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Common Cause and Lokniti Programme of the Centre for the Study of Developing Societies (CSDS), launched India’s first Status of Policing in India Report (SPIR 2018) at the India Habitat Centre on May 9.

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BIGWIGS' CONTEMPT OF COURT

Common Cause has filed a contempt petition against the State Govts of UP, TN & Delhi for publishing public-funded advertisements in violation of the letter and spirit of the Apex Court's guidelines regarding large scale advertisements. The Court on May 13, 2015, had inter alia banned images of politicians in ads at the taxpayer's expense, except for the PM, President, & the CJI, after carefully considering the guidelines for...

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END ELECTROCUTION DEATHS

Common Cause has filed a PIL in Delhi High Court to seek directions to end recurring deaths of innocent citizens due to electrocution, especially during the monsoon. The PIL highlights the sorry state of electric poles/ wires and the callous attitude of the distribution companies (discoms). The PIL seeks to safeguard the Constitutional Right to Life and to make the state agencies & discoms accountable. Our PIL highlights the sorry state...

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