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PEOPLE'S CAMPAIGNS

PARIVARTAN
Another step towards Parivartan
Ration shopkeepers wont divulge their records, Food Department officials wont file complaints, and the police wont act on their own or accept complaints from the public. Is the cycle of corruption complete? A public hearing in Delhi shows there may still be some options. Varupi Jain reports on the latest from Parivartan.
More from Delhi's Parivartan
August 2004

JANAAGRAHA
Janaagraha spreads out
With many of its regular programmes running smoothly, Bangalore's pioneering civil society organisation turns to newer ways of engaging citizens. The latest initiatives are an online information program that strengthens citizenship, and improvements to a struggling scheme for the urban poor. Rasika Dhavse reports.
More from Bangalore's Janaagraha
May 2004

BHOPAL JUSTICE
Recognition for Bhopal campaigners
Rashida Bee and Champa Devi are winners of the prestigious Goldman Prize this year. They received the award for their leadership of the campaign to hold Dow Chemicals accountable for the 1984 Union Carbide gas tragedy in Bhopal. Tarun Jain reports.
More from Bhopal's campaign for justice
April 2004

THE NARMADA SAGA
But where are the canals?
A vast network is needed to actually bring Narmada water to its promised destinations, and to increase the area under irrigation. But planning and funding for this vital element is mostly absent, and eventually the state and its people will have to contend with that, says Himanshu Upadhyaya.
Narmada: Full coverage
April 2004

BANGALORE-MYSORE EXPRESSWAY
Judge derails expressway plans
The High Court of Karnataka has quashed the acquisition of land for the townships in the Bangalore-Mysore Infrastructure Corridor project, and allowed acquisition only for the expressway itself. With this the controversial project's prospects have been severely dimmed.
More on the Bangalore-Mysore Expressway
January 2004

FELG
Historic, unparalleled and more
An Andhra Pradesh campaign's aim to transform the state's panchayats and municipalities has reached a significant milestone. The campaign that met and exceeded the target of 10 million (one crore) signatures, indicating the support amidst citizens for the strengthening of local government.
AP | Local govt. | Campaigns
October 2003

PROOF
Better accounting paying off
Implementing a state-of-the-art financial accounting system for the Bangalore Mahanagara Palike (BMP) has been no cakewalk. It has required a thorough understanding of the operations of the municipality. This update from Bangalore's PROOF campaign reviews the merits of switching to the new system and more.
More from Bangalore's PROOF
July 2003

ELECTORAL REFORMS
Elections : Disclosures now Mandatory
On March 13, the Supreme Court has upheld the rights of voters to know criminal and financial antecedents of election candidates. This is a priceless opportunity for political parties to break out of the shackles of criminal elements and moneybags at the constituency level, says Jayaprakash Narayan
National Campaign For Electoral Reforms
March 2003

Eliminate Corruption At All Levels
The zero rupee note, and a contract with your conscience.

 

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