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    RTI query on state civic corporations’ transparency: ‘Since report is in submission no information can be provided’

    Mumbai: Government has no interest in ensuring transparency in working of Municipal corporations in Maharashtra. The three-member committee appointed to recommend measures to ensure transparency in the working of all municipal corporations including Mumbai, is gathering dust for the past 132 days, as per the information provided to RTI activist Anil Galgali leading to speculation about the intention of the government in implementing the recommendations.

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    Mumbai University faces cash crunch, withdraws FDs worth over Rs 100 crore

    Mumbai: The Mumbai University, facing cash crunch, has withdrawn fixed deposits worth over Rs 111 crore in the last two years. A response to an RTI (Right to Information Act) query has revealed. This information was revealed by RTI activist Anil Galgali, when he sought the information from the University’s Finance and Accounts Department. “It is unfortunate that the university, under its current vice chancellor Sanjay Deshmukh, is having to break its