Raising legal marriage age for women
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Raising legal marriage age for women

An Indian wedding is gradually becoming a way for people to show off their social status, all ‘courtesy to Bollywood’. As shocking as it might sound, but Indian parents usually spend more on lavish weddings and dowry than on education, especially in case of daughters, who are married at an early age sacrificing their education due to societal and peer pressure. But don’t you agree that even a thought like this must be considered as “ridiculous as drinking poison to satiate one’s thirst?” 

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How a bill is passed in India?
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How a bill is passed in India?

“Parliament has been my temple, Constitution my holy book 📖”, as once said by Ex-President Pranab Mukherjee in his last address to the nation. Well! All we can say is that in the Indian democracy, Parliament is indeed a temple and Constitution, a sacred textbook. It is obvious that the role of the Indian Parliament is underestimated, but it plays a very significant role in the country’s legislative process by way of enactments.

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What are Zero Hour and Question Hour in the Parliament
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What are Zero Hour and Question Hour in the Parliament

The Winter Session of the Parliament started on a stormy note with a lot of debates and protests going on in both the Houses with regards to the controversial bills being passed. As we all know that the basic essence of the Indian Parliament is to make laws for its citizens and all legislative proposals have to be introduced in the form of bills before the Parliament. Therefore a bill is nothing but a statute in draft and it cannot become a law unless it has received the approval of both the Houses of Parliament and assent of the President of India.

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Upcoming Bills in Winter Session of Parliament 2021
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Upcoming Bills in Winter Session of Parliament 2021

Winter is here. And so is the Winter Session of the Indian Parliament! This time it is scheduled from 29th November, 2021 to 23rd December, 2021 with special adherence to COVID- 19 protocols. This date is nowadays approved by the Cabinet Committee on Parliamentary Affairs. In this Session, there will be 20 working days (i.e. 20 sittings). Every day there will be one hour of Question Hour and one hour dedicate to Zero Hour by both Houses of Parliament. Last year, the winter session could not be held due to the pandemic. The last three Parliamentary session were also curtailed due to the COVID scare. 

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Types of bills in the Indian Parliament
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Types of bills in the Indian Parliament

A Bill is a proposal for the legislation which becomes an act or law when duly enacted. Every bill has to pass through stages in each House. The Bills introduced in the Parliament are of two kinds- private bills and public bills. Although all the bills are governed by the same procedure in the House, they can differ in various respects.

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Making of the Indian Constitution
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Making of the Indian Constitution

December is a remarkable time in the journey of India to become an independent country because it was exactly 70 years back on December 9th (1946) that the Constituent assembly of India sat together for the first time to draft the constitution. And not just the constitution but India also acquired its National flag, Anthem and a lot more which accelerated the journey of attaining independence.

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