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New Kerala
Nepal appoints Bed Prasad Bhattarai as NHRC Secy - newkerala.com #69745the situation of human rights, especially the civil and political rights of the
Nepal appoints Bed Prasad Bhattarai as NHRC Secy - newkerala.com #69745
New Kerala / Posted 11 hours ago
the situation of human rights, especially the civil and political rights of the people in the region, according to the NHRC during the People's Movement II in 2006, Madhesh Movement, Tharuhat Movement of Nepal and the Constituent Assembly ele... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Villafuerte proposes ‘grand coalition’through one of three modes: through a duly-elected Constitutional Convention (C
Villafuerte proposes ‘grand coalition’
Manila Standard Today / Posted 12 hours ago
through one of three modes: through a duly-elected Constitutional Convention (ConCon), Congress convening itself into a Constituent Assembly (ConAss) or a People’s Initiative (PI). Villafuerte, a three-term Camarines Sur governor from 2004 to... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Shift to federalism: Plebiscite in 2019 seenConstitution. “The first two years should be devoted to revising the Constitut
Shift to federalism: Plebiscite in 2019 seen
Pilipino Star / Posted yesterday
Constitution. “The first two years should be devoted to revising the Constitution either by constitutional convention or constituent assembly. Under a determined leadership, it can be done in two years. The next four years will be the... Read more
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New Kerala
Nepal Prez greets people on its Republic day - newkerala.com #69272a long period,the Nepali people have become fully sovereign with the promulgati
Nepal Prez greets people on its Republic day - newkerala.com #69272
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
a long period,the Nepali people have become fully sovereign with the promulgation of the constitution through the historic Constituent Assembly, reports The Himalayan Times. Maximum utilisation of available internal means and resources,... Read more
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Aljazeera
What is left of Tunisia's Ennahda Party?and Islamic organisations. "We are [now] Muslim democrats," Mehrezia Labidi, a
What is left of Tunisia's Ennahda Party?
Aljazeera / Posted 2 days ago
and Islamic organisations. "We are [now] Muslim democrats," Mehrezia Labidi, a deputy and former vice-president of the Constituent Assembly of Tunisia, told reporters on the second day of the congress. Ennahda first emerged in the late 1960s... Read more
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Sun Star
The push for federalismthe Constitution can be done three ways: forming a Constitutional Convention (C
The push for federalism
Sun Star / Posted 4 days ago
the Constitution can be done three ways: forming a Constitutional Convention (Con Con), convening Congress into a Constituent Assembly(Con Ass) or using People’s Initiative. Former senator Aquilino Pimentel Jr., founder of Duterte’s party... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Duterte ally backs ConCon route to federalism‘may be done most expediently’ through a constitutional convention whose member
Duterte ally backs ConCon route to federalism
Manila Bulletin / Posted 4 days ago
‘may be done most expediently’ through a constitutional convention whose members shall be chosen by people, rather than a constituent assembly, which is composed of members of Congress who currently hold political power. “The calling of a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
VP Ssekandi - I Am Ready to Serve Againcountry in the next government, if the appointing authority says so." Ssekandi
VP Ssekandi - I Am Ready to Serve Again
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
country in the next government, if the appointing authority says so." Ssekandi has represented Bukoto Central MP since the Constituent Assembly in 1994. In his post-inauguration interview at Parliament on May 18, Ssekandi said that in his fifth... Read more
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The Manila Times
Federalism can be fast-trackedang mga tao ngayon kaysa later on [It is easier to convince the people now than
Federalism can be fast-tracked
The Manila Times / Posted 5 days ago
ang mga tao ngayon kaysa later on [It is easier to convince the people now than later],” he said. “You do it by Constituent Assembly, then form a leadership. You can do it in six months basta hindi magkalat ang diskusyon doon [as long as... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
A Tribute to Tatekulu Sam Nujomaand the leader of a formidable movement. He returned to the land of his birth
A Tribute to Tatekulu Sam Nujoma
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
and the leader of a formidable movement. He returned to the land of his birth to become the Negotiator in Charge in the Constituent Assembly, the first President of the Republic of Namibia, the first First Citizen of a free Namibia, the first... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
FDC At Crossroads As 10th Parliament Opensuntil 1986. She served as the acting secretary general of Uganda Peoples Congre
