Sunday, 22 May, 2022
TopicIndian parliament

Topic: Indian parliament

Denying Parliament info citing ‘national security’ undemocratic. Govt moves need oversight

In the tussle between weakening Parliament and power-hungry executive, Indians are losing their voice.

400-acre campus painted with nostalgia, an Asian melting pot — how Nalanda 2.0 is taking shape

With a 200-strong international student community, 'unique courses', and a campus cradled by Rajgir hills, Nalanda hopes to achieve the stature of its centuries-old predecessor.

Jyotiraditya Scindia braves criticism with figures, ‘more women pilots in India than anywhere in world’

Scindia says civil aviation is key to India’s economy after the Opposition casts doubt on need for a separate civil aviation ministry.

Nearly 400 Parliament staffers test positive for Covid-19, attendance restricted

According to the latest directions, 50% of officials and staff below the rank of under secretary or executive officer are required to work from home till the end of this month.

Indian Parliament needs to be revamped. How about putting it on the blockchain?

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

Opposition is also a people’s mandate. Modi govt is decaying parliamentary debates

By using Parliament as a political instrument, the Modi govt has yet again raised questions and fuelled discussions regarding the credibility of the legislature.

AI tools can benefit Indian Parliament. Look at how it changed US, Brazil and Europe

Covid-19 pandemic provided the impetus for many parliaments to shift some operations online. Although India missed the boat, it's still not too late.

‘Blatant censorship’ — Press Club complains of ‘restrictions’ on media in Parliament

New Delhi: The Press Club of India (PCI) has expressed disappointment and hurt at the deactivation of the press gallery passes of journalists covering...

12 opposition MPs suspended from Parliament’s winter session for ‘unruly’ behaviour

Shiv Sena’s Priyanka Chaturvedi and TMC’s Dola Sen were among the suspended members. Among the 12 MPs, six are from Congress, two from TMC and Shiv Sena and one from CPM & CPI.

Disruption in Parliament isn’t new. But there was a new aggression in this monsoon session

This monsoon session was the worst in terms of productivity in the second term of the Modi govt, with Lok Sabha recording just 22% functioning hours and Rajya Sabha 28%.

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Inflation made luxury cars even more expensive but sales remain in fast lane. See Mercedes

For years, the luxury car market in India was biased towards the entry-level. But today, cars below Rs 40 lakh account for the smallest fraction of sales.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.

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File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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