Bureaucracy is stumbling block on road to accountable governance: Kerala SIC rejects use of IPOs to pay RTI fees

The Supreme Court  in a landmark judgement about transparency in the banking sector announced  on December 16, expressed its concerns about the manner in which many Public Information Officers reject people’s requests for information under The Right to Information Act, 2005 (RTI Act). Some Information Commissions are only adding their weight to the problems that are increasingly preventing the effective implementation of the Act, instead of resolving them. 

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