huge humanitarian crisis".
Seeking to negate the Supreme Court judgement on immediate disqualification of convicted lawmakers, government is mulling to amend the Constitution for which it will try to bring political parties on board.
Members in the LS transcended political barriers to pitch for a comprehensive Constitutional amendment to provide reservation benefits to deserving tribes and castes which had been left out because of technical or other reasons.
A move to grant constitutional
status to Lokpal has gained momentum with a Parliamentary Committee considering a draft legislation to this effect with
a provision which will not require ratification by states.
Pakistan Saturday came closer to
stripping the sweeping powers of the President and transfer
them to Parliament with PM Yousuf Raza Gilani sending the constitutional amendment package to Zardari to be signed into law.
Differences seem to have emerged in the Pakistani government over a constitutional amendment to drastically curtail the powers of the President, with a key minister staying away when the bill was tabled in parliament Friday.
Premier Yousuf Raza Gilani on Thursday said Pakistan government will table a Constitutional reforms package in Parliament on Friday to fulfil a pledge to remove changes made to the Constitution by previous military regimes.
The Vice-chancellor of Rajiv
Gandhi University, K C Beliappa, Sunday said the students`
demand to insert `Arunachal` ahead of `Rajiv Gandhi` in the
nomenclature of the Central university would need Constitutional sanction.