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Right to information denied

Ishfaq Ahmed

There has been poor implementation of RTI act according to Ishfaq Ahmed. There have been showdowns between government and state Information Commissioner.

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Politics of deceit

According to daily The Kashmir Monitor, National Conference says that it is reviving the slogan of plebiscite and the demand of restoring pre-53 position. This was expressed by Justice Masood, NC, MP, the new face of National Conference. But he could not do anything on abrogation of Art 370, while it was being debated  in Parliament, though he had called Art 370 an inalienable part of Indian Constitution. There was expectation that NC, MPs, would take some extreme step and resign their seats in protest. But it did not happen. The party had raised the boogey of internal autonomy, when it came to power in 1996. But it forgot to do anything. In 2000 it had passed a resolution on autonomy and sent it to Centre, where it was rejected by then BJP-led government, but NC never protested or took any more steps.

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