FDC At Crossroads As 10th Parliament Opens
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
until 1986. She served as the acting secretary general of Uganda Peoples Congress (1985 to 1992). She was a member of the Constituent Assembly, which drafted and promulgated the 1995 Constitution. She remained a high-ranking official in the UPC... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Duterte administration to push Charter changeis not just to make piecemeal amendments but to virtually rewrite the fundament
Duterte administration to push Charter change
Manila Standard Today / Posted 7 days ago
is not just to make piecemeal amendments but to virtually rewrite the fundamental law of the land. Duterte does not want a Constituent Assembly to rewrite the Constitution.” The three-way push includes the formation of a Consultative Commission,... Read more
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asianage
Selective ads being used as political bribery, says Arun Jaitleytheir stunning silence is most eloquent,” Mr Jaitley said, adding that a debate
Selective ads being used as political bribery, says Arun Jaitley
asianage / Posted 9 days ago
their stunning silence is most eloquent,” Mr Jaitley said, adding that a debate is needed on the issue. Referring to the Constituent Assembly, he said the two media personalities in it had emphasised on aspects related to the need to preserve... Read more
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The Hindu
Days and nights in Kathmanduis among those who believe that another new Constitution is possible. “We can s
Days and nights in Kathmandu
The Hindu / Posted 9 days ago
is among those who believe that another new Constitution is possible. “We can suspend this Constitution and call for a new Constituent Assembly,” he says. The road ahead looks unclear for Nepal. But Mr. Pyakurel says that in case the Constitution... Read more
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Business Standard India
Technology would defeat Emergency in 2016, says Jaitleywho are critics of the ideology which I support, their stunning silence is most
Technology would defeat Emergency in 2016, says Jaitley
Business Standard India / Posted 9 days ago
who are critics of the ideology which I support, their stunning silence is most eloquent,” he said. Referring to the Constituent Assembly, he said the two media personalities in it — Ramnath Goenka and D B Gupta — had emphasised on aspects... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Building the ‘coalition of change’elections in 2019. The time frame is just a short three years. This means that
Building the ‘coalition of change’
Manila Standard Today / Posted 9 days ago
elections in 2019. The time frame is just a short three years. This means that either a Constitutional Convention or the Constituent Assembly should have already hammered out the new constitution, and that ample time is given for the citizenry to... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Maoist parties of Nepal unite under Prachanda; takes a new nameheaded by the Communist Party of Nepal (Unified Marxist Leninist). The UCPN(M)
Maoist parties of Nepal unite under Prachanda; takes a new name
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 9 days ago
headed by the Communist Party of Nepal (Unified Marxist Leninist). The UCPN(M) emerged the biggest party after the 2008 constituent assembly polls but it has, over the years, witnessed a decline in political fortunes due to differences among... Read more
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Business Standard India
Selective advertising being used as political bribery: Arun Jaitleytheir stunning silence is most eloquent," Jaitley said, adding that a debate is
Selective advertising being used as political bribery: Arun Jaitley
Business Standard India / Posted 9 days ago
their stunning silence is most eloquent," Jaitley said, adding that a debate is needed on the issue. Referring to the Constituent Assembly, he said the two media personalities in it - Ramnath Goenka and D B Gupta -had emphasised on aspects... Read more
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dna
Arun Jaitley slams Aam Aadmi Party's 'selective and excessive' advertisingtheir stunning silence is most eloquent," Jaitley said, adding that a debate is
Arun Jaitley slams Aam Aadmi Party's 'selective and excessive' advertising
dna / Posted 9 days ago
their stunning silence is most eloquent," Jaitley said, adding that a debate is needed on the issue. Referring to the Constituent Assembly, he said the two media personalities in it - Ramnath Goenka and D B Gupta -had emphasised on aspects... Read more
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The Economic Times
'Selective and excessive' advertising being used as political briberytheir stunning silence is most eloquent," Jaitley said, adding that a debate is
'Selective and excessive' advertising being used as political bribery
The Economic Times / Posted 9 days ago
their stunning silence is most eloquent," Jaitley said, adding that a debate is needed on the issue. Referring to the Constituent Assembly, he said the two media personalities in it- Ramnath Goenka and D B Gupta, had emphasised on aspects... Read more
