Thursday, May 23, 2024

Topic: Constitution

“BJP needs 400 seats to change constitution,” says six-time BJP MP; party distances itself following outrage

Six-time BJP MP and former Union minister Ananth Kumar Hegde said at a party rally in Siddapur in Uttara Kannada district that the BJP would need a majority of 400 seats in the Parliament to “change” the Constitution.

‘Secular’, ‘socialist’ dropped from Preamble in copies of Constitution handed to MPs, claims Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury

Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, the leader of Congress in Lok Sabha, has alleged that the words 'socialist' and 'secular' have been removed from the Preamble of the Constitution of India in the new copies distributed to MPs on Tuesday.

Constitutional controversies in Kerala leading to democratic dynamism or diminution?

“Constitution is not a mere lawyers’ document, it is a vehicle of Life, and its spirit is always the spirit of Age.” B.R. Ambedkar It’s said that a living...

Indian constitution: A fading dream

One wonders if this is what dystopia feels like. When you begin to lose your sense of normalcy and memories of happier times keep...

Ever-looming question of what Indian Muslims should do; contextualising clerical statement

In contemporary Indian socio-political space, victim-blaming has become a common practice, especially regarding issues involving Muslims. In a recent example, the Vice-Chancellor of Darul...

Why are Hindutva militants vandalising Ambedkar statues?

Architect of the Indian constitution and arguably greatest Dalit icon Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar was born on 14th April in Mhow, Madhya Pradesh's Indore district in 1891....