RTI

Issue of Bringing Political Parties under RTI

March 27, 2016

In June 2013, CIC via an order had declared the political parties as public authorities and brought them under the RTI Act. It also asked them to appoint appellate bodies to answer RTI queries.  Under Section 2(h) of the RTI Act, a public authority is defined as...

RBI and RTI: Recent Supreme Court Judgement

February 16, 2016

On December 16, the Supreme Court of India said that RBI cannot reject the plea asking information regarding private and public banks under the Right to Information (RTI) Act. While considering the several appeals filed by the RBI against various orders of the Central Information Commission (CIC)...

Media Trial

May 2, 2015

What do you understand by Media Trial? In what way it affects the fundamental rights and other laws as enshrined in various statutes? Discuss. 

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