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Daily News
Idiosyncrasies of politicians and good governancethe parliamentarians as examples they have ensured special allowances for atten
Idiosyncrasies of politicians and good governance
Daily News / Posted 10 days ago
the parliamentarians as examples they have ensured special allowances for attendance at sittings of Parliament and the Constituent Assembly, enhanced housing and other allowances etc. in addition to the salary they get as MPs. It should also be... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Top Storiesbut it could be a disadvantageous to small ones, said Marañon, who favors feder
Top Stories
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 10 days ago
but it could be a disadvantageous to small ones, said Marañon, who favors federalism that is being pushed by Duterte. A Constituent assembly or Congress acting as a constituent assembly could determine how a federalism will be implemented, he... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Duterte ready to play hardball with ‘difficult’ Congresstake at least a year to finish their proposals. Alvarez said that Congress cou
Duterte ready to play hardball with ‘difficult’ Congress
Inquirier.net / Posted 10 days ago
take at least a year to finish their proposals. Alvarez said that Congress could opt to change the Constitution through a constituent assembly (where the House representatives and senators would make the amendments themselves) or people’s... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
What really happenedis easier said than done. We will need to amend the Constitution for that. But
What really happened
Manila Standard Today / Posted 11 days ago
is easier said than done. We will need to amend the Constitution for that. But who will amend the Constitution? A constituent assembly is suspect since it will further personal interests of congressmen and senators. Besides, it will... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Alvarez bolsters Speaker bid with 80 lawmakers, 3-party alliancebut we have to remember that there are three modes of revising the Constitution
Alvarez bolsters Speaker bid with 80 lawmakers, 3-party alliance
Inquirier.net / Posted 11 days ago
but we have to remember that there are three modes of revising the Constitution: the constitutional convention, constituent assembly and the people’s initiative,” he said. RELATED STORIES Disclaimer: Comments do not represent the views... Read more
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The Hindu
Modi's neighbourhood-first policy: Losing the neighbourhoodchoices. Take the case of Nepal, for instance. New Delhi was deeply upset with
Modi's neighbourhood-first policy: Losing the neighbourhood
The Hindu / Posted 12 days ago
choices. Take the case of Nepal, for instance. New Delhi was deeply upset with the Constitution passed by the Nepalese Constituent Assembly in September last year. Its unhappiness resulted from the legitimate feeling among the people of Terai,... Read more
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The Financial Express
‘Socialists need to regroup to fight authoritarianism and communalism’to schisms within the movement. Socialists like Narendra Dev, JP, Aruna Asaf Al
‘Socialists need to regroup to fight authoritarianism and communalism’
The Financial Express / Posted 12 days ago
to schisms within the movement. Socialists like Narendra Dev, JP, Aruna Asaf Ali, and Lohia refused to participate in the Constituent Assembly. Their participation would have made the Constitution even more pro-poor, pro-marginalised and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Uganda's 10th Parliament to Grapple With Seating, Debate Timetime allocated for elected members of national assemblies has been decreasing w
Uganda's 10th Parliament to Grapple With Seating, Debate Time
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
time allocated for elected members of national assemblies has been decreasing with the increase in their numbers. At the Constituent Assembly 1994-1996 which discussed the draft Constitution for example, a member had a minimum of at least 30... Read more
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The Telegraph
Against South Asiacalled India it must seem unreasonable to brand their history as Indian. This m
Against South Asia
The Telegraph / Posted 13 days ago
called India it must seem unreasonable to brand their history as Indian. This mightn't have been a problem if India's Constituent Assembly hadn't insisted on two-naming the new republic. If Bharat hadn't also been India, the nation states that... Read more
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The Hindu
A blow against free speechan end to the exploitation of human beings by other human beings. As B.R. Ambed
A blow against free speech
The Hindu / Posted 14 days ago
an end to the exploitation of human beings by other human beings. As B.R. Ambedkar observed, in his last speech to the Constituent Assembly: “...Liberty cannot be divorced from equality, equality cannot be divorced from liberty. Nor can liberty... Read more
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New Kerala
