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NKP: Unfettered authority to the govt is a danger to the democratic system. A govt has to be made accountable to th… https://t.co/YuPFDNxb0ONG: This kind of situation could not have been envisaged by our founding fathers. Parl must meet. The govt must be… https://t.co/r6jqYd537nNG: There will be tech challenges the 1st time. Anywhere in the world. But it has to be tried because COVID has no… https://t.co/9CDwJiVbkHOn meeting online and connectivity challenges GR: Tech issues are resolvable. After all, we are running several m… https://t.co/Tor3KEPg6aNKP: As per the (LS) rules of practice, the Parliament is being convened in the parliament premises. Suppose we wan… https://t.co/7qojgovjHvMadhavan: According to Article 85 of the Constitution, the President shall from time to time summon the Parliament… https://t.co/owXaHSqdd4On meeting outside the Parliament House NG: There are very large indoor air-conditioned stadiums in Delhi where so… https://t.co/hCHmGshuikM R Madhavan moderated a panel on “Parliamentary Democracy in COVID Times” w Mr. Naresh Gujral (MP Rajya Sabha), Mr… https://t.co/47n3ZzBdiC
7/3
2020
For this and more, read the full monthly policy review here: https://t.co/ltuRqG8g5FJune Policy Review | The Ministry of Finance imposes restrictions on the initiation of new schemes in 2020-21. The… https://t.co/e7JAh20yMiJune Policy Review | The government extends the PM Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana till November 2020. Under the scheme, f… https://t.co/4v58J2Z6tMJune Policy Review | 59 mobile apps have been banned on the grounds of national security and public order including… https://t.co/PCZ0Qx7mvAJune Policy Review | As per the revised criteria for the classification of MSMEs, the investment limits under the c… https://t.co/SNKFjVDbg3June Policy Review | The three ordinances on agriculture seek to: (i) allow trade of farmers’ produce outside state… https://t.co/5Z0H43AvrzThe June edition of the Monthly Policy Review is here! 👉https://t.co/ltuRqG8g5F https://t.co/me4Jvfpfbt
7/1
2020
The Committee on Social Justice and Empowerment has been given further extension until 12th Sep 2020 for the report… https://t.co/vLHZz7Dw6Y
6/30
2020
11/ The Banking Regulation (Amendment) Ordinance, 2020 In force since 26/06 Amends the 1949 Banking Regulation Ac… https://t.co/QEhUaAae93
6/29
2020
10/ The Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement on Price Assurance and Farm Services Ordinance, 2020 In for… https://t.co/ClMQH2HnRW9/ The Farmers' Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Ordinance, 2020 In force since 05/06 Seek… https://t.co/LJUJeoAXjy8/ The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (Amendment), 2020 In force since 05/06 Exempts certain companies from the p… https://t.co/gLaZtst1wU7/ The Essential Commodities (Amendment) Ordinance, 2020 In force since 05/06 Amends the 1955 Act and seeks to i… https://t.co/RrRGksuvrS6/ The Homoeopathy Central Council (Amendment) Ordinance, 2020 In force since 24/04 Amends the 1973 Act to increa… https://t.co/zZRWJn3Msj5/ The Indian Medicine Central Council (Amendment) Ordinance, 2020 In force since 24/04 Amends the 1970 Act to p… https://t.co/uwktR6Qpwu4/ The Epidemic Diseases (Amendment) Ordinance, 2020 In force since 22/04 Amends the 1897 Act to include protecti… https://t.co/POKykavW773/ The Salaries and Allowances of Ministers (Amendment) Ordinance, 2020 In force since 09/04 Reduces the monthly… https://t.co/V1bXB2Wque2/ The Salary, Allowances, and Pension of Members of Parliament (Amendment) Ordinance, 2020 In force since 07/04… https://t.co/Bu3lBmkwYA1/ The Taxation and other Laws (Relaxation of Certain Provisions) Ordinance, 2020 In force since 31/03 Provides s… https://t.co/99i84QdIeRYesterday, the Cabinet approved an Ordinance to bring urban and multi-state cooperative banks under the supervision… https://t.co/d1pM75griy
6/25
2020
#AndhraBudget: Expenditure on Key Sectors in 2020-21: 6.4% on Rural development 1.3% on Roads and bridges 2.5% o… https://t.co/jDGHL3KnIq#AndhraBudget: Expenditure on Key Sectors in 2020-21: 12.1% on Education 5.6% on Health 6.4% on Agriculture and… https://t.co/QyBH9F5c2l#AndhraBudget: In 2020-21, the outstanding liabilities are expected to be 34.6% of the GSDP, higher than that in 20… https://t.co/gE95iNVqkH#AndhraBudget: The fiscal deficit is estimated to be 4.78% of GSDP. Due to #COVID19, Centre has permitted fiscal de… https://t.co/ZJZv2xcBoU#AndhraBudget: The state government estimates revenue from its own taxes to increase as compared to 2019-20 revise… https://t.co/jEzU46BQuS#AndhraBudget: Total receipts (excluding borrowings) for 2020-21 are estimated to be Rs 1,62,558 crore, that is, 41… https://t.co/I9FNLK4KvH#AndhraBudget: The Finance Minister, Mr. Buggana Rajendranath presented the Budget for Andhra Pradesh for the finan… https://t.co/c0XnDkYrdSIn discussion with @CPPRIndia's @dhanuraj, @PRSLegislative's Chakshu Roy: Parliament meeting online does present a… https://t.co/QV1sXgDact
