It’s an RTI elimination bill, says Shashi Tharoor on Amendment Bill

Updated:2 months, 3 weeks ago IST

New Delhi, July 22 (ANI): The Lok Sabha passed the Right to Information (Amendment) Bill, 2019, three days after it was introduced by the government. Congress Member of Parliament in Lok Sabha, Shashi Tharoor claimed it as elimination bill of RTI and said, “It is not an RTI (Amendment) Bill. It is an 'RTI elimination bill.The Centre had introduced the bill in the Lok Sabha on Friday to amend the RTI Act, seeking to give the government powers to fix salaries, tenures and other terms and conditions of employment of information commissioners amid vehement protests by opposition members.

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