Saturday, April 21, 2012

[HumJanenge] Mah SIC wants state to limit RTI pleas

(Sorry for the news related post, but could not resist this one.)

Information chief wants state to limit Right to Information pleas

MUMBAI: At a time when there is intense debate on changes introduced by the state government to the Right to Information (RTI) Act, the state information commission has recommended curbs on the number of appeals a person can file.

Arguing that multiple appeals and applications filed by the same individuals were hampering disposal of the RTI appeals and delaying discharge of information, acting state information commissioner Bhaskar Patil has asked the government to frame rules to limit the number of appeals a person was eligible to.

Full story at this link


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