Press Release Nov. 8, 2016 The National Campaign for Peoples’ Right to Information (NCPRI) held a public hearing today to discuss the implementation of the RTI Act and the challenges faced by people in using the law. The hearing was attended by RTI users and activists from across the country, the Chief Information Commissioner of…

04/05/2016: The National Campaign for Peoples’ Right to Information (NCPRI) held a press conference today to discuss the performance of the Modi government on issues of transparency and accountability. The two years of the government have seen no progress on anti-corruption legislations. In fact even existing legislations and mechanisms are being undermined. The press conference was addressed by NCPRI…

20/01/2016 :The National Campaign for Peoples’ Right to Information (NCPRI) strongly condemns the recent mob attack on the team carrying out the 100 Days’ Jawabdehi Yatra in Jhalawar district of Rajasthan. The incident took place in Aklera constitutency, in which a mob led the local BJP MLA Kunwar Meena beat up the participants of the…

Today (December 3,2015) the National Campaign for Peoples’ Right to Information (NCPRI) held a press conference on the following issues- 1. NCPRI’s position on the Delhi Janlokpal Bill 2015 The NCPRI believes that the Delhi Janlokpal Bill 2015, introduced in the Delhi Assembly suffers from several weaknesses and deficiencies. The envisaged Janlokpal will not be…

The Central Information Commission is holding its annual convention on the 16th and 17th of October 2015. This year marks a decade of the Right to Information law in India. However, at this significant juncture, civil society participation has been severely restricted and only seven people from the RTI movement have been invited to attend the convention….

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