RTI Amendment Bill Clears Rajya Sabha Despite Protests By Opposition | Read
PUBLISHED ON: July 25, 2019 | Duration: 2 min, 19 sec
The Right to Information (RTI) bill seeking significant changes to the transparency law has passed the Rajya Sabha test despite the opposition's objections, with the government bringing the fence-sitters on board. Prime Minister Narendra Modi reportedly spoke to Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik for the support of his Biju Janata Dal (BJD). The Congress walked out of Rajya Sabha before voting.