Government

150 words and no more

May 18, 2008 Sunil Tinani 2

The Karnataka government’s new rule on word-limiting RTI applications will increase paperwork, pending cases and appeals, argue activists.

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Government

Delay, backlog and deny

March 25, 2008 Sunil Tinani 0

Prominent Bangalore-based RTI activists list evidence to show that bureaucrats are systematically trying to push the sunshine law back into the bottle. Here’s how.

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Government

Sharp claws, but no teeth

February 22, 2008 Sunil Tinani 0

The corrupt have everywhere to run, but what does the Karnataka Lokayukta need to ensure that they have no place to hide? See what Justice Santosh Hegde has to say in this interview to Citizen Matters.

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Government

Flay by the rules

January 28, 2008 Sunil Tinani 1

From fixing potholes on a ward’s roads to pathways for the city’s parks and more, BBMP officials are breaking down contracts
into Rs.5 lakhs or lesser. A Banashankari citizen’s RTI applications helped trace a web of corruption. Sunil Tinani has more.

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