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Right to Information – Drive Against Bribe Campaign – Is the RTI Act empowering the common man?

Posted by rtiact2005 on July 1, 2006

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 1. Is the RTI Act empowering the common man?No of messages(40)
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awareness
RTI can create revolution and will bring justice to common man but majority of the people are not aware about the right to information…
rajnish5(delhi) July 1, 2006 18:18
Right to Information Act
Any act passed by the Government should be honoured by all and its defaulter punished….
np sudan July 1, 2006 17:16

Right to Information Act
Any act passed by the Government should be honoured by all and its defaulter punished….
np sudan July 1, 2006 17:14

People need to be more proactive for RTI Act to be effective
The RTI Act is a major boon for the common individual. However, for this act to be most effective, we the people need to realize that we need to be a little proactive and take the initiative in making…
sgandhi77(Mumbai, India) July 1, 2006 16:20
Will anybody investigate based on message posted
I would like to know if any investigation be initiated based on information provided in this message board….
wanttobestraight(chennai) July 1, 2006 15:38
yes but lot to be done
yes the act is empowering man and minimizing corruption but to make it more fruitful the awreness should be created through newspapers such as regional newspapers, tabloids , radio bcoz not everyone …
pintugupta(bareilly,india) July 1, 2006 12:41
“Wings of RTI will be soon cut to size…
The powers of RTI will soon be cut to size since its gonna open can of worms soon…many cases embarassing the Govt and Congress will rise which will prompt our approx 1000 bufoons(Members of LS+RS) t…
BaluCanada(Chennai) July 1, 2006 17:46
Re: yes but lot to be done -MPs must be included in RTI
Since members of LS+RS are most powerful lot of the country and can overpower President and Supreme Court, do they come under the purview of RTI? If they do there is absolutely no doubt that RTI powe…
Balucanada(Chennai) July 1, 2006 17:37
Re: yes but lot to be done
I fully agree with your views….
betterlife(New Delhi, India) July 1, 2006 16:04
RTI can bring a revolution
RTI along with media which itself is a powerful tool can bring in a revolution in India…. Lets make this happen by RTI…..
ashishdhingra(Panchkula , India) July 1, 2006 11:50
Re: RTI can bring a revolution
Yes, it will bring transparency in governance and transparency will reduce corruption. …
betterlife(New Delhi, India) July 1, 2006 16:08
Yes, RTI Act empowers
Let’s the discussion should be shifted to what to do for creating awareness, especially awareness to the marginalised. I think media and civil society has an important role to play. In present situat…
swati06(Delhi,India) June 30, 2006 17:46
Swati…we can do independently..not to wait for some one to help us !
I think we must move independently for RTI if we have an issue. Why should we wait for some one to help us? Unless public have free access to a system, one cannot enjoy benefit of the system. This …
Balucanada(Chennai) July 1, 2006 17:38
yes
the Act is most welcome and looks like its gonna empower the common man, but awareness about the act and procedure are the two factors that will determine the course of action in curbing rampant corru…
Sangeeta_P(Mumbai, India) June 30, 2006 15:36
Yes
RTI Act has certainly empowered people. But more awareness is needed. At the same time the resistance from the departments has to be faced by the people, where information is not coming out smoothly. …
betterlife(New Delhi, India) June 30, 2006 13:03
Yes ,it can be powerful
Yes ,it can be powerful for common man and especially middle class man who is completely busy in earning his daily bread. But what is required is to create awareness among the people,educate them. …
ychandna(Yamuna Nagar,Haryana) June 30, 2006 10:28
lack of awareness
hi all, although the law has been passed many months back,many people(specially in the backward states like bihar, orrisa,up)don’t know about it and are not benefited by the same.The government shoul…
mithas(kolkata) June 29, 2006 14:38
Is the RTI ACT empowering the common people
Yes’ RTI is a tool, for common man to excercise all fundamental rights given by constitution of India. It makes accoutable to state for citizenof this country…
mani_shivendra(Faizabad) June 27, 2006 16:05
Yes, if used properly
RTI is a good step towards empowering the common man if it is used properly and the law is kept out of the corruption loop. Media can play an important role in its fair implementation….
AnjuChandel(Delhi, India) June 24, 2006 09:03
hiding information from public is a crime done by government officials against p
It is fooling the public.already so many of the important organisations are beyonfd the purview of this and many government offices do not reply the common man and fristrate them . This will not work …
srinivasan_g (bangalore) June 23, 2006 07:09
Yes and no!!
Not to that extent as was expected….
nariman_456 June 22, 2006 17:44

