RTIA: Finally, A Max Penalty

For the first time in more than a year since the Right to infomation Act was passed by the Infian Parliament, the Chief Information Commission has slapped a maximum fine of Rs 25,000 on Banaras Hindu University registrar, N Sundaram, because he did not make available to an applicant an inquiry report on incidents leading to the death of Yogesh Roy, a student, in January. A great step for forward for the Right to Information movement.

Author: Pran Kurup

Pran Kurup is founder and CEO of Vitalect, Inc.

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