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Misusing RTI: Why using it for information already in public domain is not right

Jul 10, 2015

Misusing RTI: Why using it for information already in public domain is not right

If the same information is not in the public domain, then RTI must be entertained but if a bone lazy person does not access from public domain with some legwork, he should not be given a leg up. #Sonia Gandhi #Congress #InMyOpinion #Madras High Court #RTI #Himachal Pradesh High Court #Priyanka Gandhi Vadra
CAG slams Censor Board for flouting norms, converting 'A' to 'UA' without considering law

Jul 07, 2015

CAG slams Censor Board for flouting norms, converting 'A' to 'UA' without considering law

A CAG report has slammed the Censor Board for flouting several norms and converting 172 "A" category certified films into "UA" category films and 166 films of "UA" category into "U" category films during 2012-15 without taking any law or provision into account, according to an RTI query. #CAG #NewsTracker #CBI #RTI #Censor Board #CBFC #Certification
Priyanka Vadra land case: No one can claim VIPs not covered under RTI, says Himachal SIC

Jul 03, 2015

Priyanka Vadra land case: No one can claim VIPs not covered under RTI, says Himachal SIC

Making strong observations, the Himachal Pradesh State Information Commission has said details about the land purchased by Priyanka Vadra #NewsTracker #RTI Act #Priyanka Vadra #VIP #Himachal Pradesh State Information Commission #Himach Pradesh #purchased land
Believe it or not: CM Arvind Kejriwal's June electricity bill is Rs 1.35 lakh

Jul 03, 2015

Believe it or not: CM Arvind Kejriwal's June electricity bill is Rs 1.35 lakh

The power bill for Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's official residence stood at over Rs 1.35 lakh for the month of June #Arvind Kejriwal #RTI #electricity bill #Delhi Chief Minister #AAP #power bill #June
Judges' Medical bill not entitled to be disclosed under RTI: SC

Jul 02, 2015

Judges' Medical bill not entitled to be disclosed under RTI: SC

The Supreme Court on Thursday held that the medical expenses incurred on judges and their family members cannot be disclosed or made public under the Right to Information Act. #Prashant Bhushan #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #Delhi High Court #CIC #RTI Act #HL Dattu #Subhash Chandra Agarwal
Centre to put employee transfer information in public domain to reduce RTI applications

Jul 01, 2015

Centre to put employee transfer information in public domain to reduce RTI applications

The information related to employees' transfer and posting should be put in public domain promptly to reduce the number of RTI applications, the Centre said on Wednesday. #India #NewsTracker #RTI #Department of Personnel and Training #Central Government #Employee
Dog dialysis attempted at govt hospital in Kolkata sends ministers in a tizzy

Jul 01, 2015

Dog dialysis attempted at govt hospital in Kolkata sends ministers in a tizzy

A dog is a man's best friend was taken quite literally at a West Bengal hospital where a VVIP allegedly sought out a dialysis treatment for their dog at the government-run SSKM Hospital. #NewsTracker #RTI #Dog #dialysis #hospital #VVIP #Shareworthy #SSKM
Rajasthan govt has no data on Raje's foreign tours when she was in Oppn, reveals RTI query

Jun 30, 2015

Rajasthan govt has no data on Raje's foreign tours when she was in Oppn, reveals RTI query

Rajasthan government does not have any record about Vasundhara Raje's foreign tours between February 2009 and February 2013. #Politics #India #NewsTracker #Lalit Modi #RTI #Ashok Gehlot #Gujjar #Vasundhara Raje #Rajasthan CM
Rs 91,000: Aam Aadmi CM Arvind Kejriwal's electricity bill for 2 months

Jun 30, 2015

Rs 91,000: Aam Aadmi CM Arvind Kejriwal's electricity bill for 2 months

The electricity bill of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's Civil Lines residence was about Rs 91,000 for the months of April and May, according to an RTI reply. #BJP #Delhi #NewsTracker #Arvind Kejriwal #RTI #electricity bill #AAP