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Posts tagged with Lokpal Bill

We Shall Overcome, or Shall We?

Posted by: | January 3, 2012 Comments Off |

Suvi Dogra Research Associate That the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) has had an especially difficult year became more evident with the government’s ambitious plans of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in retail and Pension and Insurance Bills getting demolished in Parliament’s winter session. To add to this, the Lokpal Bill debates ended 2011 on an unpleasant […]

under: Author - Suvi Dogra, Cluster - Politics & Governance, Cluster – Economics & Trade Policy, Country - India
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Anna and the Lokpal Bill: ‘Short-Cut’ Democracy?

Posted by: | August 15, 2011 Comments Off |

Sinderpal Singh Research Fellow, ISAS The continuing saga over the Lokpal Bill’s purview has been front-page news in India for the past few weeks. Seemingly riding on a wave of public discontent against large scale corruption scandals involving the UPA government, Anna Hazare and his fellow NGO-wallahs have demanded far-reaching legislation in the form of […]

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