Newsletter 176

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Issue No: 176 E – Alert Issue Date: 04-02-2019


Dir officers asked to resolve people’s issues

The Lower Dir deputy commissioner on Tuesday directed all officers in the district to resolve public grievances…



Brazil changes freedom of information act

Brazil’s freedom of information law has seen significant changes with a new decree signed by interim president…



Why no experts on RTI panels, asks Supreme Court

The Hindu

The Supreme Court asked why Right to Information bodies, especially the apex forum of Central Information Commission…



RTI’s complaints commission itself in complainant mode

The News

It has neither been allocated the staff required to start work nor given the proper office whereas the information commissioners…



Devon and Cornwall Police under investigation over Freedom of Information requests

Devon Live

Devon and Cornwall Police is under investigation after failing to deal with more than 100 FOI requests…



Info Commission in vain as govt delays service rules

Pakistan Today

PIC to suffer from shortage of staff till govt approves proposed service rules…



RTI And Two Other Bills To Be Prioritized As Parliament Resumes Sitting

Modern Ghana

Before going for that festive break, the speaker of Parliament Professor assured that the RTI bill will…


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