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CIC recommends legal framework to ensure MPs' accountability for utilisation of local area development funds
India

CIC recommends legal framework to ensure MPs' accountability for utilisation of local area development funds

The case came before the CIC as two RTI applicants could not get information about the usage of MPLADS fund of their respective MP.

Security cover expenses incurred by Amit Shah cannot be disclosed under RTI, says Central Information Commission
India

Security cover expenses incurred by Amit Shah cannot be disclosed under RTI, says Central Information Commission

Central Information Commission said that the security cover expenses of BJP president Amit Shah cannot be disclosed under the RTI clauses

CIC says expenses incurred on Amit Shah's security can't be disclosed, cites exemption clause on 'safety'
India

CIC says expenses incurred on Amit Shah's security can't be disclosed, cites exemption clause on 'safety'

Expenses incurred on the security cover of BJP president Amit Shah cannot be disclosed, the Central Information Commission.

CIC slams PMO for 'not applying mind' on RTI application about recovery of ancient Indian artifacts from abroad
India

CIC slams PMO for 'not applying mind' on RTI application about recovery of ancient Indian artifacts from abroad

"PMO should not have transferred the RTI application at all. Instead, the PMO should have chosen to answer to avoid assumptions that there were no efforts at all," said the information commissioner

Election Commission contradicts earlier CIC ruling, states political parties are out of purview of RTI Act
Politics

Election Commission contradicts earlier CIC ruling, states political parties are out of purview of RTI Act

Political parties are out of the purview of the RTI Act, the Election Commission has said in an order which is contrary to the Central Information Commission's directive bringing six national parties under the transparency law.

'What's my blood group?': Man files RTI query after tests throw up different results
India

'What's my blood group?': Man files RTI query after tests throw up different results

What is my blood group? A man posed this bizarre but "serious" question to the Central Information Commission by way of an RTI plea after tests threw up different results about his blood type

AMU-Jinnah portrait row: Clueless govt seeks papers on Independence, Partition as RTI petitioner seeks certified copies
India

AMU-Jinnah portrait row: Clueless govt seeks papers on Independence, Partition as RTI petitioner seeks certified copies

The CIC in its ruling has directed the PMO and Ministry of External Affairs to find out the documents that could satisfy these important questions and seek help from India office in the UK or with UK authorities in tracking the valuable piece of documents.

Govt-owned banks regularly reject RTI pleas; erstwhile State Bank of Hyderabad dismissed record 71% applications
Business

Govt-owned banks regularly reject RTI pleas; erstwhile State Bank of Hyderabad dismissed record 71% applications

Public sector banks (PSBs), which are reeling under huge burden of growing NPAs, have emerged as leading public authorities in terms of rejecting RTI pleas

Gorshkov warship cost hike exempted under RTI, should not be made public in national interest, says defence ministry
India

Gorshkov warship cost hike exempted under RTI, should not be made public in national interest, says defence ministry

India's reasons for agreeing to a cost escalation by the Russian side for refurbished aircraft carrier Admiral Gorshkov renamed INS Vikramaditya in India should not be made public in national and diplomatic interest, the Defence Ministry said challenging CIC order on an RTI application

CIC may choose not to direct public authorities to provide more information under RTI, rules Delhi HC
India

CIC may choose not to direct public authorities to provide more information under RTI, rules Delhi HC

Even 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.

Instead of 'martyr' or 'shaheed', use 'battle casualty' as term for soldiers killed in action, defence ministry informs CIC
India

Instead of 'martyr' or 'shaheed', use 'battle casualty' as term for soldiers killed in action, defence ministry informs CIC

There is no term as "martyr" or "shaheed" in the Army or the police and instead, a soldier or a policeman killed in action is called a "battle casualty" or "operations casualty" respectively, the ministries of defence and home have submitted before the Central Information Commission

Delhi air pollution: CIC says no mechanism available to compile data on PUC certificates
India

Delhi air pollution: CIC says no mechanism available to compile data on PUC certificates

Pollution may be at critically high levels in the city but the Delhi government's transport department does not have any annual data related to the number of PUC certificates issued by it, the Central Information Commission has lamented

Former EC chief SY Quraishi calls for collegium system to select CEC, election commissioners to ensure neutrality
India

Former EC chief SY Quraishi calls for collegium system to select CEC, election commissioners to ensure neutrality

Former chief election commissioner SY Quraishi called for setting up of a collegium system to appoint election commissioners, including the poll panel chief, to keep "perception of neutrality" intact

SC appointed SIT on black money is answerable under RTI Act, says Central Information Commission
India

SC appointed SIT on black money is answerable under RTI Act, says Central Information Commission

The Supreme Court-appointed Special Investigation Team on black money is answerable under the RTI Act, the Central Information Commission has held.

Expelled Lok Sabha MP says signature forged on 2005 parliament documents, files case
India

Expelled Lok Sabha MP says signature forged on 2005 parliament documents, files case

Delhi Police has registered a forgery case on a complaint by former Lok Sabha MP Ram Sevak Singh who said that his signature was forged on papers in 2005.

Central Information Commission directs govt to disclose data of officers facing corruption charges
India

Central Information Commission directs govt to disclose data of officers facing corruption charges

The Central Information Commission (CIC) has directed the government to proactively put in the public domain data about officials facing corruption cases in each department.

Sukma Naxal attack: CRPF says RTI information 'misinterpreted'; paints force in 'bad light'
India

Sukma Naxal attack: CRPF says RTI information 'misinterpreted'; paints force in 'bad light'

Facing flak for stating there was no human rights violation in the attack, the force tried to do some damage control claiming RTI was "misinterpreted".

CIC cites national security, says Naga peace accord framework need not be disclosed
India

CIC cites national security, says Naga peace accord framework need not be disclosed

Between "competing public interests", CIC concluded that withholding information about the Naga Accord, for now, would help the government solve a long standing issue

RTI draft rules 2017: Vast improvement over previous rules, do not dilute RTI Act or its efficacy
India

RTI draft rules 2017: Vast improvement over previous rules, do not dilute RTI Act or its efficacy

With the glaring exception of rule 12 these draft rules appear to be a vast improvement over the previous rules and do not seem to dilute the law and its efficacy in any manner.

Disclose action taken on complaint against ex-CJI Altamas Kabir: CIC to SC
India

Disclose action taken on complaint against ex-CJI Altamas Kabir: CIC to SC

CIC also asked Central Public Information Officer of the Supreme Court to furnish details of the number of complaints rejected or accepted against Kabir and other judges