Congress president Kharge hits out at BJP

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Taking to X, previously often known as Twitter, the Congress President talked about the alleged disappearance of numerous functions from the RTI web site and stated that the Modi authorities just isn’t involved about ‘transparency’.

Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge on Thursday accused the Narendra Modi authorities of “killing” the Right to Information (RTI) Act little by little as a part of one other step in the direction of a “conspiracy to end democracy”.

Taking to X, previously often known as Twitter, the Congress President talked about the alleged disappearance of numerous functions from the RTI web site and stated that the Modi authorities just isn’t involved about ‘transparency’.

“Modi government is killing the RTI Act bit by bit. This is not just an attack on the constitutional right, but another step in the conspiracy to end democracy. The disappearance of thousands of applications from the RTI website is only a superficial incident, the internal destruction is deeper,” he stated in a put up in Hindi on X.

Kharge additional stated that the proposed modification of the RTI Act beneath the guise of the Data Protection Act is a ‘cowardly attack’ on the Right to Information by an authoritarian authorities.“Not concerned with transparency. Modi government is so shameless!” he added.

Notably, a number of opposition events and civil society teams have claimed that the Digital Personal Data Protection Bill handed not too long ago in Parliament, dilutes provisions of the RTI Act. The Bill handed by Parliament applies to the processing of digital private information inside India the place such information is collected on-line, or collected offline and is digitised.

It additionally applies to such processing exterior India, whether it is for providing items or companies in India. The Bill additionally amended the Right to Information Act, of 2005 to take away public curiosity exemptions on disclosing private data.

The RTI Act earlier had a provision to permit public authorities to reveal private data, equivalent to officers’ salaries, when it’s within the public curiosity. The Bill, nonetheless, eliminated these caveats and utterly disallowed disclosing private data. 

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Nilesh Desai
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