right-to-information

Banks report 84,545 fraud cases in FY20 reported during 2019-20: RBI in RTI reply

Banks report 84,545 fraud cases in FY20 reported during 2019-20: RBI in RTI reply

RTI (Right to Information) activist Abhay Kolarkar said that he had sought various banking related queries under the jurisdiction of the ...Read More

Bhopal: Operationalise online RTI facility, says MP Information Commission to the state government

Bhopal: Operationalise online RTI facility, says MP Information Commission to the state government

Madhya Pradesh Information Commission chief Arvind Kumar Shukla has asked the state government to operationalise an online facility for f...Read More

For dishing out poor fare on trains, caterers being let off with mere warnings

For dishing out poor fare on trains, caterers being let off with mere warnings

Mumbai: The response to a right-to-information query on the action taken by the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) o...Read More

Govt cannot deny information under RTI by citing staff crunch, rules HC

Govt cannot deny information under RTI by citing staff crunch, rules HC

Mumbai: Merely because there is a staff crunch in various deparments of the Maharashtra government, it cannot deny information to citizen...Read More

Over 14,000 farmers ended lives in last 5 years: Report

Over 14,000 farmers ended lives in last 5 years: Report

A total of 1,296 farmers committed suicide in 2013, followed by 2,039 suicides reported in 2014. In 2015, 3,263 farmer suicides were repo...Read More

No notes of Rs 2000 have been printed in this financial year: RTI Reply

No notes of Rs 2000 have been printed in this financial year: RTI Reply

After the demonitisation move on 8th November 2016, the government banned on the then existing Rs. 500 and Rs. 1000 notes and issued Rs....Read More

Centre's motive is to minimise RTI applications: Amit Shah

Centre's motive is to minimise RTI applications: Amit Shah

New Delhi: Appealing to people not to misuse the Right to Information (RTI), Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday asserted that the ...Read More

Public consultation necessary for laws to become successful: Pranab Mukherjee

Public consultation necessary for laws to become successful: Pranab Mukherjee

He made the remarks at an event organized to confer Paulos Mar Greharious Award, 2019 on socio-political activist Aruna Roy, for her cont...Read More

Government to reach out to opposition parties on RTI Amendment Bill, may contact Sonia Gandhi

Government to reach out to opposition parties on RTI Amendment Bill, may contact Sonia Gandhi

The government may contact former Congress president Sonia Gandhi also as she is leading the opposition parties, they said.

RTI on brink of extinction, Central govt wants to subvert Act: Sonia Gandhi

RTI on brink of extinction, Central govt wants to subvert Act: Sonia Gandhi

New Delhi: UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday said the Centre is hell-bent on subverting the RTI Act which now stands on the "brink ...Read More

328 Mumbaikars died after falling into manholes in last 5 years: Right To Information

328 Mumbaikars died after falling into manholes in last 5 years: Right To Information

A total of 328 Mumbaikars have lost their lives after slipping into an open manhole or drowning into the sea, in the last five years. The...Read More

Dearth of engineers in BMC as 1,000 posts remain vacant

Dearth of engineers in BMC as 1,000 posts remain vacant

According to the recent Right to Information (RTI) report, there are 969 engineers posts that are vacant out of the total 4,482 posts in ...Read More

Notch up unpaid water bills amounting to Rs 240 crore

Notch up unpaid water bills amounting to Rs 240 crore

After Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and other ministers found themselves on the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation's defaulter list fo...Read More

Mumbai: Reply to RTI query reveals 57 women died after abortion from 2017-19

Mumbai: Reply to RTI query reveals 57 women died after abortion from 2017-19

Mumbai: A query by Right To Information activist Chetan Kothari seeking statistics on deaths caused by abortion has revealed, over 57 wom...Read More

Bhayandar: Scribe attacked by lodge mafia in Kashimira

Bhayandar: Scribe attacked by lodge mafia in Kashimira

BHAYANDAR: In yet another brazen attack on the media, local scribe and Right to Information (RTI) activist Irba Konapure was brutally ass...Read More

Wilful bank defaulters double in PM Modi rule: Congress

Wilful bank defaulters double in PM Modi rule: Congress

New Delhi: The Congress on Friday blasted the Modi government for leaving the banking system in tatters with the wilful defaulters doubli...Read More

IIT audit of 280 overbridges not yet submitted to Central Railway: RTI

IIT audit of 280 overbridges not yet submitted to Central Railway: RTI

Mumbai: A Right to Information query has revealed safety audit reports of 191 foot overbridges (FOBs) and 89 road overbridges (ROBs) cond...Read More

Play a smart card to get RTI right: Award-winning journalist Vishwas Waghmode

Play a smart card to get RTI right: Award-winning journalist Vishwas Waghmode

Mumbai: In an informative Right to Information (RTI) seminar, Vishwas Waghmode, an award-winning was invited to speak on how he used RTI ...Read More

Supreme Court takes 9 years to take up own case

Supreme Court takes 9 years to take up own case

New Delhi: Is the Chief Justice of India covered by the Right to Information (RTI) Act and obliged to disclose his assets like any other ...Read More

Mumbai: RTI activist case against cop adjourned again

Mumbai: RTI activist case against cop adjourned again

Mumbai: It was not just in Damini, the Hindi film which depicted a rather true picture of the judiciary, in which adjournments are a rout...Read More

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