RIGHT TO INFORMATION


Vinita Deshmukh Vinita Deshmukh 21 March 2012
If one is afraid of being targeted after filing a RTI application, the online RTI Anonymous team is there to help you out. Nineteen year old Rajeshwar Boke from Maharashtra procured details of his educational scholarship amount with help from RTI Anonymous Rajeshwar Boke is a 19 year...

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Sucheta Dalal Sucheta Dalal 22 February 2012
Public-private partnership comes under RTI Act Central Information Commissioner (CIC) and former activist Shailesh Gandhi’s path-breaking order in connection with the powerful Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) is set to shed a great deal of sunlight on secretive public-private...

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Vinita Deshmukh Vinita Deshmukh 25 January 2012
While the emphasis is on privatization of water services, Moneylife looks back at the battle fought by Arvind Kejriwal against the Delhi Jal Board and the World Bank to prove the fraud and the conspiracy to privatise water supply and make it expensive for Delhites The ministry of water...

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Vinita Deshmukh Vinita Deshmukh 18 January 2012
While the government at one end time and again attempts to deflate the Sunshine Act, at the other end harassment to RTI activists too never ceases Deliberately under-staffing State Information Commissions (SICs); PIOs citing Section 8 with unfailing regularity as an excuse not to part...

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Vinita Deshmukh Vinita Deshmukh 09 December 2011
Fake identities were created in the Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) computer server to generate forged birth certificates in order to apply for a Slum Rehabilitation scheme. Such crime puts national security at stake if secure databases are compromised. Strangely, the PMC has initiated no...

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Vinita Deshmukh Vinita Deshmukh 19 October 2011
Kateekal Sankaranarayanan is the Governor of Maharashtra as well as that of Goa. While an activist in Goa has procured information under the RTI Act from the office of the Governor of Maharashtra, he has been declined information in Goa’s Raj Bhavan. Can things get any stranger? In...

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