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      Dear all,One silver lining in the dark cloud that was the debate on the amendments to the Whistleblowers Protection Act (WBP Act) was the frequent mention made of the power of the right to information (RTI) and the numerous attacks on RTI users. Several MPs cutting across party lines made these salutary references. Even the Hon'ble Minister of State for Personnel who was piloting the Amendment Bill, justified the amendments as being necessary to further the cause of transparency and accountability and protection of persons combating against corruption though he did not mention how curtailing the scope of whistleblowing by 90% would help those very public causes.The National Campaign for People's Right to Information (NCPRI) was referred to by one MP in the context of the attack...Read more
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