Blood tests and skin scraping of Indian citizens for DNA profiling

With blood tests and skin scraping for DNA profiling, does the government have systems and laws that prevent misuse?

posted by Siddharthya Swapan Roy|September 11, 2015   in Governance|12 comments

Bihar elections: The battle of pre-poll clichés is on

Neither ‘Swabhiman’ nor ‘Parivartan’ captures Bihar’s realities.

posted by Abhishek Choudhary|September 11, 2015   in Governance|2 comments


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

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

posted by Saurav Datta|August 31, 2015   in Governance|2 comments


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

How the drama has played out till now.

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


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

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

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


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

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

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


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

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

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


Why One Rank One Pension Matters

Army men say they won’t budge this time

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

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

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

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


When Religious Sentiments Become More Important Than Feeding Malnourished Children

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

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

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