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Courts Can’t Lay Down Moral Guidelines: Supreme Court on Sardar Jokes

Posted Wednesday February 08, 2017 by CSLRA India

New Delhi: The Supreme Court today expressed its inability to issue directions to regulate jokes about the Sikh community, observing that courts cannot “lay down moral guidelines” for citizens and...

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The Poor Are Paying for Demonetisation

Posted Friday December 16, 2016 by CSLRA India

One month into demonetisation, the hardships faced by India’s citizenry have not abated. This is significant because it is not the result of some natural calamity but follows directly from...

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Demonetisation Paradox: Lack of Popular Opposition to a Move That Has Caused Widespread Havoc

Posted Friday December 16, 2016 by CSLRA India

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s demonetisation move was projected as being part of a concerted policy to root out black money from the system, deal a blow to the counterfeit currency...

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No Secret: Private businessmen from the corporate world were part of demonitisation decision-making!

Posted Saturday November 26, 2016 by CSLRA India

Modi Government is publicizing the 8th November 2016 demonetization decision as well kept secret. Please read an interesting article to see if it was so or not....

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India ranks 97th out of 118 for Global Hunger Index: Is it a true figure: However food-wastage should be eliminated

Posted Saturday October 15, 2016 by Madhu Agrawal

India ranks quite low at 97th position out of 118 countries in terms of Global Hunger Index (GHI) with all Indian neighbors except Pakistan and Afghanistan faring much better than...

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Need to amend RTI rules in Maharashtra?: Rules should be uniform in centre and states

Posted Sunday July 24, 2016 by Subhash Chandra Agrawal

It refers to media-reports about Maharashtra government considering change in RTI rules reportedly on advice of General Administration Department (GAD). One proposed change is that an applicant would not be...

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