Information as a Public Good: Importance of Reliable Information During a Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has demonstrated how crucial free access to reliable information can be. In a crisis such as this, it wouldn’t be an understatement to say that information can be a matter of life and death. Conversely, disinformation has speedily increased and it fuels various risks, including, at the present, the risk to public health. Further, it reinforces other challenges such as socio-economic disparity, gender bias, and inequalities of all forms.


By- Aprajita, School of Law and Governance, Central University of South Bihar !! India is the largest democracy where the people elect their representatives through casting votes in elections. The basic regime which the democracy operates is the transparency. After independence, there were several attempts to make the public authorities more transparent and accountable toContinue reading “REAMING RTI TO POLITICAL PARTIES”

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