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Political parties are not bechara: Why they should be under RTI ambit

Aug 26, 2015

Political parties are not bechara: Why they should be under RTI ambit

But the parties feel that transparency needs to stop at their doors. Political rivals with malicious intentions could file RTI applications and adversely affect the parties political functioning says the affidavit. #Congress #BJP #Supreme Court #PoliticalPlay #CPI(M) #RTI #Political parties #Subhash Agrawal #NCP #CPI #Transperancy #Laws
MNS workers harass woman railway official for rejecting RTI query written in Marathi

Aug 25, 2015

MNS workers harass woman railway official for rejecting RTI query written in Marathi

Members of Raj Thackeray-led MNS barged into the premises of Central Railway (CR) in Mumbai and allegedly threatened and harassed a woman employee. #India #NewsTracker #Mumbai #MNS #Maharashtra #Maharashtra Navnirman Sena #Marathi #RTI Application #woman railway official
Centre's stand against bringing parties under RTI ambit a retrograde step: AAP

Aug 24, 2015

Centre's stand against bringing parties under RTI ambit a retrograde step: AAP

The AAP on Monday termed the Centre's opposition towards bringing political parties under the ambit of the RTI as a "retrograde" step. #Politics #Congress #BJP #Delhi #TheySaidIt #Arvind Kejriwal #RTI #Political parties #Yogendra Yadav #Aam Aadmi Party #AAP #Delhi CM
Political parties should not come under RTI ambit: Govt tells SC

Aug 24, 2015

Political parties should not come under RTI ambit: Govt tells SC

Political parties should not be brought under the ambit of Right to Information (RTI) Act by terming them 'public authorities' as this would not only hamper their smooth working but help political rivals to file pleas with malicious intention to seek information, government told the Supreme Court on Monday. #Supreme Court #TheySaidIt #Government #RTI #SC #Political parties #Centre
Ban porn, what we watch, eat, write and do in private. Is this really India?

Aug 11, 2015

Ban porn, what we watch, eat, write and do in private. Is this really India?

This aggressive cultural nationalism playing out as bans, ideological re-imagination of the countrys political and cultural past, ideological takeover of national institutions, threats to dissent by the State and its cronies, and abusive online armies of vigilantes, who are particularly vulgar on women, together denote a mini Talibanisation in progress #India #ConnectTheDots #RTI #Maharashtra #Nationalism #privacy #ban #PornBan
NIC shoots down RTI on Nehru Wikipedia page edits: Is govt confirming transparency complaints of activists?

Aug 10, 2015

NIC shoots down RTI on Nehru Wikipedia page edits: Is govt confirming transparency complaints of activists?

The National Informatics Centre (NIC) refused to divulge details about the person or people who changed the content of the Wikipedia page on former Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru. #Narendra Modi #Modi #Jawaharlal Nehru #RTI under Modi #Right to Information India #India RTI
Hardselling 'mann ki baat', Yoga Day: RTI queries reveal Modi govt spent Rs 24 cr on ads

Aug 05, 2015

Hardselling 'mann ki baat', Yoga Day: RTI queries reveal Modi govt spent Rs 24 cr on ads

In a counter to the BJP's barbs over the Delhi government's spending on posters, an Aam Aadmi Party activist has revealed that Rs 8.5 crore was spent just to advertise the Prime Minister's 'mann ki baat' radio address. #India #Narendra Modi #NewsTracker #RTI #Yoga day #Mann Ki Baat
BCCI is a public body and it needs to be transparent and accountable, says Sonowal

Aug 04, 2015

BCCI is a public body and it needs to be transparent and accountable, says Sonowal

Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said that BCCI needs to be made accountable and transparent in its functioning #BCCI #Cricket #Supreme Court #Right to Information Act #RTI #Sports Minister #Anurag Thakur #SportsTracker #Sarbananda Sonowal
BEST buses running into losses of over Rs 2 cr every day, finds RTI

Aug 03, 2015

BEST buses running into losses of over Rs 2 cr every day, finds RTI

BEST, which runs the bus fleet in Mumbai, is facing a revenue gap of Rs 2.26 crore everyday despite over 28 lakh Mumbaikars using the services on a daily basis. #NewsTracker #BEST #RTI #MCGM #mumbai public transport