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Reality Check: Key findings of primary research studies on MPLADS and RTE

Reality Check: Key findings of primary research studies on MPLADS and RTE

Impact- evaluation study of the Member of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme (MPLADS) As part of our mandate of strengthening public policy, planning and governance of development issues, PIF commissioned

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Alleged criminals contribute to political stability !

At least a dozen prominent NGOs have filed Public Interest Litigation (PIL)  before the Hon’ble Supreme Court seeking intervention to shut the entry of politicians with criminal background.  These PILs

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Proposal by Public Interest Foundation on Electoral Reforms in India

The electoral process was set in tune in the independent India with the institution of Election Commission of India (ECI) and the office of Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) preceding the

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Memorandum to Justice Verma Committee: Suggestions on amendments to criminal laws relating to security of women

Public Interest Foundation submitted a memorandum to Justice Verma Committee pertaining to suggestions on amendments to criminal laws relating to security of women. The memorandum can be viewed here. By Nripendra

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How serious are we about the outcomes of MPLAD Scheme

Member of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme (MPLADS) was initiated in 1993.  Such involvement in grassroots projects is a policy

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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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Empowering poor children

The Right to Education Act, 2009, is a landmark Act, but certain crucial provisions of it for the empowerment of

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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

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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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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

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