Constitution Day

PM Modi salutes Ambedkar, says always considered our Constitution a holy book

PM Modi saluted 130 crore Indians for never letting their faith in India's democracy diminish and said that he has always considered India's constitution to be a holy book.

Nov 26, 2019, 12:32 PM IST

India celebrates constitution day today

November 26 has a unique historical significance as it was on this day in 1949 that the Constitution was adopted, and, thereafter, came into force on January 26, 1950, marking the beginning of India as a republic.

Nov 26, 2019, 12:30 PM IST

All you need to know about Constitution Day

While the Constituent Assembly had adopted the Constitution in November, the enforcement was done in January after a thorough reading and translation from English to Hindi.

Nov 26, 2019, 10:41 AM IST

Parliament live: Always considered our Constitution a holy book, says PM Modi

The Congress, Left parties, NCP, TMC, RJD, TDP and DMK held joint protest at the Ambedkar statue inside the Parliament complex. 

Nov 26, 2019, 09:16 AM IST

On Constitution Day, Congress, other opposition parties may boycott joint sitting of Parliament over Maharashtra crisis

Sources said that the Congress, Left parties, NCP, TMC, RJD, TDP and DMK are planning to launch a joint protest at the Ambedkar statue inside the Parliament complex against the swearing-in of BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis as Chief Minister of Maharashtra with Ajit Pawar as his deputy.

Nov 26, 2019, 06:40 AM IST

Constitution Day celebration in West Bengal likely to witness Mamata -Dhankhar tussle once again

Giving details of the Constitution Day celebration, West Bengal Parliamentary Affairs Minister Partha Chatterjee said, "since this is the 70th anniversary of the adoption of the Constitution of India, we will be celebrating the day on November 26.

Nov 21, 2019, 23:06 PM IST

Joint Parliament sitting on November 26 to mark 70 years of Constitution

The sitting will be addressed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice President Venkaiah Naidu and Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla will also attend the event.

Nov 15, 2019, 18:45 PM IST

Not heeding 'advice' of Constitution will result in 'chaos', says Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi

Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi Monday said it was in "our best interest" to heed the advice of the Constitution as not doing so would result in a "sharp descent into chaos".

Nov 27, 2018, 08:38 AM IST

Vice President Naidu, PM Modi greet people on Constitution Day

Prime Minister Modi recalled the contribution of the "greats" who were part of the Constituent Assembly.

Nov 26, 2018, 13:15 PM IST

Rajasthan govt makes national anthem mandatory in state-run hostels

Rajasthan minister Arun Chaturvedi said that singing of national anthem is mandatory in all government and government-aided hostels in the state.

Nov 28, 2017, 17:14 PM IST

UGC directs varsities to commemorate Constitution Day on Nov 26

From reading out the Preamble in morning assemblies to organising lectures on fundamental duties, the varsities across the country have been asked to conduct a series of activities in the run up to the day.

Nov 25, 2017, 16:29 PM IST

Demonetisation: PM Modi hits back at Opposition, says black money hoarders upset as they didn't get time to prepare

The common citizen of India has become a soldier against corruption and black money, said Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Nov 25, 2016, 09:49 AM IST

Dozens of Russian protesters detained on Constitution Day

Russian police have detained dozens of opposition activists who tried to hold a demonstration in central Moscow on Constitution Day.

Dec 12, 2015, 23:08 PM IST

Spread vision of Ambedkar among the masses: PM to BJP MPs

Claiming that no previous government had given Dalit icon BR Ambedkar so much respect as his, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday asked party MPs to spread his vision and principles among the masses.

Dec 08, 2015, 15:23 PM IST

DNA: Analysis of Constitution Day Debate in Parliament

The discussion ‘Commitment to India’s Constitution’, on the day India adopted the statute in 1949, had parties across Treasury and Opposition benches seeing own party positions reflected in the sta

Nov 27, 2015, 23:58 PM IST

Winter Session of Parliament, Day 2: As it happened

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday reached out to the Opposition, saying the ruling side does not believe in forcing decisions through majority but believes in working through consensus.

Nov 27, 2015, 21:54 PM IST

Opposition takes on Modi govt for not checking "divisive forces"

Participating in the debate on commitment to the Constitution, Sukhendu Sekhar Roy (AITC) said there was need to introspect how much the spirit of the Constitution has been implemented in matters relating to equality, justice and liberty.

Nov 27, 2015, 21:11 PM IST

Parliament's Winter Session: When Lok Sabha reverberated with PM Modi's 'Idea of India'

PM Narendra Modi on Friday in Lok Sabha explained what 'Idea of India' means to him and his government at the Centre.

Nov 27, 2015, 18:36 PM IST

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- Secularism word enshrined in the constitution being reinterpreted in the house.

Nov 27, 2015, 15:25 PM IST

Aaj ka Special: Debate on Secularism

As the Parliament discusses the constitution of India on the eve of 1st Constitution Day the word 'secularism' enshrined in the constitution was questioned in its present sense.

Nov 27, 2015, 15:23 PM IST