Info panel upholds right to inspect court registers
The petitioner was asked to submit an
application under the Right to Information Act to the Registrar-General of the
Madras High Court and obtain ...
No hiding abortion numbers: Ontario ruling forces gov't
to allow access to statistics
The January 2012 law brought in by
then-Premier Dalton McGuinty amended Ontario's Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA) to ...
Terrorist 'fighting deportation after 9-year prison
sentence given € 250000 in legal aid'
According to a Freedom of Information request submitted by the Daily Mail,
the criminal has so far won more than € 210,000 in legal aid for his
People need to know if their rights and liberties are at
risk, says SHC
The News International
The Sindh High Court (SHC) has
observed that the right to information and the right to freedom of speech are guaranteed under
the constitution and ...
Maharashtra has no information on CM's attendance in
Times of India
MUMBAI: How many days was chief
minister Devendra Fadnavis in office? No one knows. A Right to Information (RTI) query
filed by Jeetendra ...
Why RTI Act not implemented by BCCI? CIC asks PMO
The Central Information Commission
(CIC) has asked the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) and Law Ministry to explain
why the Right to Information law ...
Inside Housing: trade magazine that warned of high-rise
In 2015 it used a freedom of information request to reveal that just 18
council-owned tower blocks out of 2,925 had sprinklers
fitted. After a fire in ...
CNN files lawsuit seeking Comey's Trump memos
That constitutes a violation of the
federal Freedom of Information Act, the lawsuit alleges. CNN asked
the court to require the agency release the ...
RTI activist Nikhil Dey sentenced to 4 months in jail in
The case refers to a row in May 1998,
when Dey, a Right To Information activist, had gone to a village near
Jaipur to investigate reports of corruption in ...
Canada: Snitches Don't Get Stitches: IPC Upholds Municipal Decision To Withhold Complainant ...
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)
The requestor submitted a request to
City of Toronto under the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act for
records generated ...
Learning from the US's experience
The Daily Star
... between the socio-economic and
political conditions of Bangladesh and the US and the extent of their Right to Information
Think FOIA Is a Paper Tiger? The New York Times Gives It
New York Times
Time has not been kind to the Freedom of Information Act. It was enacted more than 50
years ago to give citizens the right to obtain documents from ...
BREAKING THE CULTURE OF 'SECRECY': Judiciary stands for right to information
The Daily Star
As the Court also opined, a negative
opinion of the political parties in providing information would undoubtedly
violate citizen's right to information ...
(Village and Block): A Comparative study of Bihar and
Central Information Commission
I was interested in exploring whether
the right to information has made Blocks and Villages more
transparent and accountable institutions at the ...
Tusla 'worst offender' for refusing Freedom of Information requests
"The real sense we have is this
is a resource issue; I mention Tusla particularly, because they outsourced [Freedom of Information work] to the HSE ...
All talk, little information
Comparison of RTI data show that the
Narendra Modi government has not been as good for right to information as its predecessor, the
Thousands of children's operations
cancelled each year, NHS figures show
The real number of cancellations is
likely to be much higher as the figures obtained by Labour under freedom of information laws cover barely half of ...
Modi Urged to Ensure Speedy Appointment of Central
With many posts vacant for months,
case pendency is on the rise. The National Campaign for Peoples' Right to Information has urged the prime ...
No Information For RTI Query On Taj Mahal, Archaeological
Survey Officials To Lose Salary | Agra ...
... the records were not provided to a
Right To Information or RTI applicant.In response to a separate RTI response, the Archaeological
Survey of India ...