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Madhya Pradesh: Info Commission imposes Rs 25,000 penalty on revenue official for avoiding response to RTI query

Madhya Pradesh: Info Commission imposes Rs 25,000 penalty on revenue official for avoiding response to RTI query

The Madhya Pradesh Information Commission has imposed a penalty of Rs 25,000 against an Under Secretary of the state government's revenue...Read More

Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh starts virtual hearings in RTI appeals to reduce pendency

Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh starts virtual hearings in RTI appeals to reduce pendency

With the coronavirus-induced lockdown resulting in pendency of over 7,000 Right to Information (RTI) appeals in Madhya Pradesh, state inf...Read More

NPAs of BoB, Indian Bank surge multi-fold in 6 yrs: RTI data

NPAs of BoB, Indian Bank surge multi-fold in 6 yrs: RTI data

The NPA of Bank of Baroda (BoB) rose from Rs 11,876 crore at March-end 2014 to Rs 73,140 crore at December-end 2019, the RTI reply showed.

After RBI's RTI reply, Rahul Gandhi shares old video from when he had sought the names of the '50 biggest bank thieves'

After RBI's RTI reply, Rahul Gandhi shares old video from when he had sought the names of the '50 biggest bank thieves'

The Reserve Bank of India recently revealed in response to an RTI query that outstanding loans amounting to Rs 68,607 crore of top 50 wil...Read More

Indians bank have written off Rs 68,607 crore in loans from top 50 defaulters: RBI in RTI reply

Indians bank have written off Rs 68,607 crore in loans from top 50 defaulters: RBI in RTI reply

Indian banks have technically written off a staggering amount of Rs 68,607 crore due from 50 top wilful defaulters, including absconding ...Read More

Maharashtra: Change in RTI appeals process gives rise to apprehensions

Maharashtra: Change in RTI appeals process gives rise to apprehensions

Importantly, however, as things stand currently, there is no clarity on whether the RTI applicant has any recourse left to seek the infor...Read More

MP government asks 120 companies if it can reveal their investment details

MP government asks 120 companies if it can reveal their investment details

Government shot the letter in response to an RTI (Right to Information) application seeking investment details.

Ex CM Devendra Fadnavis spent Rs 85,000 daily on TV, radio ads: RTI

Ex CM Devendra Fadnavis spent Rs 85,000 daily on TV, radio ads: RTI

As per the information accessed by activist Nitin Yadav under the Right to Information Act, the Fadnavis government spent Rs 15.51 crore ...Read More

FPJ Online Exclusive: Meet Rahul Gandhi fan Saket Gokhale - the activist who raised over Rs 22 lakh to 'fight' BJP's 'hate'

Meet Rahul fan Saket Gokhale - activist who raised over Rs 22 lakh to 'fight' BJP's 'hate'

"While India has laws against inciting people on religious grounds, these laws are not followed when it comes to powerful people"

Police force lacks women representation significantly

Police force lacks women representation significantly

Mumbai: Amid a rising graph of crimes against women, data obtained under RTI show that the Mumbai Police still has a long way to go to ac...Read More

Despite revised fares, no. of bus passes declined: RTI

Despite revised fares, no. of bus passes declined: RTI

About 1.25 lakh people commute by BEST buses in the city. The city has total 3,198 BEST buses.

Bhopal: Tigress gives birth twice within six months!

Bhopal: Tigress gives birth twice within six months!

RTI questions forest authority claim, takes matter to NCTA.

Humiliated again after Bhil controversy: SIC penalises MPPSC for failing to provide info

Humiliated again after Bhil controversy: SIC penalises MPPSC for failing to provide info

RTI applicant sought details about agency which conducted recruitment exam for assistant professors.

City’s top cop assures justice to RTI activist ‘assaulted’ by DCP

City’s top cop assures justice to RTI activist ‘assaulted’ by DCP

Mumbai: Mumbai Police Commissioner Sanjay Barve on Saturday assured "speedy justice" to Right to Information (RTI) activist Yashwant Shin...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

‘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

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