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WINTER ISSUE / DECEMBER 2010

Theme: Right to Information: New Frontiers of Democracy

Contents

EDITORIAL

Articles

  1. TRADITIONAL SYSTEMS OF COMMUNICATION AND INFORMATION DISSENMONATION AMONG THE SANTALS – by Dr. Arun Ghosh

  2. INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITY –
    by Dr. Ruma Chatterjee

  3. RTI AND BEYOND - by Dr. Manas Pratim Das

  4. LIMITATIONS OF THE RIGHT TO INFORMATION ACT, 2005 - by Priyanka Jana

  5. RTI- THE RIGHT TO FIGHT AND THE FIGHT FOR THE RIGHT - by Dr. Y Prabhanjan Kumar Yadav

  6. RIGHT TO INFORMATION AS A TOOL TO PROMOTE AND STRENGHTEN DEMOCRACY – by Dr. Padma Rani

  7. RIGHT TO INFORMATION AND NATIONAL RURAL EMPLOYMENT GUARANTEE ACTS : AN ATTEMPT TOWARDS MORE ACCOUNTABLE AND TRANSPARENT GOVERNANCE –
    by Jhilam RoyChowdhury


  8. EXPLORING THE POSSIBILITIES OF THE USE OF RIGHT TO INFORMATION: A CASE STUDY ON THE JOINT FOREST MANAGEMENT – by Srabani Roy

  9. FORMATION OF KNOWLEDGE SOCIETY AND RTI: A REVIEW AND A VIEW-
    by S.K.Kashyap, Shreena Keshwani and Gaurav Papnai

Students' Research

  1. SCOPE OF RTI TOWARDS ENSURING AN ACCOUNTABLE PANCHAYAT SYSTEM -
    by Sreejaya Chatterjee

  2. DOES RIGHT TO PRIVACY EXEMPT RIGHT TO KNOW? A CASE STUDY IN INDIAN CONTEXT – by Devmalya Chakraborty

Commentaries

  1. RIGHT TO INFORMATION: AN IMPORTANT TOOL OF SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT, GOOD GOVERNANCE AND STRONG DEMOCRACY – by Dr. Sanjeev Kumar Tiwari

  2. DEMOCRATIC NEED OF RIGHT TO INFORMATION ACT IN INDIA – by Mr. Subhrajyoti Kundu

  3. MILES TO GO: EFFECTIVENESS OF RTI FOR WOMEN- by Madhupa Bakshi & Manali Bhattacharya

  4. RIGHT TO INFORMATION IN STRENGTHENING PARTICIPATORY DEMOCRACY –
    by P. Chandra Sekhar


  5. LINKED BY THE NETWORKS –by Shikha Mukerjee

Book Reviews

  1. MEDIA FREEDOM: INTROSPECTING ITS STATUS - Review by Santwan Chattopadhyay

  2. ACCESS AND DESSIMINATION OF INFORMATION: FORM CIVIL SOCIETY TO CORPORATE WORLD – Review by Dr. P.K.Bandyopadhyay

Documents

  1. THE RIGHT TO INFORMATION ACT, 2005: INDIA

  2. THE RIGHT TO INFORMATION ACT, 2009: BANGLADESH

  3. UNIVERSAL DECLARATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS, 1948: UNITED NATIONS

  4. RIGHT TO INFORMATION ACT, 2007: NEPAL

  5. LAW ON ACCESS TO INFORMATION, 2009: VIETNAM

  6. THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT OF PAKISTAN’S ORDINANCE TO PROVIDE FOR TRANSPARENCY AND FREEDOM OF INFORMATION, 2000

  7. THE OFFICIAL FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT, 2001: SRI LANKA

  8. REPORT ON INFORMATION ACCESS AND MEDIA AND INFORMATION LITERACY, 2010: BHUTAN

  9. U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE: INFORMATION ACCESS GUIDE: 2010

  10. FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION AND THE MEDIA IN SINGAPORE: 2005

  11. THE WORLD’S FIRST FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT: 1766
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