Parliament

OPEN TO OPINION

VOICES

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VOICES

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Democracy, Opposition, Parliament

Indian democracy needs action, not drama in Parliament

Absence of a strong Opposition has led to complacency in the ruling party. Disregard for adherence to procedures shouldn't go unchecked.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Parliament, Narendra Modi, Corruption, Lokpal

Government defeats Modi's 'anti-corruption' plan by not appointing Lokpal

Hiding behind pending amendments regarding definition of the leader of Opposition in the Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act, 2013 is unacceptable.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read

MONEY

 |  3-minute read
Parliament, Taxes, GST

Draft GST laws ready for Parliament, but ‘money bill’ route is problematic

Rajya Sabha, in which the BJP does not have majority, cannot reject finance bills.

POLITICS

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Humour, Parliament, Uproar

Please cry, your Parliament can't take a joke

We have elected a lot of unparliamentary lumpens, communal creeps and criminal cretins to this august House.

POLITICS

 |  Angiography  |   Long-form
Manmohan Singh, Demonetisation, Parliament, Narendra Modi

Modi is the prime troll of India, his ‘raincoat’ jibe at Manmohan proves it

PM’s brand of cultish and churlish politics needs constant dose of shock and awe, not civilised legislative deliberation inside Parliament.

VARIETY

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VOICES

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Parliament, Narendra Modi

PM Narendra Modi must change the tone of his speech in Parliament

Rhetoric is for the masses; he was addressing parliamentarians.

POLITICS

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Demonetisation, Modi government, Rahul Gandhi, Parliament

How will Rahul Gandhi, the whistleblower, explain his meeting with Modi?

It remains to be seen if the Congress vice president can come up with explosive corruption charges against the PM.