Journalist bodies condemn moves to muzzle the media

Indian Press Club of India ,  Indian Women’s Press Corps  and Press Association have issued a strongly worded statement against central Government’s moves to muzzle the media . The statement says- ” We, the undersigned journalist organisations express deep concern at the statements made by the Hon’ble Attorney General of India insinuating that reports on the Rafale deal published in The Hindu newspaper were based … Continue reading Journalist bodies condemn moves to muzzle the media

Is The Revenue Intelligence Investigation Into The Rs 50,000 Crore Over-Invoicing Scam Heading Towards A Judicial Logjam?

By PARANJOY GUHA THAKURTA | 24 March 2018 The finance ministry has said that it is keen on pursuing the cases arising from the DRI investigation into the over-invoicing scam, but there is a view that deliberate attempts are being made to stymie the prosecution process. Date published: March 24, 2018Publication: Caravan Link to original article Tags: CESTAT / Directorate of Revenue Intelligence / Knowledge Infrastructure Systems Private Limited / … Continue reading Is The Revenue Intelligence Investigation Into The Rs 50,000 Crore Over-Invoicing Scam Heading Towards A Judicial Logjam?

Government admits your Aadhaar data has been leaked

CHENNAI: If you have an Aadhaar Card and if your bank accounts and other sensitive information are linked to it, chances are that your data is no longer secure. For the first time, the Modi government has officially acknowledged that personal identity of individuals, including Aadhaar number and other sensitive information, has been leaked to the public domain. The government, in the recent past, had ignored … Continue reading Government admits your Aadhaar data has been leaked

ATMs without money are still the norm – Renuka Shahane

The 1st of December has gone by. Long queues outside banks and ATMs without money are still the norm. If Demonetization has shown the colossal failure of implementation of a perfectly good idea with perfectly good intentions, it has also shown the strength & resilience of our citizens. People working in banks are still working beyond their normal call of duty, working overtime, canceling holiday … Continue reading ATMs without money are still the norm – Renuka Shahane

Voices raised for public schools in India

Nisha Thapliyal discusses the background to We Shall Fight, We Shall Win, a new documentary detailing the struggle against education privatization in India.   Public education activists rally in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh (Satyashodhak Yugandhar) THE ALL India Forum for the Right to Education (AIFRTE) has just released a short documentary about its struggle against the privatization of education in India. The film, titled We Shall … Continue reading Voices raised for public schools in India