India: government continues to suppress citizens’ right to information ahead of election

[Republished in leading Indian news sites: Scroll and Quartz] Back in 2014, when the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ascended to power in India, it did so on the promise of running an open government accountable to its citizens that would eliminate corruption. But nearly five years later, and with an election due between March andContinue reading “India: government continues to suppress citizens’ right to information ahead of election”