Citizenship Law: Providing no relief to the majority of asylum seekers
Majority of the refugees in India come from three countries that are not included in the Citizenship (Amendment) Act — China, Sri Lanka and Myanmar. Meanwhile, more and more Indians are seeking asylum in other countries. Proportionate to its population, India’s refugee burden is low. Pakistan, meanwhile, has the world’s second highest number of refugees.
International tribunal dismisses claims against India in 2G licence case: Govt
On July 19, the Tribunal, seated at the Hague, Netherlands ren...
Unitech takeover by govt unlikely to set any precedent: Sandeep Parekh
Unitech is only one of the hundreds of developers which are stressed t...
India makes payment to WTO for 2020 in advance
The World Trade organisation (WTO) derives most of the income for its annual budget from contributions by its member countries. These contributions are based on a formula that takes into account each member's share of international trade.
Global investors ready with $3 billion kitty to enter India’s credit market
Many global investors are looking for the first time to deploy $3 billion into India’s credit market, especially the structured credit segment.
View: It's time for govt to rethink the investor-State dispute regime
As per reports, the finance ministry has mooted a 40-page draft proposal that envisages the appointment of mediators and the setting up of fast-track courts to resolve disputes with foreign investors. While the proposal is being reviewed, it certainly would be a welcome step in rethinking the investor-State dispute regime.
Protests against citizenship law risk spooking investors away
Disruptions to normal life threaten a nascent recovery in the economy.
Citizenship law fails three tests of classification: Faizan Mustafa, VC, NALSAR University of Law
The CAA goes against the constitutional vision. This classification is not a reasonable classification because, one, it does not cover all the neighbouring countries. Two, it does not cover all persecuted minorities. The CAA is neither based on a reasonable classification nor does it have a rational object or just object to achieve. Three, it is arbitrary.
Government plans law to reposition stats body
The draft National Statistical Commission (NSC) Bill 2019 proposes a statutory National Statistical Commission with an independent secretariat headed by a secretaryrank officer and comprising five whole-time members including a deputy governor of RBI, chief statistician of India, chief economic adviser and the CEO of Niti Aayog.
What has changed in JNU is that students have started taking law in their own hands: JNU VC
All our senior wardens and dean of students are in touch. The entire hostel administration is doing everything possible.
Millions of gig workers set to get health cover, other sops with labour law tweak
The code on social security, one of four codes that are intended to refashion 43 labour laws, seeks to extend coverage of employees state insurance corporation act across India and to all establishments employing 10 or more employees.
CBI set for major rejig, officers at same posts for long to be shifted
A CBI source said that the transfers are part of a "routine" exercise as laid down by the government. He said that no officer is being "targeted" in the transfer and its a complete "fair" exercise.
Head constable killed during clashes over CAA in northeast Delhi: Police
Several vehicles, shops and houses were torched on Monday, a day after clashes broke out between those against and for the Citizenship (Amendment) Act.
India rolls out cultural extravaganza to welcome Donald Trump
There were tableaux, folk dancers and musicians rolling out the cultural tapestry that is India, at the airport, on the way and at the spanking new cricket stadium where about 100,000 people waited patiently since early in the morning to hear the two leaders speak.
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