Monday, October 26, 2009

Access to info a fundamental right: HC

Access to information is a fundamental right recognized by the Constitution, and the public authority must interpret the Right To Information (RTI) Act 2005, liberally, the Madras high court has said. A ruling to this effect was passed by Justice MM Sundaresh recently, while passing orders on the writ petitions of three candidates seeking copies of their answer sheets besides the marksheets of all candidates short-listed for motor vehicle inspector posts by the Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC).

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