Indian Constitution SC verdict to affect ban on slaughter: (The Hindu) The landmark judgment declaring right to privacy a fundamental right would have “some bearing” in matters relating to slaughter of cows, bulls and bullocks in Maharashtra. This thing called privacy: (Indian Express, Editorial)
One salutary consequence is that the right to privacy cannot be curtailed or abrogated by merely enacting a statute but can be done only by a constitutional amendment after complying with certain constitutional prerequisites.Government policies Political freedoms necessary: SC: (The Hindu) Says the right to dissent is important to end the malaise of corruption. Executive and the Judiciary Curtailing the legislature: (Indian Express, Editorial)
Delhi HC has limited Delhi assembly’s power to hold the executive to account.International groupings and agreements MPs fret over trade deficit with ASEAN: (The Hindu) Parliamentary panel urges that India should seek better market access for its products and services.
Science and Tech Claims on Bt cotton need to be probed, says panel: (The Hindu) The report of the Standing Committee on Science and Technology claimed that the government cited only overall cotton output and not the average yield in area.
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