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Earlier this week, 11 individuals accused of lynching Tabrez Ansari in Jharkhand in June were charged by the police with culpable homicide not amounting to murder. Media reports indicate that the more serious charge of murder was not pressed against the accused as the postmortem report...
The first session of the newly-elected Lok Sabha ended earlier this week. While public attention is mostly focussed on the change in the special status of Jammu and Kashmir; other significant legislative business was also transacted during the session. The tone and tenor of the functioning of the...
In Modi’s first Lok Sabha term, about 900 private member bills were introduced in Parliament but not even 2 per cent of these bills were discussed. The speed with which the BJP government under Prime Minister Narendra Modi has passed bills – from laws on triple talaq and the reorganisation of...
The Rajya Sabha was recently disrupted over referring the Right to Information (Amendment) Bill to a Select Committee. The decision to refer it was defeated by vote and the Bill was passed. In light of this, this article looks at why parliamentary committees are important and how they strengthen...
Beyond leaders’ speeches, there’s not much of parliamentary history. For instance, what was the mood in Lok Sabha when Vajpayee lost confidence motion by one vote? Nearly 500 Members of Parliament have passed away in the last fifteen years, 25 of them belonged to India’s first Lok Sabha. That is...