Key Issues in the Lokpal Debate

Key Issues in the Lokpal Debate

I am writing this as a quick primer for dummies on some key issues involved in the Lokpal bill. 1. Appointments: The key question has been whether the political as opposed to the “apolitical” government must have primacy in the selection committee and whether a search committee with civil society […]

 

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