‘Grandiose PR exercises’ poor substitute for governance: RJD’s Tejashwi Yadav on Centre’s rollout of projects

Why did a Union Cabinet Minister resign if the bills were not “anti-farmer”, asks Tejashwi Yadav referring to Harsimrat Kaur Badal’s resignation With the Centre rolling out a slew of development projects for Bihar ahead of the Assembly polls, RJD leader Tejashwi Mr. Yadav on September 20 said “grandiose PR …

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Parliamentary panels’ role reduced, functioning at all-time low, data show

There was not a single meeting of any parliamentary committee in the four months following the national lockdown imposed on March 24, 2020, due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Of the 24 departmentally-related standing committees, not one met virtually either during the lockdown. Departmentally-related standing committees are committees with …

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