Daily Bulletin: Congress protest against rebel MLAs, JDS holds meet today; Nirmala Sitharaman to address RBI Board; day's top stories
Congress, JD(S) to offer mantri posts to rebels in last bid to save government today; Budget Discussion in Rajya Sabha today; day's top stories
Rajya Sabha approves Bill for supersession of Medical Council of India; Lok Sabha passes Aadhaar Amendment Bill
Moving The Aadhaar and Other Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2019 for consideration and passage in the House, Ravi Shankar Prasad said the government has saved Rs 7.48 lakh crore in the past five years using direct benefit transfer.
Daily Bulletin: NDA-II's first Economic Survey to be tabled in Parliament; Rahul Gandhi to appear in Mumbai court over RSS defamation case; day's top stories
Chief Economic Advisor KV Subramanian to table the first Economic Survey, ahead of Union Budget; Rahul Gandhi to appear in Mumbai court in RSS defamation case concerning Gauri Lankesh's murder; day's top stories
Parliament Updates: Lok Sabha discusses importance of river-linking project in Bundelkhand amid water crisis; Rajya Sabha adjourned
Parliament LIVE updates: Amit Shah blamed Congress for losing out on the Pakistan Occupied Kashmir. He asked, "They are blaming us for situation the situation today but how are they forgetting their own past. Who was the one who called ceasefire just when the Indian forces were on the verge of pushing away Pakistani forces. We lost 1/3rd part of Kashmir because of Jawaharlal Nehru."
Aadhaar verdict: SC's majority judgment lacks consistency in logic and reasoning, turns constitutional analysis on its head
Even if one were ideologically neutral about the Aadhaar project, the approach taken by the majority judgment in the KS Puttaswamy versus Union of India case leaves much to be desired in terms of consistency of logic, judicial reasoning, and constitutional law
The passing of Aadhaar as a Money Bill and its immunity from judicial review needs a thorough re-examination by the Supreme Court
The Attorney General’s argument is that the decision of the Speaker on whether a given bill is a money bill is final and that this is protected from judicial review
Right to privacy not absolute, says Supreme Court during Aadhaar hearing; State can impose reasonable restrictions
The Supreme Court on Wednesday said privacy is an amorphous term which is not absolute and cannot prevent the state from making laws imposing reasonable restrictions on citizens.
The government on Monday opposed in Supreme Court a petition moved by senior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh challenging the Lok Sabha Speaker's decision to certify the bill on Aadhaar as a money bill on the ground that it covered all constitutional provisions to bring it under the ambit of money bill.
Chidambaram painted a scary picture of a future government hiking the GST rate to 23 or 24 percent and warned that it is too risky an inflationary tool to leave in the hands of the executive.
While the incremental reforms are progressing, it is time for the Modi-government to give a final push to the big ticket reforms, mainly the GST
Appearing for Ramesh, Chidambaram said Aadhaar Bill cannot be treated as Money Bill so the petition has been filed under Article 32.
The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear the plea of Congress leader Jairam Ramesh who has challenged the propriety of the government introducing the Aadhaar law
Aadhaar process was initiated by the Manmohan Singh government; It was UPA's baby which Modi very smartly hijacked and took to an entirely new level
Congress' Jairam Ramesh insisted that the party will challenge Aadhaar Bill's money bill status at the Supreme Court
Besides substantial cost savings for banks and financial institutions by opening bank accounts and registering new customers, Aadhaar enabled e-KYC is significantly more efficient compared to current paper-based KYC, said MicroSave, a development consulting firm
The BJP sounds equally foolish when it goes on pointing to legacy issues and failure of the previous regime to deliver after almost two years in power.
Rajya Sabha had suggested four amendments to the Aadhaar Bill
Congress spokesperson Abhishek Singhvi said the Speaker's ruling on Aadhaar Bill is "not higher than the Constitution" and "not binding on court".
If you don't have confidence in me, why am I sitting here? PJ Kurien upset over Rajya Sabha members' stance
Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman PJ Kurien expressed his displeasure and anguish over display of what he said was lack of confidence in the chair by some members