Tuesday, 25 January, 2022
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Topic: Bills

Increasing ordinances, decreasing Parliament time – How BJP is making legislature irrelevant

Campus Voice is an initiative by ThePrint where young Indians get an opportunity to express their opinions on a prevalent issue.

Modi told Hamid Ansari that the Rajya Sabha TV wasn’t favourable to the government

In ‘Many A Happy Accident’, former vice-president and Rajya Sabha chairman Hamid Ansari writes about the time PM Modi told him, ‘You aren’t helping me’.

Modi govt can bring real agriculture reforms only by working with states

There is a real risk that the Indian agricultural sector will be left in a state of greater regulatory ambiguity and economic uncertainty, and that farmers will suffer more.

Fridays in Parliament are graveyard of ideas even under Modi govt

In Modi’s first Lok Sabha term, about 900 private member bills were introduced in Parliament but not even 2 per cent of these bills were discussed.

In a rush to pass bills, 17th Lok Sabha is not scrutinising future laws enough

Narendra Modi government intends to get Parliament’s approval on 40 bills before the two houses adjourn on 26 July.

Bills pending in Rajya Sabha for 5 years should lapse, suggests Venkaiah Naidu

Rajya Sabha chairman Venkaiah Naidu called for a debate on the automatic lapsing of bills pending in the upper house after the dissolution of Lok Sabha.

We must question our MPs when Lok Sabha session works for less than 50% of total time

The current Lok Sabha has sent far fewer bills to parliamentary committees than the previous two houses.

How 3 bills violate the rights of the very people they seek to empower

Breaking down the possible impact of three crucial bills, if passed.

On Camera

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Representative image of Army | ANI

Central Vista, old army uniforms—why this year’s Republic Day parade is a source of pride

Days of Mughal or British glory are over. Central Vista is Indian govt's modern structure, and uniforms are sources of pride.
A Chinese flag being raised in the Lujiazui Financial District of Shanghai | Photo: Qilai Shen | Bloomberg

India among Asian destinations for investors fleeing Chinese real estate debt crisis

Both Goldman Sachs & CreditSights consider Indian companies attractive. While the first recommends high-yield renewables, the latter considers financial firms to well shielded here.

Defence

File photo of Scorpene-class submarine 'INS Vela', at the Naval Dockyard in Mumbai | ANI

Kamov choppers, submarine torpedoes among deals defence ministry will review this week

Ministry is reviewing all procurement under the ‘Buy (Global)’ category, under which equipment is bought directly from foreign manufacturers, amid govt's 'Atmanirbhar' push.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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