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Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has advocated a review of indigeneship clause in the proposed amendment of 1999 Constitution to place more priority ... He said: "According to our own memo to the National Assembly, the issue of indigeneship should be removed from the Constitution and re-qualified, ...

In New York, there was fear that an amended Constitution would remove important guarantees, such as the contractual protection for public pensions, the right to a sound basic education, and the ban on public aid to religious schools. These fears, coupled with skepticism that a convention would not ...
What happens if oil prices tank, or the industry goes bust, or somebody finally invents the perfect battery, making oil today's buggy whip? What if there is not enough revenue to pay for government and dividends? If the dividend is locked in at a specific level in the Constitution it must be paid at the expense of ...
Some 54.8 percent of the public is opposed to revising the war-renouncing Constitution under Prime Minister Shinizo Abe, up 6.2 points from the previous survey taken in December, Kyodo News reported Sunday. According to the survey, conducted by Kyodo for two days through Sunday, 33 percent of the ...
Beijing, Jan. 12 (Xinhua) -- Senior leaders of the Communist Party of China (CPC) on Friday agreed that the proposal to amend the country's Constitution should only include "changes to part of it, not revision on a large scale." Members of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee at a meeting ...

TALLAHASSEE -- After drawing widespread opposition from business and agriculture groups, a proposal to redefine legal standing for Floridians on environmental issues won't go before voters in November. The Judicial Committee of the Florida Constitution Revision Commission on Friday unanimously ...
Constitution claimed that New York had waived its right to reject the pipeline - which the state did in April 2016 - because of delay in reviewing the project. In yesterday's decision, FERC, which oversees the permitting of gas pipelines, maintained that given Constitution's withdrawal and resubmission of its ...
FERC dealt another blow to the long-delayed Constitution pipeline on Thursday, denying a petition for a declaratory order that the New York state Department of Environmental conservation (DEC) waived its authority when it failed to issue a water quality certification (WQC) within a reasonable period of ...
Republicans enabling Trump [Time for Republicans to stop enabling Trump, Jan. 10, 2018]? I find that statement disgusting and laughable after watching you loathsome Democrats enable Obama to walk all over the Constitution for eight years. How dare you attempt to call on the framers of the Constitution, ...
Joining National Constitution Center president and CEO Jeffrey Rosen to discuss this important question are two of America's leading experts on Constitutional and family law. Catherine Glenn Foster is President and CEO of Americans United for Life. She served as Counsel of Record for amicus curiae ...
Beijing, Jan. 12 (Xinhua) -- Senior leaders of the Communist Party of China (CPC) on Friday agreed that the proposal to amend the country's Constitution should only include "changes to part of it, not revision on a large scale." Members of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee at a meeting ...
If I had a dollar for every time a smug conservative told me "the Constitution cannot be based on what a judge eats for breakfast," I'd have enough money to buy my own Supreme Court justice. That's not a guess. The Heritage Foundation probably gets a donation every time that phrase is uttered, and they ...
Such amendments are why we have a Florida Constitution addressing pigs, high-speed trains, funding for radios and the taxation of boat storage facilities. Certainly, all of these topics are important, but they do not belong in a Constitution. For this reason, the Florida Constitution Revision Commission (CRC) ...
(AP) - The American Civil Liberties Union says "Bible literacy" classes being taught in some Kentucky public schools may violate the Constitution. The Courier-Journal reports the state chapter of the ACLU sent a letter to the Kentucky Department of education requesting it develop teaching guidelines for the ...
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) -- "Bible literacy" classes being taught in some Kentucky public schools may violate the Constitution. The Courier-Journal reports the state's American Civil Liberties Union reviewed how several school districts taught the classes before sending a letter to the state Department of ...
In the last half of the twentieth century, yet another generation of enemies of the Constitution has devised a new method of undoing the fabric of America's federal government by espousing a Constitutional convention to re-write the foundational document of our government, asking the rhetorical question: ...

