• Rti and Media
    RTI Cell, ATI, Kohima. Right to Information Act and the Role of Media. Information is regarded as the oxygen of democracy. It invigorates where it percolates. If people do not know what is happening in their society, if the actions of those who rule them are hidden, then they cannot take a...
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    and that of Rajasthan. The distinguishing feature has been the demand for such Act made at the gross roots level by a Civil Society Organization (MKSS) in Rajasthan. RTI AS A TOOL FOR NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT Reduction in corruption In the absence of Right to information every governmental act...
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  • Civil Service
    . After this action state information commission closed the case. Examine the role of SPIO, 1st appellate authority and information commission. Also comment what type of impact RTI can make on the governance and on eradication of corrupt practices?        Case Study - 1 Answer : 1. The Act says the...
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  • Right to Information Act
    ) media reports on the issues pertaining to RTI matters; and (iii) preliminary research studies and publications of results, mainly those relating to corruption and accountability of public bodies. The assessment of impact is proposed to be made in terms of the stated objectives of the RTI Act...
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  • Corruption
    Vigilance Commission. The Supreme Court, in particular, has taken a firm stance against corruption in recent years and made several important rulings. Another achievement has been the enactment of the Right to Information (RTI) Act in 2005, which grants citizens access to government information and a...
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  • Bgs: Corruption in India
    ) 2005 The Right to Information Act, 2005 (RTI)20 is viewed by many as a major weapon in the battle against corruption, and has been referred to as the country’s most revolutionary and effective achievement within this area in recent times. The statute, which came into force in October 2005...
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  • Anna Hazare 5
    government of India to enact a strong anti-corruption act as envisaged in the Jan Lokpal Bill, a law to establish a Lokpal (ombudsman) with the power to deal with corruption in public offices. The fast led to nationwide protests in support of Hazare. The fast ended on 9 April 2011, the day after all of...
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  • Corrurtion in India
    instrument to tackle corruption. Priority should be given to make all public offices more people-friendly in reality. The fight against Corruption may well begin with simple acts of documentation. Media also can play a significant role to abolish the corruption by exposing the corruption. In last, for...
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  • Our Education System
    %. SHEKHAR SINGH, Convenor, National Campaign on the Peoples’ Right to Information: “Civil Society in Anti-Corruption” The speaker spoke about the role civil society could play in stopping corruption, and the importance of the Right to Information Act. The Right to Information Act he informed was...
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  • Student
    Research paper ‘Adopting the RTI Act as a mechanism to fight corruption to promote effective aid delivery in India’ Preeti Kannan SID: 309302196 1 Contents 1. Introduction 2. India’s interaction with aid and corruption 2.1 India and aid 2.2 Corruption in aid in India 3. Good...
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  • Miss
    occurring in an organization. Whistle blowing policy should be made mandatory with clear guidelines for prosecuting intimidation of or retaliation against complainant and an act for the protection of “Whistle blower” should be made. Media also can play a significant role to abolish the corruption by...
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  • Rti & Development in Gujarat
    scourge of corruption, an era which will bring the common man’s concern to the heart of all processes of governance, an era which will truly fulfil the hopes of the founding fathers of our Republic.” Performance of RTI, 2005 The passage of RTI Act has up to a certain extent infused transparency and...
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  • Right to Information Act in Indian Democracy
    through many case studies that RTI has adequate “teeth” to bring in transparency and reduce corruption. But the case studies accept the fact that the Act has not yet reached the stage of implementation which was envisioned. The Government/Public Authority machinery was not found well-equipped to respond...
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  • Right to Information Act
    years, several incidents have highlighted that the RTI act has enough ‘teeth’ in it to bring radical increase in transparency and reduction in corruption. At the same time, it has to be accepted that the act has not reached the envisioned level. However, the institutional mechanism for the...
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  • Media Workshop
    through workshops, there has been some change in attitudes and the government has now started playing a more proactive role in implementing the RTI Act. The Act now needs to be taken to the next stage of making it more accessible to the marginalized sections of the society and it is in this aspect that...
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  • Rti Act
    through elucidating the procedure for application for RTI and its ramification on the economy and the concentration of corruption in India. This paper highlights the positive impact of RTI in India and how it has helped India improve the economic stability. The Right to Information Act, 2005...
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  • History of Rti
    siphoning of funds was clearly evident. The successful experiments of exposing corruption through access to information was good learning experience for civil society, led to the demand of enactment of RTI law in Rajasthan. Government of Rajasthan yielded to pressure of movement and enacted the law in...
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  • Project on -Right to Information
    factors that should be in place to ensure effective delivery of benefits of the RTI Act; and what are the roles of the key stakeholders. Theoretical Overview: Right to Information, which may also be referred to as Freedom of Information is now a universally recognized right. It is a fundamental...
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  • Right To Information Act 2009
    activities between Ombudsman, Anti corruption commission and Commission for RTI for effective application of RTI act. The 'Right To Information Act' should be widely discussed in all forums and media. The civil society may take a lead role to make it known to all citizens of the country. ................................................. The writer is part-time teacher, Leading University. He can be reached at e-mail: shah@banglachemical.com ...
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  • Ethics in Advertising
    (IANS). An anti-corruption crusader for the last 15 years, Shetty had started wielding the Right to Information Act (RTI) to expose the irregularities in government offices since the last five years. His brother, Sandeep (34), told the police in his complaint that Shetty may have been murdered by...
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