The Access to Information Act allows applicants who pay $5 to ask for federal documents, but it has been widely denounced as slow, antiquated and ... more
Madurai: A right to information (RTI) petition filed by an NGO has revealed that about Rs 1.98 crore has been spent on the Justice Singaravelu ... more
Documents obtained by the ABC under right to information laws revealed one Glenorchy Council employee received a total package of $369,742 in ... more

Access to information

Access to government information does not need to be limited for security purposes, except in select circumstances as identified in the requirements ... more

‘RTI activist’ arrested for extortion

Singh had also filed several Right to Information applications regarding the hospital, and allegedly threatened the doctor that he will have his hospital ... more

Booksellers Celebrate Banned Books Week 2018

Typically held during the last week of September, it highlights the value of free and open access to information. Banned Books Week brings together ... more
The Central Information Commission's plea to bring the Board of Control for Cricket in India under the ambit of the Right to Information Act cannot be ... more
The appointment of five new information commissioners in Madhya ... been refused access to any information requested under the Right to Information ... more

BCCI unlikely to come under the RTI Act

... at least for now, implement the Central Information Commission's ruling, which directs the Board to fall under the Right to Information (RTI) Act. more
The SPJ Code requires us to balance the public's right to know against the ... “Recognize that legal access to information differs from an ethical ... more
Right to Information Act (RTI) was introduced over a decade ago as a revolutionary move to empower citizens by providing them information related to ... more
In a petition filed last Friday, the LSK notes the freedoms of expression and association, and the right to information. DISCRIMINATION. The society ... more