Office of Chief Justice of India comes under RTI Act, says Supreme Court - News Summed Up

Office of Chief Justice of India comes under RTI Act, says Supreme Court


The Supreme Court (SC) on Wednesday said that the office of Chief Justice of India (CJI) is a public authority under the purview of the transparency law, Right to Information Act (RTI). The top court was due to pronounce verdict on whether the office of Chief Justice of India (CJI) shall come under Right to Information Act (RTI). In its judgement, SC said, "Transparency doesn’t undermine judicial independency" while upholding the Delhi High Court judgement which ruled that office of Chief Justice comes under the purview of Right to Information Act. A 5-member SC bench had reserved its order on April 4. (More details awaited ...)


Source: dna November 13, 2019 09:20 UTC



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