Tuesday 21 May 2024

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Issues | Right to Info

Official Secrets Act a hurdle in Right to Info

Can Right to Information legislation, if enacted by any state, bring in total transparency in the state administration ? Or the existing legislations like the Official Secrets Act etc can defeat the very purpose of ... READ

Scribes wage a war over Right to Info bill

Journalists, who walked out of the Assembly and boycotted the last-day House proceedings, are in a mood to wage a war against the local Congress government over suppressing Freedom of the Press in the name ... READ

Right to Info bill guns at scribes' freedom

The Congress government here has come under fire for attempting to suppress the Freedom of the Press under the pretext of the Right to Information bill it has presented in the Assembly.Some draconian clauses are ... READ

Govt presents Right to Info bill

The Goa government has presented the Right to Information bill in the ongoing Assembly session, which would be now thrown open for a public debate, before it is discussed in the House.Being the second state ... READ

Goa to have right to information act

Goa plans to be the second state in the country to enact a Right to Information legislation, a demand from all quarters of India. The bill will be presented in the coming monsoon Assembly session.The ... READ

Justice Sawant advocates right to Info from private sector too

The private sector, including all the multinationals and the business establishments, would be legally bound to disclose all the information to any citizen of India, when demanded, once the Right to Information bill comes into ... READ