Tuesday, 28 June, 2022
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Topic: regulator

I am launching a civil disobedience movement against moratorium on GM crops. Here’s why

I respect the rule of law but today, I will plant Bt brinjal on my farm to launch the ‘Feed India civil disobedience movement’. GM crops need revival.

To save TV channels and get quality content, India needs better regulator than TRAI

Design flaws in TRAI are directly responsible for the TV sector becoming litigious, and the regulator’s continued interference could mean the end of it.

Banking to groceries — Data Protection Authority has multi-sector role, but must be efficient

We need to carefully consider how the DPA can effectively operationalise different aspects of its mandate with the least amount of state capacity.

India’s environmental laws require a fundamental shift. Like an independent regulator

The draft Environment Impact Assessment notification, 2020 proposes to relax the follow-up compliance monitoring frequency, thereby weakening India’s regulatory governance.

How election delay & mess in India’s legal regulator affects legal education & practice

BCI’s unbridled power and little accountability explain why candidates are actively campaigning for these elections.

On Camera

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Free power & no new taxes in AAP govt’s Punjab Budget, but fiscal consolidation roadmap missing

Finance Minister Harpal Singh Cheema emphasised improving ‘fiscal health’ and augmenting tax revenues in AAP govt's maiden Budget Monday, but outstanding debt expected to rise by 8.4%.

Defence

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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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