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Institutional reform is key to post-Covid-19 national recovery

The second wave of Covid-19 has exposed serious institutional infirmities in India — in access to health care, in the management of elections, and in the balance between the judiciary and the executive, where the latter’s failure has led the former to step in. India has one of the lowest ratios of population to health care infrastructure. It also invests ...

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G7 strikes ‘historic’ deal to reform global tax system | 5 key aspects

The UK treasury department said in a statement that the agreement among the G7 countries delivers on Sunak’s promise for “big international companies to start paying their fair share.” By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Kunal Gaurav, Hindustan Times, New Delhi PUBLISHED ON JUN 05, 2021 10:02 PM IST The Group of Seven (G7) wealthy countries on Saturday agreed on the ...

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George Floyd’s family lobbies Biden for US police reform on anniversary of death

A year after his killing sparked a national reckoning over U.S. racial injustice, George Floyd’s relatives met on Tuesday with President Joe Biden at the White House and with lawmakers on Capitol Hill to urge passage of police reform legislation in their loved one’s name. Floyd, a 46-year-old Black man who died in handcuffs with his neck pinned to a ...

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‘Regional language reform has been long-awaited’: Union education minister tells HT – india news

The move to impart technical education in regional languages from 2021 is aimed at ensuring equity, especially with rural students in mind, but “there will not be any compromise on the quality of the IITs”, Union education minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank told HT’s Amandeep Shukla in an email interview. Acknowledging that there were concerns from some quarters, Pokhriyal emphasised that ...

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Reform institutions to ensure equitable representation to women – analysis

As a document, the Constitution lays the legal foundations for a country’s governance and formulates the institutions tasked with implementing the principles enshrined in it. For India, these institutions are the legislature, the judiciary, and the executive. With the legislature being empowered to make the laws, the judiciary tasked with adjudication and the executive being duty-bound to ensure implementation, the ...

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Leverage Covid-19 to reform justice delivery – analysis

The Covid-19 pandemic has brought the justice delivery processes in Indian courts almost to a halt. After being in a limbo, the courts have now responded to the situation by resorting to hearings in urgent cases through video- conferences, and, very rarely, physical proceedings. While litigants are in a quandary over the suspension of court proceedings, lawyers are equally unsettled ...

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UK government says it will reform ‘broken’ asylum system – world news

Britain’s interior minister vowed Sunday to stop people entering the country clandestinely and to fix what she called a “broken” asylum system, echoing commitments that have been made and broken by UK governments for years. Home Secretary Priti Patel said the government would bring in new laws so it could “stop those who come here illegally making endless legal claims ...

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India needed labour law reform. Now implement them | Opinon – india news

Nobel laureate Douglass North wrote that institutions are made up of formal rules and informal norms of behaviour, and their enforcement characterise and shape human conduct and create incentives and disincentives for people to behave in a particular manner. The government of the day is supposed to create required institutions , incentives and structures for economic growth. Hence the need ...

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Haryana farmers block highways and a railway line against farm reform bills – india news

Farmers and ahrtia associations in Haryana have blocked several road highways and at least one railway track in the northern parts of the state to implement the nationwide shutdown call given by a group of farmers’ organisations against the three farm reform bills passed in the Parliament during the recently concluded Monsoon session. The protesting farmers sat on dharnas, blocking ...

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The UN must reform to stay relevant | HT Editorial – editorials

The United Nations (UN) has always struggled when its most powerful members are disunited. On the 75th anniversary of the UN’s foundation, not only is great power rivalry rising to Cold War levels, but the world is under enormous forces of change, whether technological or environmental. The organisation recognises it needs to make major adjustments, but it can only reform if ...

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