Articles by PRS Team - January, 2014

In the context of recent remarks made by the Congress vice-president about empowerment of women and an increase in the incidents of crimes against women, one wonders whether issues related to women have resonated with our lawmakers in Parliament. As the term of the...
The idea of creating an anti corruption ombudsman, in the form of a Lokpal, was first conceptualized in 1968 in the fourth Lok Sabha. Thereafter in 1971, 1977, 1985, 1989, 1996, 1998 and 2001 efforts were made to enact legislation to create the institution of Lokpal,...
The fifteenth Lok Sabha, which likely has a couple of weeks of sittings left before the general elections, has been one of the least productive and effective ones. The trend has been visible for some time. The number of sittings have been decreasing over time—from a...
The fifteenth Lok Sabha, which likely has a couple of weeks of sittings left before the general elections, has been one of the least productive and effective ones. The trend has been visible for some time. The number of sittings have been decreasing over time—from a...
Its assembly is in the spotlight. It must use the moment. The electoral upset achieved by the Aam Aadmi Party in the Delhi elections was clouded by the uncertainty of government formation. The winning of the trust vote by the Arvind Kejriwal-led government has put...