Kathmandu: President Bidya Devi Bhandari told Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba to name provisional headquarters of the provinces as per the spirit of the Constitution and relevant laws. The Head-of-State offered this suggestions to PM Deuba when he went to meet the President, said President' ...
In a veiled reference to Hegde, the seer said: "A Union minister recently stressed on changing the Constitution. He said that they ... Progressive writer Allama Prabhu Betadur said: "Such marriages where Constitution gets a holy status are the best reply to people making statements against the Constitution.".
Officials of the Independent Commission Overseeing Implementation of the Constitution (ICOIC) said they are trying to include the Constitution as a subject in the school curriculum to help the students get familiar with the law from early ages. On Sunday, at the 14th anniversary of the drafting of the ...
It's also, yes, mandated by the U.S. Constitution, right there in Article I, Section 2. Yet despite all the brandishing of pocket constitutions on the right, the Trump White House and Republican lawmakers are sabotaging this sacred mandate. First they refused to sufficiently fund it. Now they're taking actions that ...
The West Virginia Constitution currently calls for the appointment of all nine members to nine-year terms. The resolution would propose a change in the Constitution that would require approval by voters. "I do believe we will move forward with a Constitutional amendment. That would be something that the ...
In the December Undergraduate student government election, four referenda on the Constitution of the Honor System passed by a three-fourths majority. On Jan. 4, the undergraduate student body received an email from Deans Dolan and Kulkarni and Vice President Calhoun informing us that the four ...
In taking the Hawaii case to the Supreme Court, Administration lawyers argued that the Ninth Circuit Court's decision, if allowed to stand, would raise "grave Constitutional problems" dealing with separate tasks that the Constitution assigns to the three branches of the national government. But, the document ...
Shiro Sakaiya is an associate professor of political science at Tokyo Metropolitan University. His study has recently drawn keen attention from scholars and media people, as the Constitutional revision advocated by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is likely to dominate the Japanese political scene throughout ...
It is enshrined in most constitutions around the world, and our government has insisted that an equal rights provision be included in the constitutions of other countries, such as Iraq and Afghanistan. Yet this same provision is missing from our own. Correcting our Constitution is long overdue. The omission ...
The left enjoys painting President Trump as a ruthless totalitarian, but when looking at his track record so far in office, it is clear he is anything but. For years, the executive branch has expanded their power into all areas of government, rather than just enforcement of legislation, the court has been ...
Restore the registers: Stop ignoring the NH Constitution. EDITORIAL ... It's much easier to simply pretend the Constitution doesn't exist, as the Legislature did in 2011. ... The Legislature has had ample opportunity to ask voters to amend Registers of Probate out of the New Hampshire Constitution. Having ...
"If you have a foreign government providing a benefit to the Trump company, that is going to violate emoluments clause of the Constitution," said Bookbinder. There has long been a debate over what exactly constitutes as a "gift" and whether or not this clause applies to the president. In December, U.S. ...
As a candidate for president, Donald Trump didn't understand the Constitution--and didn't want to learn about it, a key campaign aide said. "I got as far as the Fourth Amendment, before his finger is pulling down on his lip and his eyes are rolling back in his head," Sam Nunberg, a former adviser to the ...
The Supreme Court enters 2018 with several fresh cases, and a key postponed case, in front of the nine Justices next week, with a voter registration suit from Ohio expected to get the most attention. Arguments resume in the New Year on Monday, January 8, with a pair of original jurisdiction cases involving ...
The Constitution turns 231 years old in 2018 and yet my prediction is that it will be at the center of the most important stories to come out of Washington in the coming year, stories that will shape the future of our government for years and potentially even decades to come. Here are three to look for that could ...
Pune: Dalit leader and newly elected MLA from Gujarat Jignesh Mevani on Sunday dared the BJP to try and change the Constitution, saying he and other like-minded people would ... "If you think of changing the Constitution and the democratic set-up of India, we too have the power to safeguard it," he said.
The controversy over remarks made by Union Minister of State for Skill Development Anantkumar Hegde on secularism and the Constitution refuses to die down even after he apologised in Parliament. While BJP's Dalit leader V. Srinivas Prasad took exception to the remark in Mysuru on Saturday, Chief ...
