Coalition on Right to Information, a consortium of 52 civil society groups has demanded the Punjab government to take proper steps for the implementation of the Punjab Transparency and Right to Information Act 2013. Executive Director of an NGO Amer Continue reading Enforce Right to Information Act
ISLAMABAD: The Right of Access to Information Bill 2017 moved in the Senate is highly restrictive, like the Freedom of Information Ordinance 2002, under which journalists as well as citizens will not be able to seek certified information from government Continue reading Right of Access to Information Bill termed highly restrictive
ISLAMABAD: The newly-drafted Right to Information Bill tabled in the Senate defeats the purpose of its formation, thus, it turns out to be a great disappointment coming from the politicians championing the cause of democracy and the people’s right to Continue reading A law that will ensure secrecy instead of transparency
ISLAMABAD: The Coalition on Right to Information (CRTI) on Thursday said that government circles lacked understanding about the purpose of ‘right to information legislation’. In response to a statement by Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan, the CRTI, a consortium Continue reading Govt urged to empower information commission
ISLAMABAD: It seems there is relative lack of understanding about the purpose of right to information legislation in government circles as demonstrated by the interior minister on Sunday when he said that no one will be allowed to hide behind Continue reading RTI not at odds with national security: CRIT
ISLAMABAD: Coalition on Right to Information (CRTI) has declared the cabinet-approved RTI bill as structurally flawed and ineffective, terming the draft law as “so ineffective and structurally flawed that it can’t be improved”. A network of 48 civil society organisations Continue reading CRTI rejects govt bill on RTI
Canada-based institute gives it 97/150 marks against Senate body draft that got 147/150 marks ISLAMABAD: Tall claims apart, the PML-N government has decided not to walk the talk on the much-awaited Right to Information draft law recently approved by the Continue reading Federal govt’s RTI draft law termed weakest in South Asia
ISLAMABAD: Despite slight improvement in health facilities, at least 284 Basic Health Units (BHU) are operating without doctors in only 13 districts of Punjab, official figures revealed.