Govt refuses to share details of CBI chief appointment

CBI Director Alok Verma

New Delhi: The government has refused to share details of appointment of CBI Director Alok Verma, claiming the information was exempted under the Right to Information (RTI) Act.The DoPT has refused to share details of appointment of CBI chief Alok Verma. Replying to an RTI query, the Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) said the appointment was More...

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Parliamentary Affairs Minister M Venkaiah Naidu
By Ila Choudhary On Wednesday, April 5th, 2017
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No change in word limit, fee in proposed RTI rules: Govt

New Delhi: There is no change “even in a comma or a full stop” in the proposed amendment to the RTI rules relating to word limit and fee from the ones proposed by the Congress in 2012, Union Minister More...

Amhed Patel
By Ila Choudhary On Monday, April 3rd, 2017
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Modi govt trying to tweak RTI: Congress

“By trying to alter the RTI rules what is the intention of the government?,” senior Congress leader Amhed Patel said on Twitter.New Delhi: The Congress today alleged that the Modi government was trying More...

Minister of State for Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions Jitendra Singh
By Ila Choudhary On Thursday, March 30th, 2017
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RTI applications can be filed orally: Govt

New Delhi: The applications under Right to Information (RTI) Act can be filed orally, Minister of State for Personnel Jitendra Singh said today.RTI applications can be filed orally, Minister of State for Personnel More...

FinMin refused to disclose whether its boss Arun Jaitley was consulted before the announcement of demonetisation.
By Ila Choudhary On Sunday, March 5th, 2017
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Can’t disclose if Jaitley was consulted on notes ban: FinMin

New Delhi: The Finance Ministry has refused to disclose whether its boss Arun Jaitley was consulted before the announcement of demonetisation by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on November 8, 2016.FinMin refused to More...

Information Commissioner Yashovardhan Azad
By Manish Sen On Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017
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Disclose how ceiling prices of stents fixed: CIC to NPPA

New Delhi: The Central Information Commission today directed the National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority to disclose all records on the basis of which “ceiling prices” for the coronary stents were More...

Information Commissioner Sridhar Acharyulu
By Ila Choudhary On Tuesday, January 24th, 2017
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Donations of electoral trusts not personal info: CIC

New Delhi: Details of donation received by electoral trusts and their further distribution to political parties are neither personal information nor held by Income Tax Department in fiduciary capacity, the CIC has More...

RTI activist Anil Galgali
By Ila Choudhary On Tuesday, January 24th, 2017
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No records of fake currency deposited in banks: RBI

New Delhi: There is no record available of the fake currency which has been detected in the demonetised notes deposited in banks, Reserve Bank of India has said.RTI activist Anil Galgali Responding to an RTI inquiry More...

Chief Information Commissioner R K Mathur
By Manish Sen On Monday, January 23rd, 2017
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HC stays CIC order allowing inspection of DU records of 1978

Ne Delhi: A Central Information Commission order directing Delhi University to allow the inspection of records of all students who had passed BA examination in 1978, the year when Prime Minister Narendra Modi had More...

Former CIC Shailesh Gandhi
By Manisha Sen On Friday, January 20th, 2017
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Book on RTI launched

A book on Right to Information (RTI) Act written by former Central Information Commissioner Shailesh Gandhi was released here today.Former Central Information Commissioner Shailesh Gandhi The book titled ‘RTI More...

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