M Sridhar Acharyulu

Madabhushi Sridhar Acharyulu was the Central Information Commissioner (2013-18) of Union of India, who delivered thousands of landmark judgments on Right to Information. Earlier, Madabhushi Sridhar served as Professor and Registrar at NALSAR University, Hyderabad . With double post-graduate degrees (LLM & MCJ) Ph.D. and LL.D., Sridhar continues as a columnist on socio-political happenings and policies of the state. He has written and published 40 books on Law and Journalism in both Telugu and English, 100 plus research articles and thousands of newspaper articles. Sridhar anchored a live phone-in TV weekly program to answer doubts on land records in 60 episodes of a TV channel in Hyderabad.

    M Sridhar Acharyulu

    Professor Gupteswar, known as Torteswar
    Professor Gupteswar, known as Torteswar

    Gupteswar strongly advocated for eminent teachers of the law to be elevated as judges of Constitutional courts. In one of his essays titled 'Law...

    By M Sridhar Acharyulu  Published on 15 April 2022 5:30 AM GMT


    Twitter war: Whether Netaji died as warrior or baba?
    Twitter war: Whether Netaji died as warrior or baba?

    Twitter war broke out between two researcher-based-authors and others over the authenticity of the unfortunate death of Netaji in a plane accident in...

    By M Sridhar Acharyulu  Published on 5 April 2022 10:04 AM GMT


    Why dont political groups agree that Gumnami Baba is Netaji? asks author Chandrachur Ghose
    Why don't political groups agree that Gumnami Baba is Netaji? asks author Chandrachur Ghose

    Though there is enough circumstantial evidence to prove that Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose and the unseen holy man Gumnami Baba were the same person,...

    By M Sridhar Acharyulu  Published on 31 March 2022 2:05 PM GMT


    International Day of Women Judges: CJI Ramana recommended 37 females to HCs; only 17 appointed
    International Day of Women Judges: CJI Ramana recommended 37 females to HCs; only 17 appointed

    'There are numerous factors behind the under-representation of women in the judiciary. The primary reason is the deeply ingrained patriarchy in our...

    By M Sridhar Acharyulu  Published on 11 March 2022 4:32 AM GMT


    Unions Gazette usurps Telugu river projects: Hyderabad Declaration
    Union's Gazette usurps Telugu river projects: Hyderabad Declaration

    A Round Table Conference of civil society and Telangana Development forum on 5th March 2022 resolved against the draconian gazette notification of...

    By M Sridhar Acharyulu  Published on 8 March 2022 2:14 PM GMT


    TRS and BJP in war of Privilege Motions: Two Telangana Newspaper Editors get notices
    TRS and BJP in war of Privilege Motions: Two Telangana Newspaper Editors get notices

    In a series of serious developments regarding statements in Parliament, the TRS moved Privilege Motion against the Prime Minister, while the BJP moved ...

    By M Sridhar Acharyulu  Published on 26 Feb 2022 6:30 AM GMT


    Ban on Chintamani-The scrawled firman has zero wisdom
    Ban on Chintamani-The scrawled firman has zero wisdom

    Kanyasulkam by Gurajada Apparao, Chintamani is another piece of literary work in the genre of drama that stood the time. Instead of feeling proud of...

    By M Sridhar Acharyulu  Published on 26 Feb 2022 5:56 AM GMT


    Ramanuja who broke the law of secrecy
    Ramanuja who broke the law of secrecy

    A thousand years ago, one person broke the law of secrecy and revealed the sacred mantras from the top of the Gopuram to all, rebelled against...

    By M Sridhar Acharyulu  Published on 5 Feb 2022 3:43 PM GMT


    The State fails to perform Constitutional duties: What can Republic Do?
    The State fails to perform Constitutional duties: What can Republic Do?

    What are those duties, and whether they were honored by the Governments? Who has to question the Governments for breaching these duties prescribed by...

    By M Sridhar Acharyulu  Published on 27 Jan 2022 4:35 AM GMT


    High Court to Telangana CS: Assistance does not mean permission
    High Court to Telangana CS: 'Assistance' does not mean 'permission'

    Thanks to Ganji Srinivas and student Dhruti for their socially active initiative to save RTI from bureaucratic attack.

    By M Sridhar Acharyulu  Published on 5 Nov 2021 5:23 AM GMT


    Your circular on RTI is illegal, it undermines transparency: Former CICs to CS Somesh Kumar
    Your circular on RTI is illegal, it undermines transparency: Former CICs to CS Somesh Kumar

    An open letter from Shailesh Gandhi and M. Sridhar Acharyulu, Former Central Information Commissioners (CICs) to CS Somesh Kumar.

    By M Sridhar Acharyulu  Published on 22 Oct 2021 5:25 AM GMT


    Deepti, humane daughter of brave cop Krishna Prasad, dies
    Deepti, humane daughter of brave cop Krishna Prasad, dies

    Hyderabad: G. Krishna Prasad, the additional superintendent of police, sacrificed his life fighting for the nation 30 years ago. His wife and daughter ...

    By M Sridhar Acharyulu  Published on 23 May 2021 5:15 AM GMT


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