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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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Avoid irrational exuberance in telecom

Avoid irrational exuberance in telecom Ongoing auction of airwaves, i.e. 46 MHz in 900 MHz band and 385 MHz in 1800 MHz band is likely to close by the end of the week.  The bids received so far are fast approaching…

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. …

“NOTA” should count for election result

“NOTA” should count for election result

The excitement created by the landmark judgment of September 23, 2013 by Hon’ble Supreme Court of India on…

Digitalizing India’s Procedural Democracy: Drawing a New Tangent

Digitalizing India’s Procedural Democracy: Drawing a New Tangent

As the country continues to struggle under the grip of swelling fractious and fractured polity, the institutional machineries…