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.
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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