Sunday, 26 June, 2022
TopicRTI activist

Topic: RTI activist

Jaipur gets a nightlife, desi ‘Crown’ drama & camels under threat — rediscovering my home state

iWitness — the story behind the story of ThePrint journalists’ experiences on assignment.

‘They can break legs, not spirit’: RTI activists call Barmer the ‘kala pani’ of Rajasthan

Rajasthan is where RTI movement began in the late 1990s. Even so, multiple RTI activists in state's Barmer claim they regularly face attacks or threats as they attempt to 'expose corruption'.

‘Pierced with nails, made to drink urine’: Rajasthan RTI activist claims work led to attack

Amra Ram had filed a complaint this month against alleged illegal liquor trade & corruption in two govt schemes in a Barmer gram panchayat. Four arrests for assault so far, police say.

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Does breaking up big states boost economy? Data doesn’t back up hype, says Indian study

The study by researchers at Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research looked at economic impact of reorganising Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, and Bihar in the year 2000.

Defence

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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

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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