Sunday, 22 May, 2022
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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.

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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.

Defence

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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