Newsletter – 171

A newsletter containing news, views, articles, investigative stories in the field of

Right to Information


Around the World

Issue No: 171 E – Alert Issue Date: 30-11-2018


Armenia drops one notch in Press Freedom Index 2018

Arka News Agency
Armenia has dropped one position in the Press Freedom Index 2018 compiled annually by the reporters…


Ghanaian Parliament and Right To Information Bill

Modern Ghana

All persons shall have the right to information, subject to such qualifications and laws as are necessary in a democratic…

Jammu & Kashmir

Information Commission itself flouting provisions of RTI Act

Daily Excelsior

State Information Commission, a transparency watchdog, has failed to provide requisite information…


International Declaration on Information and Democracy


Seventy years after the Universal Declaration of Human Rights was adopted in Paris, the “International Declaration on Information and Democracy,”…


Rs 5L reward for info on RTI man’s murder

Mumbai Mirror

Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) announced a reward of Rs 5 lakh for information about the February 24, 2012 murder of a Right to Information (RTI)…


RBI refuses to state how much destruction of banned notes cost: RTI

The RBI has declined to reveal the cost incurred on shredding banned currency notes worth Rs 15,31,073 crore…


Federal Information Commission notified

Daily Times

Federal government has finally notified the Federal Information Commission to ensure access to information by the public at large…


Call to ensure right to information


In a historic step in the context of the Paris Peace Forum today, 12 countries launched a political process…


RTI Bill will be passed before close of 2018

Ghana Web

Speaker of Parliament Professor Aaron Mike has given the strongest indication yet that parliament will pass the RTI Bill by close of 2018…


In Cooperation with the European Union, MADA launches the “Right of Access to Information

Palestine News Network

The Palestinian Center for Development and Media Freedoms “MADA” has launched a media campaign…


Transparency and Right to Information Program


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