Amendments to Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988: Is This Hogwash?

Amendments to Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988: Is This Hogwash?

Above: Despite the India Against Corruption movement at Delhi’s Ramlila Maidan in August 2011, the Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act, 2013, was further diluted in...
Fugitive Economic Offenders Ordinance, 2018: Tough New Measures

Fugitive Economic Offenders Ordinance, 2018: Tough New Measures

 (Left) Vijay Mallya, leaves after an extradition hearing at Westminster Magistrates’ Court in central London; (inset)The Kingfisher Villa in Goa. Photo: UNI The tough provisions...
(Clockwise from top left) Ujwala Uppaluri, Apar Gupta, Vrinda Bhandari, Prasanna S, Raman Jit Singh Chima, Gautam Bhatia and Kritika Bhardwaj have tried to develop their own privacy bill, based on the foundation of the Privacy (Protection) Bill, 2013

Data Privacy: Footprints on the Web

Above: (Clockwise from top left) Ujwala Uppaluri, Apar Gupta, Vrinda Bhandari, Prasanna S, Raman Jit Singh Chima, Gautam Bhatia and Kritika Bhardwaj have tried...
Rajasthan government employees at a workshop on education/Photo: UNI

Rajasthan Guaranteed Delivery of Public Services Act: Sluggish Sarkar

Above: Rajasthan government employees at a workshop on education/Photo: UNI Though Rajasthan Guaranteed Delivery of Public Services Act was enacted in 2011 to make governance...
Copyright Act and the clause of exclusivity: Why is Amitabh Angry?

Why is Amitabh Angry?

Big B may want his father’s works to remain in his possession forever but according to the Copyright Act, 60 years after the death...
Uttar Pradesh Control of Organised Crime Bill: Double Standards

Double Standards

Above: File photo of Muzaffarnagar riots of 2013/Photo Courtesy: indianmuslimpost.blogspot.in While the UP government has passed UPCOC Bill, giving the impression that it is committed...
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Beggary: Out on the Streets

A draft bill which aimed to decriminalise begging was abandoned by the centre after it failed to convince activists who said it didn’t address...
Devotees attend mass on the eve of Christmas in Ranchi, Jharkhand. Photo: UNI

Religious Bill: Taking on the Church

Above: Devotees attend mass on the eve of Christmas in Ranchi, Jharkhand. Photo: UNI In a bid to stop the missionary juggernaut in tribal-dominated areas,...
Devotees attend mass on the eve of Christmas in Ranchi, Jharkhand. Photo: UNI

Jharkhand government takes on the church

Above: Devotees attend mass on the eve of Christmas in Ranchi, Jharkhand. Photo: UNI In a bid to stop the missionary juggernaut in tribal-dominated areas,...
Jaypee Wish Town remains a dream for thousands who invested in it. Photo: Twitter

RERA: A House for Mr Biswas

Above: Jaypee Wish Town remains a dream for thousands who invested in it. Photo: Twitter This well-known novel could well exemplify the dreams of many...

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