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No information about creation of Aarogya Setu app, says MeitY; CIC issues show cause notice
India

No information about creation of Aarogya Setu app, says MeitY; CIC issues show cause notice

Information Commissioner Vanaja N Sarna, in a terse order, pointed out that the website of the application mentions that the content on it is "owned, updated and maintained" by MyGov and MeitY and directed the CPIO of the ministry to explain why they didn't have the requisite information

Former I&B secretray Bimal Julka sworn in as CIC, Amita Pandove becomes IC; four posts still vacant in transparency watchdog
India

Former I&B secretray Bimal Julka sworn in as CIC, Amita Pandove becomes IC; four posts still vacant in transparency watchdog

Information Commissioner Bimal Julka was appointed as Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) on Friday, according to a Rashtrapati Bhavan communique

SC says RTI being used for 'criminal intimidation', highlights need to evolve guidelines to stop its misuse
India

SC says RTI being used for 'criminal intimidation', highlights need to evolve guidelines to stop its misuse

The top court, which was hearing a plea on filling up of vacancies of information commissioners (ICs) in the Central Information Commission (CIC) and the State Information Commissions (SICs), raised the issue of abuse of RTI law by those who have no connection with the information sought.

Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi retires; tenure at helm of SC marked by controversy and consequential judgments
India

Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi retires; tenure at helm of SC marked by controversy and consequential judgments

Justice Ranjan Gogoi, the first person from northeast to reach the top of judiciary and credited for bringing the curtains down on the decades old politically and religiously sensitive Ayodhya land dispute, retired as the Chief Justice of India on Sunday

Ranjan Gogoi set for Supreme Court farewell: Key highlights from the career of India's first CJI from North East
India

Ranjan Gogoi set for Supreme Court farewell: Key highlights from the career of India's first CJI from North East

Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi is all set to retire on 17 November as the 46th head of Indian judiciary. With a reputation as a no-nonsense administrator, in his tenure, he has given judgment on some of the most iconic cases in Indian history like that of NRC, Ayodhya land dispute, entry of women into Sabarimala temple, to name a few

Supreme Court to decide today if CJI comes under RTI Act; Ranjan Gogoi had earlier said institution can't be destroyed in name of transparency
India

Supreme Court to decide today if CJI comes under RTI Act; Ranjan Gogoi had earlier said institution can't be destroyed in name of transparency

A five-judge constitution bench headed by CJI Ranjan Gogoi will pronounce its verdict after listening to a petition filed against a 2010 judgment of the Delhi High Court

Supreme Court orders Centre, nine state governments to submit status report on non-filling of vacancies in CIC, SICs
India

Supreme Court orders Centre, nine state governments to submit status report on non-filling of vacancies in CIC, SICs

The Supreme Court asked the Centre and state government to submit a status report on the non-filling of the vacancies in CIC and SICs within four weeks.

Central Information Commission directs RBI to provide names of big loan defaulters
Business

Central Information Commission directs RBI to provide names of big loan defaulters

The Central Information Commission (CIC) has directed the Reserve Bank of India to disclose the list of big loan defaulters it had sent to banks for resolution

EVMs are ‘information’, can be demanded from Election Commission under RTI Act, rules CIC
India

EVMs are ‘information’, can be demanded from Election Commission under RTI Act, rules CIC

An EVM is ‘information’ under the Right to Information Act and can be demanded by an applicant from the Election Commission of India on a payment of Rs 10

Central Information Commission pulls up RBI for non-disclosure of demonetisation records
Business

Central Information Commission pulls up RBI for non-disclosure of demonetisation records

The Central Information Commission has pulled up the Reserve Bank of India for "perfunctory handling" of an RTI application seeking records of its board meetings where the issue of demonetisation was deliberated, and issued a show-cause notice to its Central Public Information Officer

Sudhir Bhargava is the new Chief Information Commissioner; IPS officer was High Commissioner of India in UK
India

Sudhir Bhargava is the new Chief Information Commissioner; IPS officer was High Commissioner of India in UK

The government has appointed Sudhir Bhargava as new Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) along with four new Information Commissioners in the Central Information Commission which had been functioning with just three of them as against a sanctioned strength of 11, including the Chief Information Commissioner.

Air India should disclose lease income from assets abroad: Central Information Commission
Business

Air India should disclose lease income from assets abroad: Central Information Commission

Cash-strapped national carrier Air India should disclose its assets abroad and earnings from them, the CIC has ruled

Bombay High Court grants interim stay on CIC orders to RBI on wilful loan defaulter list
Business

Bombay High Court grants interim stay on CIC orders to RBI on wilful loan defaulter list

A division bench of Justices B P Dharmadhikari and S V Kotwal also stayed a show cause notice issued on 2 November this year by the CIC to former RBI governor Urjit Patel for non-disclosure of the information sought and for defiance of its orders.

Ex-CIC alleges govt intimidating agency by threatening to sue; seeks President's intervention
India

Ex-CIC alleges govt intimidating agency by threatening to sue; seeks President's intervention

Former Information Commissioner Sridhar Acharyulu Tuesday alleged that the Central Information Commission was facing threats of litigations filed against it by the government and sought President Ram Nath Kovind's intervention.

Despite CIC order, PMO refuses to share data on black money brought from abroad, claims disclosure may impede inquiries
Business

Despite CIC order, PMO refuses to share data on black money brought from abroad, claims disclosure may impede inquiries

Rejecting a CIC order, the Prime Minister's Office has refused to share details on the quantum of black money brought back from abroad, citing a provision of the RTI Act that bars disclosure of information that may impede investigation and prosecution of offenders.

CIC orders RBI, PMO to disclose Raghuram Rajan's letter on bank loan defaulters again, asks them to 'justify denial'
Business

CIC orders RBI, PMO to disclose Raghuram Rajan's letter on bank loan defaulters again, asks them to 'justify denial'

The CIC commissioner said several categories of information were declared by the RBI as not disclosable as part of their 'disclosure policy' and the RBI calls the exceptional clauses under the RTI Act as 'enabling' provisions.

BCCI not a government body, plea to bring board under RTI can't be implemented: CoA head Vinod Rai
First Cricket News

BCCI not a government body, plea to bring board under RTI can't be implemented: CoA head Vinod Rai

The Central Information Commission last week ruled that BCCI should be brought under the RTI Act and made answerable to the people of the country under its mechanism.

BCCI under RTI: The decision was long time coming and would help the board improve public image
First Cricket News

BCCI under RTI: The decision was long time coming and would help the board improve public image

With billions of dollars coming into the game through sale of broadcast rights and sponsorships, it is only imperative that BCCI is not only transparent and clean but also be seen as such.

Office-bearers question CoA's role after CIC brings BCCI under RTI, could challenge verdict
First Cricket News

Office-bearers question CoA's role after CIC brings BCCI under RTI, could challenge verdict

A senior BCCI office-bearer said lawyers will be studying the CIC judgement to bring the cricket board under RTI and appropriate legal recourse will be taken.

Convict in Mumbai 2006 train blast seeks IB report calling for review of evidence under RTI Act; Delhi HC reserves order
India

Convict in Mumbai 2006 train blast seeks IB report calling for review of evidence under RTI Act; Delhi HC reserves order

The convict needed the IB report which purportedly called for review of the evidence in the 2006 Mumbai train blasts case.