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Supreme Court Launches Online Portal for RTI Applications

Chief Justice of India (CJI) D.Y. Chandrachud on Thursday asked lawyers to see if there were any technical glitches and provide suggestions to make the portal better.

New Delhi: An online portal for filing Right to Information (RTI) applications about the Supreme Court has been operationalised.

Announcing the portal, Chief Justice of India (CJI) D.Y. Chandrachud on Thursday asked lawyers to see if there were any technical glitches and provide suggestions to make the portal better. The portal can be found here.

The judge made the announcement at the outset of a hearing on a plea filed by law students Akriti Agarwal and Lakshya Purohit seeking a mechanism to file RTI applications online in the apex court.

CJI Chandrachud, who was sharing the bench with Justices Hima Kohli and J B Pardiwala, said the portal will start functioning in 15 minutes.

(With PTI inputs)