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Constitution Day
Opinion  /  Published 28.11.19

What's behind Modi's lecture on duties and rights

One of the tenets of democracy is that everyone is equal. To cite an example, the prime minister, the deputy prime minister, the president, the Speaker of the Lok Sabha and all those present when the ...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 26.11.19

Led by Sonia, Opposition reaches for Constitution

The Opposition on Tuesday boycotted the official Constitution Day programme, protesting the Narendra Modi government’s doublespeak on constitutional values and mirroring the resolve shown by the new...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 26.11.19

Sermon: Duty over rights

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday upheld the importance of “duties” in national interest over “rights”, saying citizens can only expect their “rights” if they perform their “duties...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 26.11.19

Constitution a seminal document: UNGA President

Congratulating India on the occasion of the 70th Constitution Day, the President of the UN General Assembly on Tuesday said the country's Constitution is a 'seminal document' which marked its emergenc...
By PTI in United Nations

India  /  Published 26.11.19

Opposition boycotts Parliament session on Constitution Day

The Congress on Constitution Day on Tuesday said it resolved to save the soul of the Constitution by not allowing it to be mortgaged to an 'autocratic government blinded by the insatiable lust for pow...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 25.11.19

Statute Day protest brews

The Opposition is likely to boycott the Constitution Day celebrations in Parliament House on Tuesday, alleging the Narendra Modi government was putting up a charade while subverting the Constitution i...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 26.11.19

Babri lawyer: What if…?

Senior advocate Rajeev Dhavan, who had represented the Sunni Central Wakf Board in the Ayodhya title suit, said on Tuesday citizens need to “retrieve” the Constitution from the political executive...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in

Opinion  /  Published 26.11.19

The slow demise of the Constitution

It is ironic that this year’s Constitution Day coincided with what appears to be a constitutional crisis. In Maharashtra, which delivered a fractured mandate in the recent assembly elections, the Bh...
By The Editorial Board in


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