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Why the new MHA guidelines for interviewing jail inmates infringe on both press and prisoners’ rights

posted by Saurav Datta|August 31, 2015   in Governance|one Comment

Prison abuse is rampant, and the guidelines make it impossible for it to be reported and stopped.


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The CAG audit of Delhi’s power discoms: A timeline

posted by Arunabh Saikia|August 20, 2015   in Governance|3 Comments

How the drama has played out till now.


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Rajeev Chandrasekhar hits out at DOT’s report on net neutrality, says it is far behind the curve

posted by Rajeev Chandrasekhar|July 28, 2015   in Governance|6 Comments

The MP says the report has led to concerns being raised in several quarters about the DoT's independence.


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Dispute with your mobile service provider? You may not have much recourse

posted by Arunabh Saikia|July 17, 2015   in Governance|6 Comments

The Supreme Court still thinks telecom disputes should be resolved through arbitration.


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Why Installing CCTVs In Mumbai’s Local Won’t Make Women Feel Any Safer

posted by Dr Kannamma Raman, Ashwin Parthasarathy|June 23, 2015   in Governance|one Comment

Women have generally preferred the presence of personnel who are sensitive and empowered to act.


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Why One Rank One Pension Matters

posted by Rahul Dhanuka|June 19, 2015   in Governance|8 Comments

Army men say they won’t budge this time


As the new CVC takes charge, more than 20 cases wait for prosecution sanction from the NDA government

posted by Factly|June 9, 2015   in Governance|no Comments

The government has finally appointed K.V. Chowdary as the Chief Vigilance Commissioner after the post was vacant for nearly 9 months.


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When Religious Sentiments Become More Important Than Feeding Malnourished Children

posted by Rajyasree Sen|June 4, 2015   in Governance|23 Comments

A certain kind of food politics seems to have suddenly taken over the country.


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Compulsory Voting in Gujarat: Masterstroke Or Simply Impractical?

posted by Munish Kumar Raizada|June 1, 2015   in Governance|4 Comments

Experts say that it could be in violation of the Article 21 of the Constitution.


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Linking your Voter ID with Aadhaar is not mandatory & your name will not be deleted from the Voter List

posted by Factly|May 27, 2015   in Governance|one Comment

Linking of Aadhaar with one’s Voter ID was publicised in the media as mandatory through the NERAP(National Electoral Rolls Purification & Authentication Program) and that failing to do so would result in deletion of names from the Voter list. Factly cuts through the confusion.


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