Saturday, 2 July, 2022

Topic: ordinance

Modi govt takes the ordinance route to criminalise triple talaq

Ordinance is based on Muslim Women Protection of Rights on Marriage Bill, which was passed by Lok Sabha last year, but faced stiff resistance in RS.

The nature and timing of Modi govt’s changes to bankruptcy law look suspicious

Law made to retrieve money from bad debt is being used to loot public money. 

Talk Point: What is the legal & political rationale of the Rajasthan govt’s media-gagging ordinance?

What is the political and legal wisdom of the media-gagging ordinance passed by Rajasthan government?

Rajasthan ordinance that gags reporting on public servants could fail legal test

Legal experts say Rajasthan government’s move to ban media from reporting details of public servants or judges in any case may not stand legal test.

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Why the rupee’s ‘record low’ is not necessarily a cause for concern

What ‘strong currency’ policy framers ignore is that almost every nation with a successful long-term record of development has pursued a ‘weak currency’ policy to win export markets.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.


The Autonomous Flying Wing Technology Demonstrator | Photo: DRDO

‘Major milestone’: India conducts maiden flight of unmanned aircraft demonstrator

DRDO calls flight a significant step towards self-reliance in defence technologies; Defence Minister Rajnath Singh lauds achievement, says ‘it paves way for Aatmanirbhar Bharat in critical military systems’.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.