CHRI In The News


2015
Dec

Revamped foreign funding rules ask NGOs to vow not to hurt IndiaCHRI in the News

The Union government notified on Monday new foreign funding rules asking non-governmental organisations (NGOs) to affirm every year that the money they receive from abroad is not likely to “prejudicially” affect the security, strategic, scientific or economic interest of the country.

2015
Nov

Central Information Commission returned over 8,500 pleasCHRI in the News

The Central Information Commission (CIC) has returned 8,534 cases — almost 15% of the cases received — to applicants over eight months on technical grounds.

2015
Nov

CIC returns 12% of info appeals with little explanationCHRI in the News

New analysis by Right to Information activists confirms that the Central Information Commission is returning requests for information at a high rate to the applicants.

2015
Nov

RTI activists disappointed over CM’s ‘lack of transparency’CHRI in the News

Right to Information (RTI) activists who had written to Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal regarding what they claimed was a 'lack of transparency and public consultation' in relation to the proposed Delhi Lokpal Bill and the Service Delivery Amendment Bill are 'deeply disappointed' at the response they received.