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May 14, 2018
Parliament Logjam Part 8: Anti-Defection Law must be curbed to empower legislature, promote deliberative democracyOne of the immediate reforms needed to strengthen legislature is to limit Anti-Defection Law in Parliament to votes which affect stability of a government.
May 08, 2018
The passing of Aadhaar as a Money Bill and its immunity from judicial review needs a thorough re-examination by the Supreme CourtThe 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
May 03, 2018
Aadhaar Hearing: Attorney General argues that Aadhaar is fundamentally a money bill to which Section 57 is an ancillary provisionThe Attorney General then continued his arguments on the money bill issue, arguing that Aadhaar was, at its core, a money bill and that Section 57 was just an ancillary provision.
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 16, 2018
Parliament logjam: Budget Session 2018 washout, worst in over a decade, shows why legislature desperately needs reform agendaIt 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.
Mar 14, 2018
Lok Sabha passes finance, appropriation bill and budgetary proposals amidst protests from OppositionWith the passage of the Finance Bill and the Appropriation Bill, the budget exercise is complete in the lower house.
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
Jan 18, 2018
Supreme Court bench to resume Aadhaar hearing today: Constitutional validity of scheme to be questionedThe Constitution bench of the Supreme Court will continue the hearing on the Aadhaar case on Thursday. The court will commence day 2 of the hearing at 11.30 am.
Sep 01, 2017
Supreme Court to hear Congress leader Jairam Ramesh's plea challenging Aadhaar bill in NovemberThe Supreme Court on Friday said it would hear Congress leader Jairam Ramesh's plea challenging the Lok Sabha Speaker's decision to certify a bill to amend the Aadhaar law as a money bill in the first week of November.
Mar 31, 2017
Finance Bill 2017: If Rajya Sabha's importance is diminished, Opposition has only itself to blameThe finance minister has been hauled over the coals for taking the money bill route to push through key legislations. The Opposition and media have accused the NDA government of trying to undermine India's bicameral Parliamentary system by robbing the Rajya Sabha of its jurisdiction and powers.