Sunday, 26 June, 2022
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Topic: House of Commons

British MPs seeking human rights clause for trade must know India can find new markets in EU

For the UK to retain the large share of India’s trade with EU, a new deal has to be signed. But the MPs’ demand to include a 'human rights' clause is like waving a red flag to the bull.

Question Hour for Modi: Why Parliament must fix a time for PM to answer questions

Time has come to amend parliamentary rules to ensure PM Modi answers members’ questions related to the ministries held by him.

Theresa May begins to lose authority over Brexit to Parliament

Israel strikes Gaza after rocket hits house in Tel Aviv and Italy’s 5-Star Movement suffers third regional election defeat.

The lone violinist on the sinking Brexit Titanic, and Trump the Neanderthal

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by editors at ThePrint.

Donald Trump’s prime-time address on border wall fails to hold up to fact-checks

Conservatives join hands with Britain’s opposition in Parliament to oppose May's ‘no-deal’ Brexit and Turkey's Erdogan lashes out at US for Syria withdrawal ‘condition’.

Remembering Dadabhai Naoroji, the Grand Old Man of India on his 193rd birth anniversary

A man of many firsts, Dadabhai Naoroji co-founded the Indian National Congress as part of his quest for self-governance.

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Does breaking up big states boost economy? Data doesn’t back up hype, says Indian study

The study by researchers at Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research looked at economic impact of reorganising Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, and Bihar in the year 2000.

Defence

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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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