Articles by PRS Team - August, 2013

Sakshi Balani presents an FAQ on the Food Security Bill that was passed by Lok Sabha on Tuesday. The National Food Security Bill follows from the National Food Security Ordinance, 2013 that was promulgated by the government on July 5. The bill seeks to make the...
Can Parliament pre-empt state government resources through ‘rights’ laws? The Food Security Bill is expected to be discussed in Parliament in the next few days.  There have been several critiques of this Bill in terms of the coverage of the population, amount...
The Land Acquisition Bill is slated to be taken up for consideration and passing by Parliament in the next few days. The government had circulated an amendment list in the last session of Parliament. We discuss some of the major features of the Bill (including the...
The monsoon session is UPA 2's last chance to pass anti-graft legislation The monsoon session of Parliament started on a stormy note last week. Question hour was disrupted on most days and only one government bill was passed. There are 11 days left in the session...