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HUMOUR

 |  3-minute read
India's got talent, Lok Sabha, Kirron Kher, Parliament

No, she's not an 'accidental MP': Why we liked Kirron Kher's Lok Sabha act

The MP represented every one of us who doesn't care what others are saying during a group discussion.

POLITICS

 |  6-minute read
Reservation, Supreme Court, Parliament, Mandal commission

Why there wasn't much debate in Parliament over a quota on economic criteria

The government showed no study or report to explain how the economically backward are being denied opportunities. Even then, it faced no serious discussion or intellectual challenge.

VARIETY

 |  4-minute read
BJP, Narendra Modi, Parliament, Upper caste quota bill

Reservation Bill: The poor among upper castes may never get quota benefit. Here’s why

The hastily brought-in Bill faces several legislative, executive and legal challenges. Some of these could be insurmountable.

POLITICS

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Narendra Modi, Rafale row, Defence minister, Parliament

Why Nirmala Sitharaman is the dazzling new 'angry woman' of Indian politics

Her Rafale rebuttal in Parliament left even Rahul Gandhi gasping for breath.

VOICES

 |  5-minute read
Air Pollution, Fire crackers,, Parliament, Laws

Why the judiciary needs to stop legislating

If judges are free to make laws, it would go against the principle of separation of powers.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Parliament, Congress, Narendra Modi, Land Acquisition Act

A five-year review of Land Acquisition Act, 2013: How the law is empowering millions despite Centre's unwillingness

Land has been returned across the country on an unprecedented scale, correcting numerous historical injustices.

POLITICS

 |  6-minute read
Arun Jaitley, Parliament, Money Bill, Congress

The BJP's Aadhaar: Minimum governance, maximum subterfuge

The recent Supreme Court discussion highlights the government's arrogance in classifying Aadhaar as a Money Bill. This over-confidence has shown in Parliament. And now, citizens can see this too.

VARIETY

 |  4-minute read
Bank loan, Parliament, Arun Jaitley, Vijay Mallya

Did Vijay Mallya meet Arun Jaitley? Secret events inside the power corridors that are not so classified

The dimly lit hallways for long have witnessed many covert and overt meetings and kept them a secret.

POLITICS

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Parliament, CPM, Lok Sabha, Somnath chatterjee

How I learnt parliamentary politics from Somnath Chatterjee

He was deeply saddened by the way parliamentarians these days malign the ethics of the Lok Sabha.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Judiciary, Rajya Sabha, Parliament, Lok Sabha election 2019

Why India needs an expanded Lok Sabha

In the 2019 election, 545 MPs will represent over 1.30 billion people in Lok Sabha; each MP representing 23.85 lakh citizens.