President Rumen Radev has referred to the Constitutional Court the recent amendments to the Bulgarian Constitution adopted by the Parliament on December 20 . He contested the amendments changing the formation of a caretaker government. He disagrees with..
The public is poorly informed about the amendments to the Constitution, according to a national survey commissioned by the Bulgarian Institute for Legal Initiatives. 35% of respondents said that only partial changes to the basic law were needed...
The Movement for Rights and Freedoms demands that a Grand National Assembly be convened, MRF leader Mustafa Karadayi said at a briefing in parliament. According to MP Karadayi, there can be no deep reforms without constitutional changes. "We..
“There is Such a People” party has failed to collect enough signatures to initiate a referendum on a presidential republic. This transpired from a Facebook post by the party’s leader Slavi Trifonov. "We have collected 145,193 signatures from..
Today at Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski” a festive ceremony will mark the 30th anniversary of the Constitution of the Republic of Bulgaria . The event will include President Rumen Radev, under whose patronage the celebrations are being held...
Today, the nephew of the Russian Emperor Alexander II, Alexander I Battenberg, born in Verona (Italy), took the oath before Bulgaria's First Grand National Assembly in Tarnovo and took over the rule of the Principality of Bulgaria . On this..
The draft of a new constitution and for convening a Grand National Assembly submitted by the government was rejected by the Bulgarian National Assembly. The draft failed to collect 160 votes or a majority of two-thirds, BTA informs. 111 MPs from..
On this day 30 years ago, by a decision of the 7 th Grand National Assembly, the People’s Republic of Bulgaria was renamed Republic of Bulgaria. Bulgaria was declared a people’s republic after a referendum in 1946, a time when the..
Bulgaria’s President Rumen Radev referred the decision of this country’s National Assembly to establish an interim Parliamentary committee to consider the new Constitution draft to the Constitutional Court. A Grand National Assembly is the..
Following two days of debates, Bulgaria’s National Assembly adopted at second reading the amendments to the Electoral Code . Bulgarians will be able to choose whether to vote via paper ballots or voting machines at the next elections. The..