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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 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.
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 15, 2017
Income tax details of Dera Sacha Sauda-linked bodies 'private', reveals RTI queryThe details of income tax exemption claimed by social and religious organisations controlled by the Dera Sacha Sauda, which were in public domain four years ago, have now been classified as "private", an RTI query has revealed.
Oct 12, 2017
Right to Information: Around 2.44 crore applications filed between 2005-2016, reveals reportAround 2.44 crore applications under the Right to Information (RTI) Act have been filed with various central and state government departments by citizens
Oct 11, 2017
SC appointed SIT on black money is answerable under RTI Act, says Central Information CommissionThe Supreme Court-appointed Special Investigation Team on black money is answerable under the RTI Act, the Central Information Commission has held.
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.