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India  /  Published 30.12.19

Home ministry says ‘no information’ about use of Pegasus

The Union ministry of home affairs has no details whether it used Pegasus for the purpose of surveillance against individuals, although it confirmed it has kept the data of interception and surveillan...
By in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 22.12.19

In truth

This is a difficult moment. The Supreme Court has expressed its disapproval of the abuse of the Right to Information Act that, according to the Chief Justice of India, S.A. Bobde, is causing ‘paraly...
By The Editorial Board in

North East  /  Published 27.11.19

Amnesty: Free FT of pressure

Amnesty International India, in a report on Assam’s foreigners tribunals on Wednesday, recommended that the state and the central governments review the members of the tribunal and ensure they are ...
By Gaurav Das in Guwahati

India  /  Published 21.11.19

Figures speak louder than finance ministry

The chart on the right shreds a key argument of the Narendra Modi government for turning down two recommendations made by the RBI on the Electoral Bond Scheme, about which skeletons are tumbling out n...
By Anita Joshua in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 21.11.19

Come together

Sir — A slab from the Berlin Wall — a symbol of divisiveness — inscribed with an appeal to the president of the United States of America to honour the country’s dedication to a world without w...
By The Telegraph in

India  /  Published 19.11.19

Only 1 in 4 gets pregnancy benefits

Only around one in four eligible pregnant women has received the Rs 6,000 benefit announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi three years ago, economists at the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 13.11.19

RTI activists welcome verdict

The Supreme Court judgment bringing the Chief Justice of India’s office under the Right to Information Act was welcomed by RTI activists but some of them disagreed with the observation of one of the...
By Anita Joshua in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 08.11.19

Transparency struggle still on: Aruna Roy

No battle ever ends, so the struggle must continue for making voices of the unheard heard. Social activist Aruna Roy, founder of Majdoor Kishan Shakti Sangathan, whose struggle for fair and equal wage...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

India  /  Published 25.10.19

Central government grip on RTI structure

The tenure of the information commissioners at the Centre and in the states has been reduced to three years just as transparency advocates and the Opposition have been fearing.Before the changes were ...
By Anita Joshua in NewDelhi

Opinion  /  Published 15.10.19

The Centre hopes that RTI procedures will dwindle

It is funny how impressive the declaration of virtue can be. Who would doubt the Union home minister, Amit Shah, when he celebrates the ceaseless efforts of the Narendra Modi government to make every ...
By The Editorial Board in


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