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


Compulsory Voting in Gujarat: Masterstroke Or Simply Impractical?

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

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


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

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.

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

Rs 0: Spent by 55% Lok Sabha MPs on Constituencies

298 of 542 members of the Lok Sabha have not yet utilised their MP Local Area Development Scheme funds.

posted by IndiaSpend|May 26, 2015   in Governance|3 comments


The Government Intends to Amend the ‘Prevention of Damage to Public Property Act, 1984’ (PDPP Act)

The Union Home Ministry has proposed a set of amendments to the PDPP act, 1984 that seek to deter prospective violators from damaging public property during agitations. Factly lists out the amendments and encourages us to share our opinions about them with the government.

posted by Factly|May 25, 2015   in Governance|2 comments

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