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
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'
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
"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
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 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
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
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'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
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
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
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
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
The Supreme Court-appointed Special Investigation Team on black money is answerable under the RTI Act, the Central Information Commission has held.
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.
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.
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".
Between "competing public interests", CIC concluded that withholding information about the Naga Accord, for now, would help the government solve a long standing issue
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.
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