Government Friday said it will move on implementation of the controversial Uniform Civil Code as per the spirit of the Constitution and will start at the earliest the process wider consultations for a consensus.
The chairman of Nepal's Constituent Assembly today asked political parties to make "sincere efforts" in reaching consensus on Constitution drafting and expressed confidence that a January deadline for promulgating the statuette was possible.
Amidst serious differences among political parties regarding the key issues of Nepal's new Constitution, a crucial report was on Friday submitted to the Constituent Assembly for discussions on the statute, to be promulgated by January next year.
The Delhi High Court on Wednesday questioned the Centre's step to commemorate religious events by issuing coins having pictures of deities embossed on them observing that "our Constitution does not permit this".
Aung San Suu Kyi`s opposition party on Wednesday admitted it "cannot win" its battle to scrap parts of a junta-era Constitution that bars her from Myanmar`s presidency, decrying a parliamentary decision to postpone amendments until after 2015 elections.
Nepal Prime Minister Sushil Koirala on Monday asked the Maoists not to hinder the process of drafting the new Constitution, saying the government's flexibility on the issue should not be seen as its weakness.
Talks on forming a transition government in Burkina Faso began Saturday with the army at first declining to join, while ousted leader Blaise Compaore accused his opponents of jointly plotting his overthrow.
Nepal's opposition parties on Tuesday rejected the joint proposals suggested by the ruling parties on contentious issues like state restructuring and system of governance for the new Constitution, saying they went against the spirit of ethnic identity based federal system.
Jammu and Kashmir Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Umang Narulla on Monday asked political parties in the state to adhere to the Model Code of Conduct and make sure their manifestos do not contain anything "repugnant" to the ideals and principles enshrined in the Constitution.
Aditya Verma, the petitioner in the 2013 Indian Premier League (IPL) scandal, Thursday protested any possible move by the Indian cricket board to postpone its Annual General Meeting (AGM) at its working committee that meets in Chennai Friday.
A PIL was on Wednesday filed in the Delhi High Court seeking a direction to the Centre to protect and maintain over 400 artefacts and articles belonging to Constitution-framer Bhim Rao Ambedkar which are lying in a private museum 'Shantivan' in Maharashtra.
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.