THE BATTLE FOR AUDIT IS WON! Noida, G. Noida, Y. Expressway

The battle is won for the CAG audit of Noida, G. Noida and Yamuna Expressway Authority! Common Cause has been campaigning for such an audit for several years and its PIL in this regard is still pending at the Allahabad High Court. The UP Government has written to the Accountant General to start conducting such an audit immediately, as reported in the media. Earlier, the newly elected Yogi Government had approved the CAG audit of Ghaziabad Dev...

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ABC of autonomy
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Supreme Court Asks EC to Clarify Stand on Barring Convicted MLAs, MPs for Life
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Despite the comparisons, India's Aadhaar project is nothing like America's Social Security Number
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LOKPAL UPDATE IN SUPREME COURT

In a petition filed by Common Cause in 2014, the Supreme Court today strongly pushed for the appointment of a Lokpal and said that the legislation passed to appoint an anti-corruption ombudsman – a Lokpal – was a workable one and that there was no need for the Centre to keep its implementation pending. The bench comprising Justices Ranjan Gogoi and Naveen Sinha added that the exercise of the  amendment to the  Lokpal Act  should be allowed to be completed in...

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PIL ON FM RADIO: GOVT REPLY SOUGHT

The Supreme Court has asked the government to consider extending the content of news and current affairs for community and F.M. radio stations, at least to include such news and current affairs, as were already in public domain and broadcasted by the licensed operators in the print and electronic media. To this, the counsel for UOI sought a short adjournment, so as to obtain instructions in the matter. Allowing this prayer, the Court has granted six weeks’ time for obtaining such...

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