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Force of numbers, not honest debate, rams budget through

India’s Parliament witnessed unusual scenes on Thursday and Friday when the budget, the Finance Bill, which decides how government collects taxes, and two other crucial legislations were bulldozed through amid chaos. A few members of Parliament rushed into the center of the house (called “storming the well” in India), sloganeering and shouting, while Speaker Sumitra […]

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