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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
Nov 04, 2017
Allahabad HC quashes Samajwadi Party govt's 2012 order exempting Lokayukta from RTI ActAllahabad High Court has ruled that the Lokayukta is within the purview of the Right to Information Act, quashing a 2012 notification
Oct 08, 2017
Plea in SC to bring CBI under ambit of Right to Information Act; challenges govt's 2011 decisionA plea challenging the government's 2011 decision to keep the CBI out of the ambit of the Right to Information Act has been moved in the Supreme Court.
Oct 03, 2017
Govt should set up authority to 'compel' ministries to put info on websites, says Wajahat HabibullahThe government should set up an authority to "compel" ministries to disclose information on their websites and reduce the burden of RTI applications, India's first chief information commissioner Wajahat Habibullah has said.
Sep 17, 2017
CBI not exempt from disclosing information under RTI Act: Delhi HCThe CBI cannot claim absolute exemption from disclosing information pertaining to allegations of corruption and human rights violations held by it under the RTI Act
May 10, 2017
Centre owes Rs 451.75 crore to Air India for VVIP flights and special missionsThe Central government owes Rs 451.75 crore to Air India for VVIP flights carrying the president, vice-president and the prime minister, as well as special missions, according to the latest data provided under the Right To Information Act.
Apr 05, 2017
No change in word limit, fee in proposed RTI rules from what UPA proposed: Venkaiah NaiduThe verbal dual between the two parties had started after the Centre proposed new rules under Section 27 of Right to Information (RTI) Act, 2005 to modify the act.
Feb 08, 2017
UP Election 2017: Will EC rise above politics of bureaucrats and cops to ensure fair polls?The politicisation of the bureaucracy and the police force is the reason why completely free and fair elections is a distant dream in Uttar Pradesh.
Oct 12, 2016
Right to information: What 11 years of the RTI Act of 2005 have done for IndiaThe Right to Information Act, 2005 has helped expose some of the most infamous scams in the history of India. Here's what 11 years of RTI Act gave us.
Jul 19, 2016
'What is PMO's mobile number?': Here's what some people asked PM ModiIf you thought that RTI queries are only about serious issues, the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) just proved you wrong. And how!