Nathuram Godse’s execution order and knowledge of the whereabouts of three of the accused are some of the documents missing from the national archives.
Gaurav Vivek Bhatnagar
Special mobile apps, software, infrastructure, training for personnel and feedback mechanisms have been created to make voting easier for persons with disabilities.
Environmentalists blame a badly-planned hydropower project for the extent of flood-related destruction, while families are still waiting to be compensated.
With facilities like education and healthcare at stake, Kichha in Uttarakhand is going to be a fight between the Congress, BSP and the BJP.
Severe disenchantment and rebellion in the BJP’s ranks may give the Congress an easy victory in Nainital.
While the Congress is confident that a BJP rebel standing as an independent will work in their favour, the BJP still think they have the upper hand.
Despite being known for focussing on local issues, the Uttarakhand Kranti Dal’s presence is the state has been falling.
As Politicians Dither on Uttarakhand’s New Capital, Gairsain Residents Swing Between Hope and Despair
Locals say shifting the capital and state assembly to Gairsain would bring more funds and create more job opportunities.
People alleged that political parties have consistently ignored their issues, from the lack of clean water to flood relief.
Based on people’s demands, the elections in Tehri Garhwal are being fought on the issues of increasing employment opportunities, more tourism and promoting fruit cultivation.
While the election is being fought on the performance of the chief minister and sitting MLAs, there are differing perceptions of the large number of rebels and turncoats.
The unequal distribution of government welfare schemes, and caste and sub-caste factors are going to play a key role in the assembly polls.
Proposed amendments to RBI Act, IT Act and RP Act would leave the RBI and IT department with no means to probe funding of political parties.
Activists says solutions should be holistic, piecemeal announcements like making 500 railway stations disabled-friendly will not help much.
Many feel the move is pointless as lowering the disclosure limit requires an amendment to the Representation of Peoples Act, which remains unchanged.
The court also appointed another lawyer as an assistant as the petitioner in the case was deserted by his lawyers and struggled to find replacements.
Rs 119.70 crore was owed to Air India by the Prime Minister’s Office for the use of chartered flights by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
After Subramaniam Swamy’s objection to the name, ‘Republic’, Goswami was forced to change the name to ‘Republic TV’.
The Modi government’s clampdown on foreign funding has forced several NGOs to lay-off its employee, and has impacted education and social welfare initiatives.
The RBI must now revisit its blanket refusal to answer an RTI query on demonetisation and provide a proper reply in a fortnight’s time.
Senior advocate Rebecca John pointed out glaring holes in the prosecution’s claims based on discrepancies in witness statements and the supposed weapons of offence.
A report from several civil society actors has found that the Right to Information Act is not functioning as it should be.
Activists say exempting persons with disabilities is not the answer, but the law should take the reality into account and provide guidelines accordingly.
As the major political parties gear up for the assembly polls, their source of funding remain a mystery.
With evidence not adding up and workers still in jail, the defence counsel and the accused workers suspect foul play by the company.
The homeless, especially women, have no place to go to during the winters in the capital.
The draft National Litigation Policy aims to make government an efficient litigant, however, the law ministry is yet to provided a timeline for its implementation.
Activists have urged the chief information commissioner to reveal the reasons behind Acharyulu losing charge of the HRD ministry and have demanded that in the absence of valid grounds, the charge be restored.
In a letter declining the job, Bhati said his removal on the grounds of physical disability had “caused hurt” and eroded his faith in the DDA’s policies.
In the BJP’s lust for power, old friends are being conveniently forgotten and new alliances are being forged.
The new disabilities law mandates protection of employment and promotions. Will this be a test case for Modi to prove he is serious about disability rights?
The case pertaining to the expenditure incurred by Modi during his foreign travels had come into the limelight when it was revealed that he owed Rs 134 crore to cash-strapped Air India.
The Delhi chief minister said that Aam Aadmi Party’s Punjab chief ministerial candidate will be a local MLA.
In response to an RTI application, the air force could not sufficiently account for the expenditure incurred during these trips.
Manish Sisodia, Kejriwal’s deputy in Delhi addressed a rally in Mohali where he urged voters to vote with the assumption that Kejriwal will the chief minister
The law commission has engaged a law firm to send questionnaires to stakeholders to determine the feasibility of the Lodha Panel recommendations on legalising betting and bringing the BCCI under the purview of the RTI Act.
Lawyers believe that contempt laws should be used more for when the executive flouts laws rather than for individual utterances.
The elections from teachers’ and graduates’ constituencies were effected with the intention of ensuring that educated voters help to curb criminality in politics, but these polls seem to be numerically ineffectual.
Saying the Delhi Commission for Women is more responsive than ever before, they accused the Centre of undermining the commission’s autonomy.
The Central Information Commission has directed the university to expedite the inquiry into the death of Vimal Kumar Chaudhary, who allegedly committed suicide in June 2014.