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Issue No: 166 E – Alert Issue Date: 28-08-2018

RTI Footprints in South Asia: Tapping its potential for public causes
Majority of around 115 countries worldwide which have adopted the law so far have done so in little..


Parliament pledges promises to Pakistan
The News
The oath-taking ceremony administered by the outgoing Speaker Sardar Ayaz Sadiq also marked the start of the parliamentary process..


Govt to formulate Freedom of Information Act: Liew
The Sun Daily
The government will formulate the Freedom of Information Act so as to be in line with the promise made..


Access To Information Vs Official Secrets
The Cleaner
The public’s right to access information concerning the activities of the government and its agents is an indelible feature of a vibrant democracy….. 


CIC divided over bringing political parties under RTI
The Economic Times
The issue of bringing political parties under the ambit of the Right to Information (RTI) Act is threatening to spiral..


Freedom of Information Commission
New Cannanite
The town of New Canaan violated state sunshine laws by failing to notice or open to the public..


Varsity’s RTI cell seeks attestation of docus for query, student cries foul
The Times of India
The issue came into focus when a student applied to the university under Right to Information Act 2005 with self attested documents, but was told….


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