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Shailesh Gandhi

  • RTI Act: Babus trying to protect themselves through notifications

    The Maharashtra government recently issued two notifications that are designed to weaken the RTI Act and encourage corruption. The first, issued on Sept 9, placed Anti Corruption Bureau in Schedule 2 of the RTI Act, which means most information about ACB would be barred from being disclosed. This,...

    Wednesday, 29 October 2014 - 5:45am
  • Cause of worry

    Throwing light on the misuse of the RTI act

    Friday, 4 July 2014 - 7:33pm
  • Govt should've moved court against CIC ruling

    The cabinet decided on August 1st that it would amend the RTI Act to countermand the Central Information Commission’s decision declaring six political parties as being subject to the RTI. Government spokespersons have said that the CIC decision is bad in law. If they really believed this, they...

    Saturday, 3 August 2013 - 12:23pm
  • ‘Public will lose Rs1000 cr from pvt revamp’

    It is about to gift over Rs500 crore of citizens property in Crawford market and a few thousand crore across all Municipal Markets!

    Friday, 13 July 2007 - 10:36am
  • Now you have got power. Use it

    The Right to Information Act has been implemented across the country. Citizens can now demand most of the papers, which will make govt departments more transparent

    Sunday, 16 October 2005 - 11:48pm