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Empowering poor children

The Right to Education Act, 2009, is a landmark Act, but certain crucial provisions of it for the empowerment of marginalised children have not been implemented ever for the session

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Elections and Creative Accounting

All political parties confirm the truth that contesting elections costs big money and as a rule it is usually over and above legally prescribed limits. This electoral compulsion for enormous

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Get cracking on corruption!

The issue of ending endemic corruption, including combating the menace of black money, needs to be addressed with both sincerity and speed. The government claims to have taken a series

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Salient Recommendations of Various Committees on Electoral Reforms

The 2010 Corruption Perception Index by Transparency International, a global coalition against corruption, clearly shows that nearly three quarters of the 178 countries ranked in the index score below five,

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Promises to keep in the upcoming UP elections

The election to the UP Assembly in 2012 is likely to be the most hotly-contested and closely-watched political event of

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Urgent need for political party reforms

An RTI application unearthed the fact that only 8% of 1,196 registered political parties have submitted annual reports regarding contributions

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Fixing the ‘right’ to public services

The states and the Centre recently skirmished over federalism, following contentious legislation like the Lok Pal Bill, the National Counter-Terrorism

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Make parties accountable

The only reference to political parties in the Indian Constitution is in the Tenth Schedule of the Constitution incorporated, which

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