Transparency versus protection of civil servants from harassment: a growing dichotomy

With the recent allegation on the Coal Secretary of India, Mr HC Gupta for irregularities in coal block allegations, a demand has been made by the society, especially the civil servants to create a mechanism where a distinction between administrative oversights and criminal acts can be made. There has been a lot of hue and […]


Recent SC Order of Audit of 30 Lakh NGOS and Issues with CAPART

On 10 January 2017, the Supreme Court had asked the government to audit and identify the accounts of around 30 Lakh NGOs which receive public funds every year for their work, but continuously fail to give proper balance sheet or account of how they had used that money. Origin of The Case The petition was […]

Block Chain and Distributed Ledger Technology

In India, governance bodies at all levels are grappling with an explosion of information from various traditional channels of information supply like property and land records, data pertaining to population, geography, welfare schemes etc. Apart from the traditional channels newer sources of data emanating from corporate compliance requirements, securities laws, banking and finance regulations, intellectual […]