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Bill to negate SC verdict on convicted lawmakers gets Rajya Sabha nod

Aug 27, 2013

Bill to negate SC verdict on convicted lawmakers gets Rajya Sabha nod

Representation of the People (Amendment and Validation) Bill, 2013 provides for a change in the Act of 1951. #Rajya Sabha #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #Representation of the People Act #SC verdict on MPs MLAs
SC judgement on MPs, MLAs: Who are the petitioners Lok Prahari?

Jul 10, 2013

SC judgement on MPs, MLAs: Who are the petitioners Lok Prahari?

The 20-member Lok Prahari is a motley crowd of retired bureaucrats, police personnel, professors and people from other fields including judiciary. #Politics #India #Supreme Court #WhoIsThis #Lok Prahari #Representation of the People Act 1951
Electoral reforms and India: Two PILs that you should keep your eye on

Jan 14, 2013

Electoral reforms and India: Two PILs that you should keep your eye on

These two PILs could have far-reaching implications on the quality of politics as well as politicians in India. #ThingsWeLike #Crime #Electoral reforms #PILs #Representation of the People Act

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Electoral reforms and India: Two PILs that you should keep your eye on

Sep 12, 2014

Getting Back to What Really Matters to the American People

During the August district-work period, we traveled our districts in the states of Washington, Connecticut, New Hampshire and Illinois and met with small-business owners, entrepreneurs and middle-class families who desperately want to see a Congress ... #Washington, D.C. #Illinois #New Hampshire #Connecticut #U.S. Congress
Electoral reforms and India: Two PILs that you should keep your eye on

Sep 15, 2014

Animals on stage should we allow it?

Peta has protested at the use of live goldfish in a scene in Jamie Lloyd's staging of Richard III. Maybe it will make us think harder about the wider ethics of using animals in performance In Charles Spencer's review of The Two Gentlemen of Verona at... #Helen Mirren #Charles Spencer #Pina Bausch
Electoral reforms and India: Two PILs that you should keep your eye on

Sep 03, 2014

Buckingham Palace Guard Breaks the Rules, Does a Little Dance

It’s easy to forget that those charming guards outside Buckingham Palace (you know, the guys dressed in red with the funny hats, who don’t flinch no matter how obnoxious tourists act) are  actual soldiers—fully operational soldiers tasked with protec... #Helen Mirren #Charles Spencer #Pina Bausch