Official Blog of RTI India Network Administrator
On this page are weblinks to constitutional provisions, laws, draft laws and regulations which are relevant to the right to information.
Official Secret Act, 1923: Official_Secret_Act1923.pdf
Constitution of India, Article 19(1) coiason29july08.pdf Public Records Act (official source)
The Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, ccp1973.pdf
Inclusion in the list on this page does not reflect any assessment that the cited
Updated 04-23-2011 at 12:36 AM by Dr. Pathak
Enactment of RTI ACT 2005 became the first recorded instance of participatory Law Making in India. In 1996 National Campaign for People's Right to Information (NCPRI) prepared the first ever civil society draft of the right to information (RTI). NAC (National Advisory Council) was setup in 2004 as an interface between civil society and the government.
Within 3 months of the 2004 elections, the NCPRI submitted its recommendations
With the coming into force in toto of the Right to Information Act, 2005 on 12th October, 2005, the Department of Posts has the responsibility to implement the Act after a decision taken by the Prime Minister of India that the Department of Posts should provide its services to the whole of Central Government as a collection point for request for information under the Act by designating its CAPIOs as CAPIOs for the entire Central Government.
2. The Department has already designated
We recently introduced RTI INDIA facebook connect and created Facebook application. Today RTI INDIA application has been approved in the Directory listing of Facebook application. The application is listed here: http://www.facebook.com/apps/applica...25783517432980
We thank you all who had used Facebook
We have introduced Tweetboard - micro-forum cum chat for RTI INDIA website. It pulls Twitter stream in near real-time (max 1 min delay), reformatting tweets into threaded conversations with unlimited nesting. Conversations that spun off the original conversation are also threaded in-line, giving RTI INDIA visitors full perspective of what's being discussed.
Tweetboard is also a powerful viral tool, a link back to the corresponding conversation is appended to your tweet, creating
In a major shift of displaying the number of users at the website, we have stopped showing the total number of users, instead we have started showing Actual number of verified members only.
For the statistics sake we might have 170000 members who have registered but only 123000 members have actually verified their account.
The idea is to show only the verified members.
Original Post here!
Let me bring togather all the channels we are available in the net and the upcoming channel access. Main Website: http://www.rtiindia.orgRight to Information Information Portal: http://www.rtiindia.infoFacebook: Become Fan of RTI INDIA at FacebookTwitter: Follow us at TwitterOrkut: Become our friend at OrkutTumblr: Follow us here at TumblrYouTube: Visit our RTI INDIA Video ChannelPosterous: Email Us the Right to Information Stories and we publish them directlyRSS:
Why is verification important? Let people know it's really you. Your profile badge will be upgraded to Verified so that others know that your comments are truly from you. No impersonators! Verifying your email prevents others from using your email address when posting on sites using Disqus Comments. Your comments won't get stuck. With a verified profile, your comments will be less likely to get stuck in moderation or in the spam filter.
I receive many useful email forwards from Activists and others which naturally I cannot post it at the website due to many reasons primarily being formatting and filtering of the content.
However, I have found an easy way out for all those emails carrying information regarding RTI.
Please visit our email community blog here: http://rtiindia.posterous.com/
The methodology is simple:
1. You simply forward any email content carrying information
What better time to celebrate our 10000 strong member community than on the month of September when we started RTI India Portal.
Today on 4th September 2008, RTI India has crossed 10000 registered members. I am thankful to all those who had joined, participated, asked and took the lead in making sure that Right to Information means a success.
Updated 05-23-2011 at 12:25 PM by Dr. Pathak