“India has gone for parliamentary elections 16 times thus far, yet we have not moved ahead from inking our fingers and registering our thumbprint or sign, all of which are prone to corruption,” writes an angry voter who found her name inexplicably deleted from the rolls. Here is her account of what followed, and what she has concluded from the experience.
Introduced first in 2015 and eventually passed by the Lok Sabha in December 2018, the Consumer Protection Bill is yet to be debated or approved in the Rajya Sabha. The author attracts attention to the significant provisions of the new law and encourages readers to sign a petition calling for its enactment.
The Mysore City Corporation wants to demolish the iconic structures of Devaraj market and Lansdowne building, believing that to be the only option in the face of accident risks as well as growing demands of vehicular traffic. Yet, heritage conservation calls for a more balanced, meticulous approach.