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Modi govt has spent Rs 4,343 crore on publicity, RTI reveals

The Narendra Modi government has spent Rs 4,343 crore on publicity since it came to power in May 2014, an agency under the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has said in reply to an RTI query. The expenditure was incurred on advertisements in the print and electronic media as well as outdoor publicity, the central government agency said in response to the application filed by city-based RTI activist Anil Galgali. […]

Monsoon Washout, What’s Modi’s Plan B?

Somehow the monsoon washout in the Parliament reminds me of the 2nd term of the UPA regime and the long history of absolute policy paralysis that the country witnessed. However with Parliament coming to a standstill, the reforms agenda has more or less taken a back seat at least for now. There is a urgent need to put the reform rail on track not just in the interest of the […]

Clamorworld Exclusive: Monsoon Session: Disruption Drama

The Parliament’s Monsoon Session has kicked of quite as per plan. 4 disruptions and eventual adjournment at the Rajya Sabha was Day One’s highlight and Day 2 doesn’t promise to be significantly different with talks of silent dharna ensuing in the days to come. We have been lamenting about the loss of significant legislation time, reforms taking a backseat and a severe loss of the tax payer’s money used for […]