In fact, this legislation has been so successful in exposing various scams and holding authorities accountable that a lot of RTI activists have been unfortunate victims of attacks.
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Patna: A Right to Information (RTI) activist and his friend were shot dead on Sunday by unidentified assailants in Bihar’s Jamui district, police said. This is third such crime in the last three months. Valmiki Yadav and his friend Karu Yadav were attacked by motorcycle-borne assailants near Bichwe village in[Read More…]
RTI activist Rajesh Savaliya (31), who fought against the education mafia, was found dead in Navsari on Wednesday. The deceased bored multiple injuries on his head and shoulder and was found on NH-8 in Navsari. He was under treatment in a private hospital in Surat and was declared dead on[Read More…]
In the case of the murder of prominent RTI activist Amit Jethwa, the Gujarat High Court held that the trial ongoing in the CBI court is a managed trial by the key accused who happens to be a powerful political leader. The court sets aside the ongoing trial in the CBI[Read More…]
Bhupendra Vira, a 60-year-old RTI activist was shot dead in his home at Vakola, Mumbai on Saturday evening. Many of his applications targeted a former corporator over illegal constructions in some areas and the corporator had received an order from the Lokayukta hours before the murder that four of his[Read More…]