articles by Atishi Marlena

Politics

Arvind Kejriwal's apology is him ​​dealing with bullies who use defamation suits as barbs, writes Atishi Marlena

As on today, Arvind Kejriwal is fighting more than 20 defamation cases in all parts of the country, from Delhi to Bangalore to Mumbai to Guwahati.

India

AAP govt's plan to take over 449 private schools in Delhi is an attack on years of financial malpractice, unjustified fee hikes

Private schools in Delhi, so far, got protection for their financial malpractices from the political-bureaucratic class in the capital.

Politics

Delhi’s Legislative Committees: An experiment to ensure accountability of unelected Executive, unresponsive bureaucracy

An interesting phenomenon can be seen in India's national capital, where legislative committees of Delhi Assembly have started becoming active.

India

SC ruling on private school fees: Govt regulation is important, but can't be long-term strategy

On 24 January, the Supreme Court ruled that any private school in Delhi running on land allotted by the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) has to take the permission of the Delhi government before hiking the fees.

Politics

Note ban: Undisclosed political funding means undisclosed influence, writes AAP's Atishi Marlena

Revenue Secretary Hasmukh Adhia announced that political parties depositing old Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes would not be subject to income tax scrutiny, provided the donations were below Rs 20,000 per person