You are here: Home

Did you not find what you were looking for? Try the Advanced Search to refine your search.

Search result(s) 14 items matching RTI
Bill excluding parties from RTI tabled in Lower House
Jul 13, 2013 A proposed Bill that will bring the political parties and politicians under the RTI scanner is being sent for amendment to India's Lower House; which creates a tussle between activists who want transparency and politicians who wants to stay safe.
[]   []   []   []
"Transparency and accountability must to fight corruption in India"
Oct 17, 2012 India's head of minorities commission shares with the Governance Knowledge Centre why corruption continues to thrive in modern times and focuses on the disconnect that needs to be bridged for a clean-up act.
[]   []   []   []   []   []
Never closed doors for talks with Team Anna: Cong
Aug 02, 2012 As Team Anna's fast against corruption entered the eighth day, Congress has said it had never closed its doors for talks but accused the group of going ahead with the agitation individually and arbitrarily.
[]   []   []   []   []   []
Fight is for changing system, not power: Team Anna
Aug 03, 2012 Team Anna on Friday said its political alternative will not compromise on corruption, holding their fight is for changing the system and not power.
[]   []   []   []   []   []   []
Rio women wish for decent lives
Sep 22, 2010 The black women of Rio de Janeiro who were living amidst deep-rooted prejudice and poverty, are now earning a decent living through their cooperative- supported by ELAS Social Investment Fund- sewing and embroidering handbags and clothing. They now train fellow women to support their families and live with dignity.
[]   []   []   []
Proposed amendments to RTI rules provokes criticism
Feb 19, 2011 A draft amendment to RTI rules prepared by the Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT), Government of India has invited much criticism from RTI activists. The government claims that the new rules will make implantation of the law more effective but campaigners argue that the new rules undermine the very spirit of RTI Act 2005.
[]   []   []   []   []
Right to Information in India: On the perilous road to transparency
Mar 21, 2011 Seeking information from government officials in India may prove fatal as increasing instances of attacks on information seekers in the past three years prove. Social workers from a small town in Uttar Pradesh have been harassed by goons for questioning the massive discrepancies taking place in the government MGNREGA scheme in the region.
[]   []   []   []
Haryana: One public toilet for 1.4 lakh women
Jun 23, 2011 Skewed sex ratio and lack of basic amenities has led to women suffering in the north Indian state of Haryana. Apathy and insensitivity of the government towards the health needs of women reaffirms the stark reality of gender inequality in the area.
[]   []   []   []   []   []   []
Indian activists denounce government’s grievance redressal bill
Nov 17, 2011 Activist Aruna Roy led NGO has criticised Indian Citizen’s Rights to Grievance Redressal Bill pointing out conflicting interests in its clauses which may render it ineffective in addressing the problems of the poor.
[]   []   []   []
Right to ‘limited’ Information Act?
Mar 26, 2012 Beware! The government of India is going after the Right To Information (RTI). For evidence read on and find out how it is trampling on transparency through back-door law making.
[]   []   []
RTI Central Monitoring Mechanism in Odisha
Apr 11, 2013 To facilitate implementation of Right to Information, the Government of Odisha has created a comprehensive web-portal to disseminate information, submit applications and monitor implementation in all departments at State, District and Block level.
[]   []   []   []
RTI rescues Rajasthan women from hunger, deprivation
Sep 06, 2010 In Vijaypura village, marginalised women, especially widows, have used the RTI tool to procure food grains under PDS and are living a healthy life. The movement, instigated by a young RTI activist, boasts of achieving the millennium goal of reducing hunger by half in the region.
[]   []   []   []   []
"If we address political corruption, we will be able to eliminate corruption in other areas"
Feb 12, 2011 Executive Director of Transparency International, India, Anupama Jha talks to OneWorld South Asia about TI’s contribution in checking global corruption. A strong believer in democracy, she shares her views on the rampant corruption in India and explains how citizens can play their part in eradicating the ills of corruption from society.
[]   []   []   []   []
“A censored media cripples democracy”
May 14, 2011 RTI activists Taranath Dahaland Tanka Aryal of Nepal speak to OneWorld about democracy and media freedom on their recent trip to India. Free access to information they say can meet the challenges of transparency and accountability in the newly-democratic nation.
[]   []   []   []   []   []



CRFC: Toll free number

Global Goals 2030
OneWorld South Asia Group of Websites