Right to Information

In India, RTI Act was introduced in 2005 and it is widely regarded as one of the most important legislations passed by the Parliament since Independence. Subject to the provisions of this Act, all citizens shall have the Right to Information. The Act gives a statutory status to citizens’ democratic right to be informed about matters of governance and to progressively make its functioning and dealings comprehensible to public.

Right to Information covers all constitutional authorities, including the executive, legislature and judiciary, any institution or body established or constituted by an act of Parliament or a state legislature.

Challenging Mumbai Police's Gag Order

Geeta Seshu & Ors. v Commissioner of Police, Mumbai & Ors. (PIL CJ-LD-VC No. 19 of 2020)
Disposed off

" Shooting the Messenger: The 'Chilling Effect' of criminalizing journalism”

The most important way forward for journalist in India is to have the sedition law scrapped and to have criminal defamat ...read more

SC allows disclosure of evaluated answer-sheets to examinee under RTI

In a landmark judgement, the Supreme Court allowed disclosure of the answer-sheets to the examinee, under Right to Infor ...read more