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Election Commission empowered to enforce clean politics

Election Commission empowered to enforce clean politics

The Hon’ble Supreme Court in its order dated July 5, 2013 has directed the Election Commission of India (ECI) to frame guidelines for regulating the contents of election manifesto.  Further,

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Letter to the Ethics Committees of Parliament on the issue of conflict of interest by MPs

The Public Interest Foundation sent letters on 6 June 2013 to then Chairmen of Committee on Ethics of both Houses of Parliament, Mr. Sis Ram Ola and Prof. Ram Gopal

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The jewel under wraps: Impact assessment of the 2nd ARC reports

What is the relevance of Government appointed Commissions and Committees? The perception is that it is a strategy for keeping the long pending governance issues under folds.  The Government justification

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Meaningless declaration for now

The Election Commission should be given the responsibility of public oversight and scrutiny of statements filed by candidates. A special nodal cell should be attached to the EC for this

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Common Minimum Programme for all Political Parties

Dear friends, Reference : Soliciting esteemed support on key agenda for political parties in General Elections 2014 General elections 2014

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Measures to Counter the Recalcitrance of Violence against Women

The ghastliness of the assault on a young woman in the capital city on 16 December 2012 has unfolded the

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Report Card on the Right to Education Act, 2009 in Select Districts of Uttar Pradesh

The deadline toward the implementation of mandatory norms of the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act, 2009

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Empower Election Commission to regulate print and electronic media on opinion and exit polls

The notification of the Election Commission of India (ECI) in relation to the general elections to Legislative Assembly of Karnataka

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Round Table Conference on Decriminalization of Politics

A Round Table Conference was organized today, April 5, 2013, by Public Interest Foundation on the subject of Decriminalization of Politics. 

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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,

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