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Bribery and the Convenience Fee.

Governance

When I called the building plumber to replace the heating plate of my Water Heater, I was surprised to see that the MRP sticker was removed and the price he had paid seemed to be high (Rs 950/-).  Being wary of it, I asked him to come next day, while I would source the plate myself.

Discussions on Establishing Ward Committees in all 198 Wards in Bangalore

Governance

 

We saw Vidyadhar Taniappa, Member Janaagraha, who writes in DNA and TOI on the dais, actively running around.

Workshop on Ward Committees

16 Jan 2013 16:30
Asia/Calcutta
Governance

Environment Support Group, ATREE, Alternative Law Forum, in association with Citizens Action Forum, the Fifth Estate and CIVIC Bangalore cordially invite you to a workshop to discuss, debate and assist in Establishment of Ward Committees in 198 Wards of Bangalore in compliance with directions of the Hon'ble High Court of Karnataka

Dec-16 as Nirbhaya/ Damini (rather, the actual name) Raakhee day

Governance

The Delhi gang-rape case has brought to the fore the need for fast-tracking of not just the courts, but all of the following:

1) Professionalisation of preparation and maintenance of voters' lists:

Extortion - the three way squeeze on street vendors & hawkers

Governance

Hope you all read about the BBMP councillor extorting Rs 15000 / month from an eatery at Kalasipalya. Here is the news report in DH. I cross checked to find same version in Hindu also, so its not a one off tabloid type story:

A lecture on promoting good governance

 

Public Affairs Centre click [1] has been promoting good governance since 1994 through

Fighting Corruption: The Way Forward

9 Dec 2012 10:30
Asia/Calcutta
Governance

COALITION  AGAINST CORRUPTION cordially invites you on the occasion of ‘International Anticorruption Day’ to a Public Lecture on "Fighting Corruption: The Way Forward"

by Dr. Samuel Paul, Founder Chairman, Public Affairs Centre,

Relevance of Shivaji and Maharashtra

Governance

Shivaji was a chieftain in the Pune area in Aurangzeb’s time. Aurangzeb as one can recall, was the last of mogul emperors whom the English defeated to take over the country. For the Wikipedia article click here [1]

Open house meeting with Sri Prashant Bhushan - 3 PM, Saturday, Nov 17th, 2012

17 Nov 2012 15:00
Asia/Calcutta
Governance

For over 18 months now, people around the country have been coming together under the aegis of ‘India Against Corruption’ to demand a strong anti-corruption law in the form of a JanLokpal Bill.

FIR against Home Minister

Governance

The Bangalore Metropolitan Task Force (BMTF) has registered an FIR against Deputy Chief Minister R Ashoka for granting four acres of bagair hukum land each to Mayor D Venkatesh Murthy and his wife K Prabha in Somanhalli village of Uttarahalli hobli.

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