Healthcare activists argue that the Karnataka Private Medical Establishments Amendments Bill 2017 proposes a much-needed citizen-centric overhaul and regulation of the private medical sector in Karnataka. »
The Alappuzha model of waste management was presented as a zero-waste model at the Paris Climate Conference in 2015. Yet the city stands at a dismal rank of 380 in the recent clean city rankings. Navya P K finds out why. »
The top ranked cities in the Swachh Survekshan 2017 undertaken by the MoUD do not segregate, process or dispose of their waste scientifically. In the first part of an in-depth study, Navya P K finds that the survey criteria are in conflict with the government’s own SWM policy!
With the new Goods and Services Tax all set to roll out on July 1st, it’s high time for all to be aware of the changes that it brings and its impact on various categories of taxpayers. Akshatha M explains. »
If Parliament passes the new Motor Vehicles Amendment Bill 2016, the sum of compensation available to hit and run victims could go up significantly. But what are the existing legal schemes for compensation and how does one avail that? »
Several reported instances of child sexual abuse in preschools across India, often by members of staff, raise concerns about the lack of regulation in the country’s pre-primary education sector. Akshatha M digs deeper. »
When we talk about a cadre of municipal professionals for smart cities and urban local bodies, it would be good for such professionals to be a part of respective trade guilds created by due legislation, says Anirban Choudhury. »