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May 19, 2017 Commonwealth_news commonwealth_news

Rights lawyer sues JAMB over alleged extortion of 2017 UTME candidates

Human rights lawyer based in Awka, Anambra state, Francis Gozie Moneke, has dragged the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, to the Federal High Court sitting in Awka, the state capital, for allegedly extorting and grossly violating the fundamental human rights of JAMB candidates who regi

May 15, 2017 In-the-news Access to Information

A shot in the arm: RTI Clinic in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh

The cause for transparency and accountability got a shot in the arm on Sunday, 14 May, 2017, when YaishwaryaJ, an NGO in Lucknow, set up an 'RTI Clinic' to help citizens seeking information from the State Government of Uttar Pradesh.

May 15, 2017 In-the-news Access to Information

The Hoot publishes The India Freedom Report: CHRI contributes to section on Dilution of RTI

To mark World Press Freedom Day (3rd May 2017), the Hoot released a comprehensive report on issues of freedom of speech and expression, and personal freedoms within India.

May 15, 2017 In-the-news Access to Information

The Hoot publishes The India Freedom Report: CHRI contributes to section on Dilution of RTI

To mark World Press Freedom Day (3rd May 2017), the Hoot released a comprehensive report on issues of freedom of speech and expression, and personal freedoms within India.

Apr 25, 2017 Publications Access to Information

CHRI calls for overhaul of Draft Rules in India to strengthen RTI

In a submission sent to the Department of Personnel and Training, CHRI has rejected the proposal to allow for the automatic abatement of appeals on the death of the appellant.

Apr 18, 2017 Publications Access to Information

GOI’s Draft RTI Rules- CHRI invites comments on its suggestions for change

The Dept. of Personnel and Training (DoPT), Government of India has extended the deadline for making submissions on the Draft RTI Rules, 2017 to 25th April, 2017.

Apr 16, 2017 Multimedia Access to Information

Janane ka Haq on DD News: CHRI's Venkatesh Nayak speaks on the new Draft RTI rules

CHRI's Venkatesh Nayak reflects on the new Draft RTI rules in the DD news program, 'Janane ka Haq'.

Apr 13, 2017 Commonwealth_news commonwealth_news

MP introduces bill targeting forced human organ harvesting

Garnett Genuis, MP, is targeting China’s alleged practice of taking organs from criminals and political dissidents in re-introducing a private-member’s bill once proposed by former Liberal Irwin Cotler.