(Article) CSM - September 2013: The Disclosure of Lobbying Activities Bill

The Disclosure of Lobbying Activities Bill

In a society where lobbying is almost synonymous with bribery and where lobbyists often creatively couch themselves as political aides, public relations officers and advocates for policy change, the Disclosure of Lobbying Activities Bill, 2013 (DLA Bill/Bill) recently introduced in the Lok Sabha1 by a Member of Parliament can perhaps be seen as the f

(Article) CSM - September 2013: Justice Must Reach the Poor

Justice Must Reach the Poor

When Sir Elijah Impey enthroned himself on the coveted position of the Chief Justice of Supreme Court in 1773; the journey of the dispensation of justice in ‘modern’ India began. Obviously, this does not imply the nonexistence of justice, more so; propoor justice in pre-modern India.

(Article) CSM - September 2013: Central Monitoring System Vs Civil Rights

Central Monitoring System Vs Civil Rights

The tussle between government agencies’ need for a better, faster and real-time interception, surveillance and monitoring mechanism through the Central Monitoring System (CMS), on the one hand, and demands by privacy, civil rights and free speech activists, for ensuring higher privacy for citizens in view of CMS, on the other, is gaining ground.

(Article) CSM - September 2013: Natural Calamity or Manmade Disaster?

Natural Calamity or Manmade Disaster?

Nature has unleashed its wrath on Uttarakhand. Hundreds of people have died and thousands are still stranded. It seems, the land of God has turned into the town of ghost. Although official figure of death toll in the catastrophe, caused by flash floods followed by landslides, is placed around 1,000 but in actual, it likely to cross over 5,000.

Civil Services Mentor Magazine: September 2013

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