Calls for reform grow in Congress with Prasada’s exit | India News – Times of India

Calls for reform grow in Congress with Prasada’s exit | India News - Times of India

NEW DELHI: A day after Jitin Prasada switched to BJP, senior Congress functionaries M Veerappa Moily and Kapil Sibal reiterated their call for reforms. While Moily asserted that the party needs to undergo a “major surgery” and not depend just on legacy, Sibal said, “Congress must become the grand old party that it was. For … Read more

Pope Francis rejects German cardinal’s resignation, urges reform

Pope Francis rejects German cardinal's resignation, urges reform

Pope Francis refused Thursday to let German Cardinal Reinhard Marx resign over the sex abuse scandal in the church, but said a process of reform was necessary and that every bishop must take responsibility for the “catastrophe” of the crisis. Francis wrote a letter to Marx in response to the German’s bombshell announcement last week … Read more

George Floyd Family Urges Police Reform On Anniversary Of Murder

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The Floyd family has shown extraordinary courage, Joe Biden said. Washington: The family of African American George Floyd appealed for sweeping police reform on the anniversary of his murder by a white officer Tuesday as they met President Joe Biden. The Democratic leader and Kamala Harris, America’s first female and first Black vice president, hosted … Read more

Countries mull WHO reform and how to rebuild post-Covid world – Times of India

Countries mull WHO reform and how to rebuild post-Covid world - Times of India

GENEVA: Vaccine sharing, strengthening the WHO and adopting a pandemic treaty were among proposals from world leaders Monday on how to halt the Covid-19 pandemic and prevent future health catastrophes. The World Health Organization kicked off the main annual gathering of its 194 member states with all eyes on the global response to Covid-19 — … Read more

Colombia’s president withdraws tax reform after protests – Times of India

Colombia's president withdraws tax reform after protests - Times of India

People celebrate at Bolivar square after Colombia’s President Ivan Duque withdrew a government-proposed tax reform in Bogota, Colombia. AP Photo BOGOTA: Colombian President Ivan Duque said on Sunday he would withdraw a proposed tax reform after deadly protests and widespread lawmaker opposition, though he insisted a reform is still necessary to ensure fiscal stability. Protests … Read more

Biden DOJ’s police reform agenda ‘dangerous’: law enforcement advocates

Biden DOJ's police reform agenda 'dangerous': law enforcement advocates

The Biden Justice Department’s decision to return to the Obama administration’s heavy use of consent decrees is being criticized by law enforcement officials and advocates who fear it will handicap police and erode community-police relations. On Wednesday, Attorney General Merrick Garland announced that the Justice Department will be conducting a civil “pattern or practice” investigation into the Minneapolis Police Department following the … Read more

Joe Biden to form commission on reform of Supreme Court: White House – Times of India

Joe Biden to form commission on reform of Supreme Court: White House - Times of India

WASHINGTON: President Joe Biden will set up Friday an expert commission on reform of the powerful US Supreme Court, the White House announced. The move follows months of debate over whether Democrats should seek to expand the court, from its current nine justices, after moves during Donald Trump’s presidential term gave the bench a firm … Read more

GOP groups throw support behind Georgia, Iowa election reform laws amid Dem lawsuits

GOP groups throw support behind Georgia, Iowa election reform laws amid Dem lawsuits

Two national Republican groups have intervened in state-level lawsuits that Democrats have brought against new election integrity laws in Georgia and Iowa. The Republican National Committee and National Republican Senatorial Committee have stepped in to defend new GOP-backed laws in both states, which Democrats have painted as voter suppression and racist. “The Democrats have grossly … Read more

Joe Biden wants Congress to act on immigration reform to speed up green cards for Indians

Image Source : AP Joe Biden wants Congress to act on immigration reform to speed up green cards for Indians US President Joe Biden wants Congress to act on an immigration reform that it would allow Indian doctors and other professionals to expeditiously get their green cards, according to his spokesperson Jen Psaki. “He believes … Read more

Facebook, Google CEOs Suggest Ways to Reform Key Internet Law

Facebook, Google CEOs Suggest Ways to Reform Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act

Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg laid out steps to reform a key Internet law on Wednesday, saying that companies should have immunity from liability only if they follow best practices for removing damaging material from their platforms. In testimony prepared for a joint hearing before two House Energy and Commerce subcommittees on Thursday, Zuckerberg acknowledged … Read more

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