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The latest annual crime data, "Crime in India-2017", released by the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB), revealed that there was an increase of 3.6 per cent in criminal cases in 2017 compared to 2016 when 50 lakh cases of cognisable offences were lodged across the country.

The African Governance Report, published by the Mo Ibrahim Foundation, draws on data from the Ibrahim Index of African Governance (IIAG) and shares new insights on progress towards the African Union’s (AU) Agenda 2063 and the United Nations’ (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Judgement of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of D.A.V. College Trust and Management Society & Others Vs Director of Public Instructions & Others dated 17/09/2019 on whether non-governmental organisations substantially financed by the appropriate government fall within the ambit of ‘public authority’ under Section 2(h) of the Right to Information Act, 2005. Under the Act, a public authority is required to maintain records in terms of Chapter II and every citizen has the right to get information from the public authority.

This companion report to the World Development Report (WDR) 2019: The Changing Nature of Work addresses the key themes of creating productive jobs and addressing the needs of those left behind. It builds on and contextualizes some of WDR 2019’s main messages to key specificities of the sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) region.

The tenth edition of the Global Corruption Barometer (GCB) - Africa, reveals that 64% of South Africans surveyed think corruption increased in the previous 12 months. The survey, released by Transparency International in partnership with Afrobarometer, was conducted between the end of July and September 2018.

The Consumer Protection Bill, 2019 was introduced in Lok Sabha on 08 July, 2019. The bill aims at protecting the interests of consumers by establishing authorities for timely and effective administration and settlement of consumers’ dispute.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Functioning of Panchayati Raj Institutions, 02/07/2019.

This report assesses all the positive potential benefits digitalization brings to sustainable development for all.

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Achievements in terms of social justice, 26/06/2019.

The Aadhaar and Other Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2019 was introduced in Lok Sabha on June 24, 2019. The Bill amends the Aadhaar (Targeted Delivery of Financial and Other Subsidies, Benefits and Services) Act, 2016, the Indian Telegraph Act, 1885, and the Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002.

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