actionable wrongs?which is essentially what grievances are The concerns of those worried about Central interference in state policy could be addressed by making sure that the state commissions areas in the RTI Actappointed at the state level and not subordinate to Central commissions Appeals against the orders of state commissions could go to the high courts Alsodisciplinary action could be a parallel process available exclusively to the department and the state government If the bulk of the funding for this legislation comes from the Central governmentevery Indian could have access to a real platform for democratic accountability without interfering in the domain of the state governments Just 1 per cent of the expenditure on flagship programmes could help fund the entire framework Imagine the loss to India and our citizens had the national RTI Act not applied to the states as well RTI 20 must give all Indians a chance not just to seek answersbut make officials accountable to the people An effective grievance redress legislation would significantly reduce arbitrariness and corruption and give people better access to their entitlements Nikhil Dey and Anjali Bhardwaj are co-convenors of the National Campaign for Peoples Right to Information For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Divya Goyal | Ludhiana | Published: August 22 2017 5:23 am Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh (File) Related News IN ITS closure report submitted in the Ludhiana court in the alleged Rs 1144-crore Ludhiana City Centre scam the Vigilance Bureau has concluded that “there is no proof or fact to substantiate any scam in the project” and that “CM Captain Amarinder Singh never had any ill-intention in the execution of the project” In the 77-page report which The Indian Express has seen submitted 10 years after the FIR was filed in the case in 2007 the VB says that “in fact Captain Amarinder Singh pointed out the irregularities in the project from time to time keeping in view the welfare of the people and corrected them” The report also says that “there is no proof of any bribe money exchanged between the representatives of the private firm Today Homes and any government official at the Hotel Park Plaza of Ludhiana” as alleged At least three times the probe report says “Ludhiana City Centre was a huge project” and “LIT chairman Paramjit Singh Sibia did not have proper knowledge on how to handle the project” “Whenever there were some minor irregularities Captain Amarinder Singh issued orders to correct them and himself ordered probe into them Thus he never had any ill-intentions He followed the law at every step” says the report It concludes by saying: “There is no evidence to say that Captain Amarinder Singh was in connivance with the owners of Today Homes or acted to benefit or favour them” The report concludes that “no evidence has been found against any of the persons named and neither there is any proof of any bungling or scam in Ludhiana City Centre” “All allegations are just fictional (kalpanik) and sambhavit (doubtful)” The FIR in the alleged scam was filed on March 23 2007 on the complaint of SSP Vigilance Ludhiana After an investigation a charge sheet was filed in the court on December 12 2007 but the court had not framed charges against the accused over the last 10 years and the matter kept getting adjourned The closure report was filed on Saturday The re-investigation on which the closure report has been filed was carried out after Chetan Gupta an accused named in the FIR filed an application with the VB on March 7 this year The Bureau’s closure report contradicts its own probe report filed earlier by then SP Vigilance Ludhiana Kanwarjit Singh Sadhu on the basis of which an FIR was filed on March 23 2007 against 36 people including Captain Amarinder Singh his son Raninder Singh son-in-law Raminder Singh former LIT chairman Paramjit Singh Sibia (now dead) former local bodies minister Chaudhary Jagjit Singh (now dead) former Punjab Congress chief HS Hanspal and others The fresh vigilance report says its own officials “did not investigate properly earlier” and now in the “wake of new facts documents and proofs” it has been found that “there is no proof of irregularity in the project” and “none of the persons named in the FIR had any ill-intention” For all the latest Chandigarh News download Indian Express App More Related News This is something that the DoPT has already promised to incorporate in the law through a press note issued soon after the bill was introduced in Parliament. capable of hitting winners and big serves.” Sharapova said.s Mormonism be. not reporters,” The 26-year-old Fleetwood has been in good form recently, I didn’t want him to feel like he could bogey a couple of holes and still be OK. Here at Firstpost, VHP leader Praveen Togadia defended ghar wapsi saying.
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