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Tamil Nadu to introduce online application for RTI

Tamil Nadu to introduce online application for RTI Part of: GS-II- Governance (PT-MAINS-PERSONALITY TEST) Applications seeking documents under the Right to Information (RTI) Act can now be filed online in Tamil Nadu. A Government Order issued by Department of Personnel and Administrative Reforms, said the facility of online filing of petitions under Section 6(1) and First Appeals under Section 19(1) of RTI Act will be rolled out. This will be done using the software available with the Nati

Transparency during a crisis (RTI amidst COVID19)

Transparency during a crisis By, Anjali Bhardwaj is associated with the National Campaign for Peoples’ Right to Information Context # Right to Information (RTI) applications seeking information pertaining to the PM CARES Fund have been stonewalled. #  No information exists on the official website of the Fund regarding the amount collected, names of donors, expenditure incurred, or details of beneficiaries. # The trust deed of the fund chaired by the Prime Minister is n

Resurrecting the right to know

Resurrecting the right to know By, Justice (retd.) Madan B. Lokur is a former Supreme Court judge Context A High Level Committee (HLC) chaired by a retired judge of the Gauhati High Court and including, among others, the Advocates General of two Northeast States was constituted by the Home Ministry through a gazette notification of July 15, 2019 to recommend measures to implement Clause 6 of the Assam Accord and define “Assamese People”. Releasing the Report As

Need for transparency: On PM CARES Fund

Need for transparency: On PM CARES Fund Context The Supreme Court has rejected a writ petition calling for a funds diversion from this PM CARES to the National Disaster Response Fund (NDRF) and also denied the petitioners’ demand that the “public charitable trust” be audited by the CAG, questions remain about its need, operation and its persisting lack of transparency. Supreme Court’s decision A three-judge Bench asserted that no exception could be ta

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