The Right to Information In India: Oxford India Short Introductions by Sudhir NaibThe Right to Information In India: Oxford India Short Introductions by Sudhir Naib

The Right to Information In India: Oxford India Short Introductions

bySudhir Naib

Paperback | April 7, 2013

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The Oxford India Short Introductions are concise, stimulating, and accessible guides to different aspects of India. Combining authoritative analysis, new ideas, and diverse perspectives, they discuss subjects which are topical yet enduring, as also emerging areas of study and debate.Access to information is indispensable to the functioning of any true democracy. An Indian citizen's right to information is guaranteed by Constitution of India and implicitly embedded in his right to the freedom and expression. Bringing together the major aspects of the Right to Information Act2005, this book presents a clear and concise introduction to:* the evolution of the Act and the various privileges conferred under it,* the procedures involved in seeking information,* the duties of information suppliers, and* the kinds of information which are exempted from disclosure.Through in-depth comparative analyses of the law in various other parts of the world, it captures the strengths and drawbacks of the RTI Act, its success stories, and suggests policy measures to improve its implementation.
Sudhir Naib is Professor of Organisational Behaviour and Human Resource Management at the IILM Institute for Higher Education in New Delhi. He superannuated as Deputy Director General, DGAQA, Ministry of Defence, Government of India.
Title:The Right to Information In India: Oxford India Short IntroductionsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 185 × 125 × 0.68 inPublished:April 7, 2013Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:019808935X

ISBN - 13:9780198089353

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Table of Contents

Introduction1. Freedom of Information: A Global Perspective2. Towards Right to Information in India3. Right to Information Act 20054. Right of Information Seekers5. Duties of Information Suppliers6. Information Exempted from Disclosure7. Recommendations to Improve the Implementation of Right to InformationEpilogueList of CasesList of References