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May 07, 2018
Parliament Logjam Part 6: Waning legislative influence, lack of clear mission flags need to redefine Rajya Sabha's functioningRajya Sabha has, over time, whittled away its legislative influence in Parliament, as well as its ability to represent states' interests at a federal level.
May 02, 2018
Parliament Logjam Part 5: 'Bye-Partisanship'; What Indian legislature needs to break deadlocks, improve discourseIf the Indian Parliament is to produce long-term successful policies, we have to turn towards bipartisanship to show us the way.
Apr 30, 2018
Parliament Logjam Part 4: Strengthening committee system can improve quality of drafted laws, fast-track implementationIndia needs greater & effective utilisation of Parliamentary Committees to strengthen Parliament as a deliberative body which can ensure effective oversight.
Jan 02, 2018
National Medical Commission Bill would give licence to quackery and result in a public healthcare disasterAny professional body performs three key functions: Advancing knowledge, regulating conduct and maintaining a standard of entry. However, if the National Medical Commission Bill 2017 becomes law, this may change.
Dec 28, 2017
Triple talaq bill tabled in Lok Sabha: BJP, Congress jockey for position with eye on Karnataka Assembly electionDespite Prime Minister Narendra Modi appealing to all members of Parliament for a consensus on the triple talaq bill, the Opposition stuck to its stand of ‘conditional support’. The Congress rider came in the form of removal of the ‘criminality clause’ and referral of the Bill to the Standing Committee.
Oct 26, 2017
Xi Jinping dominates Chinese media, reinforces public image as country's most powerful leader in decadesNewspapers, TV and magazines were dominated Thursday by images of President Xi Jinping, reinforcing his public image as China's most powerful leader in decades following a Communist Party congress.
Oct 24, 2017
Communist Party of China elects 19th Central Committee to lead ruling faction for next five yearsThe Communist Party of China (CPC) on Tuesday unveiled a new leadership, electing the 19th CPC Central Committee to lead the party for the next five years
May 23, 2017
JNU to shift entrance exams for all courses from May-June to December starting 2017Jawaharlal Nehru University will shift its entrance exams for all courses from the usual period between May and June to December, starting 2017.
Oct 27, 2016
Xi Jinping acquires new status as China's powerful 'core' leaderXi Jinping was on Thursday elevated as the "core leader" of China's ruling Communist Party, conferring on him a status similar to that of party founder 'Chairman' Mao Zedong that dilutes the three-decade-old collective leadership principle to avoid personality cult.
Sep 28, 2016
Banks to be armed better to resolve stressed assets: Arun JaitleyWhile addressing the SBI Economic Conclave, he said, "unlike the private sector bankers the state-run banks are constrained by being public servants and the present laws on corruption (PCA of 1988) makes them wary of settling issues purely on commercial considerations".