Tuesday, 29 November, 2022
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Topic: opposition

‘Spine of key panels broken’ — Why Congress & TMC are angry about parliamentary committees rejig

While Congress retained chairmanship of one committee, TMC got none. BJP and allies now hold six major committees, including Home Affairs, Defence, External Affairs and Finance.

‘Opposition’s third-front experiment shouldn’t be repeated’, says Congress

 Congress leader Jairam Ramesh says opposition unity without Congress isn’t possible. It comes as TMC and TRS are pushing for a non-Congress-and-non-BJP front.  

Confused, aimless—why Opposition parties live up to Ronen Sen’s ‘headless chicken’ remark

From ‘compromising national security’ to 'playing havoc' with institutions, the Opposition continues to attack Modi while failing to reflect on own actions.

Why no tricolour in RSS ‘ghar’ to mark PM Modi’s ‘Har Ghar Tiranga’ initiative, asks Oppn

An RSS functionary said the organisation does not take decisions under pressure, while the BJP retaliated by accusing detractors of missing the Independence bike rally.

Sitharaman illness an ‘excuse’ — Urdu press says govt stalling inflation, GST debates in House

ThePrint’s round-up of how the Urdu media covered various news events through the week, and the editorial positions some of them took.

Jharkhand to Goa & MP, cross-voting for Droupadi Murmu exposes chinks in opposition unity

With more than 120 MLAs cross-voting for Droupadi Murmu in the presidential poll, non-BJP parties could face a challenge keeping their flock together ahead of elections in some states.

Lok Sabha passes Indian Antarctic Bill, 2022 amid opposition protest against price rise

The first bill to be passed in this Monsoon session, it seeks to extend the application of domestic laws to research stations set up by India in the Antarctic region.

Opposition MPs walk out of parliamentary panel meet alleging not allowed to discuss Agnipath

The members also 'argued' with Chairman Jual Oram that not allowing a discussion on Agnipath amounted to an insult to Parliament.

‘Political opposition should not translate into hostility,’ says CJI Ramana

Speaking at an event, CJI Ramana raised concerns over the quality of legislative performance and said that the space for opposition was declining in the country.

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File photo of smog in Delhi. Some doctors have called air pollution a bigger threat than Covid-19.| Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Air quality is better but not enough to banish air purifiers. Here are options for your room & car

What’s the solution for people who cannot leave Delhi? Air purifiers from Dyson's expensive range to Xiaomi's affordable ones can be of help.

NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms

New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) will carry out audit quality inspections of five audit firms, including the...

Defence

The Defence Services Staff College in Wellington | Image credit: dssc.gov.in

In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.