Nothing else will define the complications in Nigeria's socio-political makeup more than the ongoing efforts to review the nation's Constitution. The National Assembly, which is the federal legislature, disclosed last September that it had taken positions on 29 out of the 33 bills set aside for review in the ...
For the second time in two months, someone who has pledged allegiance to the Islamic State has plotted to kill innocents in New York City and has executed his plot. According to police, at the height of the Monday morning rush hour this week, in an underground pedestrian walkway that I have used many ...
Forgoing, for now, a request to the Supreme Court to bar transgender individuals from enlisting in the military, the Trump Administration announced on Friday night that it would open the ranks to them beginning on Monday. In the meantime, the Justice Department said, it will continue in federal trial courts to ...
Memphis -- In the course of writing the Constitution, the framers got a lot right, which is why, despite a civil war and any number of political crises, it survives as the longest-lasting written plan of government in the world, at 229 years. Still, in celebrating the document, we also need to be honest: It's far from ...
Uttara Kannada Member of Parliament and Minister of State for Skill Development Anantkumar Hegde's statement about changing the Constitution has garnered severe criticism not just from the Opposition, but from his own party as well. On Saturday, former Member of Legislative Assembly from ...
Begun when I was still in my 20s, it too was an essay in idealism, arguing that the American uprising of 1776 and the Constitution that followed in 1787 were a rebellion against a system of government under which we Britons still laboured two centuries later - albeit with an overmighty, overcentralised ...
television producer Norman Lear bought a version of the Declaration of Independence and toured it around the country to promote American values. Khizr Khan is an American citizen from Pakistan who says we must always stay true to the rights and privileges outlined in our Constitution. Aspen Institute ...
For 55 years our Constitution has been uninspiring, and more people can quote the US's one than ours. ... "Jamaica Constitution Order in Council 1962; Caribbean and North Atlantic territories: Present in council The Queen, most excellent majesty in council. .... PEOPLE AMENDS constitutions. LEAVE ...
Lucknow: Close on the heels of Rahul Gandhi's assertion that the Constitution was under attack by the BJP, BSP president Mayawati today held the ... "The equality-based Constitution envisaged by Bhimrao Ambedkar is under attack today, but it is also a historical fact that the Congress has not failed any ...
A dose of recollection might help dissipate this avoidable and politically destructive strife. We should recall that in order to more militantly battle Jim Crow segregation, black high school and college student activists in the Deep South brought the federal Constitution to campus. They initiated the lawsuits that ...
Soon after the Rajya Sabha proceedings started, Leader of the Opposition Ghulam Nabi Azad sought a clarification from the Minister on his statement that the BJP had come to power to change the Constitution, in the context of secularism. "He has no right to be a Minister … he has no right to be a Member ...
The men who drafted and signed the U.S. Constitution did so in an era before the telephone, let alone the internet. Many of them were slave-owners and America's original sin of slavery has its deplorable stain all over the 230 year old document. Voting rights were granted to nobody except white male ...
Beijing, Dec. 28 (Xinhua) -- The transfer of command over China's armed police, from the State Council to the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and the Central Military Commission (CMC), is consistent with the Constitution, the People's Daily wrote in a commentary Thursday.
Lucknow: Close on the heels of Rahul Gandhi's assertion that the Constitution was under attack by the BJP, BSP president Mayawati today held the ... "The equality-based Constitution envisaged by Bhimrao Ambedkar is under attack today, but it is also a historical fact that the Congress has not failed any ...
A dose of recollection might help dissipate this avoidable and politically destructive strife. We should recall that in order to more militantly battle Jim Crow segregation, black high school and college student activists in the Deep South brought the federal Constitution to campus. They initiated the lawsuits that ...
In a bid to end the controversy that erupted over his remarks on the Constitution and stalled parliamentary proceedings, Minister of State for Skill Development Anantkumar Hegde on Thursday tendered an apology in the Lok Sabha. He said his speech at a function in Karnataka was distorted. Mr. Hegde first ...


 

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