A new study that followed the lives of 21,000 of the world’s poorest people has shown that a new programme which endeavours to move the poorest people upwards and out of poverty, could have important implications for Narendra Modi’s government, as it attempts to move away from costlier, broad subsidies to clearly-targeted interventions.
posted by IndiaSpend|May 25, 2015 in Governance|7 comments
The Lok Sabha has passed a new Juvenile Justice Bill that will allow 16 to 18-year-olds accused of heinous crimes to be tried as adults. Experts make the scientific, social and legal case against this move.
posted by Boom Live|May 18, 2015 in Governance|5 comments
According to the data provided by the Ministry of Finance in reply to an RTI application, only 8% of all the stalled projects are because of Land Acquisition reasons. The reasons for 1/3rd of the stalled projects are not known.
posted by Factly|May 1, 2015 in Governance|7 comments
The cancellation of FCRA certificates of 8975 NGOs by the Union Home Ministry made front page news. But this is not the first time such massive cancellations have happened. According to the data available with the Ministry of Home Affairs, FCRA certificates of 4138 NGOs were cancelled in 2012.
posted by Factly|April 29, 2015 in Governance|2 comments