A senior MCA official said that the CIC has to have a minimum of three members.
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
Narendra Modi-led panel names president's secretary Sanjay Kothari as CVC, Bimal Julka as CIC; Congress slams 'whimsical' appointments
Sanjay Kothari, the Secretary to the President, has been selected as the new Central Vigilance Commissioner by a high-powered committee headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi
'Final assault on RTI': Sonia Gandhi says Narendra Modi govt using amendments to dilute powers of Act
The amendments passed by the government will ensure that no Information Commissioner shall be free from interference and signalling by the Modi government, Sonia Gandhi said in a statement
Rahul Gandhi lashes out at Modi govt for 'diluting RTI', says move will 'help corrupt steal from India'
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi alleged on Saturday that the Modi government is 'diluting' the RTI Act to 'help the corrupt steal from India', days after the amendment was passed by the Rajya Sabha.
Opposition slams govt over RTI Amendment bill, says govt planning to make transparency panel a 'toothless tiger'
"The RTI (Amendment) Bill, 2019, is a deliberate attempt to undermine the RTI Act and make it toothless tiger like National Human Rights Commission (NHRC)," Congress leader Shashi Tharoor alleged
Lok Sabha introduces RTI Amendment bill amid protests from Opposition; activists warn modifications likely to weaken provision
Amid protests by opposition parties in the Lok Sabha, a bill which seeks to take away the stature of information commissioners from the equivalent of election commissioners and give the Centre the power to set their salaries and service conditions was introduced.
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
SC directs RBI to disclose information on bank inspection report under RTI, says any further violation to be seen seriously
The bench said it would have taken a serious view to the refusal of the RBI to part with information under RTI.
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
It is "erroneous" to come to a conclusion of heightened economic activity using the jump in currency in circulation (CIC), the economic research wing of SBI said on Thursday
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.
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.
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.
PMO refuses to give information on black money brought from abroad; claims disclosure may impede inquiries
The PMO's response came after the Central Information Commission, in an order passed on 16 October, had asked it to provide details on black money within 15 days.
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.
Loan defaults: CIC says RBI has to answer if Supreme Court order has been implemented and if not, why
Acharayalu said that at a higher level also perhaps there is an anti-disclosure policy.
CIC show-cause notice to RBI governor: It's high time the central bank ended the secrecy on wilful defaulter data
The RBI has been taking shelter under the archaic law that there is a fiduciary relationship between a bank and its debtor so much so that any disclosure about his loan status would amount to this sacred relationship.
RBI governor Urjit Patel issued show-cause notice for 'dishonouring' SC judgment on non-disclosure of wilful defaulters' list
Irked over the denial of information on disclosure of names of wilful defaulters who have taken bank loans of Rs 50 crore and above by the RBI in spite of a Supreme Court order, the CIC has asked Patel to explain why a maximum penalty should not be imposed on him for "dishonouring" the court verdict, which had upheld a decision taken by then information commissioner Shailesh Gandhi, calling for disclosure of names of wilful defaulters.
BCCI is not a government body nor is it funded by the government. It must value its independence and resist this latest attempt to pull the rug.