Supreme Court: Decide RTI purview on intel agencies

Supreme Court: Decide RTI purview on intel agencies

The SC has directed the Delhi HC to decide the applicability of the RTI Act to intelligence and security organisations of the government while setting aside its order directing a department to furnish information to an employee on seniority and promotions. - File photo

New Delhi, October 17

The SC has directed the Delhi HC to decide the applicability of the RTI Act to intelligence and security organisations of the government while setting aside its order directing a department to furnish information to an employee on seniority and promotions.

A Bench of Justices MR Shah and AS Bopanna said the HC passed the directions without deciding the objection of the government department that the RTI Act was not applicable to it. — PTI

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