ads

CJI Office Comes Under The RTI Act: Supreme Court

by Sidharth Pandey 1 year ago Views 1301

CJI Office Comes Under The RTI Act: Supreme Court
Supreme Court in a landmark judgement on Wednesday ruled that the office of Chief Justice of India comes under the Right to Information (RTI) Act.

Supreme Court dismissed an appeal by its own registry which had declined to give information relating to the Chief Justice of India (CJI) office. 


"We have virtually concurred with the Delhi High Court"

"Right to privacy is protected and confidentiality is also protected, these are two separate rights" 

"Transparency, judicial independence, and accountability need to go hand in hand" 

"Public interest demands disclosure" observed the Supreme Court

"We dismiss appeal civil appeal and uphold the Delhi HC order"

Latest Videos

Latest Videos

Facebook Feed