Posts Tagged ‘reforms’

Just the Right Time to Bring Overdue Panchayati Raj Reforms

The widespread violence, threats and malpractices seen this month in the election first for district panchayat Presidents and then for block pramukhs in the panchayati raj ( PR , rural decentralization) elections in Uttar Pradesh should be an eye opener. This is a far cry from the vision of rural decentralization seen first by Mahatma […]

Land Reforms Need to be Revived on Urgent Basis

In recent times the government has been steadily going back on its commitment to land reforms in India. This is true of the union government as well as several state governments. This has been one of the most unfortunate aspects of development policy in India, leading to increase of inequality as well as reduction of […]

Stone Mining and Crushing Units Need Reforms For Protecting Workers and Environment

The most widespread mining in India relates to  mining and quarrying of various kinds of stone aimed at supplying stone to construction sector. Since this is widely scattered in the country and is frequently in the informal sector, complete and reliable records are difficult to obtain but clearly it is very widespread and despite some […]

Stop targeting China if you want it to support global trade reforms, WTO head tells world powers

World Trade Organization (WTO) chief Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has called on countries to stop targeting China if they want cooperation on global reforms, claiming that putting pressure on Beijing will only get “resistance.” The comments were made by the WTO chief on Monday over continued efforts by the United States, European Union and Japan to get […]

Despite Saudi reforms, rights group says many still face death penalty for crimes committed while minors

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New York City Council Passes Police Reforms That Includes Ending Qualified Immunity For NYPD Officers

Qualified immunity is pure judicial cancer. This fact cannot be ignored. What began as a limited defense for decisions made in the heat of the moment has become the de facto response to civil rights lawsuits. The Supreme Court — which conjured this new Section 1983 ejection seat out of thin air — has only […]

The U.S. system could very well collapse if reforms are not instituted immediately

Posted on March 20, 2021 by fada1 By Abayomi Azikiwe The U.S. has been experiencing various social developments in recent years. There were several factors which have led to the existing social crisis in the U.S. The failure of the capitalist system to provide adequate jobs, incomes and amenities to tens of millions of people […]

Beijing signals Hong Kong electoral reforms to ensure ‘patriots’ govern

“Loopholes” in Hong Kong‘s laws must be closed to ensure the city is governed by “patriots”, a top Beijing official said on Monday, signalling changes to the Chinese-ruled city’s electoral system, potentially as early as next month. Any changes could further limit who could run in a postponed legislative election and may lead to the […]

Top Chinese official announces reforms that will allow only ‘patriots’ to govern Hong Kong

The head of China’s Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office, Xia Baolong, has unveiled reforms for the city, stating that, henceforth, the central government will ensure only pro-China figures hold political positions. Speaking at a webinar, Xia blamed the ability of dissidents to “whip up waves” of protests in 2019 on the failure of the […]

Saudi Arabia announces new judicial reforms in a move toward codified law

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Reforms Which Can Help to Improve Crop Procurement Significantly

Procurement of various crops from farmers at a fair price by the government is an integral part of the farm and food system of India. This can be reformed in various ways—reducing costs while improving income of farmers and overall food security. When various crops are being harvested in a village, the government should procure […]

Erdogan dashes hopes of reforms after slamming jailed Kurdish leader

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Romania: Judicial reforms ‘contrary to EU law’, says European Court legal advice

Measures introduced by Romania’s government to regulate judges do not guarantee their independence and are contrary to EU law, according to official legal advice given to Europe’s top court. The opinion from the Advocate General comes ahead of a forthcoming ruling by the European Court of Justice (ECJ). It is not binding but is seen […]

Thai protesters hold ambitious rally for democratic reforms

Protesters gathered Saturday in Bangkok for the most ambitious rally so far in a pro-democracy campaign that has shaken up the government and Thailand’s conservative establishment. Organisers predicted that as many as 50,000 will march over two days in an area of the capital historically associated with political protests, after an estimated 10,000 people turned […]

Macron warns Lebanese leaders of sanctions if reforms are not swift

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Macron warns Lebanese leaders of sanctions if reforms are not swift

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New Colorado Law Expands Asset Forfeiture Reforms

By Michael Maharrey On Tuesday, Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper signed a bill into law expanding asset forfeiture reporting requirements instituted last year.  Rep. Leslie Herod (D-Denver) introduced House Bill 1020 (HB1020) on Jan. 10. The legislation expands asset forfeiture reporting requirements by redefining the agencies required to submit reports. Last year, Hickenlooper signed a bill […]

Watching The Hawks – Attack on Syria & Facebooks Reforms | Watching The Hawks on RT America |

