The government has urged the Supreme Court to spare 46 coal blocks - 40 functional ones and six which are ready to start operations - out of the 218 declared illegal in a judgment on 25 August.
Working at a breakneck speed to kickstart the economy, the Narendra Modi-led BJP Government is looking to give a big boost to the infrastructure sector. And in one of the first few steps to achieve that, the new Government has cleared seven projects worth Rs 21,000 crore, recently.
Though the 2013 Act aims at achieving a delicate balance between the interests of the various stakeholders, the new concepts introduced have raised new concerns and a question still remains as to how several of these laudatory measures will be implemented.
All hopes are set on the new government that will drive the country's growth in the coming times. While a number of policies and bills were passed towards the end of the last government's term, there are still a number of pending bills that are important for the people,