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Case studies

In this section you would find compilation of publications focusing on the case studies about RTI across the region. This section is extremely useful for users, campaigners, experts who are engaged in RTI. It is defiantly a valuable resource sharing stories of the wider scope of RTI and its strength to address the discrepancies that are spread across our society.


Prime Minister Narendra Modi has taken it upon himself to unravel one of modern India's greatest mysteries, the fate of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, from secret files held by his government. Three days after an India Today Group exclusive revealed a 20-year surveillance on the Bose family, Modi assured Netaji's Grand nephew Surya Kumar Bose of his "personal interest in the matter". And the venue was, quite appropriately, Berlin where Bose surfaced after escaping from India in 1941 to launch an armed struggle for freedom."The truth must come out," the Prime Minister told the Germany-based businessman soon after accepting a petition on behalf of the freedom fighter's family. It was no empty assurance. Barely 48 hours later, the government announced a committee headed by the Cabinet secretary ...Read more
Posted By : Seema Choudhary
This publication assesses and promotes the information disclosure provisions of the State Panchayat Act and eleven other related laws in Madhya Pradesh, India. It is a valuable resource for individuals using these laws, NGOs working with panchayats and elected representatives or government officials who wish to learn more about their duties under these laws....Read more
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This publication assesses and promotes the information disclosure provisions of the State Panchayat Act and nine other related laws in Uttar Pradesh, India. It is a valuable resource for individuals using these laws, NGOs working with panchayats and elected representatives or government officials who wish to learn more about their duties under these laws....Read more
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his book covers the social, economic and political arguments in favour of the Right to Information, the international and regional instruments protecting it, steps toward practical implementation and a range of vivid case studies from across the world. With a foreword by India’s Chief Information Commissioner, this is a great resource for everybody – from concerned citizens to seasoned campaigners and experts....Read more
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This publication assesses and promotes the information disclosure provisions of the State Panchayat Raj Act and seven other related laws in Chhattisgarh, India. It is a useful resource for individuals using these laws, NGOs working with panchayats and elected representatives or government officials who wish to learn more about their duties under these laws...Read more
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