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AllAfrica.com
Nigeria and the Money Problemor lack of equity in the land. But all of these have achieved little because th
Nigeria and the Money Problem
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 hours ago
or lack of equity in the land. But all of these have achieved little because they have been nothing more than exercises in national self-denial or deceit. Today, the present revenue sharing formula negates the principle of federalism and is at the... Read more
22h
The Economic Times
Nepal PM KP Oli resigns before trust vote, his fall good news for Indiasay Oli's efforts to stay on would prove costly not only for his party but for
Nepal PM KP Oli resigns before trust vote, his fall good news for India
The Economic Times / Posted 22 hours ago
say Oli's efforts to stay on would prove costly not only for his party but for Nepal. The no-trust motion in the 598-member Constituent Assembly was backed by 183 NC parliamentarians, 70 from CPN-MC and three from CPN-United. The three parties have... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
Youngest Calif. Delegate is 22-Old Berkeley StudentOut of thousands of delegates participating in the Republican National Conventi
Youngest Calif. Delegate is 22-Old Berkeley Student
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 3 days ago
Out of thousands of delegates participating in the Republican National Convention this week, UC Berkeley student Claire Chiara stands apart. At only 22-years-old, Chiara is the youngest out of 341 delegates and alternates from California -- but her... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
Youngest Calif. Delegate is 22-Old Berkeley StudentOut of thousands of delegates participating in the Republican National Conventi
Youngest Calif. Delegate is 22-Old Berkeley Student
NBC Bay Area / Posted 4 days ago
Out of thousands of delegates participating in the Republican National Convention this week, UC Berkeley student Claire Chiara stands apart. At only 22-years-old, Chiara is the youngest out of 341 delegates and alternates from California -- but her... Read more
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The Hindu
Governing the GovernorCourt implicitly relied on it andstruck down the unilateral actions of the Gove
Governing the Governor
The Hindu / Posted 5 days ago
Court implicitly relied on it andstruck down the unilateral actions of the Governor of Arunachal Pradesh in summoning an Assembly session and sending messages to the Assembly as unconstitutional. As in most other cases where a facet of the basic... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Dialogue, Restructuring Key to Nigeria's Survival'be treated like common criminals and prosecuted. Also, they argued that the iss
'Dialogue, Restructuring Key to Nigeria's Survival'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
be treated like common criminals and prosecuted. Also, they argued that the issue of restructuring could be handled at the National Assembly. In particular, the former vice president noted that restructuring of the Nigerian federation to cater for... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Niki Tobi JSC (1940- - Tribute to a Great JuristProfessor Niki Tobi on a score of achievements. Having conquered the academic w
Niki Tobi JSC (1940- - Tribute to a Great Jurist
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Professor Niki Tobi on a score of achievements. Having conquered the academic world, he took another stage on the bench and nationally. He assumed duty as Honourable Judge of the High Court in Rivers State judiciary, where again I would be... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Getting regular threats from Islamic fundamentalists: Kerala MLAin the state, and the police should conduct a raid,” said Shaji, who is one of
Getting regular threats from Islamic fundamentalists: Kerala MLA
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 9 days ago
in the state, and the police should conduct a raid,” said Shaji, who is one of the 18 IUML legislators in the Kerala assembly. The IUML has long been a constituent of the Congress-led United Democratic Front (UDF), which lost power in the... Read more
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New Kerala
Getting regular threats from Islamic fundamentalists: Kerala MLA - newkerala.com #91165in the state and the police should conduct a raid," said Shaji, who is one of t
Getting regular threats from Islamic fundamentalists: Kerala MLA - newkerala.com #91165
New Kerala / Posted 9 days ago
in the state and the police should conduct a raid," said Shaji, who is one of the 18 IUML legislators in the Kerala assembly. The IUML has long been a constituent of the Congress-led United Democratic Front (UDF) which lost power in the... Read more
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Rappler
Engaging Duterte, engaging ourselvesand, the Catholic Church hierarchy (Duterte still has allies among the Catholic
Engaging Duterte, engaging ourselves
Rappler / Posted 10 days ago
and, the Catholic Church hierarchy (Duterte still has allies among the Catholic clergy in Mindanao). Who's in: PDP-Laban, Nationalista Party (NP), Nationalist People's Coalition (NPC), provincial political and economic elites, the CPP-NPA-NDF (and... Read more
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The Hindu
Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu on Uniform Civil Code: Why not a Common Civil Code for all?shall endeavour to secure for the citizens a Uniform Civil Code throughout the
Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu on Uniform Civil Code: Why not a Common Civil Code for all?
