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Analysis Of The Exemptions Provided Under Right To Information Act, 2005 With Reference To Judgement

Rajarshi Dwivedi, BA.LL.B, School of Law, Presidency University, Bengaluru, Karnataka


Every citizen has right to know and it is based on the notions of democratic values. If such right is snatched, it will undermine the principles of democracy. Right to information is provided to the citizens of India by Right To Information Act, 2005. The same act has made certain restrictions to the right. This articles is related to the the extent of exemptions provided in the act along with the judgements Supreme Court which further clarified the topic. It will basically examine the validity and the reasoning behind the exemptions provided by the government and the court as regard to the right to information. The sources of information for this article has been various blogs, research articles and other e-resources. After scrutinising the provisions along with the judgements, the article will provide conclusion for the same.

Indian Journal of Law and Legal Research

Abbreviation: IJLLR

ISSN: 2582-8878


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