Category: RTI – Right to Information


SundayTimes: Editorial:     The slip showed badly; this Government made it clear it has no intention of bringing in a Right to Information Law that will allow citizens to have access to official information that affects their daily lives. So, secrecy in Government will continue to be maintained. The people, ordinary people, will ... Read More
July 4, 2011haritha



Long road to RTI Act

0   The road to a Right to Information (RTI) Act that would promote transparency and accountability for good governance just got longer with the President’s statements to media heads on Tuesday. At a meeting with heads of print and electronic media President Mahinda Rajapaksa insisted that journalists did not require the ... Read More
June 30, 2011haritha


Jun2011    President Rajapaksa said there was no need for new laws to protect people’s right to information and he was prepared to ensure that everybody had access to any information except what was covered by the Official Secrecy Act and matters related to national security. He would make available information required ... Read More
June 29, 2011haritha



Cartoon – RTI

June 28, 2011haritha