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Dilip Cherian | CIC sans chief, only 10 of 28 panels worked during lockdown

Fifteen years after the Right to Information (RTI) Act came into force, does the nation have more transparency or less?

22 Oct 2020 10:58 AM

Cong, Oppn raise electoral bonds issue in Rajya Sabha

The issue of electoral bonds has snowballed into a political flash point following reports based on a RTI response.

22 Nov 2019 2:09 PM

Primacy of RTI upheld

The law can only lay down the broad principle that transparency be seen as a desirable quality in the running of the administration.

15 Nov 2019 5:21 AM

Giving judgement on policy of organisations not envisaged under RTI: Delhi HC

The order came on the ministry's appeal, filed through advocates Rahul Sharma and C K Bhatt.

21 Oct 2019 8:04 PM

Not one RTI report published from UP since law came into force in 2005: Study

The report analyses the functioning of 28 state information commissions in the country.

12 Oct 2019 1:30 PM


Govt putting information in public domain, reducing need for filing RTI: Shah

Shah -- chief guest at the 14th annual CIC, said when the law was being drafted, there were apprehensions of its misuse.

12 Oct 2019 12:40 PM

19.96 lakh ghost beneficiaries identified at Assam Anganwadi centres: RTI reply

The Centre has asked all states to conduct headcount of all beneficiaries of Anganwadi centres.

22 Sep 2019 11:25 AM

In last 4 yrs, Tatkal tickets of last-minute travellers earned railways Rs 25,000 crore: RTI

In 2016-2017, the revenue from such tickets touched Rs 6,672 crore, going up to Rs 6,915 crore the following year.

01 Sep 2019 4:20 PM

Chief Medical Officer in UP fined for not providing information under RTI

A man named Ismael had filed an RTI application in 2014 but the CMO did not respond.

04 Aug 2019 12:36 PM

PM Modi-led BJP helping corrupt by diluting RTI: Rahul Gandhi

The Rajya Sabha on Thursday passed the Bill after an acrimonious debate.

27 Jul 2019 8:27 PM


PM 'taking revenge' for his embarrassments by amending RTI: Jairam Ramesh

RBI had rejected because of two of its key justification -- elimination of black money and counterfeit notes.

26 Jul 2019 11:00 AM

Government secures RTI bill in Rajya Sabha; gets support of BJD, TRS, YSRCP

The government has garnered the support of 129 members to get the bill passed in the Upper House.

25 Jul 2019 3:09 PM

Lok Sabha takes up discussion on RTI amendment bill

The bill seeks to give the central government power to fix the tenure and salaries of information commissioners.

22 Jul 2019 7:57 PM

Decision to amend RTI Act is a bad move: Arvind Kejriwal

During the voting on the introduction of the amended Bill, 224 members voted in favour while nine in against.

22 Jul 2019 1:15 PM

Decision to amend RTI 'bad move': Kejriwal

Kejriwal had actively worked for implementation of the Right to Information Act (RTI) before coming into politics.

22 Jul 2019 12:32 PM


RTI amendment bill introduced in Lok Sabha after division

Opposition parties staged a walkout protesting against its introduction.

19 Jul 2019 4:02 PM

New order paves way for disclosure of corruption cases against ministers

The Commission had directed the Central Public Information Officer of the PMO to provide information on this within 15 days.

04 Jul 2019 4:06 PM

On RTI, EC refuses to share dissent notes on Modi's election speeches

The EC stated that disclosing the notes would endanger the life or physical safety of the individual.

25 Jun 2019 1:44 PM

Home Ministry refuses to share details on notice to Rahul Gandhi over citizenship

In an RTI application, the ministry was asked to provide a copy of the notice to Rahul Gandhi and details of the response received from him.

04 Jun 2019 4:31 PM

Kota man struggles for 2 years to get Rs 33 refund from IRCTC

The extra amount of Rs 35 was charged to him as service tax, even though he cancelled the ticket prior to the implementation of GST.

09 May 2019 11:02 AM