Parliament

OPEN TO OPINION

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
ISIS, Secularism, Parliament, Junaid Khan lynching

Attacks on India's pluralism and secularism are a 'run from unity'

Every blow to pluralism is a shot in the arm for the two-nation theory propounded by MA Jinnah.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Mamata Banerjee, Parliament, Aadhaar

Why SC has a problem with Mamata Banerjee government’s petition on Aadhaar

While the state cannot override a central law passed by Parliament, an individual can challenge it in court of law.

POLITICS

 |  Angiography  |   Long-form
Parliament, Indian Women, Women's Reservation Bill

Passing Women's Reservation Bill after two decades of stonewalling is the need of the hour

One-third quota in Parliament is the least we can do to free Indian women from patriarchy's worst stranglehold.

POLITICS

 |  3-minute read

VARIETY

 |  3-minute read

VOICES

 |  6-minute read

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.