Delhi LG Najeeb Jung briefs MHA about row with CM Arvind Kejriwal

Amid a row over appointment of Delhi's Acting Chief Secretary, Lt Governor Najeeb Jung has briefed the Home Ministry, which is directly responsible for the capital's administration, even as Union Home Secretary LC Goyal said his ministry has nothing to do with the issue.

Should elected CM have no say in selection? asks Arvind Kejriwal on Twitter
Should elected CM have no say in selection? asks Arvind Kejriwal on Twitter

As the tussle between between lieutenant-governor Najeeb Jung and Arvind Kejriwal grew over appointment of Shakuntala Gamlin as the acting state Chief Secretary, the CM asked Delhiites whether he should be given a free hand to choose his team of officers or not.

Work 'within Constitution', angry Arvind Kejriwal tells LG Jung

In a scathing diatribe against Lt Governor Najeeb Jung, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday asked him to review his "questionable" decision to appoint Shakuntala Gamlin as acting Chief Secretary of Delhi and work within the "confines" of the Constitution.

Chief Secy appointment row: Delhi LG responds to Kejriwal's letter, says he's conscious of his duties
Chief Secy appointment row: Delhi LG responds to Kejriwal's letter, says he's conscious of his duties

In a scathing attack on Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal over the row over appointment of Shakuntala Gamlin as the acting state Chief Secretary, Delhi Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung said on Saturday that he is fully conscious of his duties.

Nepal political parties unite for early Constitution

 Nepal's warring political parties united by the killer quake have agreed to set aside differences over the long-pending constitution and work towards its early promulgation.

Smaller parties unhappy with Sri Lanka electoral reform plan

Sri Lanka's smaller political parties representing minority communities have expressed opposition to the proposed 20th amendment to the Constitution which incorporates reforms to the electoral system.

Rijiju advises Delhi LG, CM Kejriwal to work as per Constitution

The Centre on Monday advised Delhi Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung and Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to work as per the Constitution while discharging their respective responsibilities.

Delhi's Lt Governor, CM need to work as per Constitution: Rijiju

Union Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju on Monday urged both Delhi Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung and Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to work as per the Constitution in the discharge of their governance-related duties.

Sri Lanka: 19A only half way measure to abolish executive presidency

A key amendment adopted by the Sri Lankan Parliament last week is only a halfway measure towards abolishing executive presidency as only 60 to 65 percent of powers of the top post have been reduced, according to an architect of the legislation.

Draft Thai constitution complete, but strife seen ahead

The generals who seized power in last year`s coup in Thailand would be granted immunity from prosecution and unelected individuals allowed to become prime minister under a preliminary draft of a new constitution seen on Friday.

Uphold Constitution in letter and spirit, says CJI

 Chief Justice of India HL Dattu on Sunday urged chief justices and chief ministers in states to uphold the constitution in "letter and spirit".

Obama urges DRCongo`s Kabila to respect constitution

As Congolese President Joseph Kabila appears to toy with extending his 14-year rule, US President Barack Obama on Tuesday urged him to respect the Democratic Republic of Congo`s constitution.

DNA: Victory for freedom of expression as Section 66 A of IT Act scrapped

In a landmark ruling, the Supreme Court on Tuesday quashed Section 66 A of IT Act that allowed arrests for objectionable content online.

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IT Act cannot gag freedom of speech: Supreme Court
IT Act cannot gag freedom of speech: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Tuesday quashed the much-denounced Section 66A of the Information Technology Act of 2008 after finding it violative of the freedom of speech guaranteed by the Constitution, triggering a frenzy of laudatory posts in the social media within minutes of the far-reaching judgment.

Constitutional expert ridicules controversy over J&K flag

A constitutional and legal expert on Saturday ridiculed the controversy triggered by the withdrawal of a circular, issued by the Jammu and Kashmir government, pertaining to the respect and honour to be accorded to the J&K flag.

High courts can`t entertain plea against Armed Forces Tribunal: SC

The Supreme Court has said high courts cannot entertain pleas under writ jurisdiction against verdicts of the Armed Forces Tribunal (AFT) in disputes pertaining to armed forces.

J&K will not get special status in constitution: Rajnath Singh

J&K will not get special status in constitution: Rajnath Singh

No changes will be made to Preamble of Constitution: Naidu

Union Minister for Parliamentary Affairs Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday categorically stated that the government shall not make any changes to the Constitution.

Myanmar president approves plan for constitution referendum: Lawmakers

Myanmar`s president has given the green light to hold a referendum this year on amendments to the country`s military-drafted constitution, two lawmakers said on Wednesday. 

Peace and communal harmony must be ensured: President Pranab Mukherjee
Peace and communal harmony must be ensured: President Pranab Mukherjee

President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday warned that any deviation from the Constitutional principles and provisions would weaken the democratic fabric of the country and "jeopardise" social, economic and political well being of citizens.