Indian Constitution

  • Ambedkar's birth place devoid of fervour amid poll code 15-04-2014 12:06 AM

    The 123rd birth anniversary of the architect of the Indian Constitution, Dr Bhim Rao Ambedkar was observed on Monday at his birth place in Mhow near Indore. However, because of the enforcement of the model code of conduct in view of the ongoing Lok Sabha polls, no major function was...
  • Samvidhaan: Shyam Benegal's TV series on Indian constitution 26-09-2013 09:32 PM

    New Delhi: Veteran filmmaker Shyam Benegal, who was behind famous the TV show Bharat Ek Khoj, is returning to small screen again with Samvidhaan, a 10-part mini-series revolving around the making of Indian Constitution. The 78-year-old director is currently working on the mini-series in Film City in Mumbai. The series...
  • Kejriwal's party to borrow from Indian Constitution 22-11-2012 10:51 PM

    Kolkata: Arvind Kejriwal's new party, to be launched on Monday, is likely to heavily borrow from the Constitution for framing its preamble, a key member of his team said. "Last night, we were writing the objectives of the new party and I said it will be great if we can...
  • 'Constitution doesn't permit 'Father of the Nation' title' 25-10-2012 04:41 PM

    New Delhi: Mahatma Gandhi cannot be accorded the 'Father of the Nation' title by the government as the Constitution does not permit any titles except educational and military ones, the Home Ministry has said. In an RTI response to Lucknow-based student Aishwarya Parashar, the Home Ministry told her that no...
  • Read the Constitution of India with IBNLive: Fundamental Duties 18-06-2012 02:07 PM

    "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 04-06-2012 10:37 AM

    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) 25-05-2012 12:10 PM

    "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 15-05-2012 09:16 AM

    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 non-existent. Many of us study it in a mechanical way in the...
  • Modi: why didn't the Prime Minister vote? 15-04-2011 08:17 AM

    Ahemdabad: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi has a knack to embarrass the Congress. This time he took a jibe at the Prime Minister on the Occasion of Ambedkar Jayanti for being absent from Assam on polling day. Narendra Modi said, "Ambedkar gave us our constitution and on his birth anniversary,...
  • Grievances of Kashmiris will be addressed: PM 13-09-2010 03:58 PM

    New Delhi: Voicing concern over the unrest in Jammu and Kashmir, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday sought to reach out to the people there, saying their grievances have to be addressed and promised talks within the Indian Constitution with those who abjure violence. As his government weighs options to...