04 October, 2019
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GS-II: Making political parties accountable.
Recently, the Supreme Court in D.A.V. College Trust and Management Society Vs. Director of Public Instructions held that NGOs which were substantially financed by the appropriate government fall within the ambit of ‘public authority’ under Section 2(h) of the RTI Act, 2005.
Impact of the judgement:
Application to political parties
DAV judgment to political parties:
Need to bring political parties under RTI:
It is hoped that the Supreme court will further the positive advances made in this direction.
Source: THE HINDU
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