The fund without a care for the RTI

Synopsis: The PM openly seeks support for donations towards PM CARES. But given the non-transparent nature of this fund, it needs to be closely scrutinized. Introduction Transparency is the cornerstone of any democracy. The government demonstrated it with the enactment of the RTI Act. However, recent incidents around the PM CARES fund raise many questions.… Continue reading The fund without a care for the RTI

No authority can force RTI applicant to submit ID: Panel

Source: TOI What is the news? In a landmark order in a case, the state information commission (SIC) Haryana has made it clear that no authority in the state can force an RTI applicant to apply in a particular format or submit identity proof with the application. Background As per the case, an advocate had filed an RTI before… Continue reading No authority can force RTI applicant to submit ID: Panel

A Check list for Trust Base Governance in the country

Source: Livemint Synopsis: The slogan of Sabka Sath , Sabka Vikas aivam Sabka Vishwas needs trust of all stakeholders. So we need to work out a strategy towards ‘trust-based governance’. Working to achieve ‘trust-based governance’ requires: Work and social harmony leading to peace and which should check all forms of fundamentalism. Reliable data and statistical… Continue reading A Check list for Trust Base Governance in the country