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PIF files PIL towards eradication of the criminalization of politics
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PIF's Response to Law Commission of India’s Consultation Paper
The Law Commission of India had sent a Consultation Paper for eliciting views of stakeholders on the subject of Electoral Reforms. The Consultation Paper is available on the official website of the Law Commission PIF responded on specific issues for consideration mentioned under Paragraph III of the Consultation Paper.
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Round table conference on Decriminalization of Politics
Notes from the round table conference held by PIF on decriminalization of politics.
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MPLADS: Urgent Need for Appraisal of Ground Realities
Synopsis of important findings from primary research studies on MPLADs.
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Annual Report
With another year of sincere efforts, it is time to pause and take a performance audit of the activities undertaken by the Foundation. The prioritization in the selection of tasks was fairly straightforward with our focus on burning public issues seeking meaningful intervention. There exists today a huge deficit in ethics in governance. On the other hand aggressive campaigns have contributed to heighten mistrust, thus reducing the credibility factor, so necessary for effective governance...
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A New Sunrise at the Parliament Street

A New Sunrise at the Parliament Street India’s 16th Lok Sabha will be constituted after the conclusion of recent elections by 20 May 2014. The electoral landscape has undergone far-reaching changes. An important positive development is the space granted to civil society in…

Lokpal Not a Mere Slogan

Lokpal Not a Mere Slogan

Measures to ensure probity and integrity in public life have been at the centre stage of national consciousness,…

Miles to go for Lokpal

Miles to go for Lokpal

Rajya Sabha on December 17, 2013 and Lok Sabha on December 18, 2013 passed the amended Lokpal Bill. …

No more soft options to ECI for enforcing election code of conduct

No more soft options to ECI for enforcing election code of conduct

Election Commission of India (ECI) has full powers to enforce election code of conduct. 2014 elections will be…

Who is afraid of electoral offences?

Who is afraid of electoral offences?

As 2014 General Elections dawn on India, the purport of electoral reforms in the country finds primacy in…