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Jul 25, 2019
Amendment to RTI Act will compromise autonomy of information commissions, undermine status of commissioners, say ex-officialsThe Right to Information (Amendment) Bill, 2019 proposes to give the Centre the powers to set the salaries and service conditions of information commissioners at the central and state levels.
Mar 19, 2018
RTI being strangled due to Maharashtra govt's neglect, says former CIC Shailesh GandhiFormer Central Information Commissioner Shailesh Gandhi on Monday said that the Right to Information Act was being "strangled" due to the neglect of the state government.
Feb 05, 2018
Kerala's ruling LDF makes a spectacle of itself: Critics allege corruption and cronyism rampant, fear end of communist ruleThese are just a few cases of favouritism and financial profligacy being indulged in by the Left Democratic Front (LDF) government since it came to power in May 2016 with a promise to weed out corruption from all levels of government.
Feb 03, 2018
Kerala Assembly Speaker gets Rs 50,000 in reimbursement for glasses, says doctor advised him to buy themA controversy has erupted over Kerala Assembly Speaker P Sreeramakrishnan purchasing a pair of spectacles for nearly Rs 50,000 and getting the amount reimbursed from the cash-starved state exchequer
Mar 11, 2014
BJP's MP unit sent notice for not implementing RTI mechanismThe action came following a complaint by RTI activist Ajay Dubey, who approached the State Information Commission (SIC) after he allegedly did not find any mechanism by BJP here for facilitating RTI queries from people.
Jul 05, 2012
Information commissions should be like EC: Aruna RoyThe activist who has been at the forefront for the struggle for the Right to Information believes people will have to keep fighting to keep the act relevant.