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…

6/12/2014: Yesterday (5-12-2014), RTI activists associated with the RTI Assessment & Advocacy Group (RaaG) met with Dr. Jitendra Singh, MoS, DoPT to discuss the key findings of the nation assessment of the RTI Act undertaken by RaaG. Being members of the National Campaign for Peoples’ Right to Information (NCPRI), the activists also discussed issues related…

05/11/2014: The National Campaign for Peoples’ Right to Information (NCPRI) welcomes the Office Memorandum (OM) issued by the DoPT on 21/10/2014 which directs all Ministries/departments to upload RTI queries and their responses, except those relating to the personal information of an individual whichdoes not serve any public interest, on their website. This initiative, if properly…

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