Publications


September 15, 2016

CHRI revives monthly RTI news digest

This digest of Right to Information (RTI) related news stories across South Asia is a Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI) effort to present a monthly compilation of online media coverage on use of public information in the region.

August 22, 2016

Sri Lanka Right to Information Act

The Hon'ble Speaker of the Parliament of Sri Lanka certified their RTI Bill as having been "duly passed by Parliament". With this certification, the RTI Bill has become law in Sri Lanka.

June 27, 2016

CHRI Objects to Removal of RTI Chapter from Rajasthan School Text Books

In May this year, the media reported the removal of a chapter relating to RTI and the contribution of the people's movement to the practical realisation of the fundamental right to information across the country from text books prescribed for middle school students in Rajasthan.  CHRI's Chairperson Mr.

June 22, 2016

Transparency of Information about Arrests and Detentions

Covering multiple jurisdictions, i.e., 23 States across India and the Union Territory of Delhi, this report examines police compliance with Section 41C of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 (CrPC).1 Section 41C is part of a series of amendments to the CrPC that Parliament made in 2009.

May 30, 2016

NTPC Ltd. vs Mohd.Samad Khan HIGH COURT OF DELHI March 2010

May 30, 2016

CIC DDA suomotu case Feb 2009

May 13, 2016

Central Information Commission’s decision in 2nd appeal regarding disclosure of agenda items of Union Cabinet meetings and compliance with reporting by Ministries under Rule 10 of the Cabinet Procedure Rules

Central Information Commission’s decision in 2nd appeal regarding disclosure of agenda items of Union Cabinet meetings and compliance with reporting by Ministries under Rule 10 of the Cabinet Procedure Rules

May 13, 2016

RTI application, CPIO’s order, first appeal, FAA’s order, 2nd appeal, addendum to 2nd appeal and Cabinet Secretariat’s response to 2nd appeal in Union Cabinet agenda items and Rule 10 reports case

RTI application, CPIO’s order, first appeal, FAA’s order, 2nd appeal, addendum to 2nd appeal and Cabinet Secretariat’s response to 2nd appeal in Union Cabinet agenda items and Rule 10 reports case.

May 13, 2016

Rules of Procedure in regard to Proceedings of the Cabinet, 1987

Rules of Procedure in regard to Proceedings of the Cabinet, 1987

May 13, 2016

Central Information Commission’s order for disclosure of Rules of Procedure in regard to Proceedings of the Cabinet, 1987

Central Information Commission’s order for disclosure of Rules of Procedure in regard to Proceedings of the Cabinet, 1987