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How abrogation of special status has weakened the RTI regime of Jammu and Kashmir?

How abrogation of special status has weakened the RTI regime of Jammu and Kashmir?

After Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Act started functioning on October 31, around 150 central laws including RTI Act, 2005 became applicable in J&K as well as in Ladakh. Earlier Right to Information Act 2005 was not applicable to public authorities of J&K but only to organizations of central government in J&K. In accordance to J&K…

RTI Amendment Bill Passed by Lok Sabha

RTI Amendment Bill Passed by Lok Sabha

The lower house of the parliament amid massive uproar by the opposition changed the RTI Amendment Bill  with 218 ‘yes’ and 79 ‘no’ votes, the bill among many other things the Act brings changes involving  tenures and salaries of Information Commissioners at state and central level. The object of the amendment is stated to “the…

What is the RTI Act? Know about Answer Sheet RTI for Students

The Right to Information Act (RTI), 2015 is an Act of the Parliament of India is meant to empower Indians and bring transparency in governance. In other words, it allows citizens of the country to request information from any public authority about its work, actions, etc.