Articles by PRS Team - February, 2017

Political churn and uncertainty in states like Uttarakhand and Arunachal Pradesh last year (where rebellions in the ruling Congress led to the fall of both state governments before their subsequent restoration) and in Tamil Nadu (where VK Sasikala and O...
About six months ago, the government introduced a Bill in the Indian Parliament that seeks to make changes to the Maternity Benefits Act, 1961. The law requires employers to provide women employees with maternity leave of up to 12 weeks, with full wages.  The...
It is the season of the Union budget. The focus of discussion within and outside Parliament is about allocation, spending, taxation and reform. Missing from the public discourse is a conversation about Parliament’s budget. This year, the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha...
Our demography and political space have been gradually changing over the years. In these times, the youth are being seen as our valuable demographic capital. There is both the need and encouragement for young individuals to start contributing to governance and...