The Hindu / Posted 10 days ago
shall endeavour to secure for the citizens a Uniform Civil Code throughout the territory of India. During the debate in the Constituent Assembly, Dr. B.R. Ambedkar, while supporting the need to frame a Uniform Civil Code, expressed the hope that its... Read more
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Daily News
Constitutional reform: making people partners"A national dialogue on the content and methodology of Constitution making woul
Constitutional reform: making people partners
Daily News / Posted 11 days ago
"A national dialogue on the content and methodology of Constitution making would be quite useful, especially in meeting the challenge from opponents of the process who are hell bent on derailing and sabotaging it. Only strong public pressure would... Read more
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Inquirier.net
FULL TEXT: Rep. Pantaleon Alvarez at Meet Inquirer Multimediaas we all know, there are actually 3 modes of amending the Constitution. One is
FULL TEXT: Rep. Pantaleon Alvarez at Meet Inquirer Multimedia
Inquirier.net / Posted 11 days ago
as we all know, there are actually 3 modes of amending the Constitution. One is Constitutional Convention; another is a Constituent Assembly; and the last one is, People’s Initiative. But People’s Initiative applies only when you amend certain... Read more
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asianage
No-confidence motion tabled against Nepal Prime Ministerwas filed after 183 NC parliamentarians, 70 from Maoist and three of CPN-United
No-confidence motion tabled against Nepal Prime Minister
asianage / Posted 12 days ago
was filed after 183 NC parliamentarians, 70 from Maoist and three of CPN-United put their signatures in the 601-member Constituent Assembly, Kathmandu Post reported. NC leader Ramesh Lekhak and Maoist leader Ram Narayan Bidari made... Read more
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Rappler
How many states should PH have under federalism?federalism, sovereignty in the Philippines will be constitutionally shared betw
How many states should PH have under federalism?
Rappler / Posted 14 days ago
federalism, sovereignty in the Philippines will be constitutionally shared between a central governing authority and constituent political units called states or regions. (READ: Will federalism address PH woes? Pros and cons of making the... Read more
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The Telegraph
A more perfect unionpersonal book about the war waged against black men's bodies by both State and
A more perfect union
The Telegraph / Posted 15 days ago
personal book about the war waged against black men's bodies by both State and civil society in America, recently won the National Book Award. Between the World and Me, written in the form a letter to his son, takes its cue from James Baldwin's... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Twinkling with Ninfa LeonardiaNo. 2 were only �cordial�, Number 3 was definitely warmer. Oh, and did you see
Twinkling with Ninfa Leonardia
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 16 days ago
No. 2 were only �cordial�, Number 3 was definitely warmer. Oh, and did you see that naughty comic character in one of the national dailies who said Duterte was giving Leni a �chikboy look�? Maliciosos! I think I have to mention this again... Read more
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Minda News
RIVERMAN’S VISTA: Towards a federal republicout during the debates was the manner of changing the Constitution, whether it
RIVERMAN’S VISTA: Towards a federal republic
Minda News / Posted 17 days ago
out during the debates was the manner of changing the Constitution, whether it would be thru Constitutional Convention; by constituent assembly or people’s initiative. Is Charter Change doable under a Duterte presidency? In general, previous... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Rehabilitate drug addictsillegal drugs have been reacting to President Rodrigo Duterte’s warning to thos
Rehabilitate drug addicts
Manila Standard Today / Posted 21 days ago
illegal drugs have been reacting to President Rodrigo Duterte’s warning to those involved in the drug menace. Philippine National Police Chief Rolando “Bato” dela Rosa, who is himself nearly as tough-talking as Duterte, says members of the police... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
The basics of federalismtake. With the budget they will have, based on their resources, they will also
The basics of federalism
Manila Standard Today / Posted 22 days ago
take. With the budget they will have, based on their resources, they will also determine for themselves what to give their constituents in terms of education, health services and social services. Thus, the powers of taxation and the functions of... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Laying the groundworkresolution presumably reflects the President’s preference for an elected consti
Laying the groundwork
Manila Standard Today / Posted 22 days ago
