On International Women’s Day, France Becomes First Country To Constitutionally Protect Right To Abortion

New Delhi: The French leadership used a Napoleon-era press to enshrine the right to abortion in the country’s constitution during a historic ceremony on Friday. This event, open to the public, is strategically planned on International Women’s Day to demonstrate solidarity with women worldwide.  President Emmanuel Macron on Friday said he wanted to enshrine the … Read more

Rights of citizens enshrined in Constitution under attack: Sharad Pawar

Rights of citizens enshrined in the Constitution are under attack and this poses a significant threat to the democratic fabric of the nation, Nationalist Congress Party-Sharadchandra Pawar chief Sharad Pawar has said. Addressing an ‘Elgar Parishad’ gathering at Ulhasnagar in Maharashtra’s Thane district on Monday, Pawar said Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s remarks a couple of … Read more

SC rejects PIL challenging practice of appointing deputy CMs

The Supreme Court on Monday, 12 February refused to entertain a PIL challenging the practice of appointing deputy chief ministers and said this does not breach the Constitution. “This is just a label and even if you call someone a deputy chief minister, it does not change the status,” a bench comprising Chief Justice D … Read more

Kerala govt moves SC against governor Arif Mohammad Khan

The conduct of the Governor in keeping Bills pending for long and indefinite periods of time is also manifestly arbitrary and violates Article 14 of the Constitution, highlighted the state. “Additionally, it also defeats the rights of the people of the State of Kerala under Article 21 of the Constitution, by denying them the benefits … Read more

Pak General Elections Will Be Held on Feb 11 Next Year, Poll Body Tells Top Court

Last Updated: November 02, 2023, 14:33 IST The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) had earlier ruled out polls this year citing the need for fresh delimitation of constituencies. (Reuters File Photo) The Pak electoral body’s counsel, said the process of drawing constituencies would be completed by Jan 29 paving the way for polls The Election … Read more

Constitution under suspension in J&K: Congress

The Constitution has been put under suspension in Jammu and Kashmir and by not holding the Assembly polls in the Union Territory, the Centre is making “a mockery of democracy”, senior Congress leader Tariq Hameed Karra said in Srinagar on Sunday. “Jammu and Kashmir is facing the ugliest situation, leading to suffocation and chaos amongst … Read more

If Trump Wants to Be Speaker, He'll Need a House Seat

It’s a constitutional urban legend that anyone other than a current member can lead the chamber. Source link