NSW Bulletins

The post-2015 development agenda will only succeed if the SDGs include meaningful and time-bound targets and commitments for the rich that trigger the necessary regulatory and fiscal policy changes. So, when the World Social Forum (WSF), created in response to

The Citizens’ Report on Governance and Development 2013 was released in Hyderabad on 20th December 2014.President of National Social Watch, Mr. Jagadananda and Advocacy and Communication Officer Ms. Farha Iman attended and presented the findings of the report.

A book review by Bharat Dogra: The latest Citizens’ Report on Governance and Development prepared by the National Social Watch has drawn attention to several disturbing trends. The findings of this report are supported by a wealth of facts and

Amitabh Behar, Secretary of National Social Watch wrote a Dialogue Paper on Post-2015 and the poison threads – Shift the gaze. In this paper Amitabh Behar talks about the ‘golden threads’ of global development versus the ‘poison threads‘, the latter

Jagadananda: “Access to information is essential but not enough. In India we try to make sure that the information is used at all levels to make the institutions of governance accountable.”

Two years and a half after the Global Assembly in Manila, the Social Watch meeting in Montevideo on14 February 2014 brought together members and alternates of the Coordinating Committee, delegates from National Social Watch coalitions and resource persons in order

 Analysis of the MPs’ performance clearly shows that while a few performed exceptionally well, the overwhelming majority of members have poor or average performance and the average itself is low. The work of the Parliament is a serious matter. The

The National Social Watch Report on Governance and Development 2013, released on 17th December 2013 in Delhi, highlighted that 31% of MPs in Lok Sabha has pending criminal cases against them. The average salary package of each MP is 68

West Bengal Social Watch released its report on “A study on 15th West Bengal Legislative Assembly” in Kolkata on 30th November.

NSW is going to release the Citizens' Report on Governance and Development 2013‘ onDecember 17, 2013 in New Delhi.

  • 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