resolution presumably reflects the President’s preference for an elected constitutional convention, instead of a constituent assembly made up of members of Congress, and if approved, could avoid a prolonged debate over the method by which... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Drilon bats for Con-conHouse resolution, filed by Negros Occidental Rep. Alfredo Benitez, called on th
Drilon bats for Con-con
Inquirier.net / Posted 22 days ago
House resolution, filed by Negros Occidental Rep. Alfredo Benitez, called on the House and the Senate to sit as a constituent assembly (Con-ass) to introduce amendments to the Constitution that would allow the country to become a... Read more
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The Hindu
Shiv Visvanathan reviews On NationalismEssays that examine the idea of nationalism through the lens of politics, law a
Shiv Visvanathan reviews On Nationalism
The Hindu / Posted 22 days ago
Essays that examine the idea of nationalism through the lens of politics, law and culture, opening the floor to wider debate I am one of those readers who thinks of a publishing company as a living entity, a huge commons of ideas that cooks new... Read more
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New Kerala
Tie-up with Congress: Left unity under cloud as Forward Bloc raises red flag - newkerala.com #84899Sitaram Yechury says that the tacit understanding between the party and the Con
Tie-up with Congress: Left unity under cloud as Forward Bloc raises red flag - newkerala.com #84899
New Kerala / Posted 23 days ago
Sitaram Yechury says that the tacit understanding between the party and the Congress can continue, Forward Bloc -- a constituent in the Left Front -- has raised a red flag against the "double standard" of the Marxist leaders. "The issue of... Read more
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Calcutta News
Tie-up with Congress: Left unity under cloud as Forward Bloc raises red flagSitaram Yechury says that the tacit understanding between the party and the Con
Tie-up with Congress: Left unity under cloud as Forward Bloc raises red flag
Calcutta News / Posted 23 days ago
Sitaram Yechury says that the tacit understanding between the party and the Congress can continue, Forward Bloc -- a constituent in the Left Front -- has raised a red flag against the "double standard" of the Marxist leaders. "The issue of... Read more
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walesonline
Crabb says his Welsh record shows he can bring people togetherthat cross-party agreement in the end. We got there. “We managed to blend all
Crabb says his Welsh record shows he can bring people together
walesonline / Posted 26 days ago
that cross-party agreement in the end. We got there. “We managed to blend all those different viewpoints from the Welsh nationalist to the Conservatives who were completely opposed to devolution. I managed to do that. “I brought together the... Read more
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asianage
Kejri’s ‘referendum’ idea absurdThe word ‘only’ in Article 368 rules out all other procedures for amendment.” S
Kejri’s ‘referendum’ idea absurd
asianage / Posted 27 days ago
The word ‘only’ in Article 368 rules out all other procedures for amendment.” So no law can be made for a referendum or a constituent assembly. A referendum or a constituent assembly will make Article 368 redundant. A referendum was not accepted... Read more
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asianage
Kejri's �referendum' idea absurdThe word ‘only’ in Article 368 rules out all other procedures for amendment.” S
Kejri's �referendum' idea absurd
asianage / Posted 27 days ago
The word ‘only’ in Article 368 rules out all other procedures for amendment.” So no law can be made for a referendum or a constituent assembly. A referendum or a constituent assembly will make Article 368 redundant. A referendum was not accepted... Read more
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The Hindu
Today's stories that you shouldn't miss - June 25, 2016shootout in Pulwama district of south Kashmir when militants on Saturday aftern
Today's stories that you shouldn't miss - June 25, 2016
The Hindu / Posted 30 days ago
shootout in Pulwama district of south Kashmir when militants on Saturday afternoon attacked a patrol on the Srinagar-Jammu National Highway. 2. Bihar Humanities ‘topper’ Ruby Rai arrested Ruby Rai was arrested by the Special Investigation Team... Read more
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Daily Mirror
What the Brexit vote means for Scotland, Wales and Northern Irelandon the behind. Many of those who voted to stay in the UK two years ago did so
What the Brexit vote means for Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland
Daily Mirror / Posted 30 days ago
on the behind. Many of those who voted to stay in the UK two years ago did so because they wanted to reject a narrow nationalism and its insular view of the world. Friday’s result has recast independence as the positive, outward-looking... Read more

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