Tag: Right to information

Right to Information

By Deeksha, Prince, and Sanya Editor’s Note: The legislative intent is clear; we are entitled to know how our money is spent. The onus is on us to make the Act work. In effect, therefore, the right conferred on the citizen is an exhaustive one. It allows him to assess […]

Right to Information Act: A Multi-Dimensional Approach towards Good Governance

The Right to Information Act, 2005 is considered to be one of the leading welfare oriented laws enacted after independence. The act provides for a modus operandi to acquire information from public authorities regarding the functioning of government. In this paper, the author has highlighted the various aspects of this act and its importance in the current political scenario.

Bringing Political Parties under The RTI Act

By Swayam Siddha Nanda, KIIT School of Law Editor’s Note : The composition of the population in India makes democracy one of the most ideal form of governance for it. However, as pointed out by many adversaries, it has certain shortcomings. It is an open secret that political parties collect […]

Consumer Protection Act

By Yash Bishnoi, CNLU Editor’s Note: Under the Consumer Protection Act, 1986/ Consumer Protection (amendment) Act, 2011 consumers are provided with machinery whereby they can file their complaints to the Consumer Forums with special powers so that appropriate action could be taken and the possible compensation may be awarded to consumer. This […]

Right To Information Act, 2005

By Shristi Todi, NEF Law College, Gauhati University Editor’s Note: The Right to Information Act was passed in 2005, and since then it has overwhelmingly proved to be boon for the masses of the general public. In a country where bureaucratic red tape often stretches to miles, an informed citizen can […]