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Indian Army tweets about mutilation of soldiers' bodies but had refused to respond to RTI
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Indian Army tweets about mutilation of soldiers' bodies but had refused to respond to RTI

The army on Monday tweeted about the mutilation of the bodies of two Indian soldiers by the Pakistan army but refused to divulge details about such incidents under the Right to Information (RTI) Act, citing "national security" concerns.

Smriti Irani's education record: HC stays CIC order to CBSE allowing inspection
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Smriti Irani's education record: HC stays CIC order to CBSE allowing inspection

The Delhi High Court on Monday stayed a Central Information Commission (CIC) order to CBSE to allow inspection of Class 10th and 12th school records of Union Minister Smriti Irani.

Delhi University official fined Rs 25,000 for rejecting RTI query on Narendra Modi's degree
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Delhi University official fined Rs 25,000 for rejecting RTI query on Narendra Modi's degree

The Central Information Commission (CIC) has slapped a fine of Rs 25,000 on Delhi University's Central Public Information Officer (CPIO) for rejecting an RTI application seeking Prime Minister Narendra Modi's graduation degree.

SC needs to take an urgent call on five-judge Constitution bench: People have a right to know
India

SC needs to take an urgent call on five-judge Constitution bench: People have a right to know

The Supreme Court of India needs to take an urgent call on the matter to ensure that the great trust the people of India have in this institution of final dispenser of justice is not eroded.

Modi degree row: HC stays CIC order asking Gujarat university to give info to Kejriwal
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Modi degree row: HC stays CIC order asking Gujarat university to give info to Kejriwal

The Gujarat High Court on Friday stayed the Central Information Commission's order asking the Gujarat University to provide information on the degree earned by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.

Modi degree row: HC issues notice to CIC and Kejriwal over plea filed by Gujarat university
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Modi degree row: HC issues notice to CIC and Kejriwal over plea filed by Gujarat university

The Gujarat High Court on Monday issued notices to Central Information Commission (CIC) and Arvind Kejriwal on a petition filed by the Gujarat University against the CIC's earlier order asking the varsity to provide information on degrees of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the Delhi Chief Minister.

Provide details of degrees earned by PM Modi to Kejriwal, CIC tells DU
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Provide details of degrees earned by PM Modi to Kejriwal, CIC tells DU

Central Information Commission on Friday directed Delhi University and Gujarat University to provide information on degrees earned by Prime Minister Modi

Provide details of degrees earned by PM Modi to Kejriwal: CIC to DU
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Provide details of degrees earned by PM Modi to Kejriwal: CIC to DU

In an unusual move, Central Information Commission on Friday directed Delhi University and Gujarat University to provide information on degrees earned by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, who had criticised the functioning of the transparency panel.

Activist appeals to Supreme Court to amend RTI Act, set time limit for responses
India

Activist appeals to Supreme Court to amend RTI Act, set time limit for responses

RTI activist Rakesh Kumar Tewari also sought a direction to authorities in Uttar Pradesh "to supply the information as sought by the petitioner without putting conditions..."

Bimal Julka, two other former officials appointed new information commissioners
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Bimal Julka, two other former officials appointed new information commissioners

Former bureaucrats Bimal Julka and Amitava Bhattacharyya and former police officer Divya Prakash Sinha are the three new information commissioners at CIC.

Declassifying Netaji files: Congress squirms in discomfort but Modi must guard against using it as a political tool
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Declassifying Netaji files: Congress squirms in discomfort but Modi must guard against using it as a political tool

Caught with a sense of panic that decades of manipulating history is now coming back to bite it, Congress high command and heavyweight ministers have suddenly started heaping fulsome praise on Bose.

RTI replies should be timely, transparent and trouble-free, says PM Modi on 10th anniversary of CIC
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RTI replies should be timely, transparent and trouble-free, says PM Modi on 10th anniversary of CIC

PM Narendra Modi has asked government departments to keep in mind three 'T's - timeliness, transparency and trouble-free approach - while replying to RTI applications as that would help in reducing errors in governance.

Right to Information Act turns 10 years old: Has it really brought about transparency?
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Right to Information Act turns 10 years old: Has it really brought about transparency?

A decade on, while activists have hailed the progressive aspects of the Right to Information Act, some have called for a more proactive approach from the government.

At the UPSC exams, getting over 50% is the biggest challenge
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At the UPSC exams, getting over 50% is the biggest challenge

A report has said that only five candidates in the 2014 civil services examination could secure more than 50% marks. The topper for the year scored 53.4%.

Bringing netas under RTI: SC issues notices to Centre, EC and parties
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Bringing netas under RTI: SC issues notices to Centre, EC and parties

The notices were issued in response to a plea by NGO Association for Democratic Reforms.

Case Diary of police officer protected from disclosure under RTI, rules CIC
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Case Diary of police officer protected from disclosure under RTI, rules CIC

The case diary maintained by police may not be disclosed even after closure of probe as larger public interests warrants against its disclosure, the Central Information Commission has held.

No decision yet on appointment of CVC, CIC; panel to reconvene soon
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No decision yet on appointment of CVC, CIC; panel to reconvene soon

The Prime Minister-led selection committees could not arrive at a decision on the appointment of chiefs of Central Information Commission (CIC) and Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) at a meeting held in New Delhi on Saturday.

Only 25% of government bodies making mandatory RTI disclosures: CIC
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Only 25% of government bodies making mandatory RTI disclosures: CIC

The Central Information Commission on Wednesday questioned the government bodies with regard to meeting the requirement of mandatory suo-motu disclosures under the RTI Act and said that there was need for "introspection" as only a little over one-fourth of the 2,276 public authorities have followed statutory guidelines.

CIC slams Delhi govt, asks if they have done away with 2-finger test in rape cases
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CIC slams Delhi govt, asks if they have done away with 2-finger test in rape cases

The Central Information Commission has asked Delhi government to suo moto make public whether the controversial two-finger test to determine rape has been banned in the national capital.