Constitutional Court

Catalan leader delays parliamentary appearance till Tuesday: Spokesman

Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont has put off until Tuesday an appearance in the regional parliament at which some leaders have called for an independence declaration, a spokesman said Friday.

Oct 06, 2017, 18:07 PM IST
Spain's top court suspends Catalan Parliament's upcoming session

Spain's top court suspends Catalan Parliament's upcoming session

Spain`s Constitutional Court on Thursday announced it had preemptively suspended the Catalan Parliament`s upcoming plenary session in an attempt to thwart a unilateral declaration of independence by the region`s president.

Oct 06, 2017, 00:22 AM IST

Indonesian court jails ex-judge for eight years in graft case

A former Indonesian Constitutional Court judge was jailed for eight years on Monday for accepting bribes to influence court rulings, the state news agency Antara reported.

Sep 04, 2017, 18:45 PM IST

Colombia and FARC rebels extend weapon hand-in deadline

FARC rebels signed a peace deal late last year to put an end to more than 52 years of war.

May 30, 2017, 09:50 AM IST

South Korea's Park may be in larger cell than others, but lights out at 9

Dressed in the green jumpsuit of undertrials, ousted South Korean president Park Geun-hye's days at the Seoul Detention Centre will start at 6:30 a.m. and end at 9 p.m. 

Mar 31, 2017, 11:44 AM IST

Germany's top court rejects bid to ban far-right NPD

Germany`s highest court Tuesday rejected a bid to ban the far-right National Democratic Party of Germany (NPD), arguing that the xenophobic fringe party does not pose a real threat to the democratic order.

Jan 17, 2017, 15:35 PM IST

South Koreans demand president's removal on New Year's Eve

Even on New Year's Eve, large crowds of South Koreans were expected to join another rally demanding the ouster of impeached President Park Geun-hye, who's determined to restore her powers through a court trial.

Dec 31, 2016, 11:51 AM IST

Indonesian court mulls gay sex ban

Indonesia`s Constitutional Court is considering making gay sex a crime, said a report.

Aug 04, 2016, 14:49 PM IST

Veteran Congo leader Sassou Nguesso sworn-in after re-election

Longtime Congolese leader Denis Sassou Nguesso was sworn in for another five-year term today following a contested presidential election last month that has raised tensions in the country.

Apr 17, 2016, 01:19 AM IST

Russia rules it can reject European rights court rulings

Russia`s Constitutional Court on Tuesday ruled its national laws should take precedence over decisions of the European Court of Human Rights.

Jul 14, 2015, 19:20 PM IST

Catalan leader warns against disrupting independence vote

Catalan leader Artur Mas warned that any move by Spain to disrupt Saturday's symbolic and much-disputed vote on independence in the wealthy region would be "a direct attack on democracy".

Nov 09, 2014, 03:26 AM IST

Catalonia vows to vote Sunday, defying Spain

Catalonia's leader vowed Wednesday that a symbolic independence vote banned by the Spanish government will go ahead on November 9, setting up a constitutional conflict unprecedented in post-Franco Spain.

Nov 06, 2014, 03:57 AM IST

Colombia court allows lesbian adoption

Colombia's Constitutional Court has ruled that a lesbian woman could adopt her long-time partner's daughter, though the ruling does not apply to gay adoption in all circumstances.

Aug 29, 2014, 09:42 AM IST

Defeated Indonesian presidential candidate accepts court ruling

Former general Prabowo Subianto accepted the final ruling of the Constitutional Court that has summarily rejected all his allegations that challenged the result of Indonesia`s presidential race, his party coalition spokesman said Thursday.

Aug 22, 2014, 01:35 AM IST

Turkey`s top court rules YouTube ban violates rights

Turkey`s top court ruled on Thursday that a blanket ban on YouTube violated individual rights and freedoms, clearing the way for the popular video-sharing site to come back.

May 30, 2014, 06:24 AM IST

What does martial law mean for Thailand?

Thailand`s powerful military declared martial law Tuesday in a move it said was aimed to "restore peace and order" in the turbulent kingdom.

May 20, 2014, 14:18 PM IST

Thai plea against constitutional change dismissed

The Constitutional Court dismissed opposition complaints that government`s plans to amend the Constitution are an attempt to overthrow the monarchy.

Jul 13, 2012, 16:06 PM IST

Ukraine Constitutional Court abolishes 2004 political reform

The Ukrainian Constitutional
Court has abolished the 2004 political reform.

Oct 01, 2010, 18:43 PM IST