Delhi high court: RTI abuse has triggered paralysis in bureaucracy – Times of India

Delhi high court: RTI abuse has triggered paralysis in bureaucracy - Times of India

NEW DELHI: The Delhi High Court has said that it is coming across various cases where the Right to Information (RTI) Act, 2005 has been misused.Paralysis and fear among government officials”.
A single-judge bench headed by Justice Subramuniam Prasad said that the purpose of the RTI Act is to promote good governance. wrong use This will only reduce its importance and also prevent public servants from performing their duties.
“The Right to Information Act, 2005 was brought in with the laudable objective of bringing transparency in the functioning of the government. The Act is intended to provide every citizen with secure access to information, to prevent corruption and to curb governments and their institutions. was brought. However, this Court is now looking at the growing misuse of the RTI Act and this case is a classic case of misuse of Right to Information. The RTI Act is meant to further improve good governance, And there is an unfortunate misuse of it. It will only reduce its importance and also prevent public servants from performing their activities (sic),” the bench said.
The court challenging the Central Information Commission’s order directed its registry not to entertain any further case against a Jamshedpur doctor, Atul Chhabra, in the death of his younger brother due to alleged medical negligence. One was hearing a petition filed by Shashir Chand. Tata Memorial Hospital
Dismissing Chand’s appeal against the Central Public Information Officer’s order, the CIC said it had misused the RTI process by repeatedly trying to reopen the same issue.

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