What are the 6 fundamental rights?

What are the 6 fundamental rights?

The Constitution guarantees six fundamental rights to Indian citizens as follows: (i) right to equality, (ii) right to freedom, (iii) right against exploitation, (iv) right to freedom of religion, (v) cultural and educational rights, and (vi) right to constitutional remedies.

Is RTI a fundamental right?

RTI or Right to Information Act is a fundamental right and is an aspect of Article 19 (1)(a) of the Indian Constitution. Right to Information replaced the Freedom of Information Act, 2002.

What is not covered under RTI?

Under Section 8(1) (f) of the RTI Act, information received in confidence from foreign Government, is exempted from disclosure. Section 8(1)(f) covers information received in confidence from foreign governments but it does not cover information communicated by the Government of India to foreign governments.

Who is the founder of RTI?

In 1987, she along with Nikhil Dey, Shankar Singh and others founded the Mazdoor Kisan Shakti Sangathan. The MKSS began by fighting for fair and equal wages for workers which shaped and evolved into a struggle for the enactment of India’s Right to Information Act.

Which state start RTI first?

Very first RTI application: On October 12, 2005, a person called Shahid Raza Burney submitted India’s first ever Right To Information application to a police station in Pune and thus we entered the RTI age. 6. J&K remains special: Article 370 of the Constitution confers a special autonomous status to Jammu & Kashmir.

Who passed RTI Act?

On 15 June 2005, President APJ Abdul Kalam gave his assent to the national Right to Information Act 2005. With presidential assent, the Central Government and State Governments had 120 days to implement the provisions of the Bill in its entirety. The Act formally came into force on 12 October 2005.

Is PMO under RTI Act?

The Prime Minister’s Secretariat was set up on 15.08. The main premises of PMO is located in the South Block. However, certain branches are located at Rail Bhavan (RTI Section) & Parliament House (Parliament Section).

Are political parties under RTI?

October 29th, 2010 – RTI was filed by Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) which sought information on donations and contributions received by political parties. June 3rd, 2013- Landmark judgement declared by full bench of the CIC which stated that political parties will come within the ambit of the RTI.

Why PM care is not under RTI?

It, however, said that PM-CARES does not come under the RTI act because it receives funds from private sources. A clause in the document called the fund a private entity, exempting it from RTI scrutiny, according to NDTV.


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