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Collegium needs transparency

The sad part is that this has not delivered. The collegium’s recommendations are more often questioned than not.

21 Feb 2020 2:34 AM

Congress targets govt on poll bonds, SPG for Gandhis

The party alleged lack of transparency in electoral bonds and accused the Centre of “formalising governmental corruption” through this.

22 Nov 2019 1:49 AM

Chief Justice of India’s office comes under RTI, rules Supreme Court

The court directed that appointment in tribunals shall be in accordance with respective statutes.

13 Nov 2019 2:36 PM

Supreme Court verdict on plea to bring CJI office under RTI Act today

A five-judge Constitution bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi will pronounce the judgement at 2 pm.

13 Nov 2019 8:33 AM

Locking up information: Crippling the RTI Act

The other reasons mentioned by the government in getting the amendment passed in the two Houses in less than 10 days all lack any real basis.

29 Jul 2019 6:40 AM


MP Lokayukta refuses to share details on IT searches against corrupt public servants

In its reply, the Lokayukta said the information sought is in question-answer format. Therefore, it cannot be given.

14 Apr 2019 11:15 AM

Process to appoint CIC should be same as Chief Election Commissioner: SC

The apex court also took note of the existing vacancies in CIC and SICs and directed authorities to fill them up within six months.

15 Feb 2019 12:35 PM

Dilli Ka Babu: Govt activists at loggerheads

The battle of a Bihar-cadre IAS officer Jitendra Gupta seeking an inter-cadre transfer to Haryana has blown up into a major tussle.

09 Sep 2018 7:11 AM

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

Info was denied citing Section 8(1)(g) that exempts from disclosure information that would endanger life or physical safety of any person.

26 Aug 2018 6:12 PM

Make public all remission orders of life convicts: CIC on Rajiv Gandhi assassin's plea

CIC held that it is in public interest that people get to know as to why a convict is being released.

19 Aug 2018 4:30 PM


Info panel: Delay in filling posts worries Supreme Court

After hearing counsel Prashant Bhushan, the bench took serious note of the problem of vacancies in the information commissions.

28 Jul 2018 1:30 AM

Political parties out of the purview of RTI: Election Commission

Vihar Dhurve had sought to know through RTI the details of donations collected by national parties through newly introduced electoral bonds.

27 May 2018 5:04 PM

When will PM's promise of Rs 15L be deposited, asks RTI; PMO says not 'info'

The PMO told the Central Information Commission that the query does not come under the definition of 'information' under the RTI Act.

24 Apr 2018 9:22 AM

Dilli Ka Babu: Babu transfers are ‘secret’

There is growing disconnect between the Centre and the J&K government on several issues.

25 Feb 2018 12:51 AM

CBI refuses to disclose expenses to bring back Mallya, Lalit Modi

Pune-based activist Vihar Dhurve had sought details of expenditure incurred so far on the CBI's attempts to bring Mallya, Lalit Modi back.

20 Feb 2018 3:18 PM


Kamala Mills fire: Will target officials-activists nexus, says BMC chief

BMC chief says that they are now looking into the issue and will break the back of the officials-activists nexus.

02 Jan 2018 11:46 AM

‘Can’t deny info for lack of Aadhaar’

Denial of information is a serious breach of RTI Act, says commission.

29 Dec 2017 12:15 AM

No laws, permits required to run a hookah parlour?

A Jogeshwari resident had filed an RTI seeking information about laws regarding the hookah parlours in the city.

18 Sep 2017 1:37 AM

CRPF cites non-disclosure under RTI act, refuses to publish fake encounter report

Extra judicial killings are violation of human rights and do not come under the exemption from making disclosures under the RTI Act.

04 Jun 2017 2:13 PM

Probe principals’ appointment: Bombay High Court

In the case, the principals appointed in 18 colleges are expected to prove their eligibility for the post.

09 Jan 2017 2:55 AM