Right To Informtion

Right To Informtion

University bound to provide answer scripts to students under RTI, says Madras High Court

Stressing that university rules can’t override RTI Act, the court said that evaluated answer scripts fall squarely under the definition of the term “information” under the act and can be obtained by the students

October 17,2019

Right To Informtion

‘Objective of the RTI act has been fulfilled’: Amit Shah  

Speaking at the 14th annual convention of the Central Information Commission (CIC), Union Home Minister claimed that his government is reducing the need for filing RTI applications by putting relevant information in the public domain.

October 12,2019

Right To Informtion

CBI under no obligation to disclose expenditure incurred by the Government to bring Vijay Mallya back, says CIC

Pune based RTI activist Vihar Durve had sought information about consultation fee and travel expenses provided to advocates, legal consultants, senior advocates, solicitors and barristers by the government to bring Mallya back to India.

September 25,2019

Right To Informtion

Seven former information commissioners condemn government move to amend RTI Act

Term it a direct attack on the peoples’ fundamental right to know

July 24,2019

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April 7,2019

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RTI: Disclosure of information

Supreme Court begins hearing appeals filed by the Supreme Court.

April 3,2019

Know Your Rights

Right to Information Act, 2005: An introduction

Having noticed this huge lacuna in the general public’s understanding and awareness of the RTI Act, The Leaflet will be running a weekly column on it, in an attempt to make Indian citizens more aware about the myriad uses of the Act, thereby encouraging its wider application in holding various government departments accountable and transparent in their functioning as well as decision-making process.

December 3,2018

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