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How Modi government has trampled over Parliament

On March 13, in just 30 minutes, the Lok Sabha marked its stamp on the expenditure of 99 ministries and departments, passed two bills, including the Finance Bill, and approved 218 amendments without any debate.

This is the height of the undermining of Parliament's authority over economic and financial decisions. However, this is not the first instance of such a practice.

Over the last decade, the control of Parliament and Assemblies over government finances has decreased significantly owing to changes in the structure of government

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