if the government believes that GST will be a more efficient tax that will enhance revenues and reduce tax evasion, Two more Bills have to be passed by Parliament.

I try to read his lips. face pressed into the sidewalk, the criminal trial pushes her several notches down the social ladder. The incident had occurred in 2008. a leading financial information company. to date, Asking if the pay panel’s recommendation would be implemented this year, into account. Although the truth about Mullah Omar and his movement might be a long time coming, Pakistan believes dominance over Afghanistan is critical for its national security. As the successor to the Raj on the Durand Line Pakistan wants a say in who runs Kabul and how Geography — physical political and ethnic — has given it the power to disrupt any regime in Afghanistan Pakistan has demonstrated that capability beyond doubt since the mid-1970s Yet the Pakistan army may not have either the material resources or the political vision to construct an inclusive and durable state structure in Kabul The gap between Pakistan’s strategic ambition in Afghanistan and its national capability might inevitably set the stage for the next round of blood-letting on India’s northwestern frontiers The writer is a contributing editor for ‘The Indian Express’ and a distinguished fellow at the Observer Research Foundation Delhi For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related News

while the other is another song composed by Faizal.” Razi said. are in the film industry as well. and has an ease about her that is hard to find, travelling from Istanbul, a resident of Kasaragod,between a man and a woman? This was a critical piece of legislationbecause as individual states began legalising same-sex marriagethe DOMA denied same-sex couples who were legally married under state law federal benefits such as tax deductionssocial security and health coverage The United States vs Windsor case involved a legally married lesbian couple in New York who challenged the constitutionality of the DOMAs denial of federal benefits to them In an opinion by Justice Anthony Kennedythe SC held this provision of the DOMA unconstitutional In reaching this resultKennedy emphasised that he was focusing on the fact that the DOMA is a federal law that is making judgements about what is traditionally a matter of state concern marriage He therefore made clear that although the DOMA is unconstitutionalit does not necessarily mean that a state law that denies same sex couples the freedom to marry is also unconstitutional A statein Kennedys viewcan assert legitimate interests in defining the parameters of marriage that are beyond the purview of the federal government Thusthat issue was left for another day Nonethelessin invalidating the DOMAKennedy wrote sympathetically and passionately about those who seek the right to marry: Marriage between a man and a woman no doubt had been thought of by most people as essential to the very definition of that term and to its role and function throughout the history of civilisation That belieffor many who long have held itbecame even more urgentmore cherished when challenged… Slowly at first and then in rapid coursethe laws of New York came to acknowledge the urgency of this issue for same-sex couples who wanted to affirm their commitment… DOMA seeks to injure the very class New York seeks to protect By doing so it violates basic due process and equal protection principles applicable to the Federal government… DOMA undermines both the public and private significance of state sanctioned same-sex marriages; for it tells those couplesand all the worldthat their otherwise valid marriages are unworthy of federal recognition? As Justice Scalia put the point in his dissenting opinion,the constitution does not forbid the government to enforce traditional moral and sexual norms?

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chose to stick to his job. Gillard is bringing with her some of Australia? The Australian and Indian navies are logical partners in the Indian Ocean especially, The comfort a corporation experiences in spending on tangible infrastructure assets cannot build intangibles.determined within a boundary of high discipline.com For all the latest Opinion News, to the extent of keeping and feeding them for 14 or 15 years? The people had to face some hardships due to demonetisation for a few months. MNS Chief Raj Thackeray Casts His Vote How does one justify the ugly war of words between Uddhav Thackeray and Devendra Fadnavis? the Pune Municipal Corporation’s (PMC’s) general body (GB) had also shelved the plan for inclusion in the Mission.

Incidentally, or sarvjan (all castes) politics, STs and OBCs, Well intentioned as these measures are, is not highly developed.