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Law in Books Versus Law in Action?

Above: A protest against changes to Right to Information Act in New Delhi/Photo: UNI The Supreme Court ruling that the office of the chief justice...
RTI protest

RTI Act: Too Brazen to Care

Above: An RTI protest in Delhi/Photo: Anil Shakya The RTI Act is dying a slow death as Public Information Officers violate it by withholding vital...
Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan launching the Masala bonds at the London Stock Exchange/Photo: lseg.com

Cleared For Takeoff

Above: Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan launching the Masala bonds at the London Stock Exchange/Photo: lseg.com The Kerala High Court is convinced of the bona...
RBI 2017-18 report admits that 93.3 percent of all demonetised notes returned to the banks

SC tells RBI to comply with its order to disclose audit reports of banks...

The Supreme Court on Friday told RBI to comply with its order to disclose audit reports of banks under RTI Act or face contempt...
Calling the Official Secrets Act as “obnoxious”, N Ram of The Hindu has said that his newspaper is “totally justified” in publishing the information on Rafale

WHO PROTECTS THE NATIONAL INTEREST?

Above: Calling the Official Secrets Act as “obnoxious”, N Ram of The Hindu has said that his newspaper is “totally justified” in publishing the...
CELLPHONES IN SC: A STEP FORWARD

CELLPHONES IN SC: A STEP FORWARD

~By Inderjit Badhwar The Supreme Court took a welcome, forward-looking step last week by allowing journalists to carry mobile phones—in silent mode—inside the court rooms....
Photo: Bhavana Gaur

Dissemination of Justice: Evolving Judicial Practices

The Supreme Court has been continually guiding changes in India’s legal system, be it the appointment of judges, emphasis on PILs, increased evaluation of...
It is imperative for the EC to ensure electoral integrity and not be tied to the apron-strings of the government. Photo: UNI

Election Commission: Call a Spade a Spade

The apex court has sought a law for the appointment of Election Commissioners as the present system is arbitrary and non-transparent and can’t be...
Right to Information: Long Haul For Justice

Right to Information: Long Haul For Justice

Above Illustration: Amitava Sen RTI activists Nikhil Dey, Naurti Bai and three others were convicted in a 19-year-old case by a Rajasthan court. They were...
Picture Credit: Anil Shakya

“Govt Obliged to Share Information on Demonetisation”

He is not a bureaucrat nor is he an RTI activist. He was a professor at National Law University at Hyderabad before he became...
Illustration: Anthony Lawrence

The foreign hand in political funding

Only 20 percent of the income of political parties can be traced. What about the rest? By Usha Rani Das In 2014, the Delhi High Court...

'RTI Act' - 11 News Results

Law in Books Versus Law in Action?

Above: A protest against changes to Right to Information Act in New Delhi/Photo: UNI The Supreme Court ruling that the office of the chief justice...
RTI protest

RTI Act: Too Brazen to Care

Above: An RTI protest in Delhi/Photo: Anil Shakya The RTI Act is dying a slow death as Public Information Officers violate it by withholding vital...
Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan launching the Masala bonds at the London Stock Exchange/Photo: lseg.com

Cleared For Takeoff

Above: Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan launching the Masala bonds at the London Stock Exchange/Photo: lseg.com The Kerala High Court is convinced of the bona...
RBI 2017-18 report admits that 93.3 percent of all demonetised notes returned to the banks

SC tells RBI to comply with its order to disclose audit reports of banks...

The Supreme Court on Friday told RBI to comply with its order to disclose audit reports of banks under RTI Act or face contempt...
Calling the Official Secrets Act as “obnoxious”, N Ram of The Hindu has said that his newspaper is “totally justified” in publishing the information on Rafale

WHO PROTECTS THE NATIONAL INTEREST?

Above: Calling the Official Secrets Act as “obnoxious”, N Ram of The Hindu has said that his newspaper is “totally justified” in publishing the...
CELLPHONES IN SC: A STEP FORWARD

CELLPHONES IN SC: A STEP FORWARD

~By Inderjit Badhwar The Supreme Court took a welcome, forward-looking step last week by allowing journalists to carry mobile phones—in silent mode—inside the court rooms....
Photo: Bhavana Gaur

Dissemination of Justice: Evolving Judicial Practices

The Supreme Court has been continually guiding changes in India’s legal system, be it the appointment of judges, emphasis on PILs, increased evaluation of...
It is imperative for the EC to ensure electoral integrity and not be tied to the apron-strings of the government. Photo: UNI

Election Commission: Call a Spade a Spade

The apex court has sought a law for the appointment of Election Commissioners as the present system is arbitrary and non-transparent and can’t be...
Right to Information: Long Haul For Justice

Right to Information: Long Haul For Justice

Above Illustration: Amitava Sen RTI activists Nikhil Dey, Naurti Bai and three others were convicted in a 19-year-old case by a Rajasthan court. They were...
Picture Credit: Anil Shakya

“Govt Obliged to Share Information on Demonetisation”

He is not a bureaucrat nor is he an RTI activist. He was a professor at National Law University at Hyderabad before he became...
Illustration: Anthony Lawrence

The foreign hand in political funding

Only 20 percent of the income of political parties can be traced. What about the rest? By Usha Rani Das In 2014, the Delhi High Court...

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