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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

‘Only up to Rs 1 lakh, not all money, insured in banks’

‘Only up to Rs 1 lakh, not all money, insured in banks’

This covers savings, fixed, current and recurring accounts, the DICGC, which insures all bank deposits, said in response to a Right to In...Read More

Electoral Bonds Explained: Why have they have become a controversial issue again

Electoral Bonds Explained: Why have they have become a controversial issue again

The Narendra Modi government had introduced electoral bonds worth Rs. 1,000, Rs. 10,000, Rs. 1 lakh, Rs. 10 lakh and Rs. 1 crore to bring...Read More

Donors through electoral bonds not anonymous, SBI had 'hidden numbers': Report

Donors through electoral bonds not anonymous, SBI had 'hidden numbers': Report

Leading public sector lender, The State Bank of India (SBI) records the hidden unique alphanumeric code on the electoral bonds. But the g...Read More

Mumbai, Kolkata, New Delhi and Hyderabad account for 83 per cent of all electoral bonds

Mumbai, Kolkata, New Delhi and Hyderabad account for 83 per cent of all electoral bonds

The RTI document also reveals that 83 per cent of all electoral bonds by value came from just four cities.

Poverty-stricken Cong in Modi's new India: Bhopal MLA's name crops up in BPL list

Poverty-stricken Cong in Modi's new India: Bhopal MLA's name crops up in BPL list

A RTI has revealed that, Congress MLA was found to be a Below Poverty Line (BPL) card holder in Bhopal. The Congress MLA is a former mini...Read More

SC to decide whether CJI is under RTI

SC to decide whether CJI is under RTI

A five-judge constitution bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi will pronounce the judgement at 2 pm.

Bhopal: PWD notice to IAS Officers Association

Bhopal: PWD notice to IAS Officers Association

Pay Rs 34.56 lakh due rent or face eviction

SC asks Centre, 9 states to file status report on filling up vacancies in CIC, SICs

SC asks Centre, 9 states to file status report on filling up vacancies in CIC, SICs

A bench headed by justices S A Bobde asked the Centre and states to file their status report after RTI activists Anjali Bhardwaj and othe...Read More

Sonia Gandhi decries decimation of RTI

Sonia Gandhi decries decimation of RTI

New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Thursday decried the Modi government's final assault to decimate the Right to Information (...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

Home Ministry wriggles out on Amit Shah's profile

Home Ministry wriggles out on Amit Shah's profile

New Delhi: The Home Ministry has wriggled out from furnishing details of the profile of Home Minister Amit Shah, glorifying his role in t...Read More

Mumbai: BMC spends Rs 2 lakh to fix a pothole, says Activist

Mumbai: BMC spends Rs 2 lakh to fix a pothole, says Activist

Mumbai: Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has spent more than Rs 2 lakh to fix a pothole in 2013, said Shakeel Ahmed who filed an ...Read More

Indian Railways earns revenue of Rs 1,377 crore in fines from ticketless travellers in three years

Indian Railways earns revenue of Rs 1,377 crore in fines from ticketless travellers in three years

New Delhi: Railways' earnings from fines on ticketless travellers has gone up by around 31 per cent in the last three years, an RTI has f...Read More

BMC handed over Rs 560 crore building repair cess to Mhada in 12 yers: RTI

BMC handed over Rs 560 crore building repair cess to Mhada in 12 yers: RTI

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) recovers cess from the eligible cessed buildings that come under the direct control of Mhada...Read More

BMC has spent Rs 17,000 on every pothole it repaired in Mumbai: Report

BMC has spent Rs 17,000 on every pothole it repaired in Mumbai: Report

Like every year the streets of India's economic capital, Mumbai, become potential death traps for the residents of the city courtesy poth...Read More

Bhopal: 'Government hiding file of DeSa’s appointment' RTI activist Ajay Dubey

Bhopal: 'Government hiding file of DeSa’s appointment' RTI activist Ajay Dubey

Shivraj government did not accept the recommendation and protected DeSa.

Activists protest amendment in RTI Act, petition President

Activists protest amendment in RTI Act, petition President

Parliament has passed the Bill amending the RTI Act amid objections by the Opposition which alleged that it was an attempt to undermine t...Read More

Indore: DHE directed to provide copy of probe report to RTI applicant

Indore: DHE directed to provide copy of probe report to RTI applicant

Shukla stated that RTI activist Ajay Dubey had sought details of inquiry in public interest and there should be no problem in granting it...Read More

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