6/22
2020
MP and UP have exempted factories from provisions like collective bargaining. The ILO recognizes the right to colle… https://t.co/ItBbYWMsjuMP and UP have exempted factories from health & safety provisions. For e.g., in MP, factories are no longer require… https://t.co/StpJ8Npj8TThe National Commission on Labour (2002) noted that in addition to labour law reforms, infrastructure, credit, acce… https://t.co/COUQ1GyrfJThe Factories Act requires the employer to pay overtime wages to workers. Such overtime pay must be double the ordi… https://t.co/oNpXyFtuuHThe increase in work hours exceeds ILO's 1919 Convention which India has ratified. It requires maximum work hours t… https://t.co/597j4gIZiPUnder the Factories Act, 1948 states can increase work hours in the case of a public emergency. Gujarat, HP, MP, Od… https://t.co/9VkDl60mXkVarious states have passed relaxations to labour laws by either increasing the work hour limits for factories, or i… https://t.co/GCApvrQwxTThe voting for #RajyaSabha members is not confidential. In the open ballot system, MLAs are required to show their… https://t.co/9ETAGJgXOFThank you Prathamesh for translating this thread in Marathi 🙏 https://t.co/9WSWzVsuqW
6/19
2020
Read our full analysis here: https://t.co/4PMjekBiv7 (5/5)In response to COVID-19, Bihar, UP, Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh, Karnataka and Kerala have reduced the emoluments of… https://t.co/26TRqadhixCan their salaries be benchmarked against that of other senior public officials? This table is a comparison of the… https://t.co/XOWeevZTv5This is different from what is followed elsewhere in the world. In countries like the UK, Australia and New Zealand… https://t.co/xmu49CS6I1Thread on how MLA salaries are determined in India and elsewhere: In most states, state legislators decide their… https://t.co/Q3tKXVctGp
6/17
2020
Finance Minister, Mr. Buggana Rajendranath, is presenting the state budget for 2020-21. #APAssemblyBudgetSessionhttps://t.co/Ng61aduxUYThe 2020 Budget Session of Andhra Pradesh begins today. The Governor's Address is currently underway. #APBudget #AndhraPradesh #Andhra
6/16
2020
Order summoning the 15th Legislative Assembly for its fourth session: https://t.co/hnvIYUFwPBThe Andhra Pradesh government issued an Ordinance for a vote-on-account earlier this year in March. They are expect… https://t.co/S5RqrDVG5C#SessionAlert: The Andhra Pradesh Legislature is set to meet on June 16th. In possibly a first, the AP Governor is… https://t.co/xXcbB5m06q
6/12
2020
As of 2011, 70% of intra-state migration was due to reasons of marriage and family with variation between male and… https://t.co/XX5vT6wlW6The latest government data on migration comes from the 2011 Census. As of 2011, Uttar Pradesh and Bihar were the la… https://t.co/SbOzqF4MXcBetween 2001 & 2011, while the population grew by 18%, the number of migrants increased by 45%. Our latest blog loo… https://t.co/woczBpuodvLink to the story: 👉 https://t.co/72raJbRhKRWith the Parliament and assemblies not in session, the executive has been pushing new legislations. But for laws to… https://t.co/E0UNIUMcGe
6/10
2020
An appeal has been filed before the Supreme Court against the decision. Read our analysis to understand the key is… https://t.co/AZzmTwWA0DThe AP High Court, in May, struck down the Andhra Pradesh Panchayat Raj (2nd Amendment) Ordinance, 2020, and restor… https://t.co/ln8KrTlOl6The Standing Committee meeting on Water Resources, scheduled for June 11, 2020, has been postponed to June 22.… https://t.co/f7cJiH6vp0 @internetfreedom There's been a slight change, @internetfreedom. The meeting scheduled for tomorrow has been postpo… https://t.co/YYKA2rkCq5
6/9
2020
How does the reclassification of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs), approved by the Cabinet Committee on… https://t.co/ePK2DVPg2x
6/8
2020
3/ The Farmers' Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Ordinance, 2020 https://t.co/fs5BjmaUEK 4/… https://t.co/6uQRUXMQX3Four ordinances have been promulgated on June 5th. 1/ The Essential Commodities (Amendment) Ordinance, 2020… https://t.co/kJelmt8ZM8
6/6
2020
