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In a major victory for Common Cause, the Supreme Court on Aug 2, 2017, imposed a hundred percent penalty on mining companies indulging in illegal mining on account of lack of forest and environment clearances, mining outside lease/permitted area and for mining in excess of what has been allowed.

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Deadly Implications of the Birla–Sahara Judgment

http://www.epw.in/journal/2017/9/web-exclusives/zero-case-deadly-implications-birla%E2%80%93sahara-judgment.html

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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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