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  1. Setback for RTI activists: CJI, Governor’s office not under Act, government in Lok Sabha

Setback for RTI activists: CJI, Governor’s office not under Act, government in Lok Sabha

The office of Chief Justice of India and Governor are not covered under the Right to Information (RTI) Act, the government said today.

By: | New Delhi | Published: August 2, 2017 3:28 PM
rti, right to information, who comes under rti, right to information act, where does rti applies The Act empowers a citizen to seek time bound response on governance-related query from a public authority or a government department. (Source: IE)

The office of Chief Justice of India and Governor are not covered under the Right to Information (RTI) Act, the government said today. The Act empowers a citizen to seek time bound response on governance-related query from a public authority or a government department. “The office of Chief Justice of India and Governor are not recorded as public authority on the records of Central Information Commission,” Minister of State for Personnel Jitendra Singh said in a written reply to Lok Sabha.

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