Governance

“The Answer Company set to unfold the next leap of eGov Apps in India”, Sudhir Aggarwal

“The Answer Company set to unfold the next leap of eGov Apps in India”, Sudhir Aggarwal

A very few of us would be in the know that the fabled Global News Agency Thomson Reuters, whose bylines dot almost every coveted newspaper, has a broader portfolio of semantic software applications in the domain of eGovernance as well. Built upon the knowledge legacy of Thomson Reuters these semantic tools can be seen as […]

RAPID Expansion of Taxpayer Base :: PM’s Mantras to Tax Officials from being Marauders to Mentors

RAPID Expansion of Taxpayer Base :: PM’s Mantras to Tax Officials from being Marauders to Mentors

  Extending the ever increasing repository of acronyms, PM added one more, this time in the context of expansion of taxpayer base. RAPID :: 5-point charter for tax administrators to reform the taxation system in the country Revenue Accountability, Probity, Information Digitisation The Prime Minister Narendra Modi has called for the doubling of tax base from the […]

National Human Rights Commission of India is a toothless tiger as per Justice H L Dattu

National Human Rights Commission of India is a toothless tiger as per Justice H L Dattu

In this latest revelation, NHRC Chief and ex-CJI Justice H L Dattu has expressed the non-effectiveness of the commission. In an interaction with Times of India, he said, “NHRC is a toothless tiger. We painstakingly investigate human rights violation cases, sometimes in remote areas, with our limited resources. The evidence collected is put to forensic judicial adjudication […]

Tug of War between Judicial Independence & Prerogative of Governance Intensifies

Tug of War between Judicial Independence & Prerogative of Governance Intensifies

When the Chief Justice of India (CJI) T S Thakur sent back the Memorandum of Procedure (MoP) on May 25 with a point-by-point rejection of the Centre’s proposals, he probably had not envisaged a tough fight ahead by the Executive of the land. The government has referred the matter to attorney general (AG) Mukul Rohatgi and […]

Opening up the Rating of the Government Online :: An unprecedented modern day referendum on performance by PM Modi

Opening up the Rating of the Government Online :: An unprecedented modern day referendum on performance by PM Modi

Someone who is known to defy convention and opt for the futuristic goal posts upending the ante, opening up his government for online rating is probably an unprecedented first in the history of modern democracy. Narendra Modi, to the chagrin of one and all, including his own Ministers has done it again. On his MyGov […]