Over the years, Parliament has repealed several laws — and there have also been precedents of the government not bringing a law into force for several years after it has been passed.
Apart from repeal of farm laws, farmers are demanding guaranteed minimum support prices, which have no legal backing. A look at what the implications would be if the govt did provide the guarantee
This development is related to the News Media Bargaining Code, a mandatory code of conduct to address bargaining power imbalances between the Australian news media businesses and digital platforms.
Tamil Nadu government allege that the bodies which washed ashore in Sri Lanka belonged to four Indian fishermen and that they were beaten to death by the Lankan Navy.
It is no secret that Donald Trump consistently sought refuge in golf. The grass was always greener on that side.
The non-stop bull rally on the stock markets has taken the benchmark over the milestone of 50,000. But several questions loom over the market horizon: Is the rally for real? Why is it happening? Will the bull run continue?
The Office of Speechwriting is a presidential department in the White House, responsible for researching and writing the President’s speeches.
Of all the humiliation heaped on Donald Trump as he leaves the White House today, the de-platforming by Twitter and Facebook must hurt him the most. But even as many celebrate his comeuppance, concerns have been raised about the enormous power for-profit Big Tech wields in the running of democracies.
The scientists have recommended two masks rather than one in certain settings, and explained that a mask protects not only people around the wearer but also the wearer.
Joe Biden's Chief of Staff Rob Klain said the administration faces "four overlapping and compounding crises": Covid-19, crisis the resulting economic crisis, climate change, and racial inequity.
As the problem of non-performing assets persists in a sector stressed by the pandemic, the RBI Governor has agreed to look at a proposal for creating a bad bank. What are the arguments for and against the concept?
Scientists at WUSTL have published a paper showing that a relatively simple and rapid blood test can predict — within a day of a hospital admission — which Covid-19 patients are at highest risk of severe complications or death.
Twenty-nine people have died in Norway after being administered Pfizer’s vaccine against the novel coronavirus, Norwegian authorities have said. Is this a serious concern?
Covid-19 vaccination presents an opportunity. Given that many people unknowingly live with slow-onset non-communicable diseases such as diabetes and cancers, and the vaccination programme prioritises those with co-morbodities, the strategy can be dovetailed into a screening programme for such NCDs.
Ahead of Tamil Nadu Assembly polls, Jallikattu has become the subject of politics between Congress and BJP. A look at what it means for Tamil culture, and the controversies leading to an ongoing legal battle.
Simple interventions, however, may maximise the vaccine’s initial effectiveness, the Association for Psychological Science has said in a new report, which recommends exercising and getting a good night’s sleep in the 24 hours before vaccination.
Starting Jan 1, fund houses must disclose how risky a particular mutual fund scheme is, from 'low' to 'very high' risk. How will the risk be calculated, and how will it help investors make more informed decisions?
The use of arthritis drugs, especially tocilizumab, against coronavirus has been the subject of debate through the pandemic, emerging as a choice at times and falling out of favour at other times.
Researchers have found that a lower breathing frequency — and holding one’s breath — increases the risk of virus-laden droplets reaching the deep lung.
In the last 50 days, three luxury liners have queued up at Alang to be broken. Why is there such a queue? Which luxury liners have reached Alang recently?
India is back as a non-permanent member on the United Nations Security Council. A look at its seven previous terms, and what its agenda will be amid events concerning China, Pakistan and the US
Farmers' protest: The protest by thousands of farmers at Delhi’s borders have brought to focus a range of issues in agriculture in India. One of the country’s leading policy experts provides a primer on some important questions.
The key infrastructure project has come about after overcoming protests in Kerala, misconceptions about safety, and a long delay.
With the novel coronavirus still rampant, fear of a new virus, which causes bird flu, has spread. This virus does not normally spread from human to human — however, earlier outbreaks caused considerable losses to the poultry industry. Several states have reported deaths of birds, but mostly non-domesticated.
Inside Varun Dhawan and Natasha Dalal's wedding