On a petition moved by Lucknow-based social activist Urvashi Sharma under 156(3) CrPc, the court of Judicial Magistrate II has directed the Ashiyana police station to enquire on First Information Report (FIR) against Subrata Roy and Sahara India Parivaar and submit report by 22 May. The next date of hearing is 23 May.
RTI activists of Uttar Pradesh, under the aegis of Yaishwaryaj Seva Sansthan have sent a memorandum to Governor, Chief Minister and Chief Secretary of Uttar Pradesh with their sole demand of appointing information commissioners on eight vacant posts in Uttar Pradesh Information Commission.
The government's objective to empower the citizens of India through the Right to information Act while promoting transparency and accountability in the overall functioning of its governance seems to have met with a dead end.
RTI activists in Uttar Pradesh, under the aegis of Yaishwaryaj Seva Sansthan Lucknow and Uttar Pradesh Campaign to Protect RTI (UPCPRI) will demonstrate on Monday, 1 April 2013 from 11am to 3pm at DHARNA Sthal, opposite Vidhaan Sabha in Lucknow.