Gujarat Reservation Stir: ​Where Do the Fault Lines Lie? – The Big Picture

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Guests: Aakar Patel, Columnist and political analyst ; Prof. Jagdeep Chhokar, former Director, IIM-Ahmedabad and founder-member of National Election Watch ; Ajay Gudavarthy, Assistant Professor, Centre for Political Studies, JNU ; Anand Vyas, Bureau Chief, Janambhoomi ; Vishal Dahiya, Correspondent, RSTV. Anchor: Girish Nikam Gujarat Reservation Stir: ​Where Do the Fault Lines Lie? – The Big Picture admin […]

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Debate on ADR’s PIL to bring Political Parties under RTI

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राष्ट्रीय राजनीतिक दलों को RTI के दायरे में लाने के मामले में सुप्रीम कोर्ट ने केंद्र सरकार, चुनाव आयोग और 6 राष्ट्रीय राजनीतिक दलों को नोटिस देकर 6 हफ्तों में जवाब मांगा है। इन पार्टियों में बीजेपी, कांग्रेस, एनसीपी, बीसपी, सीपीआई और सीपीएम शामिल हैं। एडीआर ने सुप्रीम कोर्ट में याचिका दाखिल की थी। वकील […]

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Lok Manch – Corruption in Politics

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देश के किसी भी सिस्टम में कमियां ख़त्म नहीं होंगी जब तक पोलिटिकल सिस्टम में कमियां ख़त्म नहीं होंगी, कानून को लागु करने के लिए संस्थाएं हैं, उन संस्थाओं के ऊपर भी पोलिटिकल कण्ट्रोल हैं, डायरेक्ट या इनडायरेक्ट यह एक अलग बात है लेकिन कानून व्यवस्था और क्रिमिनल जस्टिस सिस्टम काम नहीं कर सकता जब […]

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Sarokaar – NGOs and Government: Intentions & Actions

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The government recently revoked the licenses of 4470 NGOs. These NGOs were charged with violation of the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA). Many prestigious institutes fall under the ambit of this order including University of Delhi, JNU, Punjab University among others. Last year also, the government revoked the licenses of 8,​975 NGOs and till now […]

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ADR writes to PM for introduction of Register of Members’ Interest of Lok Sabha MPs

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The Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) writes to the Prime Minister for introduction of Register of Members’ Interest of Lok Sabha MPs. admin The Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) is a non-partisan, non-governmental organization which works in the area of electoral and political reforms. Along with National Election Watch (NEW), which is a conglomeration of […]

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Interview: How To Do Away With Corporate Funding

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A crucial point that came up during the investigations into the corporate espionage scam was that several corporates had made huge political donations to political parties so that they could lobby. It has been found during the investigations that corporates had lobbied with politicians to ensure posting of their favoured bureaucrats in some ministries so […]

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