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RTI: Ahmedabad-Mumbai trains run 40% vacant

RTI: Ahmedabad-Mumbai trains run 40% vacant

Nov 01,2017 , 10:35 AM IST | National
As the Narendra Modi government proceeds with the grandiose plans for a Bullet Train between Mumbai and Ahmedabad, a RTI query has revealed that over 40 percent of seats on all the trains on this sector go vacant causing huge losses to Western Railway.
Privacy right can’t eclipse RTI 

Privacy right can’t eclipse RTI 

Sep 05,2017 , 01:22 AM IST | Hans
The people now can challenge the state, which holds or owns or collects huge data of personal information about citizens, for selective disclosure or misuse of their data. In any dishonest and non-accountable administration, the privacy of citizen becomes highly vulnerable. One more ‘asthra’ was added to armory of common man under Articles 32 or 226. State has a duty to make a comprehensive law o
Attempts to undermine RTI

Attempts to undermine RTI

May 03,2017 , 02:53 AM IST | Editors Desk
Any attempt to reduce the right to information in its size, content and power will harm the democratic system. The Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) of Central government has placed draft RTI Rules, 2017, for public consultation, evoking huge response from all over the country, objecting to certain diluting proposals. 
Tough innings ahead

Tough innings ahead

May 23,2016 , 05:36 AM IST | Editorial
Justice Shah has set a May 24 deadline, which translates to a 48-hour time to Thakur, who will realise, sooner than later, that ‘uneasy lies the hea’ will apply to BCCI, its adamant opposition to coming under the RTI Act ambit, notwithstanding.