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Global investors keen on doing business in Maharashtra: Fadnavis

Jan 26, 2015

Global investors keen on doing business in Maharashtra: Fadnavis

Asked about scrapping of the River Regulation Zone (RRZ) policy, he said it was illegal and hence was scrapped. #Economy #Agriculture #TheySaidIt #manufacturing #Maharashtra #Information technology #States #Devendra Fadnavis #River Regulation Zone
Sunanda Pushkar's death case: How reckless TV channels invite state control

Jan 19, 2015

Sunanda Pushkar's death case: How reckless TV channels invite state control

The media trial of the death of Sunanda Pushkar is a fit case for a serious debate on the need for a formal entity that can quote norms and responsibilities to TV channels that violate media ethics by a mile and wilfully target individuals. #HowThisWorks #Media #Arun Jaitley #Freedom of Speech #TV channels #Shashi Tharoor #regulation #Sunanda Pushkar
Historic treaty regulating global arms trade comes into force

Dec 24, 2014

Historic treaty regulating global arms trade comes into force

So far, 60 countries have ratified the treaty including five of the world's top 10 arms exporters France, Germany, Italy, Spain and Britain. #United Nations #NewsTracker #Ban Ki-moon #arms #Global Arms trade #weapons #Arms Trade Treaty #Dictators #Arms Trade #Regulating International Arms Sales #United Nations Secretary General
Crack the whip: Govt must devise norms to regulate companies like Twitter, Facebook

Dec 23, 2014

Crack the whip: Govt must devise norms to regulate companies like Twitter, Facebook

The time to act is now, let the coming year be a year of responsibility for internet media companies #social media #facebook #Media #Google #regulation #Twiiter #traditional media
A fingerpointing nation: Uber rape reveals a culture of irresponsibility

Dec 10, 2014

A fingerpointing nation: Uber rape reveals a culture of irresponsibility

A culture of irresponsibility pervades corporations, governments and civil society - as the response to the Uber rape case shows. No ban, no regulation is going to overcome this basic inability to inculcate responsibility in people and institutions #InMyOpinion #women's safety #Rape #regulation #NGOs #OLX #Uber rape #Irresponsibilities #Quikr

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Govt vs citizen Should we ban things we can't control?

Aug 13, 2013

Govt vs citizen Should we ban things we can't control?

It is convenient for bureaucrats to ban anything they find difficult to understand or control. But in doing this they are working against the citizen's interests. #ToTheContrary #Regulators #Citizens' Rights #Percy Mistry
Leveson report Outdated, short-sighted, dangerous

Nov 30, 2012

Leveson report Outdated, short-sighted, dangerous

Almost all the bad practices put on display during the Leveson inquiry are already illegal. Regulating the press inherently means providing an additional deterrent to choice, and a prior restraint on publication. #social media #Twitter #ConnectTheDots #News of the World #Leveson Report #Press Freedom #Press Regulation