“RTI Elimination Bill” passed in Rajya Sabha despite protest by opposition

The Right to Information (RTI) bill was passed with changes in the Rajya Sabha on Thursday despite the opposition’s objections. Prime Minister Narendra Modi reportedly spoke with Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik requesting for support of his party, the Biju Janata Dal (BJD). The Congress party wanted the bill to be scrutinized by the select […]