India Needs A Neutral Authority To Hold Govt Accountable: Shashi Tharoor
Prior to withdrawing it in August last year, the government had, in December 2021, referred the Personal Data Protection Bill, 2019—which was criticised for being in favour of the government—to a Joint Parliamentary Committee instead of sending it to the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Information Technology, which was then headed by Congress MP Shashi Tharoor.
Kamalika Ghosh - December 31, 2022
Weary At Work
The knowledge worker is tired in office and searching for the elusive work-life balance. The government and corporates want to take better care of the employee to build a robust knowledge economy and avoid losing talent to developed countries. Can they succeed?
Sneha Kanchan - May 28, 2022
One Nation, Many Burdens
The GST system of indirect taxation completes five years in 2022, and it already seems to have caused cracks in the idea of fiscal federalism. States feel shortchanged at losing revenue year after year. Was it worth surrendering their taxation powers to a GST Council that tends to agree with the Centre?
Kamalika Ghosh - January 28, 2022
Jo Tik Gaya Wo Tikait
Rakesh Tikait successfully led the year-long farmer protests against the new farm laws, forcing the Centre to repeal them just ahead of the assembly elections
Vikas Pathak - November 28, 2021
The victory in Uttar Pradesh has given the BJP an edge in the Upper House of Parliament
March 16, 2017
It is high time parliament passes a law to record judicial proceedings
Sandeep Parekh - July 13, 2015