RTI act

SC rules CJI office is public office under RTI ambit

SC rules CJI office is public office under RTI ambit

Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday held that the office of Chief Justice of India is a "public authority" and comes under the ambit of...Read More

Anna Hazare slams government over RTI Act amendment

Anna Hazare slams government over RTI Act amendment

He said the landmark transparency law was passed long after independence.

Government pushing controversial bills, Opposition not ready to play ball

Government pushing controversial bills, Opposition not ready to play ball

The Opposition is angry over the government trying to extend Parliament’s session by a week up to August 2 to push some of the controvers...Read More

Narendra Modi-led government introduces Bill in Lok Sabha to amend RTI Act

Narendra Modi-led government introduces Bill in Lok Sabha to amend RTI Act

While the Congress walked out of the Assembly, a division of votes was undertaken for the introduction of the legislation, the Right to I...Read More

Profligacy MBMC style: Workers cry for salaries, Rs 2.5 crore spent on travel perks

Profligacy MBMC style: Workers cry for salaries, Rs 2.5 crore spent on travel perks

BHAYANDAR: Staring at an acute financial crunch, the  (MBMC) has not only held back payments worth crores to its contractors and workers,...Read More

RTI applies to sensitive info in cases of corruption: Supreme Court

RTI applies to sensitive info in cases of corruption: Supreme Court

New Delhi: The Supreme Court has reserved its order on whether it would examine the documents on the Rafale deal that the government says...Read More

Maharashtra allows citizens to inspect government records under RTI

Maharashtra allows citizens to inspect government records under RTI

Mumbai: Residents of Maharashtra can now inspect government records in district-level offices and local bodies under the Right to Informa...Read More

Despite CIC orders, Prime Minister’s Office refuses to share info on foreign black money

Despite CIC orders, Prime Minister’s Office refuses to share info on foreign black money

New Delhi: The Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) has refused to share details on the quantum of black money brought back from abroad, citing ...Read More

Circumventing the RTI

Circumventing the RTI

The Right to Information (RTI) Act, 2005, is a land mark historical legislation. It is the most powerful revolutionary legislation since ...Read More

Sunday Gyaan! Wondering how to file an RTI? Here’s all you need to know

Sunday Gyaan! Wondering how to file an RTI? Here’s all you need to know

The Right to Information Act 2005 has been welcomed as a revolution in India’s progression as a democracy. The Right to Information Act i...Read More

Central Information Commission brings BCCI under RTI

Central Information Commission brings BCCI under RTI

New Delhi: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is covered under the RTI Act and answerable to the people of the country unde...Read More

Greed behind protest

Greed behind protest

How a rationalisation of pay and perks of information commissioners constitutes an attack on the Information Commissions is beyond compre...Read More

Security expenses on BJP chief Amit Shah can’t be disclosed, says CIC

Security expenses on BJP chief Amit Shah can’t be disclosed, says CIC

New Delhi: Expenses incurred on the security cover of BJP president Amit Shah cannot be disclosed, the Central Information Commission (CI...Read More

Changes proposed in RTI Act will make it useless, says Rahul Gandhi

Changes proposed in RTI Act will make it useless, says Rahul Gandhi

New Delhi: Congress President Rahul Gandhi today attacked the BJP government over proposed changes to the Right to Information Act, sayin...Read More

BJP MLA Kisan Kathore forged documents of senior bureaucrat R A Rajeev, claims Shiv Sena

BJP MLA Kisan Kathore forged documents of senior bureaucrat R A Rajeev, claims Shiv Sena

Mumbai: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislator Kisan Kathore forged documents of senior bureaucrat R A Rajeev for registration of Sagav ...Read More

CIC: Why shouldn’t BCCI be under RTI Act?

CIC: Why shouldn’t BCCI be under RTI Act?

The ministry claimed it has no information available. Since BCCI has not been declared as public authority under the RTI Act, hence the R...Read More

Centre confirms plan to amend RTI Act, refuses to provide details of amendment bill

Centre confirms plan to amend RTI Act, refuses to provide details of amendment bill

New Delhi: Even as the central government has confirmed that the matter regarding amendment in the Right to Information (RTI) Act is unde...Read More

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Bhopal: State information commission to use Facebook, phone to spread awareness on RTI

Bhopal: The state information commissioner (SIC) has taken a new initiative to educate people on the usage and nuances of Right to Inform...Read More

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Indore: Don’t share girls’ personal info, colleges told

Indore: Higher educational institutions will not provide personal information of girl students under Right to Information Act. Though Sec...Read More

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Indore: State Information Commissioner rues minimal use of RTI by women

Indore: State Information Commissioner (SIC) Atmadeep expressed disappointment over minimal use of RTI Act by people, especially women. S...Read More

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