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As with parliamentary proceedings, access, accountability and open legislatures can help revive public confidence
India

As with parliamentary proceedings, access, accountability and open legislatures can help revive public confidence

While the Parliament is often the cynosure of all eyes, state legislatures, unfortunately, seem to gain attention only when a particular state government’s survival is in question

Gujarat HC says that elected representatives shouldn't make recommendations for bail for prisoners
India

Gujarat HC says that elected representatives shouldn't make recommendations for bail for prisoners

The Gujarat HC denounced the practice of elected representatives recommending bail for prisoners, saying it amounts to an attempt to influence the judiciary.

Amit Shah: Congress MPs, MLAs were 'inaccessible' to people, BJP brought in 'institutional change'
Politics

Amit Shah: Congress MPs, MLAs were 'inaccessible' to people, BJP brought in 'institutional change'

BJP chief Amit Shah Congress MPs and MLAs were inaccessible, while BJP brought in an "institutional change" in the way elected representatives engage with the masses.

The great Indian irony: Farmers starve while politicians’ agricultural incomes continue to rise
Business

The great Indian irony: Farmers starve while politicians’ agricultural incomes continue to rise

Surely, you cannot have a country where one section of people can make money from agriculture, while another (significantly larger) section cannot

Facebook Town Hall: This new tool allows users to easily follow elected representatives nearby
News & Analysis

Facebook Town Hall: This new tool allows users to easily follow elected representatives nearby

Facebook has launched a new tool that would make it easier for users to find and "follow" their elected representatives.

Indians have faith in the Parliament, but trust their netas a little less
Politics

Indians have faith in the Parliament, but trust their netas a little less

People question their elected representatives but their trust in Parliament not only remains reasonably high, but has increased during the last one decade.