The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights has sent a letter to the home ministry and four other central ministries recommending a policy for internally displaced populations living in relief camps. Rimjhim Jain writes.
Five months ago, Laxmi, a 22-year-old acid attack victim from Delhi, sat inside the Supreme Court, feverishly hoping that the Bench would rule favourably on her PIL that demanded stringent guidelines on the sale of acid, KumKum Dasgupta writes.
Parliament has a backlog of 122 Bills at the end of the monsoon session. Bills pending in the Lok Sabha will lapse after the 15th Lok Sabha is dissolved, writes NK Singh.
An open, democratic polity must be backed by social and economic goods for the people of Arunachal Pradesh.
India's public stand on snooping by US intelligence agencies, which has been muted so far, will be important in the evolving global conversation on internet governance, diplomacy, security and privacy, writes Sushil Aaron.
A voter’s competence is not meant to be assessed. Honouring the right of people with intellectual disabilities to cast their votes will make India an inclusive democracy, writes Kriti Sharma.
When news broke last week that Tejpal was stepping down for six months, information flowed mainly through Twitter. The traditional media has been overtaken by social networking websites as the primary medium for discussion on the case. Dhruba Jyoti Purkait writes.
The HIV/AIDS Bill, which ensures a level-playing field for HIV+ people, must be placed before Parliament in the winter session writes Jayakumar Christian.
The corruption in the government, the police, the municipality, the bureaucracy and every walk of life is all-pervasive. The only time Mumbaikars did raise their voice against this corruption was after 26/11 but that was no victory, writes Kiran Nagarkar.