15/10/2015: To celebrate ten years of the RTI Act in India, the NCPRI held a national level public hearing at the Gandhi Peace Foundation in Delhi. Hundreds of people representing thirteen states participated in the hearing. People from across India shared stories of how the RTI act has empowered them to expose corruption on a…

13/08/2015:The National Campaign for Peoples’ Right to Information (NCPRI) has written to Members of Parliament of the Rajya Sabha urging them to move amendments to refer the Whistle Blower’s Protection Amendment Bill, 2015 to a Select Committee of the Rajya Sabha to enable proper public consultation, debate and deliberation on the amendment bill. The Whistle…

23/03/2015: The NCPRI held a press conference today in Delhi to condemn the delay in the appointment of the Chief Information Commissioner, the dilution of the Lokpal Act and Whistleblowers Protection Act and the non-introduction of a legislative framework for grievance redress. The NCPRI also took objection to the recent order of the CIC in which…

07/02/2015:The National Campaign for People’s Right to Information (NCPRI) expresses deep shock and anguish over the alleged murder of RTI activist Kripasindhu Sahu, around 26th January 2015, in Nachhinga village under Krushnaprasad Panchayat of Niali Block, Cuttack district, Odisha. Mr. Sahu’s alleged murder follows close on the heels of the alleged murder of another RTI…

03/01/2015: The National Campaign for People’s Right to Information (NCPRI) expresses deep shock and anguish over the alleged murder of RTI activist Ganesh Chandra Panda, on the morning of 29th December 2014, in Ganjam district, Odisha.  According to media reports, Mr. Ganesh had obtained information under the RTI Act on total allocations and expenditure for…

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