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COVID-19
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Transparency during a crisis

The article talks about the Right to Information of  the public especially during the time of a pandemic. The RTI Act, 2005, empowered citizens to access information from public authorities and hold them accountable. But, [Read More]

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India’s Parliament is missing in action

During the lockdown imposed due to the pandemic, the Indian Parliament has not met to discuss the issues that have arisen. The lockdown which was imposed under the Disaster Management Act, was not designed to [Read More]

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The MPLAD Scheme
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The MPLAD Scheme

MPLAD is a centrally sponsored scheme which allows MPs to recommend the district authorities work related to developmental activities as per the needs of local area. The scheme provides that MP’s may recommend developmental works up to the amount of 5 crore rupees per annum… [Read More]

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Accountability can’t be placed under lockdown

The Centre imposed a lockdown in the whole country, in a very unplanned order leaving hours of time for the state governments to prepare their economies for the lockdown and its economic impact. The article highlights the cracks in governance and planning… [Read More]

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