Nepal's Maoist factions come together on civil war-era cases - newkerala.com #63864and not by regular courts. After the Unified Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist)
Nepal's Maoist factions come together on civil war-era cases - newkerala.com #63864
New Kerala / Posted 14 days ago
and not by regular courts. After the Unified Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist) became the single largest party in the 2008 Constituent Assembly elections, internal power politics forced the party to split into six factions. The splinter groups... Read more
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ABC News
Minority Ethnic Group Supporters Protest in Nepal's Capitalrepresentation and more local autonomy. Several rounds of talks with the gover
Minority Ethnic Group Supporters Protest in Nepal's Capital
ABC News / Posted 14 days ago
representation and more local autonomy. Several rounds of talks with the government have failed to reach any agreement. The Constituent Assembly adopted a constitution in September after years of delays and despite protesters' claims of unfairn... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Uganda Now Shifts Focus to Review of Constitutionremoval of presidential term limits, "which was urgent." "The age limit was pu
Uganda Now Shifts Focus to Review of Constitution
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
removal of presidential term limits, "which was urgent." "The age limit was pushed by the then NRM-leaning members of the Constituent Assembly to block Milton Obote from coming back and contesting the presidency. We, in the opposition resisted it... Read more
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BBC News
Venezuela opposition pushes for President Maduro's exitof its two-thirds majority, which would have given it the power to remove judge
Venezuela opposition pushes for President Maduro's exit
BBC News / Posted 15 days ago
of its two-thirds majority, which would have given it the power to remove judges from the Supreme Court and create a constituent assembly with a view to rewriting the constitution. More recently, the Supreme Court curtailed the power of the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Secessionists Are Doomed to Failcould be room for discussions on Caprivi later to cut it from the rest of Namib
Secessionists Are Doomed to Fail
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
could be room for discussions on Caprivi later to cut it from the rest of Namibia? Muyongo was part and parcel of the Constituent Assembly and leader of the DTA, with the second highest number of seats in parliament following Swapo. Where was... Read more
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Inquirier.net
CBCP to Duterte: We’re okay with ‘Con-Con’unitary to federal form of government. In the Philippines, there are three met
CBCP to Duterte: We’re okay with ‘Con-Con’
Inquirier.net / Posted 16 days ago
unitary to federal form of government. In the Philippines, there are three methods to amend the constitution: Con-Con, Constituent Assembly (Con-Ass) and People’s Initiative. Con-Con involves electing representatives through a special election.... Read more
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Daily News
National Question through the looking glassof provocation and sabotage as witnessed during the debate on the 19th Amendmen
National Question through the looking glass
Daily News / Posted 17 days ago
of provocation and sabotage as witnessed during the debate on the 19th Amendment as well as in the establishment of a Constituent Assembly for drafting new Constitution. Wild rumours are concocted and spread by word of mouth and media to... Read more
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The Hindu
The road map after Dehradun, writes Gopalkrishna Gandhia clear vote in the Assembly the rule.Stemming adventurism Bommai brought back
The road map after Dehradun, writes Gopalkrishna Gandhi
The Hindu / Posted 17 days ago
a clear vote in the Assembly the rule.Stemming adventurism Bommai brought back to attention B.R. Ambedkar’s reply in the Constituent Assembly to apprehensions about Article 356: “… I share the sentiments that such articles will never be called... Read more
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The Hindu
A tale of two judgmentsthe draft Indian Constitution. Even prior to his meeting with Frankfurter, Rau
A tale of two judgments
The Hindu / Posted 18 days ago
the draft Indian Constitution. Even prior to his meeting with Frankfurter, Rau (who was the Constitutional Adviser to the Constituent Assembly) was having serious misgivings about the due process clause. His meeting with Frankfurter was the final... Read more
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The Manila Times
The elections are over, now the work beginsThis takes months, years. To gamble on constitutional amendments within the pre
The elections are over, now the work begins
The Manila Times / Posted 18 days ago
This takes months, years. To gamble on constitutional amendments within the present system is almost fatal because a constituent assembly or a Constitutional Convention takes time to formulate the desired amendment and it has to have the... Read more
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The Economic Times