RTI ACT
RTI ACT empowers the common man.But then how much percentage of our poulation knows that such an act exists ? It is the dyty of the Government and social agencies to spread the message of the existenc…
vtv_ram9002(chennai,india) June 22, 2006 16:52
Talk about price rise
Discuss pirce rise on essential commodities required for day to day life. NDTV should discuss whether this price rise will help bring UPA government down rather than dilly dalying with non-issues. …
Nemesis(Delhi) June 22, 2006 16:03
RTI
I think this act if implemented in the right way, adds to the list of good democratic practices in our country. Still a long way to go for the list to go bigger…
karthik_p June 22, 2006 15:31

RTI ACT FOR THE COMMON MAN.
‘Yes’ RTI Act. empowering the common man which is made for the them undoubtedly. One can easily say through RTI Act. that what is the present situation in India is going on and what will be the next…
sajalhc(Agartala,India) June 22, 2006 12:03
RTI ACT FOR THE COMMON MAN.
‘Yes’ RTI Act. empowering the common man which is made for the them undoubtedly. One can easily say through RTI Act. that what is the present situation in India is going on and what will be the next…
sajalhc(Agartala,India) June 22, 2006 11:54
RTI should be taught as a subject from schools
RTI uses a lot and also the best medium would be to teach from a bit basic to student, collegian and hence it will be used by common man even whoes child goes in any institute.Thus facts of government…
priteshmutha(Symbiosis,Pune) June 22, 2006 11:28
RTI-ASK ME
RTI is a great tool in the hands of the common man. Contact me if u wish to know more….
sushilkansal(Ambala, India) June 22, 2006 08:36
Re: RTI-ASK ME
tell me…
nirvaanaa June 26, 2006 11:55

Re: Re: RTI-ASK ME
Go to rti.nic.in OR write to me at sushilkansal@dataone.in for a free informative booklet….
sushilkansal(Ambala, India) July 1, 2006 17:47
RTI Act.
I am doudtful many people know about the existance of such RTI Act. Even if somebody is aware of this they will find difficult to approach the departments for the information. The Media and the NG…
sottovoce June 21, 2006 17:56

Re: RTI Act.
Advocate’s open access to a Government doccument provides apsychological support if there be any dispute. It is not necessory that a common man by himself is capable of understanding the e…
ahmedbaig65 June 21, 2006 20:47

