Lok Sabha passes bill to amend RTI, Oppn says centre is weakening the law2 min read . Updated: 23 Jul 2019, 01:26 AM IST
- Centre said the amendments to the RTI Act will streamline functioning and remove anomalies
- The Bill was later passed by voice vote
NEW DELHI : A critical piece of legislation that seeks to amend the landmark transparency law, Right to Information (RTI), was passed by the Lok Sabha on Monday amid strong protests by all key Opposition parties. To become a law, the bill will now need the approval of the Rajya Sabha, where the government is in a minority.
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