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Mizoram Rejects Proposed Forest Act Amendment

🕔10:09, 7.Oct 2019

The Mizoram government has rejected the Centre’s proposal to amend the “anti-indigenous people” Indian Forest Act, 1927. The Union Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change invited feedback on the proposed amendment from the States The government of Mizoram cites

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Making Political Parties Accountable By RTI Act

🕔17:14, 4.Oct 2019

Recently, the Supreme Court in D.A.V. College Trust and Management Society Vs. Director of Public Instructions held that non-governmental organizations which were substantially financed by the appropriate government fall within the ambit of ‘public authority’ under Section 2(h) of the

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Village Secretariat System- Silent Features And Benefits

🕔18:57, 3.Oct 2019

The Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy launched the “ambitious” village secretariat system on October 2nd at Karapa village near Kakinada. Salient features of the Village Secretariat system The Village and Ward secretary institutions would act as a

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Voluntary Code of Ethics by Social Media Platform for Assembly Polls

🕔18:09, 27.Sep 2019

Internet And Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) agreed to observe the “Voluntary Code of Ethics” during all future elections. IAMAI has assured the Commission that the platforms will cooperate in ensuring the conduct of free and fair elections. IAMAI and

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ECI Cell To Monitor Fake News

🕔17:55, 27.Sep 2019

The Election Commission of India (ECI) setting up a dedicated ECI cell to monitor fake news to monitor the candidates contesting the Maharashtra Assembly elections and their activities on social media platforms ahead of the polls. Why the Election Commission

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Freebies Model of Governance – (RSTV, Big Picture)

🕔17:14, 23.Sep 2019

The expanding role of freebies in Indian Politics in the last decade has become an intriguing question in the Indian political economy. Freebies have become a strategy to attract voters nowadays. The Election Commission, earlier 2019, has revealed an analytical

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Parliamentary Budget Office in India

🕔16:26, 21.Sep 2019

Parliamentary Budget Office in India When most people vote for their representatives their votes are influenced by months and years of conversations, long-held opinions and ideally, hard facts and evidence provided by different sources (Such as media). This tells us

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Stalled Police Reforms In India

🕔17:41, 19.Sep 2019

Police Reforms In India Home minister Amit Shah, at a function organized by the Policy Research and Development Bureau, said that in British era the police was raised to protect their interests, but now the duty of the police was

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RTI Act

🕔18:08, 18.Sep 2019

In News In an important judgment delivered today, the Supreme Court has held that non-governmental organizations [NGO] substantially financed, whether directly or indirectly, by the appropriate government fall within the ambit of ‘public authority’ under Section 2(h) of the Right

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 Jan Soochna Portal (JSP)

🕔18:03, 16.Sep 2019

Rajasthan has launched the first-ever Jan soochna portal on 13 September, 14 years after the implementation of RTI Act, to provide information about government authorities and departments suo motu to the public in the true spirit of the RTI Act,

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