SC hears right to privacy cases: Misuse of personal information cannot be dealt on a case-to-case basis, says top court

SC hears right to privacy cases: Misuse of personal information cannot be dealt on a case-to-case basis, says top court: The Supreme Court on Tuesday said that there has to be “overarching” guidelines to protect an individual’s private information in public domain to ensure that it was used only for an intended purpose. A nine-judge…

Right to Information Act can hinder officials giving advice on decisions: Jaitley

Right to Information Act can hinder officials giving advice on decisions: Jaitley: The Indian Right to Information (RTI) Act can sometimes inhibit bureaucrats from giving their honest opinion during the process of decision making, Finance and Defence Minister Arun Jaitley said on Friday. “Bureaucrats are free to render their advice and opinion during the process of decision making,”…