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India’s Forest cover up by 1%- Environment Minister

Prakash Javadekar, Union Minister for Environment informed the Lok Sabha that India’s forest cover has increased by 1% in last one year period and over 24.39% of India’s geographical area now constitutes of green cover. Key Highlights Disputed Facts: Ms. Maneka Gandhi, BJP’s Member of Parliament disputed the fact presented by Environment Minister and cautioned ..

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Rich MPs of Poor India

The average annual per capita income in India stands at around one lakh rupees. But their representatives are Crorepathis. The NGO Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) working for electoral and political reforms makes the following observations about the crorepati MPs: Results of the recently concluded Lok Sabha Elections show that richer the candidate the brighter ..

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Criminalisation of Politics

The Association of Democratic Reforms has analysed the criminal records of the newly elected MPs. It makes the following observations: Around 233 MPs (43 per cent) are facing criminal charges. About 29 per cent of the cases are related to rape, murder, attempt to murder or crime against women. There has been an increase of ..

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