अरुणा राय भारत की एक राजनैतिक एवं सामाजिक कार्यकर्ता हैं। उन्होने सन् १९६८ से १९७५ तक भारतीय प्रशासनिक सेवा में कार्य किया। उनके योगदान के लिये उन्हें मैगससे पुरस्कार एवं मेवाड़ सेवाश्री आदि पुरस्कारों से सम्मानित किया जा चुका है। वे राजस्थान के निर्धन लोगों के जीवन को बेहतर बनाने के लिये किये गये ...
Aruna Roy-led NCPRI today attacked the Lokpal Bill for its "lack of appropriateness", saying it does not provide for adequate independence for the ombudsman or power to investigate cases.
In its critique of the Bill, the National Campaign for People's Right to Information (NCPRI) said the appropriateness of 'The Lokpal and Lokayukta Bill, 2011' could well be determined by asking questions like whether the Lokpal is adequately independent, whether it is empowered to detect and investigate and prosecute corruption cases.
Read more: THE ECONOMIC TIMES (Dec 27, 2011)
'No matter who's controlling CBI, it can be misused'
It makes sense to put the Central Bureau of Investigation under the purview of the Lok Pal, instead of creating a whole new agency for it, activist and National Advisory Council (NAC) member Aruna Roy tells Sreelatha Menon
Finally, the Lok Pal Bill is tabled. But critics say without investigation powers, it is quite useless. Is this true?
The Lok Pal needs its own investigation agency. But, even with the powers of directing that an investigation be carried out and superintendence over the concerned investigating agency, it is an ...
NEW DELHI - Aruna Roy-led National Campaign for People's Right to Information (NCPRI) has supported the grievance redressal bill with some reservations. In a statement, NCPRI said there were "significant lacuna'' in the bill including the fact that provisions for compensation and penalties had not been specified and the designated authority with the powers of a civil court had not been made sufficiently independent of the government.
NCPRI also expressed concern that Lokpal and Lokayuktas had been made appellate authorities to receive appeals against the decisions of the central and state ...
Fundraising for the Pension Parishad Dharna in Delhi on March 4th-8th 2013
Fundraising for the Pension Parishad Dharna in Delhi on March 4th-8th 2013 The upcoming Pension Parishad Dharna in Delhi from 4th-8th March 2013 will see nearly 25,000 participants from different parts of the country. An important aspect of the Dharna is who funds this campaign and how. The method adopted by the MKSS to raise [...]
Pension Parishad website
The Pension Parishad website can be accessed here : www.pensionparishad.org The website contains details about the Dharnas including photos, press notes and press coverage.
Mohanji I saw your first email as i was running out of the house and really did know what to say and was away from email since. Mohanji was actually one of the first people I met when I came to Devdungri in the summer of 1996. I think he simply did not get what [...]
Information can be delivered on time : Gandhi
Shailesh Gandhi on how information can be delivered on time.