ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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A Promise Belied

There are no real arguments against enacting a strong central right to information law. It appears to have the support of most people on all sides of the political spectrum. It is acknowledged as being essential for fighting corruption and the arbitrary exercise of power. And, yet, it faces one stumbling block after another. The most recent shock has been the dilution embodied in the contents of the Right to Information (RTI) Bill 2004, tabled in parliament on the last day of the winter session

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