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The Right to Truth and the struggle against State impunity

SOMETIMES, indeed, you could put your finger on a definite lie. It was not true, for example, as was claimed in the Party history books, that the Party had invented aeroplanes. He remembered aeroplanes since his earliest childhood. But you could prove nothing. There was never any evidence.”  ~ 1984, George Orwell On November 12,…
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Supreme Court’s Rafale judgment is contrary to international judicial precedents showing claims of ‘secrecy’ are hollow

The decision of the Modi Government to buy 36 Rafale fighter jets from Dassault Aviation, a French company, was upheld by the Supreme Court recently. The judgment says in para 25 that the pricing details were already “shared with the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) and the report has been examined by the Public Accounts…
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