RTI Cell, ATI, Kohima. Right to Information Act and the Role of Media. Information is regarded as the oxygen of democracy. It invigorates where it percolates. If people do not know what is happening in their society, if the actions of those who rule them are hidden, then they cannot take a meaningful...
RIGHT TO INFORMATION& GOOD GOVERNANCE
RTI : A CITIZEN’s HELPING HAND TO ACHIEVE “GOOD GOVERNANCE”
Silky Gupta, 2nd year student of Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Patiala. Gurnoor Kaur Mutreja, 2nd year student of Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Patiala. Address : G-2/193...
communism, capitalism, socialism etc.- their forms and effect on the society.
• Salient features of Indian Society, Diversity of India.
• Role of women and women’s organization, population and associated issues, poverty and developmental issues, urbanization, their problems and their remedies...
VALUE-ADDED PRACTISES IN PUBLIC DOMAIN
SUBMITTED ON: November 7, 2010
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1 | INTRODUCTION | 3 |
2 | RTI & THE ELEMENTS OF GOOD GOVERNANCE | 5 |
3 | THE 3-STAGE REGIME FOR ACCESSING INFORMATION | 7 |
4 | HOW A CITIZEN SHOULD GO ABOUT EXERCISING HIS/HER...
Corruption is notoriously difficult to measure. It’s not just because it is an illicit activity. In part it’s because the concept itself is undefined and relative. “the abuse of entrusted power for private gain.” Corruption is damaging because it gives an undue advantage:
Corruption in India is...
CORRUPTION IN INDIA: REGULATORY
I read an article this morning.
“National Anti Corruption Committee (NACC) has compiled a list of government officials who have never accepted bribes and thus would be awarded- perhaps with gold watches!
If anyone wants to know the names of these officials, just send...
is that of domestic issues or the issues related to poverty, deterioration of health, inequality, gender discrimination, rigid caste system rules, corruption, bureaucracy etc. By finding solutions of such issues only can India progress in other fields that would lead to the birth of a new developing nation...
administration, the Indian Parliament enacted the Freedom of Information Act, 2002, which was repealed later and a new act, the Right to Information Act(
RTI) came into force on 12 October 2005.The new law empowers Indian citizens to seek information from a public authority, thus making the Government and...
country to have the RTI law was Finland and Sweden in 1766 when the former was a territory governed by Sweden. The joint Parliament of the then Finland and Sweden adopted the first RTI law of the world titled Access to Public Records Act, 1766. Nearly seventy countries have since enacted RTI law or act, of...
The role of different actors in shaping the transformation of 21st century authoritarian regimes
“Democracy is a charming form of government, full of variety and disorder, and dispensing a sort of equality to equals and unequal alike.”
Newspapers nowadays are full of news about...
RTI is a weapon in the hands of Civil Society. RTI empowers the civil society with the Right to seek information and helps in:
* Enabling Good Governance
* Ensuring accountability and transparency
* Ensuring participation of public in governance
* Eliminating corruption &
administration processes, brought into force the Right to Information Act on October 12th, 2005. As per the Parliament of India, the purpose of the RTI Act is ‘to provide for setting out the practical regime of right to information for citizens’[i]. The Act applies to all the states and union territories...
information by asking for copies of bills and vouchers and names of persons who have been shown in the muster rolls.
Although the efforts in in enactment of RTI were being made even before, when establishment of the Press Council of India which was first set up in the year 1966 by the Parliament on the propositions...
Asia, is extremely persistent when it becomes established in an area, making it necessary for all citrus orchards to be destroyed for successful eradication of the disease. Australia, Brazil and the United States are currently suffering from canker outbreaks.
The disease can be detected in orchards and...
Not surprisingly, the culture of secrecy beginning from the colonial rule till the first six decades of Independence fuelled rampant corruption, in which large amount of public money was diverted from development projects and welfare schemes to private use through mis-use of power by the...
procedure for application for RTI and its ramification on the economy and the concentration of corruption in India. This paper highlights the positive impact of RTI in India and how it has helped India improve the economic stability.
The Right to Information Act, 2005 (RTI)
RTI Act was enacted by the Indian...
‘Adopting the RTI Act as a mechanism to
fight corruption to promote effective aid
delivery in India’
2. India’s interaction with aid and corruption
2.1 India and aid
2.2 Corruption in aid in India
3. Good governance...
Report on the Seminar, “YOU CAN STOP CORRUPTION” organized by UNODC, ROSA on December 9, 2005 at the India Habitat Centre, New Delhi INTRODUCTORY SESSION 1000-1045 MR. SHANKAR SEN, Senior Fellow, Institute of Social Sciences: Welcome Address and Introduction Mr. Shankar Sen welcomed the participants...
2. Poverty Condition in Pakistan
4. Causes of Poverty in Pakistan
* Government Policies
* Poor Governance
5. Remedies to Overcome Poverty in Pakistan
March 29, 2013
Corruption in policing is viewed as the misuse of authority by a police officer acting officially to fulfill his/her personal needs or wants. There are two distinct elements of corruption; 1) misuse of authority...
‘organisation for the empowerment of workers and peasants’) in remote village Devdungri (Rajsamand district, Rajasthan). It was a movement to expose corruption in the famine relief work by demanding information related to copies of bills, vouchers and muster rolls for workers recorded in government files...
number of Nigerians. Integrity and moral values have been jettisoned to few people, who have little or no impact in the system of government and corruption has been embraced as a tool of inordinate wealth accumulation. Social vices are committed with high level of impunity and the epidemic of the ‘get...
Women become sex slaves for the militias releasing previous psychological trauma of wars.
In the traditional village structure, women play a major role in the education of the children, in the wellbeing of the village by excising various chores. Women who have been subject to rape are often cast away...
CORRUPTION, WAY FORWARD
One of the most dreaded disease India suffers from today is ‘Corruption’; ‘Poverty’ being the other. It’s almost 65 years since India gained its independence,but poverty has been so deeply rooted in India that the ‘Emerging India’ is yet to get rid of it. The government (to a...
the major reasons behind rise black money is illegal activities like smuggling, drug peddling and prostitution.
What is corruption?--
Corruption is a way of life in India – “ When a Child is born, we
pay the nurse just something extra to take care of our baby more, when the Child...
BUS 343 Week 2 DQ 1 Combating Bribery
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In May 2011, the Commission for Eradication of Corruption in Indonesia (K.P.K.) and the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (O.E.C.D.) met to devise a treaty against international...
I WILL MAKE MY COUNTRY CORRUPTION FREE BY DOING ........
The cancer of corruption has afflicted each and every domain of our lives. It stems from the desire to make fast and easy buck. What others earn in their life-time,I will earn within a year.
Too many government rules and regulations, wide powers...
security bill. Food security allowance (hard cash) is to be provided by Government in case of failure to provide food grains. This is a possible way for corruption with money really not reaching the targeted persons. Further, there have been objections that the provision will lead to dissolution of public distribution...
ECONOMIC OFFENCE: CORRUPTION
AND BRIBERY OF PUBLIC
Prevention of corruption act,1988
minister, I would make death the punishment for corruption. I would also
try to construct houses for those who were homeless. I would also
abolish begging on the streets. But most importantly, I would try to
root out corruption, as it is proving to be dangerous for the nation.