Sunday, 2 October, 2022
TopicWinter Session

Topic: Winter Session

Indian Parliament needs to be revamped. How about putting it on the blockchain?

Campus Voice is an initiative by ThePrint where young Indians get an opportunity to express their opinions on a prevalent issue.

Opposition is also a people’s mandate. Modi govt is decaying parliamentary debates

By using Parliament as a political instrument, the Modi govt has yet again raised questions and fuelled discussions regarding the credibility of the legislature.

Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha adjourned sine die, day ahead of schedule

Lok Sabha Speaker said the House lost 18 hours and 48 minutes to disruptions. Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu lamented that the Upper House functioned much 'below its potential'.

Priyanka Chaturvedi steps down as Sansad TV anchor, days after Rajya Sabha suspension

In letter to RS chairman, the Shiv Sena leader said she was unwilling to continue taking space on channel when her ‘primary oath to the Constitution was being denied’.

Parliament a Bill-passing factory under Modi govt. Suspending Opposition MPs proves it

Repeal of farm laws without any discussion in Parliament and the suspension of 12 Opposition MPs show Modi government is reluctant to engage.

Twitter needs a makeover. Jack Dorsey stepping down a healthy transition

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With jail & fines, assisted reproduction bill aims to secure rights of donors, couples & kids

Listed for Parliament's winter session, the Assisted Reproductive Technology (Regulation) Bill, 2020, seeks to set standards in fertility industry and bring in uniform costs.

No TMC or AAP, Sena ‘didn’t sign register’: What ‘Oppn unity’ looked like at Congress-led meet

AAP sits out due to upcoming electoral fights with the Congress. Trinamool, the other absent party, says it is 'more Congress than the Congress'.

12 opposition MPs suspended from Parliament’s winter session for ‘unruly’ behaviour

Shiv Sena’s Priyanka Chaturvedi and TMC’s Dola Sen were among the suspended members. Among the 12 MPs, six are from Congress, two from TMC and Shiv Sena and one from CPM & CPI.

‘Done in good humour,’ says Shashi Tharoor as photo with ‘attractive’ women MPs gets him trolled

On the first day of Parliament's winter session, Shashi Tharoor posted a photo with women MPs, saying 'Who says the Lok Sabha isn’t an attractive place to work?' 

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Over 38% inmates in Indian jails are OBCs, 10% increase in a decade, study finds

Religious minorities, specifically Muslims and Sikhs, have been overrepresented among prison inmates for years now, but there have been some shifts in the last decade, NCRB data shows.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.

Defence

Naval Group & IIT Goa signing agreement to extend partnership on 28 September | Twitter @navalgroup

France’s Naval Group, IIT Goa extend R&D deal for underwater surveillance, submarine imaging

Agreement will act as catalyst for improving analysis of data collected by underwater sensors through application of neural systems & AI.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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