Topic: Transparency & accountability and institutional and other measures.
4) In an effort to amend RTI, a key allegation made in the Parliament is that the RTI is being widely misused, especially to blackmail public functionaries. It is also argued that government servants are unable to take decisions objectively for fear of the RTI. Are these arguments valid? If valid, should these arguments be used to amend the RTI law? Critically comment. (200 Words)