Union minister Jitendra Singh’s suggestion that only those linked with an issue should be allowed to file an RTI application on it is being seen as an attempt to stifle the transparency movement.
Twenty-nine of the 30 nanosatellites on the PSLV C38 mission belonged to clients from 14 different nations.
A round-up of what’s happening in India’s Northeast.
The government is now working on a scheme called the Delivery of Services and Grievances Redressal Scheme, the details of which are not yet public.
The government should hold multiple rounds of talks, engage with experts on the possible solutions already laid out and be ready to work with Pakistan.
Several Hurriyat leaders and associates have been arrested since Saturday, even as government makes plans to hold talks with Kashmir separatists.
NGO heads who fought for the transparency law are also concerned that the government is trying to dilute its strength by classifying NGO officials as ‘public servants’.
The number of people injured in the Valley in the last four days is at approximately 1,400.