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Miles to go for Lokpal

Rajya Sabha on December 17, 2013 and Lok Sabha on December 18, 2013 passed the amended Lokpal Bill.  Thus, the jinx has been broken after more than four decades.  The

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Political apathy on Lokpal is shameful

Anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare has once again threatened to take to the streets for the cause of a Lokpal. In view of continued inaction with regard to promises made and

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A Guarantee without Accountability Right to Public Services

As if involuntarily acting on account of pressures from civil society and various other counters, the Right of Citizens for Time Bound Delivery of Goods and Services Bill, 2011 was

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Citizen-centric public services

The delivery of public services in a time-bound manner at the level of States and the Centre, if implemented efficiently, could become a single most revolutionary step imparting relief at

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Why bureaucracy baulks at decisions, should omit draconian provisions in Prevention of Corruption Act

Our Prime Minister has time and again appealed to bureaucrats for taking fair and objective decisions based on sound evidence

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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

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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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Do we need Parliament to debate on the Team Anna Show!

A few months ago, Baba Ramdev demanded a time-bound commitment from the Union Government to bring back the black money

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Suggestions on the Rights of Citizens for Time Bound Delivery of Goods and Services and Redressal of Their Grievances Bill, 2011

1. In the Statement of Objects and Reasons enclosed with the Bill presently under the consideration of the Parliament, it

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