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September 28 is celebrated internationally as right to know day, highlighting the critical importance of people’s right to access information held by their governments. Right to information act: it has taken india 82 years to transition from an opaque system of governance, legitimized by the colonial official secrets act, to one.
A brief on rti-act, 2005 the right to information act 2005 (act no 22/2005) is a law enacted by the parliament of india, giving citizens of india access to records. Indian right to information act the supreme court discussed the importance of freedom of press (which is integral to freedom of speech and expression. Guide on right to information act, 2005 government of india ministry of personnel important to note that only such information can be supplied under the act.
The right of children to free and compulsory education act or right to education act (rte), is an act of the parliament of india enacted on 4 august 2009, which. Right to information means the right to information accessible under this act which is held by or under the control of any public authority and includes the right to.
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