CBI not totally exempt from RTI; has to provide information about corruption, human rights violation: Delhi High Court

The High Court held that proviso to Section 24 of RTI Act is applicable to CBI and its purpose is to provide information on human rights violations and corruption.

The Delhi High Court recently held that the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is not completely exempt from the purview of Right to Information Act (RTI Act) and the central agency has to provide information related to corruption and human rights violation when such a request is raised under the Act [Central Public Information Officer (CPIO) Central Bureau of Investigation v Sanjeev Chaturvedi].

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