After cancelling Presidential visit, Nepal invites UDMF to mend fences with Indiaviewed UDMF's decision to change the forms of protest positively, adding that t
After cancelling Presidential visit, Nepal invites UDMF to mend fences with India
The Economic Times / Posted 20 days ago
viewed UDMF's decision to change the forms of protest positively, adding that the participation of UDMF MPs in the Constituent Assembly and its committees was also a positive step. Stating that all the political parties needed to join... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Will Museveni Complete His Mission By 2021late James Waphakabulo had a long and distinguished service record in Museveni'
Will Museveni Complete His Mission By 2021
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
late James Waphakabulo had a long and distinguished service record in Museveni's government as minister, chairman of the Constituent Assembly and Speaker of Uganda Parliament, from1986 -2004. Museveni not only knew how to get to the top of... Read more
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The Hindu
Fresh turmoil in Kathmanduinstability that has afflicted Nepal in recent years. Mr. Oli is the eighth Pri
Fresh turmoil in Kathmandu
The Hindu / Posted 21 days ago
instability that has afflicted Nepal in recent years. Mr. Oli is the eighth Prime Minister since 2008 when the first Constituent Assembly was elected and his tenure has been a spectacular failure. He came to power after a new Constitution had... Read more
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Business Standard India
Wait for new breakthroughs in our India business: Binod Chaudharyand democratic nation. As an entrepreneur and business leader I have made effor
Wait for new breakthroughs in our India business: Binod Chaudhary
Business Standard India / Posted 22 days ago
and democratic nation. As an entrepreneur and business leader I have made efforts to that end. When I was a member of the Constituent Assembly of Nepal, I raised a voice in favour of a business environment that would catapult economic growth. But... Read more
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The Hindu
They were nowhere in the struggleis also to use him to downsize the role of other leaders which is, however, obv
They were nowhere in the struggle
The Hindu / Posted 23 days ago
is also to use him to downsize the role of other leaders which is, however, obvious from the fascinating debates in the Constituent Assembly and its various sub-committees which discussed and finalised the most important provisions for inclusion... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt Lays Groundwork for Katiba Votewill likely vote in the referendum before July 2017 on whether or not to accept
Govt Lays Groundwork for Katiba Vote
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 days ago
will likely vote in the referendum before July 2017 on whether or not to accept the controversial document passed by the Constituent Assembly (CA). The minister's revelation is likely to disappoint a section of society that has made calls to... Read more
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Pakistan News Tribune
Subversion of East Bengalbrought Pakistan to an impasse and made Yahya helpless. At the urging of Bhutto
Subversion of East Bengal
Pakistan News Tribune / Posted 23 days ago
brought Pakistan to an impasse and made Yahya helpless. At the urging of Bhutto, Yahya postponed the session of Constituent Assembly due on 01 March 1971. All hell broke out in East Pakistan after this announcement. Under the guidance... Read more
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The Economic Times
In U-turn, Nepal's Prachanda to keep supporting PM Oliin registering the no confidence motion against this government. The coalition
In U-turn, Nepal's Prachanda to keep supporting PM Oli
The Economic Times / Posted 24 days ago
in registering the no confidence motion against this government. The coalition will remain intact now." Addressing the Constituent Assembly (CA) Oli, who is on the backfoot, said he was ready to accept criticisms against the government and even... Read more
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asianage
Impossible directivesby the Indian National Congress in 1931. Consequently, the initial draft of the
Impossible directives
asianage / Posted 24 days ago
by the Indian National Congress in 1931. Consequently, the initial draft of the Directive Principles as prepared by a Constituent Assembly sub-committee, headed by Acharya Kripalani, reflected socialist and nationalist thought. Two more... Read more
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New Kerala
Not dissolving parliament, says Nepal PM Oli - newkerala.com #59515as demanded by some Madhesi political parties, was unacceptable to the governme
Not dissolving parliament, says Nepal PM Oli - newkerala.com #59515
New Kerala / Posted 24 days ago
as demanded by some Madhesi political parties, was unacceptable to the government. The Constitution, written by the Constituent Assembly, can not be rewritten, but can be amended to address timely needs, he maintained. The prime minister... Read more
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