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Mar 20, 2018
RTI activist Poipynhun Majaw, who exposed corruption in Meghalaya, found murderedHe was last seen riding a motorcycle near the East Jaintia Hills Deputy Commissioner's office in Meghalaya on Monday night.
Mar 19, 2018
RTI being strangled due to Maharashtra govt's neglect, says former CIC Shailesh GandhiFormer Central Information Commissioner Shailesh Gandhi on Monday said that the Right to Information Act was being "strangled" due to the neglect of the state government.
Feb 12, 2018
BCCI gets rapped on its knuckles by Law Commission, could soon come under ambit of RTI ActThe BCCI at present works as a private entity under the Tamil Nadu Societies Registration Act, and if the government accepts the Law Commission's recommendations, it will have far-reaching consequences for how cricket is run in the country.
Feb 09, 2018
Supreme Court will hear PILs seeking live streaming of court hearings, minority status for Hindus in Jammu and KashmirA day after deciding that the politically-sensitive 70-year-old Ramjanmabhoomi-Babri Masjid title dispute will be treated as "pure land dispute", the Supreme Court on Friday will take up a PIL filed by senior Supreme Court lawyer Indira Jaising for live streaming of proceedings in the apex court.
Feb 07, 2018
Aadhaar hearing: Petitioners argue that Aadhaar is an RTI Act for the State and violates right against self-incriminationThe Bench observed that this exclusion caused by Aadhaar is a ground for violation of Article 14, the right to equality, indicating grounds for its unconstitutionality.
Jan 28, 2018
CIC may choose not to direct public authorities to provide more information under RTI, rules Delhi HCEven if a public authority has the power to call for certain information, it is not mandatorily required to seek the data to provide it to anb applicant under the RTI Act, the Delhi High Court has held.
Dec 08, 2017
Understanding the Data Protection White Paper Part VIII: Ensuring data quality and the rights of access and rectificationIt isn’t enough to ensure that the data controller has collected data with the people’s consent, or that the use of the data is legitimate
Dec 04, 2017
Understanding the Data Protection White Paper Part IV: Exemptions to data protection law regarding investigations, research, journalismExemptions from a data protection law will not imply a complete exemption from the protection it offers. Instead, it normally involves a partial waiver of the obligations
Dec 03, 2017
Delhi metro registers significant drop in sale of smart cards in one year, DMRC denies effect of fare hikeNot just ridership, Delhi Metro has also registered a drop in the sale of smart cards over the past one year, a period that saw successive fare hikes.
Nov 21, 2017
Supreme Court favours installation of CCTV cameras in courts, say act is in 'larger public interest'There is no need for privacy in courtrooms as nothing private happens there, the Supreme Court said on Tuesday as it favoured early installation of closed-circuit televisions in the courts