Watching The Hawks – Attack on Syria & Facebooks Reforms | Watching The Hawks on RT America | Watching The Hawksyoutube.com A chemical weapon attack in Syria makes for a convenient political tool. Facebook assembles an ultra-rich team of political influencers to investigate the social media companies role in elections. RT Correspondent Dan Cohen discusses […]

Cook County Data Shows Reforms Haven’t Stopped The Jailing Of People For Being Poor

Cook County Data Shows Reforms Haven’t Stopped The Jailing Of People For Being Poor Above Photo: From chicagoappleseed.org Volunteers report that the rate of pretrial release has nearly doubled, but further changes are needed to end the unjust incarceration of legally innocent people. Last fall, the Coalition to End Money Bond organized more than 70 volunteers to […]

Former top FBI officer warns: Israeli law enforcement lax, reforms needed

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Why Police Reforms Often Fail: Lessons From Latin America

Police who were stained with yellow paint thrown by protesters on the outskirts of Buenos Aires, Argentina, July 13, 2017. (AP/Natacha Pisarenko) President Donald Trump’s appointment of Attorney General Jeff Sessions has led people to speculate about the fate of recent police reform efforts. Early into his tenure, Sessions said he intended to “pull back […]

‘Threat to the rule of law’: EU may strip Poland of voting rights over judicial reforms

     Poland has come under fire from the European Commission, which may opt to trigger Article 7, which includes possible deprivation of voting rights in the European Council, in response to Warsaw’s proposed overhaul of the judiciary. The European Commission is threatening to sanction Warsaw if it fails to take into account the commission’s “grave […]

Almaty goes to ‘Code Red’ terror alert – 3 Police officers dead, 7 in critical condition

     The highest of terror alerts has been declared in the Kazakh city of Almaty following an armed attack on police officers Monday, according to the Ministry of Internal Affairs. Kazakh law enforcement announced a counter-terrorism operation in Almaty and urged residents of the city to stay indoors and keep safe. “In this regard we […]

Iran takes page from US Treasury’s playbook

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif traveled to France and the Netherlands on June 20-24 as part of his increasingly intense engagement with Europe, which will probably continue in the year remaining of President Hassan Rouhani’s current term. Prior to his visits to France and the Netherlands — Zarif’s third such tour of Europe […]

F-16s harassed Erdogan plane during coup attempt, plotters tried to seize him – Reuters

The incident happened as Erdogan was heading back from a holiday resort during the recent attempted military coup. Dramatic Turkey footage reveals horrifying violence of coup struggle (GRAPHIC VIDEO, IMAGES) According to a former military officer cited by Reuters, “At least two F-16s harassed Erdogan’s plane while it was in the air and en route […]

Slavery As Free Trade

Print Friendly Above photo: Plan of the French slave ship La Marie Seraphique c.1770. © Château des ducs de Bretagne – Musée d’histoire de Nantes. The 18th-century thinkers behind laissez-faire economics saw slavery as a great example of global free trade. For nearly four centuries, the Atlantic slave trade brought millions of people into bondage. Scholars estimate […]

Undeterred By Obama’s Veto Threat, Senate Passes 9/11-Saudi Bill

Print Friendly Above Photo: The bipartisan Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act was approved by unanimous consent in the U.S. Senate on Tuesday. (Photo: Glyn Lowe/cc/flickr) ‘Look, if the Saudis did not participate in this terrorism, they have nothing to fear about going to court,’ said Sen. Chuck Schumer. Setting up a likely veto fight and opening […]

Globo behind coup? Brazil president’s supporters blame impeachment on media

The escalating political crisis has driven a wedge between local residents, with anti-Rousseff protesters and crowds of her supporters taking to the streets nearly every day. On Sunday protesters rallying in support of the suspended leader faced-off with police and rival activists in Sao Paulo. After the Brazilian Senate voted to impeach Rousseff for breaking […]

Iran’s Air Defenses Equipped With S-300 Missiles From Russia

Russia has delivered the S-300 air defense system to Iran. Iran’s Khatam al-Anbia Air Defense Base is now equipped with the Russian made S-300 missile system. The Islamic Republic is planning to mass produce an indigenous version later in the year, according to Iran’s defense minister. Tansim News reports: The Khatam al-Anbia Air Defense Base […]

VIDEO: Brave Granny Refuses Unconstitutional Checkpoint — She WINS!

In a video uploaded to Youtube recently, a brave grandmother filmed herself refusing to ‘show her papers’ at an unconstitutional DUI checkpoint in California. The results were inspiring. Sobriety checkpoints — also known as DUI checkpoints — are the most common roadblocks you might encounter. They function as a general purpose […]

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