Jail mail -RIOTS IN VARANASI JAIL ... SOME HARD FACTS ABOUT UTTAR PRADESH JAILS
Two jail riots have broken out in Varanasi district jail on consecutive days, 3rd and 4th April 2016. Media reports mentioned that jail superintendent was taken hostage and deputy superintendent was beaten up by inmates to ensure their grievances are taken seriously.
Performance of the Ministry of Coal vis-a-vis India's RTI Act: Open Dataset
Recent media reports have highlighted a statement attributed to a serving senior bureaucrat in the Union Ministry of Coal about the inhibiting impact of the Central Information Commission (CIC) on the decision-making processes relating to development.
Order of the Supreme Court on expanded mandate of the Periodic Review Committee vide case order no. 8 dated 4th April 2016
Order of the Supreme Court on expanded mandate of the Periodic Review Committee vide case order no.
Commonwealth Secretaries-General and Human Rights: A Retrospective
Written by Dr. Dwayne Ryan Menezes exclusively for CHRI, this is an evaluation of the Commonwealth and the five Secretaries-General that have led the organisation for the past half-century. Dr. the Director of the Human Security Centre. He also serves as Director at the Polar Research and Policy Initiative and is Consultant to the Secretary-General of the Commonwealth. Dr.
Comparison between the Average Load of RTI Applications per Branch, Percentage of Rejection and the Volume of Non-Performing Assets of 24 Public Sector Banks during the Years 2014-15
In May 2014, an expert committee under the Chairpersonship of Mr. P. J. Nayak submitted a report to the Reserve Bank of India, reviewing the governance of boards of banks- both public and private in India. The committee blamed the Right to Information Act, 2005 (RTI Act) as a major constraint on the governance of public sector banks.