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Change can be achieved only through active citizenship: Shailesh Gandhi

The book underlines a very powerful concept and defines the need for common citizens to become active in government and political representatives.

Activists to hold RTI katta on January 4

Katta,an open-air meeting of people,will throw light on the Act and its various uses.


Panel set up to discuss proposed changes in RTI holds hearing in Mumbai

The parliamentary standing committee,set up to discuss the proposed changes in the Right to Information (RTI) Act,2005,held its public consultation in Mumbai on Sunday. RTI activists Vijay Kumbhar and Bhaskar Prabhu appeared before the committee to present their views on the matter. Central Information Commissioner (CIC)’s ruling on applicability of RTI Act for political parties,although […]

Chandigarh Golf Club to be under RTI purview: CIC

The Chandigarh Golf Club will be under the purview of the Right to Information Act.

J&K interlocutors submit report to Govt: ‘Separatists have missed the bus’

The report would now be shared with major political parties.

Rallying for RTI,CIC says total disconnect,govt losing legitimacy

“This Act makes people a partner of government’s decision-making,” Mishra said.


J-K: Differences among interlocutors delay report

The biggest bone of contention within the three-member panel has been the direction that the committee should take.

Information Commissioners need to tackle at least 4,000 complaints a year,says CIC

Central Information Commissioner Shailesh Gandhi on Sunday said that a benchmark performance should be fixed for Information Commissioners and they should dispose of at least 4,000 complaints each year.