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Constituent assembly

Sep 14, 2020 09:07
The Hindi language was first adopted by the Constituent Assembly of India as the official language of the Republic of India on September 14, 1949. read more
Mar 10, 2020 22:17
History has not been kind to them. Most of the stalwarts of the assembly have faded from the public conscience read more
Jan 30, 2020 04:25
Reform: The chairman of the drafting committee of the Constituent Assembly continues to inspire millions of people. His ideas and institutions form the pillars of the world’s largest democracy read more
Jan 29, 2020 03:49
ANNIHILATION: Crucial to addressing the problem of caste, the Constituent Assembly (CA) noted, was recognising that it posed a problem that was distinct to that presented by religion. read more
Jan 27, 2020 20:33
Gandhi would have been disturbed by the India of today. Politicians must now course correct read more
Jan 27, 2020 02:42
REASONABLE RESTRICTIONS: The enumeration of specific subjects in Article 19(2), on which the freedom of speech could be restricted, kept a check on excessive inroads into the right. read more
Jan 26, 2020 07:50
To mark this day for you — our reader, we at Hindustan Times, have handpicked the stories weaving India’s journey from an Independent nation to a democracy with a governing document, including a handful of archives. read more
Jan 26, 2020 00:32
India’s Constitution is, at the end of the day, a transformative Constitution: it transforms subjects to citizens, and brings ideas of freedom and equality into spaces they would otherwise never come. read more
Jan 25, 2020 23:05
The adoption of universal suffrage is a great and bold venture of faith of the Constituent Assembly in the people of the country and in the principle of democracy. read more
Jan 25, 2020 17:50
The protests we’re seeing today — and which show little sign of slackening — are the most positive reaffirmation of our commitment to the Constitution. That’s another reason why this Republic Day is special read more
Jan 25, 2020 06:31
Taking a leaf from the Round Table conferences, the Assembly created several committees on specific subjects (fundamental rights, minorities, and allocation of powers). Drawing on the committees’ recommendations, the Assembly’s advisor, B.N. Rau, prepared... read more
Jan 25, 2020 06:23
The content of the Preamble not only embodies events that predate the adoption of the Constitution, but also incorporates citizens’ experiences over the past 70 years. read more
Jan 24, 2020 05:44
Distribution of powers between the Centre and the states and the kind of federal structure it provides or conceives is not the sole basis for the validity of a law or executive action. Equally, if not more important, are the issues relating to the fundamental... read more
Jan 23, 2020 07:15
The plural basis of citizenship was carried into the Citizenship Act, 1955 whose primary purpose was to determine the principle of “acquisition and termination” of citizenship to supplement the constitutional provisions. read more
Jan 21, 2020 07:05
India is going to celebrate its 70th Republic Day on January 26 this year. read more