'Let Avni Live': Twitterati unite to save 'man-eater' tigress T1 after Maharashtra forest dept issues shoot-at-sight orders
In response to the order to kill the 'man-eater' tigress identified as T1 or 'Avni', several activists and NGOs have come together to create the 'Let Avni Live' petition.
PMO declines to share action taken on letter inquiring about e-tendering scam in MP, cites Section 11 of RTI Act
Section 11 of the RTI Act mandates that if a Central Public Information Officer of a department intends to disclose the information, to invite the third party to make a submission in writing or orally, regarding whether the information should be disclosed, and such submission of the third party shall be kept in view while taking a decision about disclosure of information.
In a rare instance, the Home Ministry has asked an RTI applicant to prove he is an Indian before disclosing details about the one-member panel looking into the missing files related to the alleged fake encounter case of Ishrat Jahan.
On Tuesday, the Supreme Court ruled that the tiger Ustad aka T-24 should remain in captivity; it killed a forest ranger in Ranthambore last year
Four of the seven sessions so far has been curtailed due to unruly conduct of the members in the 14th one that was constituted in December 2013.
The National Tiger Conservation Authority has refused to give its nod for reintroduction of white tigers in Madhya Pradesh saying they have no "conservation value", a decision that may come as a setback to the state's efforts to secure these rare species.