Saturday, February 25, 2012

Re: [HumJanenge] Government, judiciary not interested in RTI disclosures

Dear gupta ji, did you get acknowledgement for your petition ?  rgds. beniwal
--- On Sat, 25/2/12, Sandeep gupta <> wrote:

From: Sandeep gupta <>
Subject: Re: [HumJanenge] Government, judiciary not interested in RTI disclosures
Date: Saturday, 25 February, 2012, 2:42 PM

the petition sent to the CJI on section 4 is enclosed. it was sent on
june 29 2011.

On 2/25/12, Sandeep gupta <> wrote:
> Sir,
> I have send the application related to section 4(1)(b) to Directorate
> of estates, Ministry of Petroleum, Bharat petroleum corporation
> limited, Hindustan Petroleum corporation limited, Indian Oil
> Corporation limited. the application sent to the directorate of
> estates is enclosed.
> regards
> sandeep
> On 2/25/12, Sarbajit Roy <> wrote:
>> Dear Members
>> VERY URGENT - please respond.
>> One of our members, who is very high up with a leading
>> newspaper/publishing group has kindly offered to file "at least" 1,000
>> RTI requests to PIOs of various CENTRAL public authorities asking for
>> their suo-moto disclosure of section 4(1)(b).
>> The most shocking cases of non-implementation will then highlighted as
>> a daily series spanning over 2 weeks.
>> I would therefore request our members to email me (or to the group)
>> working EMAIL IDs of each and every CPIO of those CENTRAL public
>> authorities they are interested in exposing.
>> As I know that many of our members are otherwise quite lazy arm-chair
>> RTI warriors, I shall regularly be posting this appeal to stimulate
>> them into action.
>> Sarbajit
>> On 2/24/12, sarbajit roy <> wrote:
>>> This article shows the archaic, ill-informed and "cover up" mindset at
>>> CIC.
>>> I think it should be made mandatory for all ICs to file at least 5
>>> RTIs a month in their personal capacity to test if the system is
>>> working.
>>> Section 4(1)(b) disclosure is not neither the beginning nor the end of
>>> RTI. Implement 4(1)(a)fFIRST and THEN 4(1)(c) and 4(1)(d). I (and many
>>> other RTI experts) say that 4(1)(b) can safely be scrapped from the
>>> RTI Act if the rest of section 4 is implemented.
>>> Sarbajit
>>> Speaking to ET, Central Information Commissioner Satyananda Mishra
>>> said, "The biggest issue on RTI Act implementation is whether the
>>> government departments have implemented Section 4 (1) (b) and
>>> voluntarily disclosed information on their websites. We have got a
>>> study done and when I say that none of the websites of Government of
>>> India follow the disclosure law, it is not an exaggeration. Even the
>>> high courts are no better."
> --
> Dr. Sandeep Kumar Gupta
> 1778, Sector 14, Hisar-125001, INDIA
> Phone: 91-99929-31181

Dr. Sandeep Kumar Gupta
1778, Sector 14, Hisar-125001, INDIA
Phone: 91-99929-31181

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