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Feb 24, 2019
EVMs are ‘information’, can be demanded from Election Commission under RTI Act, rules CICAn 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
Feb 18, 2019
Central Information Commission pulls up RBI for non-disclosure of demonetisation recordsThe 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
Dec 31, 2018
Sudhir Bhargava is the new Chief Information Commissioner; IPS officer was High Commissioner of India in UKThe 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.
Dec 26, 2018
Air India should disclose lease income from assets abroad: Central Information CommissionCash-strapped national carrier Air India should disclose its assets abroad and earnings from them, the CIC has ruled
Dec 14, 2018
Bombay High Court grants interim stay on CIC orders to RBI on wilful loan defaulter listA 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.
Dec 05, 2018
Ex-CIC alleges govt intimidating agency by threatening to sue; seeks President's interventionFormer 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.
Nov 25, 2018
Despite CIC order, PMO refuses to share data on black money brought from abroad, claims disclosure may impede inquiriesRejecting 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.
Nov 18, 2018
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.
Oct 04, 2018
BCCI not a government body, plea to bring board under RTI can't be implemented: CoA head Vinod RaiThe 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.
Oct 02, 2018
BCCI under RTI: The decision was long time coming and would help the board improve public imageWith 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.