Proposed amendments to the Whistle Blowers Act defeat the very purpose of the legislation

The Act aims to protect people who bring to the notice of the authorities concerned allegations of corruption, wilful misuse of power or commission of a criminal offence against a public servant. Significantly, in defining who a whistle-blower is, the law goes beyond government officials who expose corruption they come Read More …

The Collection of Statistics(Amendment) Bill 2017

The parliament has passed The Collection of Statistics (Amendment) Bill, 2017 after it was approved by the Rajya Sabha.  The Lok Sabha has passed it earlier. The bill aims at amending the Collection of Statistics Bill, 2008, which facilitates the collection of statistics related to social, economic, demographic, scientific and Read More …