ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Citizens’ Commission on Elections’ Report on EVMs and VVPAT

The Citizens’ Commission on Elections was set up in March 2020 to critically analyse India’s electoral processes in accordance with democratic principles. Based on the first volume of the commission’s report, an analysis of the Electronic Voting Machine and the Voter verified Paper Audit Trail...

Making Markets Work for the Poor

A small investors' fund, which offered an opportunity for many poor slum- and pavement-dwellers in Mumbai to invest money, was an outcome of tremendous effort put in by an alliance of social organisations. But, unfortunately, after successful growth over five years, the scheme, run in collaboration with the UTI, was forced to close because of various reasons. Such schemes, with suitable modifications, need to be revived as they meet the needs of the poor.
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