International RTI News


Notes Of Judges' Stenographers Don't Come Under RTI: Court

Notes dictated by a judge to a stenographer during the hearing of a case would not be considered as a record held by a public authority and hence cannot be sought under the Right to Information Act, Delhi High Court has ruled.

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September 2016


2,000 Government Organizations To Accept Online RTI Applications

The Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) has started a massive exercise to train nodal officers of all such public authorities who have not yet started accepting the RTI pleas online.

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August 2016


PM Modi To Release Success Stories Of Right To Information Act

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will release success stories of Right to Information (RTI) Act, during a programme to be held in October, to mark over 10 years of implementation of the transparency law enacted by the UPA government.

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Revealed. The Salaries Of Officials Who Work With Prime Minister Modi

What Prime Minister Narendra Modi's top men earn has been made public by his office under the Right to Information Act.

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March 2016


Speakers at SE Asian Meeting Urge Publicizing RTI

Delegates from Pakistan, India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Nepal met at a conference sponsored by the Pakistan Institute of Legislative Development and Transparency in collaboration with the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa RTI Commission and Punjab Information Commission.

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August 2014


Nepal: Right to Information Media's Role in Implementation

Recently, Nepal celebrated seven years of introducing the Right to Information Law (RTI). If we look at the media, and its role in making use of and implementing the law over the last seven years, it appears as if it has not been able to make much use of it.

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Paraguayan Senate Passes House-Amended ATI Bill

The Paraguayan Senate approved the Access to Information Act, accepting amendments proposed by the House. A presidential signature is expected in the coming days, at which point Paraguay will be the 100th nation with a freedom of information law.

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