The Karnataka Hijab row is getting bigger as on February 9, the Karnataka High Court bench decided to refer the matter to a larger bench for a judgement. The matter would be tabled before the Karnataka Chief Justice for immediate review. The Court also denied interim relief given to students, allowing hijab and said, it would also be decided by the larger bench.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed an event in the Central Hall of the Parliament on the occasion of Constitution Day on November 26. Modi stated that the Indian Constitution binds the diverse country. He further added, "It was drafted after many hindrances and united the princely states in the country." Besides, this day is celebrated to commemorate the… read-more
In the national executive meeting held on Sept 12, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal was re-elected as AAP's National Convener for the third time in a row. Earlier, the party's constitution didn't allow the candidate to hold the position for more than two years. However, in the meeting held in January 2021, the constitution was amended, wherein the duration to hold the position was increased to 5 years.
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Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Hyderabad (JNTUH), affiliated colleges will now have "Constitution of India" as a substitute subject. Students studying BTech, CE, ECE, ME, EEE, CSE, and IT from JNTUH affiliated can now learn about Constitution. Reportedly, students who have completed "eight years of regular BTech and six years of lateral entry BTech and have been transferred from other institutions and JNTUH affiliated autonomous… read-more
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Through an open letter addressed to CM Yogi Adityanath, a group of 104 retired IAS officers has condemned the 'love jihad' law that aims to halt forcible religious conversions. The bureaucrats demanded to "re-educate" police and politicians of the state about the Constitution. “You can pose no greater threat to the nation than by turning its own citizens against one another,” the letter read. It also sought the Courts' intervention "to stem… read-more
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On the 64th death anniversary of Dr B.R. Ambedkar on December 6, several leaders have reminisced the Father of the Indian Constitution. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, while paying tribute to Ambedkar, said, "His thoughts and ideals continue to give strength to millions. We are committed to fulfilling the dreams he had for our nation." Home Minister Amit Shah… read-more
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According to reports, Kyrgyzstan's acting President Sadyr Japarov wishes to contest for the country's presidential post provided a constitutional amendment is possible. At present, the country's framework does not allow the acting president to run for elections. Reportedly, as an acting president, he is expected to bring a referendum and conduct the elections before January 2021. Earlier, … read-more
Objecting to Rashtriya Kamdhenu Agency's (RKA) claim that cow-dung has anti-radiation qualities, over 100 scientists have asked the agency to prove the claims. They said, if RKA fails to support it’s declarations, scientifically, it should be counted as an offence against Article 51A(h) of Constitution, for propagating superstition. Earlier, RKA chairman Vallabhbhai Kathiria had claimed that cow-dung possess anti-radiation properties and had… read-more
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Arunachal Pradesh Assembly August 28, at Itanagar agreed to request the centre for the inclusion of the state in the Sixth Schedule. State Home Minister Bamang Felix initiated the resolution and unanimously supported for protecting the indigenous rights of tribal people. "we have no laws to protect our tribal rights and customary laws. It is time we need to act strongly for safeguarding our rights," said CM… read-more
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