There are so many Merits,

We can able to get knowledge of what is happening in our country
what Govt is doing with our money, 
what is the amount spent for a particular project, 
how much amount has collected for a particular fund, 
what is the present stage of a particular legal case, 
who are the right person to contact for a particular problem and solution
Simply it will remove our blindness.

There are few demerits
Sombody may getting affected by spread of informations which related to him
Some secrate must be maintained by Govt, (for eg. Defence) 
Answered by SKSAMY, 16 Aug '07 11:40 am