Right To Informtion

Right To Informtion

CJI office under RTI: In the garb of ‘public interest’ SC stymies citizens’ right to information

Judgment unlikely to give officers confidence to disclose information on highest judicial office

November 19,2019

Right To Informtion

Highest Judicial Office Under RTI Purview: An examination of the Positives and Creative Tensions in the Constitution Bench’s Opinions

Leaving the facts of the three cases aside, the common and individual opinions penned by the Justices clarify several interpretational matters for the benefit of both the seekers and holders of information.

November 14,2019

Right To Informtion

RTI: ECIL directed to disclose information on EVM and VVPAT deployment during the 2019 general elections

BEL rejects RTI application for EVM, VVPAT information; no response from Election Commission

November 14,2019

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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