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Thursday, Nov 14, 2019
Moushumi Das Gupta

Moushumi Das Gupta

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Moushumi Das Gupta writes on infrastructure, urban development, water, and gender issues.

articles by Moushumi Das Gupta (1247 results)
Apr 21, 2018 16:39
Police and legal authorities in any state would be able to access the data for verification of the antecedents of those charged with sexual offences, according to the ordinance cleared by the Union cabinet read more
Apr 21, 2018 15:23
The ordinance seeks to confiscate properties of economic offenders, like Nirav Modi and Vijay Mallya, who have left the country to avoid facing criminal prosecution. read more
Apr 21, 2018 14:16
The move seeking death penalty for child rapists comes after nationwide outrage over the brutal rape of an eight-year-old girl in Kathua and the alleged rape of a minor in Unnao. read more
Apr 20, 2018 23:13
Though no time limit has been prescribed by the rulebook, in previous cases when similar notices were submitted, the time taken by the RS chairman\/Lok Sabha speaker to decide varied between three and 13 days. read more
Apr 20, 2018 20:03
The government told the Supreme Court on Friday that the process to amend the POCSO Act has been launched, and the special legislation would include death penalty as punishment for raping children under 12. read more
Apr 20, 2018 07:25
For new commercial public transport vehicles such as buses and taxis, the government is likely to defer the mandatory installation of tracking systems and panic buttons by three months read more
Apr 13, 2018 18:02
The ministry of women and child development is pushing for stringent regulations on firecrackers across India. read more
Apr 13, 2018 11:34
Minister speaks about the rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl in Kathua, Jammu. read more
Apr 12, 2018 08:49
Policy Dive picks a policy issue, traces the debate around it, the different schools of thought and the choices involved. read more
Apr 06, 2018 16:25
The Rajya Sabha chairman expressed anguish over an ‘eminently forgettable’ post-recess budget session, which lost more than 113 hours to constant disruptions. read more
Apr 03, 2018 23:26
Experts and government officials said the change would better capture the actual length of highways constructed in the country. read more
Apr 02, 2018 07:29
The BharatNet project has got entangled in Right of Way issues between the DoT and the ministry of road transport and highways. The roads ministry has denied permission to DoT to lay cable within highways RoW until the department pays the license fe... read more
Mar 26, 2018 23:06
The government’s position emerged from a stakeholders’ meeting on Monday called by the Union women and child development ministry to deliberate on whether such agreement should have a legal standing read more
Mar 23, 2018 23:25
Focus will be on key welfare programmes and farm and rural sector schemes in the wake of agrarian distress. Most central programmes originate at the Centre but they are implemented and monitored at the level of the states. read more
Mar 22, 2018 23:06
The three-nation trips will take to 24 the number of African countries visited by the President, Vice-President and the Prime Minister. India has received 12 heads of government and state from Africa since it hosted the Africa Forum summit in October... read more