Articles about Anjali Bhardwaj

Anjali Bhardwaj is an Indian social activist who works on accountability and transparency issues. She is one of the founding members of the Satark Nagrik Sangathan and co-convenor of the National Campaign for People’s Right to Information (NCPRI). Bhardwaj is an alumnus of Lady Shri Ram College, Delhi School of Economics, and the University of Oxford. She was named among 12 individuals by the Joe Biden administration for the International Anti-Corruption Champions Award. She is a co-convenor of the National Campaign for People's Right to Information (NCPRI). She worked toward the Right to Information Act, 2005, the Whistle Blowers Protection Act, 2011, The Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act, 2013, and the Grievance Redress Bill. Bhardwaj also works with the RTI Assessment & Advocacy Group which was founded in 2008. In 2009, she received the Ashoka Fellowship for Social Entrepreneurs. In 2011, she was also honored with the Honor Roll of Lady Shri Ram College. Bhardwaj has written several articles on transparency and accountability issues which were published on various media portals.

Taking U-turn, JNU says cops have mob attack's CCTV footage

28 Jan 2020

India
Taking U-turn, JNU says cops have mob attack's CCTV footage

Weeks have passed since the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) was targeted by an organized mob, leaving over 30, including teachers and students injured.

Third SC judge exits case challenging acting CBI chief's appointment

31 Jan 2019

India
Third SC judge exits case challenging acting CBI chief's appointment

On Thursday, Supreme Court Justice NV Ramana recused himself from hearing a plea challenging M Nageshwar Rao's appointment as interim CBI Chief.

Justice Sikri recuses himself from plea challenging interim CBI-chief's appointment

24 Jan 2019

India
Justice Sikri recuses himself from plea challenging interim CBI-chief's appointment

Justice AK Sikri, who was part of the select panel which took the decision to transfer former CBI Director Alok Verma, on Thursday recused himself from a plea challenging the appointment of M Nageshwar Rao as the interim boss of the agency.

Months after Ankit Saxena's murder, family hosts Iftar for harmony

04 Jun 2018

India
Months after Ankit Saxena's murder, family hosts Iftar for harmony

Four months ago, Ankit Saxena's family in Raghubir Nagar, Delhi, saw their 23-year-old son brutally murdered.

Draft RTI rules, affecting millions annually, still hang in uncertainty

29 Apr 2018

India
Draft RTI rules, affecting millions annually, still hang in uncertainty

Nearly a year after the government came out with the draft RTI Rules 2017, they still lay in the backburner, with no progress in sight towards their approval.

With the new rules, is RTI law in danger?

11 Jul 2017

India
With the new rules, is RTI law in danger?

The Right to Information Act came into force in India in October 2005, after the government decided to repeal the previous Freedom of Information Act, 2002, to make the system more transparent.