Friday, 2 December, 2022
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Topic: ordinance

Lok Sabha passes NDPS amendment ‘to correct clerical errors’, opposition says ‘unconstitutional’

The legislation is set to be applied retrospectively from 2014. Opposition MPs alleged the govt was trying to legislate through ordinances and bypass parliamentary procedure.   

Don’t issue ordinances when in power, says Naidu in Rajya Sabha, urges for political consensus

M Venkaiah Naidu Tuesday said the 'spirit of democracy' should be understood and the government should return to the legislative process for enacting laws.

All about the 3 Modi govt ordinances Haryana farmers are protesting against

While govt stated the ordinances will help move towards a more flexible system, the farmers argued that in the garb of the ordinances, govt is trying to do away with the MSP regime.

APMC laws had shackled farmers, Modi govt’s ordinance makes them as free as other sectors

The govt hasn’t done away with APMCs but given farmers the ability to sell outside mandis. Arguments that the ordinance violates the Constitution are flawed.

Punjab heats up over Modi govt ordinances — CM opposes, Sukhbir supports, farmers to protest

BJP ally SAD denies supporting all-party resolution against the ordinances, CM Amarinder says they will be ‘dangerous’ for farmers’ future.

UP suspends labour laws: What stays, what goes and why ‘it is a step in right direction’

While those supporting move felt this will give flexibility to industry, labour law experts called ordinance 'atrocious' that will result in termination of all permanent employees' services.

Yogi govt law on intentional infectors: Is criminalising the right way to fight Covid?

The Yogi Adityanath-led UP government has cleared an ordinance that prescribes life imprisonment for “death caused by intentional (Covid-19) affliction”. 

What Manmohan Singh said about quitting after Rahul Gandhi’s Ordinance act: Montek Ahluwalia

Montek Singh Ahluwalia in his book 'Backstage' explains why Rahul Gandhi rubbishing the 2013 Ordinance revealed differences within Congress on tolerating graft.

Why Narendra Modi govt is in such a rush to issue ordinances before elections

The recent ordinances show the propensity of successive governments to use this “emergency” provision for their political ends.

Ayodhya ordinance may pit President and Supreme Court against each other

The Ayodhya issue has seen 14 prime ministers and several legislations, but the solution won't come from govt or judiciary.

On Camera

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Prannoy Roy in Abu Dhabi

You can call NDTV elitist, anglicised. But it defended democracy, gave us Ravish Kumar

In all these years of covering elections on NDTV, I do not recall a single occasion when I was asked or even hinted to say or not say something. I disagreed with Prannoy Roy off-screen and on-screen and that was never a problem.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

Defence

A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.