The Centre has been reiterating that the new laws are meant at reforms and have been passed after consultation with all stakeholders. However, farmers say they were taken into confidence when the laws were passed by the Parliament.
New Delhi (ILNS): The Supreme Court today said that it cannot direct Parliament to amend the Representation of the People Act, 1951 and force a declaration that persons who have been charge-sheeted should be disqualified from contesting elections.
The Supreme Court is hearing a series of petitions questioning the Centre's Central Vista Redevelopment project and the government's plan to construct a new Parliament building in the national capital.
A slew of amended labour laws were pushed through the Rajya Sabha session which ended on Wednesday. IL News Service has already published an analysis of the Farm Bills that have been passed. We will now, in stages, deal with the amended labour laws.
During the current monsoon session of Parliament, of the three contentious farm bills the Lok Sabha, through voice vote, passed the Farmers’ Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Bill, 2020
The Union government today admitted in Parliament that it was completely clueless on how many stranded labourers died trudging their way back through locked down states, or even how much ration (state-wise) had been provided to them during the period.