Explained: Public Authority under RTI Act

Author: Shivangi Tiwari from HNLU, Raipur.

On March 28 2020, Prime Minister’s Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations Fund (PM CARES Fund) was introduced in order to deal with the unsought for and accidental situation posed by the outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic. Prime Minister Narendra Modi…

PM Cares Fund and RTI

Author: Ketan Swaraj Nair from UPES, Dehradun.

RTI or the Right to Information was introduced through the Right to Information Act, 2005 with the objective of making the government and its agencies accountable to the public by the release of certain information which may be beneficial to the citizens…

Analysis: RTI portals, a viable option?

On October 13, 2019 Supreme court of India asked the centre and 25 other states to reply on the plea seeking directions to establish RTI web portals across all the states in India. The plea was based on a PILs filed by an NGO named Pravasi Legal Cell in which the petitioner has contended that in no other state except Delhi and Maharashtra any RTI web portal has been established…