9.8 lakh RTIs filed last year, but 40% of them junked
Saturday, March 18, 2017, 7:52 AM
Indians filed an astonishing 9.76 lakh applications under the Right to Information Act in 2015-2016, an increase of over 20% as compared to previous year's numbers. However, four out of every 10 RTI pleas were rejected on mysterious grounds, according to the central information commission's annual report. The numbers of applications filed in 2014-2015 were 7.55 lakh, which rose by 2.21 lakh in 2015-2016.