Don’t know how far the bureaucracy will allow this to function, but
the Right to Information Act seems to be — at least for now —
getting implemented with some determination in some quarters. Check
out this site, and you’ll know what I mean.
For instance a message I was sharing with my colleagues on the Goajourno mailing list here had this surprising subject-line: “Information Dept’s affidavit termed ‘a bundle of contradictions, misleading statements, if not deliberate lies’.”
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