The Right to Information in India

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ISBN:

9780198089353

Publication date:

07/03/2013

Paperback

256 pages

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ISBN:

9780198089353

Publication date:

07/03/2013

Paperback

256 pages

Part of Oxford India Short Introductions

Sudhir Naib

Rights:  World Rights

Part of Oxford India Short Introductions

Sudhir Naib

Description

The Right to Information Act 2005 guarantees access to information about government policies and their implementation to Indian citizens. This short introduction analyses the evolution of this landmark Act, the procedures involved in seeking information, the duties of information suppliers, as also the kinds of information exempted from disclosure. Through in-depth comparative analyses of the law in various parts of the world, the book captures the strengths and drawbacks of the RTI Act, narrates success stories, and suggests policy measures to improve its implementation.

About the Author
Sudhir Naib
is Professor, Organisational Behaviour and Human Resource Management, IILM Institute for Higher Education, New Delhi.

Part of Oxford India Short Introductions

Sudhir Naib

Review


‘[A] must-read for practitioners, scholars, and general readers alike.’
—Wajahat Habibullah, Former Chief Information Commissioner, India

‘An added bonus is the well-researched international scenario that provides an effective context for understanding the Indian scenario.’
—Shekhar Singh, Founder Member, National Campaign for People’s Right to Information

‘It diligently chronicles the Freedom of Information movement from a global perspective and then does an in-depth analysis of the Indian law…’
—Furqan Qamar, Vice Chancellor, Central University of Himachal Pradesh

Description

The Right to Information Act 2005 guarantees access to information about government policies and their implementation to Indian citizens. This short introduction analyses the evolution of this landmark Act, the procedures involved in seeking information, the duties of information suppliers, as also the kinds of information exempted from disclosure. Through in-depth comparative analyses of the law in various parts of the world, the book captures the strengths and drawbacks of the RTI Act, narrates success stories, and suggests policy measures to improve its implementation.

About the Author
Sudhir Naib
is Professor, Organisational Behaviour and Human Resource Management, IILM Institute for Higher Education, New Delhi.

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Reviews


‘[A] must-read for practitioners, scholars, and general readers alike.’
—Wajahat Habibullah, Former Chief Information Commissioner, India

‘An added bonus is the well-researched international scenario that provides an effective context for understanding the Indian scenario.’
—Shekhar Singh, Founder Member, National Campaign for People’s Right to Information

‘It diligently chronicles the Freedom of Information movement from a global perspective and then does an in-depth analysis of the Indian law…’
—Furqan Qamar, Vice Chancellor, Central University of Himachal Pradesh

Read More