Right to information act is usfull
Right to information act is usfull to common man . But how it can be used by common man is not getting awarness . There should be sincre awarness campaign by government and media . This will stop l…
NikhilNotty(Cochin Kerala) June 21, 2006 16:56
RTI & empowerment of Com. man
If there is a Right to Speedy (say in 3 or 5 years at the most)Justice Act, it would empower the common man more than the touted RTI. Fear of having to hell out decades of life in the dilapidated co…
KVSKUMAR(Mumbai) June 21, 2006 16:50
Re: RTI – hey KVSKUMAR(Mumbai) …
Hey Kumar….Its true every one of us want justice done…but are we voting to correct the system? No we aren’t. Elite and educated society must come out and defeat present corrupt parties and buddi…
Balucanada(Chennai) June 24, 2006 22:10
Re: Re: RTI – hey KVSKUMAR(Mumbai) …
What good is vote of one productive self respecting ELITE-against millions illetrate freebee seeking beasts in election!!!!…
vasudebBanerjee(Howrah) June 26, 2006 06:16
RTI ACT
90% of the common man does not know what is RTI ACT Then the ACT itself has got so many loopholes by which the common man can be denied the information. so there is no question of empowering the com…
narayananpn(bangalore) June 21, 2006 16:30
Re: RTI ACT
Good comment….
gunnabr(Hyderabad, India) July 1, 2006 09:09
Re: RTI ACT
Dear narayananpn, I agree that 90% population in India and especially the marginalised sections are not aware of the Act, but it doesn’t mean that it is not empowering common man. In order to h…
swati06(Delhi,India) June 30, 2006 17:17
Re: RTI ACT
The Right to information Act, has been designed in a manner that offices and institutions are required to voluntarily disclosed certain information,supply when asked for,time required to …
ahmedbaig65 June 22, 2006 22:09

Yes and no!!
Not to that extent as was expected….
nariman_456 June 22, 2006 17:44

RTI ACT
RTI ACT empowers the common man.But then how much percentage of our poulation knows that such an act exists ? It is the dyty of the Government and social agencies to spread the message of the existenc…
vtv_ram9002(chennai,india) June 22, 2006 16:52
Talk about price rise
Discuss pirce rise on essential commodities required for day to day life. NDTV should discuss whether this price rise will help bring UPA government down rather than dilly dalying with non-issues. …
Nemesis(Delhi) June 22, 2006 16:03
RTI
I think this act if implemented in the right way, adds to the list of good democratic practices in our country. Still a long way to go for the list to go bigger…
karthik_p June 22, 2006 15:31

RTI ACT FOR THE COMMON MAN.
‘Yes’ RTI Act. empowering the common man which is made for the them undoubtedly. One can easily say through RTI Act. that what is the present situation in India is going on and what will be the next…
sajalhc(Agartala,India) June 22, 2006 12:03
RTI ACT FOR THE COMMON MAN.
‘Yes’ RTI Act. empowering the common man which is made for the them undoubtedly. One can easily say through RTI Act. that what is the present situation in India is going on and what will be the next…
sajalhc(Agartala,India) June 22, 2006 11:54
RTI should be taught as a subject from schools
RTI uses a lot and also the best medium would be to teach from a bit basic to student, collegian and hence it will be used by common man even whoes child goes in any institute.Thus facts of government…
priteshmutha(Symbiosis,Pune) June 22, 2006 11:28
RTI-ASK ME
RTI is a great tool in the hands of the common man. Contact me if u wish to know more….
sushilkansal(Ambala, India) June 22, 2006 08:36
RTI Act.
I am doudtful many people know about the existance of such RTI Act. Even if somebody is aware of this they will find difficult to approach the departments for the information. The Media and the NG…
sottovoce June 21, 2006 17:56

Re: RTI Act.
Advocate’s open access to a Government doccument provides apsychological support if there be any dispute. It is not necessory that a common man by himself is capable of understanding the e…
ahmedbaig65 June 21, 2006 20:47

Right to information act is usfull
Right to information act is usfull to common man . But how it can be used by common man is not getting awarness . There should be sincre awarness campaign by government and media . This will stop l…
NikhilNotty(Cochin Kerala) June 21, 2006 16:56
RTI & empowerment of Com. man
If there is a Right to Speedy (say in 3 or 5 years at the most)Justice Act, it would empower the common man more than the touted RTI. Fear of having to hell out decades of life in the dilapidated co…
KVSKUMAR(Mumbai) June 21, 2006 16:50
RTI ACT
90% of the common man does not know what is RTI ACT Then the ACT itself has got so many loopholes by which the common man can be denied the information. so there is no question of empowering the com…
narayananpn(bangalore) June 21, 2006 16:30

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