BSP will stay away from Constitution Day programs: Party chief Mayawati

BSP president Mayawati on Friday asked the central and state governments to seriously consider whether they were following the Constitution in the true sense, and announced that her party would not take part in programs to be organized on Constitution Day. He lamented that the benefits given to the SC/ST by the Constitution have not … Read more

Balance has to be struck between ULFA-I’s demands, Constitution’s limitations: Assam CM

Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Wednesday said a balance has to be struck between the main demand of the militant outfit United Liberation Front of Assam-Independent (ULFA-I) and the limitations of the Constitution of India. ULFA-I has unilaterally extended the ceasefire by three months. In this year ULFA had declared a unilateral ceasefire … Read more

Congress appeals to stakeholders: Oppose government’s ordinances to give annual extension to CBI and ED directors

The Congress has urged all stakeholders to oppose the Centre’s ordinances giving extension of up to five years annually to CBI and ED directors. It termed the move as a violation of the Supreme Court order, an attempt to bypass Parliament and ‘hiring officers’. There are indications that some legal experts and activists will examine … Read more