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Aug 12, 2018
Centre says amended anti-corruption law will rein in graft, but bureaucrats and activists claim legal provisions weakenedThe Centre is seeking to project the passage of the Prevention of Corruption (Amendment) Act as a major step in its fight against corruption.
Oct 24, 2017
Protests against Rajasthan's 'draconian' ordinance forces Vasundhara Raje to rethink 'gag order': A roundupRajasthan government tabled a bill that seeks to protect public servants and judges from prosecution and bars the media from reporting on allegations against them without prior sanction.
Oct 23, 2017
By tabling criminal laws amendment in Rajasthan, Raje govt has prioritised public servants over publicThe Rajasthan ordinance goes against established principles of free speech and will erode the public's confidence in the government.
Jul 05, 2017
CVC to monitor govt employees' banking transactions above Rs 10 lakh to check corruptionThe Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) has stepped up its examination of suspicious banking transactions by government employees to check corruption.
Sep 28, 2016
Banks to be armed better to resolve stressed assets: Arun JaitleyWhile addressing the SBI Economic Conclave, he said, "unlike the private sector bankers the state-run banks are constrained by being public servants and the present laws on corruption (PCA of 1988) makes them wary of settling issues purely on commercial considerations".
Jul 29, 2016
Diluted Lokpal Act makes transparency wear a cloak: Has India's fight against graft fizzled out?The amendments to the Lokpal Act, cleared by the Parliament, seem to weaken the law and reduce transparency instead of improving them.
Jun 06, 2016
Days after becoming LG of Puducherry, Kiran Bedi bans 'lal battis'Use of siren in cars of VIPs, including the escort and pilot vehicles of the Lieutenant Governor, has been banned in Puducherry.
May 01, 2016
Govt keen on taking action against corrupt public servants: Jitendra SinghThe government is committed to protecting and providing incentives to honest and performing civil servants but determined to act tough against corruption, Union Minister Jitendra Singh said on Sunday.
Jan 28, 2016
A bit of humour to humanise govt-public equations won't hurt: Why Mumbai police's tweets are what we needHumour humanises, and a bit of it in life doesn’t hurt anyone. Thank Mumbai Police for reminding us that. Thank it again for sending out the subtle message that all government communication need not have majesty and authority written all over.
Feb 09, 2014
The Whistleblowers act is a joke, but better than no act at allThis Bill is the new Jokepal in the House and needs some serious debate by our Elders to fix its many shortcomings.