Constituent policy

Supreme Court Upholds Center’s OROP Policy in Defense Forces; Says “No legal mandate that retirees of the same rank should receive the same pension”:

The Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld the manner in which the central government introduced the “One Rank One Pension” / (“OROP”) scheme in the defense forces, in accordance with its notification dated November 7, 2015. “We find no constitutional infirmity in the adopted OROP principle,” the trial bench said in the judgment delivered today. The […]

Distributive policy

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry sign letter condemning UK’s ‘immoral’ vaccination policy

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry have signed an open letter condemning the UK government’s refusal to lift intellectual property rules to allow mass manufacturing of COVID-19 vaccines, tests and treatments. The letter, published by the People’s Vaccine Alliance, a group working to make vaccines freely available to all, calls the current approach of world governments […]

Regulatory policy

Bars and restaurants want to end absurd safe zone policy

News Tyrell Gittens 4 hours ago File photo: Ariapita Avenue, Port of Spain. Photo by Angelo Marcelle RESTAURANT Peter George is disappointed that the government’s safe zone policy has not been discontinued. On Friday, the Prime Minister announced an easing of pandemic restrictions, including allowing establishments operating as safety zones, for those vaccinated or exempt […]

Regulatory policy

EU foreign policy chief calls for emergency meeting of UN Security Council following Russian attack on Ukrainian nuclear power plant

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg speaks during a press statement ahead of an extraordinary meeting of NATO foreign ministers at NATO headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, March 4. (Yves Herman/AP) NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg on Friday denounced the “brutal” Russian invasion of Ukraine, and condemned the attacks on civilians and on the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant […]

Constituent policy

Cost of social policy

ISLAMABAD: Wellness is an elusive term. Politicians talk about welfare all the time and demand votes based on the welfare of the masses. There is a popular concept of a welfare state, which is supposed to take care of the masses, for example by providing them with unemployment benefits, subsidies or food. However, it is […]

Distributive policy

Green Hydrogen Policy and Way Forward – The New Indian Express

Express press service NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in his Independence Day speech last year, made an aggressive plea for green energy and announced the National Hydrogen Mission. The objective of the mission is to help the country achieve its goal of producing 5 million tonnes of “green hydrogen” by 2030 and the associated […]

Constituent policy

Germany to send arms to Ukraine in policy reversal

On Saturday, Germany significantly beefed up its support for Ukraine’s battle with Russia, approving arms deliveries to Kiev in a political U-turn and agreeing to limit Moscow’s access to the Swift interbank system. Chancellor Olaf Scholz said the Russian offensive ‘marks a turning point in history’ and ‘threatens our entire post-war order’ as his government […]

Distributive policy

Green hydrogen policy is great, but we need more

The challenge is immense. Currently, the industrial sector, including manufacturing, refining and fertilizer industries, contributes more than a quarter of India’s total carbon emissions. But the good news is that on the political front, momentum is building, especially after Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s powerful statement on India’s climate targets at the CoP-26 summit in Glasgow […]

Distributive policy

Pakistan’s National Security Policy: An Ambitious Plan Needing Sustained Implementation

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan recently launched the country’s first-ever National Security Policy (NSP) for the five-year period 2022-26. Although only a condensed version has been made public, it is enough to outline the outline of the framework that the country’s policymakers intend to adopt for the next five years. Ongoing since 2014, the NSP […]

Regulatory policy

National and international scientists disseminate research findings and discuss policy implications

A consortium of leading national and international organizations present the research findings and discuss the policy implication of research on “Endocrine Disruptors (EDCs): Regulatory and Policy Implications for India” and “Reducing Pollution Plastics and Chemicals of the Marine Environment” as different thematic tracks at the World Summit on Sustainable Development, 2022 organized by the […]

Distributive policy

Center to launch ‘Meri Policy Mere Hath’ campaign to provide crop insurance policies to farmers

PMFBY provides financial support to farmers who experience crop loss or damage resulting from natural calamities The Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY) has successfully entered its seventh year of implementation with the upcoming Kharif 2022 season, completing six years of its […]

Distributive policy

India to launch national hydrogen policy on Thursday

The policy aims to boost the production of green hydrogen in the country. Fuel can be a game-changer for India’s energy security, which imports 85% of its oil needs and 53% of its gas needs. Addressing a conference on “India’s Leadership in Energy Transition” here, the minister said the first part of the policy to […]

Regulatory policy

Foreign Policy weekly quiz on international news

This week in FP’s international news quiz: diplomats visit Russia, elections begin in India and protests take to the streets of Canada. British Foreign Secretary Liz Truss and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov hold a joint press conference in Moscow on February 10. Russian Foreign Ministry/Document/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images February 11, 2022, 4:45 p.m. […]

Distributive policy

PM Modi in Lok Sabha

New Delhi | Jagran Press Office: In a scathing attack on Congress and opposition parties, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has accused Congress and the Aam Aadmi party of pushing migrant workers out of Delhi and Mumbai and thus triggering a migrant crisis over the past early days of the COVID-19 pandemic. Prime Minister Modi called […]

Distributive policy

The “fiscal policy statement” can reveal what the government really thinks

This is a repost of a article originally published on pundit.co.nz. It’s here with permission. The parliamentary year opens on Tuesday, February 8, with the Prime Minister delivering a statement to the House that reviews public affairs and outlines the government’s legislative and other policy intentions for the coming year. It has a wider scope […]

Regulatory policy

ROBITAILLE: Trudeau’s ‘woke’ policy on plastics is a nightmare for Canadians

Breadcrumb Links Columnists Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visits a vaccination site, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, in Montreal, Quebec, Canada July 15, 2021. Photo by Christine Muschi /Reuters Content of the article By: Marc Robitaille Advertising This ad has not loaded yet, but your article continues below. Content of the article With the […]

Constituent policy

POLICY LAUNCH: Taking coal and gas money out of politics

The Greens will stop big polluters from corrupting democracy by banning donations from the fossil fuel sector to political parties, candidates and associated entities. Since 2012, the fossil fuel industry has donated more than $9 million to major parties. It is no coincidence that successive governments have refused to take strong action to fight the […]

Regulatory policy

Here is a Tax Policy Roadmap for India’s Net Zero Commitment

Climate change is among the top five concerns of CEOs, according to PwC’s 2022 Annual Global CEO Survey, released a few days ago. The survey also revealed that up to 22% of global companies and 27% of Indian companies have made a net zero commitment. Regardless of who drives the climate change agenda, be it […]

Redistributive policy

Japan faces severe diplomatic ordeal this year, PM Kishida says in policy speech

TOKYO – This year will be a year that will test Japan’s diplomatic courage, Prime Minister Fumio Kishida said in a political speech on Monday (January 17th), in a nod to the delicate balancing act he faces between the United States and China. Kishida’s speech at the start of the Diet’s regular session comes ahead […]

Redistributive policy

Prime Minister Imran launches public version of first-ever National Security Policy

Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday unveiled a public version of the country’s first-ever National Security Policy (NSP), saying the country desperately needs a multi-pronged strategy for the future to ensure the protection of its citizens and to protect economic interests. . The NSP was approved by the federal cabinet on December 28, a day […]

Redistributive policy

Japanese Prime Minister Kishida promises economic growth and redistribution in his first political speech

Japan’s new Prime Minister Fumio Kishida pledged on Friday to establish a “new capitalism” to put the world’s third-largest economy on a path to growth and redistribute the fruits of that success to build a stronger middle class in its first. political discourse since taking office. . Addressing the lower house of parliament, he also […]