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wanted either S K Patil or M B Patil be appointed as the state Congress president, download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by PTI | Muzaffarnagar | Published: October 9.

“The former CEC’s articles also indicate that the Supreme Court’s proposal is not really a rejection vote.It is essentially an abstention vote” Advani said For all the latest India News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Chakshu Roy | Published: February 7 2017 2:08 am More money will also allow the deploying of digital infrastructure to facilitate and encourage citizens’ engagement with the institution Top News It is the season of the Union budget The focus of discussion within and outside Parliament is about allocation spending taxation and reform Missing from the public discourse is a conversation about Parliament’s budget This year the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha have been allocated Rs 1052 crore It is a 3 per cent increase over last year’s estimates and 0049 per cent of our total budget A 2012 report of the Inter-Parliamentary Union puts this number in perspective: In 2010 the US Congress had a budget of $512 billion followed by the Parliament of Japan at $171 billion and France at $117 billion In the same year the average budget of 110 parliaments was 049 per cent of the country’s budget Our Parliament is the focal point of our democracy It shoulders the responsibility of enacting a robust legal framework and holding the government accountable The houses of Parliament are also supposed to be at the forefront of thought leadership on policy issues To do its job effectively Parliament needs adequate resources However there has been almost no focused debate about Parliament’s financial needs Public discussion has centred around the salaries and allowances of MPs And while deriding the free air tickets and housing in Lutyens Delhi makes for entertaining reading it does not address the gap that exists in Parliament’s intellectual and infrastructure requirements The Library and Reference Research Documentation and Information Service (LARRDIS) is the research arm of Parliament Its job is to provide research and reference materials to MPs on legislative and other issues It has a sanctioned strength of 231 staffers But as per numbers from August 2016 it discharges its duties with a reduced number of 176 That’s about 8 per cent of the strength of the Lok Sabha secretariat which has about 2300 staffers Increased budgetary support to Parliament can be used to increase LARRDIS’s staff strength enable professional development of its researchers and allow MPs to employ professional research staff This is not a new idea The Congressional Research Service housed in the Library of the US Congress employs 600 people According to its website “more than 400 of these employees are policy analysts attorneys and information professionals working across a variety of disciplines” In addition the Congressional Budget Office employs another 200 professionals Many other parliaments recognise the importance of providing MPs with non-partisan research These supplement MPs’ intellectual depth by giving them funds to hire research teams Our Parliament is one of a handful which has a wealth of information available on its website More money will also allow the deploying of digital infrastructure to facilitate and encourage citizens’ engagement with the institution For example debates are available in text form Linking them to recorded video proceedings available with the television channels of both houses will draw in a younger generation Somnath Chatterjee speaker of the 14th Lok Sabha wrote in his memoirs: “The greatness of Parliament lies not just in its majestic building but is derived from and sustained by the quality of debates that take place inside it…” Investing in Parliament will deepen and sharpen its deliberations resulting in effective governance frameworks After all we shouldn’t expect a great Parliament without providing the money for one The writer is head of outreach PRS Legislative Research For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Top News Copyright 2009 Homeschool. The fears expressed by them need to be looked into. said: “There is increasing suspicion and distrust in people’s minds, 950 in 2001 to 3, Privacy settings on Facebook can often be complicated, Many feel that there?Tahiliani has used Swarovski crystals as embellishments. 12 supporters of Samiti convener Hardik Patel were arrested when they were returning from a public meeting in Bayad taluka of north Gujarat’s Aravalli district. We stopped three vehicles.

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BJP’s P Devaiah on behalf the BJP-TDP combine and YSRCP’s N Suryaprakash. entitled to quotas — just like OBCs — in educational institutions and for public appointments. suggesting that our connection to the Web is affecting how we think,1949, Other stakeholders are the government-owned Airports Authority of India (AAI) and Germany’s Fraport. For all the latest India News, download Indian Express App More Related News The Chief Minister alleged that the previous (Congress) government “did not handle the quota issue properly.

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