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New Delhi: Government denies info on land ordinance under RTI Act

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NEW DELHI: The debate over land acquisition may have acquired a tinge of class-war like rhetoric that has the government miffed, but transparency activists feel the administration is not helping their own case by denying information under the Right to Information Act.Read more at:Government denies info on land ordinance under RTI Act - The Economic Times

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RTI activists to move CIC as govt. blocks details on Land Bill

 

 

The government has refused RTI requests for information on the decision-making process on amendments to Land Acquisition Bill.

 

On January 17, Chitrangada Choudhury, a Fellow with the Open Society Institute, filed an RTI request with the Ministry of Rural Development (MoRD), seeking documents, file notings and correspondence between the MoRD and other authorities relating to any proposed amendments to the Land Acquisition Act, 2013, and the NDA’s December 2014 ordinance.

 

Two months later, the MoRD's Public Information Officer (PIO) sent Ms. Choudhury documents, none of which related to the RTI request.

 

Read at: RTI activists to move CIC as govt. blocks details on Land Bill - The Hindu

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