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Jan 09, 2019
Theresa May defeated in British Parliament; govt says loss will neither stop Brexit, nor stop administration from collecting taxesThe defeat highlights Theresa May's weak position as leader of a minority government, a divided party, and a critical parliament just days before she is due to hold a pivotal vote on whether to approve the Brexit deal she has negotiated with the EU.
Jul 17, 2018
Monsoon Session of Parliament can't stall like Budget sitting did; legislature desperately needs reformIt appears the Parliament is in crisis. We need to have a broad debate reforming its working, the anti-defection law, office of profit, among other areas.
May 15, 2018
Aadhaar not mandatory for central govt employees to receive their pension, says Union minister Jitendra SinghAadhaar card is not mandatory for central government employees to get their pension, Minister of State for Personnel Jitendra Singh has said
Apr 23, 2018
Parliament logjam Part 2: Examining legislative avenues available to keep govt accountable, exercise necessary oversightAfter the recent Budget Session washout, it is important to examine some of the avenues through which the Parliament can exercise its oversight function.
Apr 11, 2018
BJP’s FY17 income up 81%, BSP’s 266%; 75-80% of total funding comes from faceless donors; Who funds India’s politicians?The current trend in India—where a lion share of funds for parties come from anonymous sources—signals danger as it will inevitably strengthen the infamous political-corporate nexus, black money generation and corruption in the economy.
Mar 19, 2018
Lok Sabha proceedings adjourned amid disruptions, protests; session to resume at 12 pmThe Lok Sabha proceedings were disrupted for the 11th day on Monday as the TDP, YSR Congress, TRS and AIADMK continued their noisy protests over various issues
Mar 16, 2018
Lok Sabha clearing Finance Bill without debate an abdication of democratic responsibility by BJP, OppositionCrucial Lok Sabha business like the Finance Bill, that ought to take at least a few days of considered debate, was done and dusted in just about 46 minutes.
Jan 22, 2018
Budget 2018: Here's an explainer on terms like fiscal policy, finance bill, and moreHere's a list of some key budget-related terms so that you know what it means when Arun Jaitley mentions them in his speech on 1 February
Nov 21, 2017
Not linked Aadhaar with your SIM, bank accounts, financial savings? Deadlines are nearing; here's how to do itBanks are pretty serious about Aadhaar -Account linking deadline.
Apr 03, 2017
Finance Bill 2017 makes it easy to launder money through a political party: Here's howThe Finance Bill, 2017 introduced a variety of changes: One key amendment was how political parties were financed. This author discussed earlier how the changes to the Companies Act, 2013 would have devastating effects on shareholder transparency but there is something deeper hidden in the legislative framework: