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The Supreme Court has asked the Centre to file its response in four weeks to a PIL seeking permission for private FM Radio and Community Radio stations to broadcast news and for quashing the provisions of Policy Guidelines and Agreements framed by the Government, which prohibited them from doing so.

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Prashant Bhushan Explains the Sahara-Birla Diaries

http://thewire.in/82295/sahara-birla-diaries-prashant-bhushan/

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Now reform political funding: If we have the will, here’s how to make a lasting impact on black money

http://blogs.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/toi-edit-page/now-reform-political-funding-if-we-have-the-will-heres-how-to-make-a-lasting-impact-on-black-money/

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Cutting the jargon: Here's a website that translates Indian laws into simple English

http://scroll.in/article/820827/cutting-the-jargon-heres-a-website-that-translates-indian-laws-into-simple-english

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The moment of truth! A 'must-see' 5 minute video by a 13-year-old.It is 24 years old, and yet even more relevant today

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oJJGuIZVfLM

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What causes judicial delay? Judgments diluting time frames in Code of Civil Procedure worsen the problem of adjournments

http://blogs.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/toi-edit-page/what-causes-judicial-delay-judgments-diluting-timeframes-in-code-of-civil-procedure-worsen-the-problem-of-adjournments/

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Deciding the Wheat from the Chaff- The Bureaucratic Review Process

http://accountabilityindia.in/rb-16-aug

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Cool Data Visualisation Reveals Extent of Global Warming

http://www.indiaspend.com/cover-story/cool-data-visualisation-reveals-extent-of-global-warming-28723

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New Evidence Shows Bias in Police Use of Force but Not in Shootings

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/07/12/upshot/surprising-new-evidence-shows-bias-in-police-use-of-force-but-not-in-shootings.html?smid=tw-nytimes&smtyp=cur&_r=0

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Administrative Failures and other Learnings from Haryana's Jat Riots

http://thewire.in/2016/06/11/the-prakash-singh-committee-report-administrative-failure-and-other-learnings-from-haryanas-jat-riots-42125/

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Judgment by Thesaurus-Tunku Varadarajan

http://thewire.in/2016/05/16/judgment-by-thesaurus-36348/

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