CHRI In The News


2016
Jun

Refusal to share information against spirit of RTI ActCHRI in the News

2016
Jun

CHRI’s RTI efforts were featured prominently in the news this week.CHRI in the News

2016
Apr

RTI reveals NHPC earned Rs.194 billion from hydel projects in J&K between 2001-2015CHRI in the News

2016
Apr

Killing it SoftlyCHRI in the News

2016
Mar

Data Reveals Decline in Access to Information Since BJP Came to PowerCHRI in the News

2016
Mar

Modi government rejected 8.4% applications in 2014-15: Central Information CommissionCHRI in the News

2016
Mar

Activists sulk over new UP RTI rulesCHRI in the News

The Centre has circulated the newly framed Uttar Pradesh Right to Information (RTI) Act rules to all state governments and Information Commissions that has not gone down well with activists.

2016
Mar

Cloaking 'Aadhaar' with the sanctity of a law on disputable groundsCHRI in the News

The government of India has tabled the Aadhaar (Targeted Delivery of Financial and Other Subsidies, Benefits and Services) Bill, 2016 in the Lok Sabha.

2016
Feb

1934 to 2016: How Courts in India Looked at Charges of SeditionCHRI in the News

From a ‘legal tool’ to ‘vendetta politics’, Section 124A of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) 1860, known as the Sedition Law has acquired new and different meanings. As more and more individuals and groups land in court under charges of ‘sedition’, what ultimately happens to these cases in the court of law?

2016
Feb

Central Information Commission wakes up to thousands of missing case filesCHRI in the News

Have you filed an appeal under Right to Information (RTI) Act and have been waiting for years for your turn at Central Information Commission? Chances are that your file is lost and CIC has no record of it.