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Bhandara fire: Hospital had no fire safety equipment from 2018, reveals RTI

Bhandara fire: Hospital had no fire safety equipment from 2018, reveals RTI

Ten newborn babies died after a fire broke out in the Special Newborn Care Unit of a hospital in Maharashtra in the wee hours on Saturday.

Rs 20L-Cr pandemic package: Barely 10% disbursed, says RTI

Rs 20L-Cr pandemic package: Barely 10% disbursed, says RTI

As it turned out later, the celebrations were apparently premature and the net sanction was very modest compared with the astronomical am...Read More

We aren’t under RTI ambit, says MP Textbook Corporation

We aren’t under RTI ambit, says MP Textbook Corporation

An RTI was filed with the MP State Textbook Corporation (TBC) by activist Nitesh Vyas on July 15, 2109, seeking information on meeting of...Read More

Centre spent Rs 713.20 cr on ads in 2019-2020: RTI

Centre spent Rs 713.20 cr on ads in 2019-2020: RTI

This included ads worth Rs 317.05 cr released to the electronic, Rs 295.05 cr to the print and Rs 101.10 cr to the outdoor media

X, Y, Z of security or A, B, C of politics?

X, Y, Z of security or A, B, C of politics?

Our system can not only be cruel to the common man, it has a special talent for neutralising those furthering his cause; journalists, RT...Read More

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

About 84,545 bank fraud cases reported during 2019-20: RBI in RTI reply

About 84,545 bank fraud cases reported during 2019-20: RBI in RTI reply

Nagpur: Around 84,545 fraud cases - involving about Rs 1.85 lakh crore - were reported by scheduled commercial banks and select FIs durin...Read More

Prolific RTI activist Saket Gokhale says he was threatened, verbally abused by Swiggy delivery boy

Prolific RTI activist Saket Gokhale says he was threatened, verbally abused by Swiggy delivery boy

Saket took to the micro blogging site and shared his horrifying experience with food delivery giant Swiggy.

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.

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