Friday, 1 July, 2022
TopicLokpal movement

Topic: Lokpal movement

How Lokayuktas lost their teeth: Seats empty in some states, powers diluted in others

The Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act was passed in 2013, but over the years, many states have weakened the office of the ombudsman and today it carries the burden of ‘toothless’ tag.

On 10th anniversary of Lokpal movement, Arvind Kejriwal has let down those who believed in it

If only Arvind Kejriwal could learn from his own success of the Lokpal movement, the AAP’s project wouldn’t be such a non-starter.

Don’t laugh at Anna Hazare. He was himself the victim

Anna Hazare wants to recreate the good old days when he almost became the modern-day Mahatma. Cut him some slack, because he was just Arvind Kejriwal’s ‘puppet’.

On Camera

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Research shows heart attack survivors may be at higher risk of mental weakness

Here’s what you should eat after a heart attack. Recovery can take months

Heart attack among under 40 have risen 2% every year from 2006 to 2016. Overall nutrition is vital to returning to normal health after a heart attack.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.

Defence

National Security Adviser Ajit Doval | File photo: ANI

At 1st Maritime Security Group meet, NSA chief Doval stresses on coordination among stakeholders

Meeting chaired by Vice Admiral (retd) G. Ashok Kumar, India’s 1st national maritime security coordinator. ‘Crucial policy issues’ such as ‘blue economy initiative’ also discussed.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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