Analysis of the day's top story on India Decides @ 9 (June 04, 2013)

PUBLISHED ON: June 4, 2013 | Duration: 50 min, 19 sec

   
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We can't get basic consensus to run Parliament, but an order by the Chief Information Commission that political parties should come under RTI has seen a remarkable unity. Almost all political parties, barring the BJP, have rejected the order. The order cited a number of reasons why they should come under RTI - from the crores of tax breaks political parties receive to their influence on decision making - but the parties aren't buying it. The Congress even said that political parties are private organisations.
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