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Axe looms on secrets act 10.6.2006 Telegraph: Nation
The second administrative reforms commission has called for scrapping of the Official Secrets Act of 1923 saying it has "a shadow of colonial regime" and is incongruous with the kind of transparency necessary in a democratic society.
Scrap Official Secrets Act: Reforms panel 10.6.2006 TOI: India
The second Administrative Reforms Commission recommended scrapping of the 83-year-old Official Secrets Act.
Scrap Official Secrets Act: suggests ARC 10.6.2006 New Kerala: Business India
New Delhi, June 9: The second Administrative Reforms Commission today recommended scrapping of the 83-year-old Official Secrets Act (OSA) saying it was incongruous with the regime of transparency in a democratic society.
Govt panel recommends repeal of Official Secret Act 10.6.2006 New Kerala: Business India
New Delhi, June 9: Seeking to make government's functioning more transparent and people-friendly, the Administrative Reforms Commission today recommended scrapping of the archaic Official Secrets Act (OSA)and inclusion of some of its safeguards in the National Security Act.
`Two gold medallists denied sites' 10.6.2006 Hindu: Karnataka
Consumer rights organisation alleges discrimination in site allotment by MUDA
'Official Secrets Act should be repealed' 9.6.2006 New Kerala: India News
New Delhi: The second Administrative Reforms Commission has suggested that the Official Secrets Act (OSA) of 1923 should be repealed, saying it is incongruous with the regime of transparency in a democratic society.
Media and employment 9.6.2006 Deccan Herald
Media and employment
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Madhya Pradesh official fined under Right to Information Act 9.6.2006 New Indian Express
Madhya Pradesh official fined under Right to Information Act
‘Villagers can access information soon’ 9.6.2006 Hindustan Times
‘Villagers can access information soon’
ARC for scrapping Official Secrets Act 9.6.2006 DNA: Top News
The ARC advocated a slew of measures for "effective implementation" of Right to Information Act at all levels including judiciary and legislature.
Madhya Pradesh official fined under Right to Information Act 8.6.2006 New Kerala: India News
Bhopal: A child development officer in Madhya Pradesh has been fined Rs.18,000 for failing to provide information and not abiding by the appellate officer's order under the Right to Information Act (RTI) of 2005.
RTI a 'revolutionary step': Wajahat Habibullah 7.6.2006 New Kerala: India News
Bhopal: Describing the Right to Information Act as a "revolutionary step that will strengthen democracy", Central Information Commissioner Wajahat Habibullah today said low awareness about the new law among governments and its officials has prevented harsh action against violators.
Workshop on right to information 6.6.2006 The Assam Tribune
Workshop on right to information
Summons issued to Police Commissioner 6.6.2006 Hindu: Karnataka
Commission acts on complaint that document had been withheld
Baichung Bhutia to campaign for information act 4.6.2006 New Kerala: India News
By Zafri Mudasser Nofil, New Delhi: India's football captain Baichung Bhutia will launch an awareness campaign on the Right to Information Act in Nagaland, the organisers said Sunday.
Minister for translation of RTI Act 4.6.2006 Deccan Herald
Minister for translation of RTI Act
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Information Act plays a vital role in combating corruption: Rajasekharan 4.6.2006 Hindu: Karnataka
`It is a powerful tool in the hands of the media'
Information on rights 3.6.2006 Financial Express
Information on rights
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Gujarat activists demand separate environment courts 3.6.2006 New Kerala: Gujarat
Ahmedabad: Non-governmental organisations (NGOs) in Gujarat Saturday demanded separate environment courts in each state of the country.
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Despite right, little access to info 2.6.2006 TOI: Cities
Four years after the Delhi RTI Act came into force, 75% of applicants seeking information from govt organisations are denied access to it.
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