Monday, 17 January, 2022
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Topic: legislature

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.

Legislative authoritarianism – that’s how Modi govt bulldozed Article 370: Shashi Tharoor

By focusing on its goal of ending “one country, two Constitutions, two flags”, the Modi government has played fast and loose with rule of law.

With 3 pillars of democracy falling apart, it’s time to read the Constitution once again

Constitution-framers wanted these three wings to function independently, with clearly defined separation of powers.

The courts do not have the ability, space, time, or powers to perform another institution’s role

The judiciary cannot govern like the executive, and it cannot make laws like the legislature.

If the judiciary and executive are on the same page, it will be disastrous

President Kovind, PM Modi, and Chief Justice Misra's comments have reignited the debate about the separation between the executive and the judiciary.

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RBI proposes changes to valuation of bank investments, relaxing of investment class rules

A Reserve Bank of India discussion paper Friday suggested removing caps on the Held-To-Maturity class of securities, and allowing more types of instruments to be held within them.

Defence

A visual from the crash site in Tamil Nadu. | Photo: Twitter/ANI

CDS chopper crash was caused by weather change, leading to Controlled Flight Into Terrain: IAF

In Friday statement, IAF says tri-service Court of Inquiry ruled out mechanical failure, sabotage or negligence as cause of accident involving Mi-17 V5 helicopter last month.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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