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.

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

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

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

Demolition And Dislocation In Gurgaon

posted by Manisha Pande|May 25, 2015   in Washboard|15 comments

A village with more than 100 years of history was razed to the ground to make way for an access road to a housing society in Sector 47 of Gurgaon.


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

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

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.


Goats and More: An Anti-Poverty Guide For Modi

posted by IndiaSpend|May 25, 2015   in Governance|7 comments

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.


More Poor Children in School, 30% Suffer Malnutrition

posted by IndiaSpend|May 21, 2015   in Governance|5 comments

Almost a third of 12-year-old children in Telangana showed signs of malnutrition. An IndiaSpend analysis.


Sea Of Trash: Why Oceanic Landfills Need Our Attention

posted by Avni Agarwal|May 19, 2015   in Cheat Sheet|no comments

Garbage patches in the ocean pose a huge environmental threat.

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On The Glory Of Mad Men And the Banality of Indian Television

posted by Rajyasree Sen|May 19, 2015   in Life|11 comments

Ram Kapoor kissing Sakshi Tanwar over many episodes cannot be our answer to Don Draper and Mad Men.


Aruna Shanbaug – The Woman who triggered the Euthanasia Debate in India

posted by Factly|May 19, 2015   in Articles|one comment

A summary of the historic judgement by the Supreme Court, that granted Passive Euthanasia to Aruna Shanbaug.

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The Case Against Trying Minors As Adults

posted by Boom Live|May 18, 2015   in Governance|5 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.

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