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…

On the 9th anniversary of the RTI Act, the National Campaign for Peoples’ Right to Information (NCPRI) has launched the ‘Use RTI to Save RTI’ campaign urging people to file RTI applications on various issues of transparency and accountability which are being neglected by the government. NCPRI has identified the non-appointment of the Central Chief…

2/6/2014: The National Campaign for People’s Right to Information (NCPRI) expresses its deep sense of shock and anguish over alleged murder of RTI activist Sanjay Tyagi, on May 25th 2014.   According to media reports, the police have registered a case of murder against unknown persons at the behest of Mr. Tyagi’s father. However, it is highly…

The NCPRI welcomes the passage of the Whistle Blowers Protection Bill by the Rajya Sabha on February 21, 2014. The bill had been earlier passed by the Lok Sabha in December 2011. The passage of the bill by the Rajya Sabha has paved the way for the Bill to become a law. The bill would…

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