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Do regional parliamentarians have a voice in Indian democracy? What is the role of parliamentary committees? What exactly is the ambit of a parliamentarian? Questions like these were debated at “People, Parliament and Performance”, a discussion conducted by Social Watch

New Delhi, January 20, 2006 After assessing governance and development in India, an independent group reports that there is hardly any good news. It says, India is whining and not shining, a newspaper said. After assessing governance and development in

Aloke Tikku New Delhi, January 19, 2006 After assessing governance and development in India, an independent group reports that there is hardly any good news. It says, India is whining and not shining. After assessing governance and development in India, an

April 26 (Bloomberg) -- India's parliament barred a lawmaker from the house after he was arrested last week at New Delhi airport for trying to smuggle people overseas using forged travel documents. Babubhai K. Katara, 46, a lawmaker from the

NEW DELHI : The fanfare surrounding the start of the latest poverty reduction program in India was exultant. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh of India described the initiative as "historic," the president of the governing Congress party, Sonia Gandhi, said it

Blaming migrants sustains a negative attitude: UN report   Trithesh Nandan | December 09 2011           The people have been facing different kinds of deprivation and inequality in the Indian cities, according to a UNESCO study on the India urban policies. “There

KARNATAKA SOCIAL WATCH – A REPORT ON THE FORWARD ACT – THE RIGHT TO INFORMATION ACT 2005 ___N Vikramsimha, Trustee, Mahithi Hakku Adhyayana Kendra On an a Golden day in 2005, the Right To information Act came into existence and People started

Hindustan Times: A day before the winter session of Parliament starts, Vice-President Hamid Ansari said members should be allowed to express their views without fear of violating party discipline.   A day before the winter session of Parliament starts, Vice-President Hamid Ansari

Release of the Karnataka Social Watch Report 2011-2012

Rakesh Bhatnagar New Delhi, January 20, 2006 Young lawmakers are more prone to breaking laws. Mind you, 30.4 per cent of MPs between 36 and 45 years, who have been elected to the 14 th Lok Sabha are facing criminal

  • Parliament
  • NSW monitors the health of Indian Parliament by examining and establishing some worrying trends in the way in which the Parliament functions and conducts its business. Read more
  • Judiciary
  • NSW study the specific cases to understand the mind of the Judiciary. Under this section NSW analyzes issues and proposals on judicial accountability and reforms. Read more
  • Executive
  • NSW analyses the structural challenges in the Executive such as the conflict of interest between the Parliament and the Executive and within the Executive and related issues. Read more