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Constitution day


Explained: Why November 26 is observed as India's Constitution Day

December 01, 2020 1:02 pm

On November 19, 2015, the government formally notified November 26 as Constitution Day. Before this, the day was observed as National Law Day.

PM Modi: 'We need a new KYC campaign – Know Your Constitution'

November 26, 2020 7:15 pm

Addressing the All India Presiding Officers’ Conference on Constitution Day, PM Modi said a special feature of our Constitution was the ‘importance given to duties, something Mahatma Gandhi himself was very keen about’.  

Constitution is under threat from the very institutions that are expected to safeguard it

November 26, 2020 8:42 am

It is tragic that the institutions of governance are flattening the Constitution in a calculated manner and in flagrant violation of equity and justice, which are central to the majesty of the rule of law.

Citizens’ rights must be seen in the context of duties

November 27, 2019 9:43 am

It is imperative for citizens to strive for a perfect balance between their rights and duties in order to achieve local and national development goals.

Explained: What happened on 26.11.1949, celebrated as India's Constitution Day?

November 27, 2019 7:39 am

On this day 70 years ago — November 26, 1949 — the Constituent Assembly of India adopted our Constitution.

PM Narendra Modi: Constitution 'unshakable' despite efforts to bring it down

November 26, 2019 5:24 pm

Addressing a joint session of Parliament on India's 70th Constitution Day, he added that the government has tried to move towards "one India" by making reforms within the ambit of the Constitution.

UP: Special session on Constitution Day today, all parties to attend

November 26, 2019 5:58 am

At the daylong session, lawmakers will discuss constitutional provisions, especially fundamental rights.

Read out Preamble in govt offices to mark Constitution Day, says J&K admin

November 26, 2019 4:21 am

According to the government circular, dated November 22, “This year, the celebrations will be marked by reading of the Preamble to the Constitution in all the institutions, government offices and other establishments,” it said.

Varsities to arrange preamble reading, lectures, activities on Constitution Day: UGC

November 25, 2017 6:58 pm

The Commission directed varsities to engage students in events like the reading of the preamble in morning assemblies and organising lectures on fundamental duties.

Constitution Day: UGC requests universities to read out Preamble in morning assembly

November 25, 2017 1:18 pm

This year the University Grants Commission has issued a notice to all Indian universities to participate in the celebration of November 26 requesting universities to follow certain directions.


Constitution Day 2019: Inspirational Quotes by Dr BR Ambedkar

November 26, 2019 11:22 am

Constitution Day 2019 Quotes: Also known as Samvidhan Divas, the day is commemorated to remember that the constitution of the country provides the fundamental rights and duties and to uphold them as a responsible citizen of the country. On India's 70th Constitution Day, here is a look at Ambedkar's powerful and thought-provoking quotes.