Constitution Of India

  • Process of judges' appointment should be transparent: Justice Katju July 29, 2014

    In an interview to CNNIBN, Press Council of India Chairman and former Supreme Court judge Justice Markandey Katju on said the present collegium a total failure as there was no mention of collegium system in the Constitution of India. "This system was artificially created by some judges. The process of...
  • Include Sambalpuri, Ho languages in Constitution: Patnaik to Centre March 2, 2014

    Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday urged Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde to take steps for inclusion of Sambalpuri/Kosali and Ho languages in the Eighth Schedule to the Constitution. "Sambalpuri/Kosali is the mother tongue of about 75 lakh people spread over 10 contiguous districts of Western Odisha. It...
  • Sedition: does it have any place in modern India? September 10, 2012

    New Delhi: Now that Kanpurbased cartoonist Aseem Trivedi has been charged with sedition for his cartoons that 'mocked' the country's political class, Parliament and the national emblem, one has to bear in mind that the word "sedition" does not actually figure anywhere in the Indian Constitution. It is an offence...
  • Read the Constitution of India with IBNLive: Fundamental Duties June 18, 2012

    "Read the Constitution of India with IBNLive" seeks to bring us close to the Constitution that governs us. The Indian Constitution is a living and dynamic document and we, the people of India, need to be aware of our rights and duties as citizens and to hold the government that...
  • Read the Constitution of India with IBNLive: Directive Principles of State Policy June 4, 2012

    36. Definition.In this Part, unless the context otherwise requires, the State has the same meaning as in Part III. 37. Application of the principles contained in this Part.The provisions contained in this Part shall not be enforceable by any court, but the principles therein laid down are nevertheless fundamental in...
  • Read the Constitution: Fundamental Rights (Part III) May 25, 2012

    "Read the Constitution of India with IBNLive" seeks to bring us close to the Constitution that governs us. The Indian Constitution is a living and dynamic document and we, the people of India, need to be aware of our rights and duties as citizens and to hold the government that...
  • Read the Constitution: Preamble, Parts I and II May 15, 2012

    As citizens of India, we all have certain duties, rights and so does the government that governs us. It is all enshrined in the Constitution of India, a document with which our relationship is remote if not virtually nonexistent. Many of us study it in a mechanical way in the...
  • Full text: President's address on the eve of Republic Day January 25, 2012

    New Delhi: President Pratibha Devisingh Patil, addressed the nation on the eve of the 63rd Republic Day and stressed on reforms, economy, democracy and women empowerment among other subjects. Following is the text of the President's address on the occasion: Dear Citizens, On the eve of our 63rd Republic Day, I convey...