Meeting Alert | Parliamentary Standing Committee on Water Resources is scheduled to meet on June 11, 2020. https://t.co/2WMga6MpD5
6/5
2020
Link to the story online: https://t.co/dkfYdQ4Tp5Given that global corporations and parliamentary committees of many other countries have addressed the security and… https://t.co/rFPfJ11MP2
6/4
2020
Fresh graduates from law school welcome to apply. Details on the role and how to apply here: https://t.co/cvxOx2kFJ1About the position: As an analyst, you will have a key role in supporting MPs and MLAs with credible research which… https://t.co/xkllLqVvPl#JobAlert PRS is hiring graduates with a background in law for the research team. Apply to be an analyst here:… https://t.co/oubaZKtmA1
6/3
2020
Meeting Alert | Parliamentary Standing Committee on Information Technology is scheduled to meet on June 10, 2020. https://t.co/nijs5Hz2SnRead the full Monthly Policy Review here: https://t.co/htO3eRdbLm (7/7)May Policy Review | Aarogya Setu Data Access and Knowledge Sharing Protocol released. It requires that location dat… https://t.co/xf3uwfE2gFMay Policy Review | Domestic passenger train travel resumed partially on May 12, 2020, with more trains resuming fr… https://t.co/sDB7srjVSPMay Policy Review | The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change amended the Environment Protection Rules… https://t.co/tVrNDNPXoHMay Policy Review | CGA released provisional data on central government accounts for 2019-20. Fiscal deficit was at… https://t.co/JhibJynpeMMay Policy Review | Provisional estimates suggest that GDP growth for 2019-20 is 4.2% (at constant prices) with 3.1… https://t.co/IysduEED8BFind all the major policy updates for the past month in one place: our Monthly Policy Review for May 2020. Read her… https://t.co/XzkNFW8Zo2
6/2
2020
(3/3) To do justice to this larger constituency... they'll have to come and be part of this process where they hold… https://t.co/qbf9XgWQGG(2/3) The higher duty is not only to look at the 100-200 constituents reaching out to them every hour but to look a… https://t.co/Zb1U72ULBO(1/3) From the @the_hindu In Focus podcast: @jayantsriram: Do MPs consider themselves more useful working in their… https://t.co/o6Fleqv0UY
6/1
2020
@Abhilas32385518 Thank you, Abhilash for alerting us. There appears to have been a glitch. It has now been fixed. T… https://t.co/hMWOD96bRa* No restrictions on inter-state and intra-state movement of people. No separate permission/ permit will be require… https://t.co/y6imfhAzrLBreaking down the latest MHA order: * Lockdown to continue to remain in force in the containment zones till June… https://t.co/MhPSEPtEyyRead the key measures taken by the Central government in response to COVID-19 for the week (May 23rd - May 29th) in… https://t.co/sE9qhEPBwG
5/30
2020
Departmentally Related Standing Committee on Labour is scheduled to meet on June 05, 2020. https://t.co/cKwpus3Pw5
5/29
2020
Here's a round-up of the Central government's response to #COVIDー19 in the past two weeks- Repo Rate cut by 40 bps,… https://t.co/IdZcEFTftO
5/22
2020
AT THE DESTINATION: -Passengers will have to adhere to health protocols prescribed by the destination State/UT -Onl… https://t.co/o8WnBG0h07INSIDE THE FLIGHT: -Passengers to wear face masks -No meal service, no eatables to be consumed on board -No on-board sales (4/5)AT THE AIRPORT: -No physical check-in -Only passengers with confirmed web check-in to be allowed to enter the airp… https://t.co/wG4dJ3mviaINSTRUCTIONS FOR PASSENGERS: -Can carry one hand baggage and one checked-in baggage at most -Have to be wearing fa… https://t.co/CQ4lP3KzIeCivil Aviation Minister: Domestic air travel to partially resume from May 25. -Airlines can fly upto 1/3rd capacity… https://t.co/bNC4dEHoFT
5/21
2020
- Electricity Act, 2003 to be amended to ensure a progressive reduction in cross-subsidies in the sector We've sum… https://t.co/mcxMuD8bd4#AatmaNirbharBharatAbhiyaan Some legislative measures announced: - Initiation of fresh insolvency proceedings to b… https://t.co/IJIre6c5YD
5/20
2020
APMCs, which regulate agricultural marketing in many states, have also been affected by #COVID19. Our latest blog t… https://t.co/shNC0ZoZzZ
5/19
2020
In the past week, several states have made changes to their labour laws as they look to restart economic activity.… https://t.co/SuEyDYrDkrइस सप्ताह @PRSLegislative रिसर्च से @suyashtiwari_, न्यूज़लॉन्ड्री के स्तंभकार @anandvardhan26 और @Shardool_ शामिल… https://t.co/YACHa4OqPE
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5/18
2020

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