In order to create maximum development value, the bureaucracy needs to bring changes at the bottom of the public service pyramid, the citizen’s first point of contact with the state.
The democratic process is distorted by the conduct of the elements among political parties, elected representatives and different sections of society, who try to influence the process of governance for … purely partisan ends.
A senior official of the Commission pointed out that EC conducted election to the Upper House. As elected representatives of the Legislative Assembly and as voters in the poll, they had every right to exercise their franchise.
They can issue instructions but it is left to political organisations to take action as they deem fit if an MLA defies the party‘s order.
At present, the text of an application that can be uploaded at the prescribed column (on the website while filing application) is limited to 500 words only. In case, an application contains more than 500 words, then it can be uploaded as an attachment.
The Legislative Assembly on Monday passed the Karnataka Police (Amendment) Bill 2013 “to comply with the directions of the Supreme Court in respect of police reforms and to ensure effective functioning of the Police Establishment Board (PEB)”.
Despite attempts at reform, frequent transfers of civil servants by loyalty-seeking politicians continue. Only a guarantee of tenure can end the menace,
It would be odd to argue that transparency is good for all State organs but not so good for political parties, which, in reality, control all the vital organs of the State.
The government has decided to extend the Integrated Action Plan (IAP), a specially conceived development programme for worst Naxal-affected districts, for four more years with annual allocation of Rs 1,000 crore.
A panchayat-driven social sector expenditure model empowers the community with a sense of ownership as against the bureaucracy-driven, top-down model currently inbuilt in the Central sector schemes.
Elected committee in office should not be penalised for predecessor’s shortcomings. Don’t act under political pressure, Bench asks Registrars.
Those who want justice done in the Aarushi murder case must stand up against the unethical coverage of the trial.
Panchayati raj representatives in the Naxal-affected district have resigned en masse to protest the apathy to their development needs, but the Odisha government remains unmoved.
A unique initiative in Delhi shows how the role of the community along with effective policing is crucial to prevent incidents of rape.
Dropping a political bombshell, CBI Director Ranjit Sinha on Friday told the Supreme Court that the agency’s status report on the coal allocation scam probe was “shared” with Law Minister Ashwani Kumar and senior officials of the Prime Minister’s Office and the Coal Ministry “as desired by them.”
As on March 31, 2013, Competition Commission of India (CCI) had received a total of 347 cases regarding violations of anti-competitive practises, Corporate Affairs Minister Sachin Pilot said in a written reply to Rajya Sabha.
The establishment of RRB branch network dates back to 1975. With the bank nationalisation in 1969 not giving the desired results in expanding rural base of banks, the Government came out with a new credit agency to operate in rural areas in the form of RRBs in 1975. This expansion of rural banking network lasted for more than a decade.
From now on, the state government will be legally bound to deliver 55 notified services under 14 departments to citizens in a hassle-free, time-bound manner under the Assam Right to Public Services Act, 2012, which came into effect from Friday with the brand name 'Xohari' (response).
The Planning Commission of India on 19 April 2013 launched IBIN (India Backbone Implementation Network) for effective implantation of its core programmes and policies.