RTI REVEALS CASH STRAPPED GOA GOVERNMENT RELAXES RULES FOR A 10 DAY 5 STAR HOLIDAY OF SUPREME COURT JUDGE ROHINTON NARIMAN

The Goa Government despite its own circular of austerity measures for cost cutting has relaxed the State Guest Rules to accommodate the Supreme Court Judge Rohinton Fali Nariman who is arriving in Goa on 6th November for a 10 day holiday. This has been revealed in the information obtained from the Protocol department at the […]

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RTI REVEALS GOVERNOR MRIDULA SINHA HAD FIRED TOUGH QUESTIONS ON GOVT MOVE TO GRANT MICKKY PACHECO PARDON

Goa Governor Mridula Sinha wrote a two page note to Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar posing pointed questions while returning back the cabinet proposal to grant pardon to then jailed Nuvem MLA and former Minister Mickky Pacheco. This has been revealed in information obtained from the Home Department under the Right to Information Act. Governor Mridula […]

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THE RTI ACT COMPLETES A DECADE BUT YET TO BE STRENGTHENED  

The Right to Information Act which came into force on October 12th 2005 is now a decade old.  The Right to Information Act was enacted to ensure transparency and accountability in governance. But the manner in which the government is subtly subverting the Right to Information Act is a matter of concern. A well informed citizenry, transparency, and free flow […]

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