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Former I&B secretray Bimal Julka sworn in as CIC, Amita Pandove becomes IC; four posts still vacant in transparency watchdog
India

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
Politics

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
India

'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'
India

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'
India

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
Politics

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.

Central Information Commission directs RBI to provide names of big loan defaulters
Business

Central Information Commission directs RBI to provide names of big loan defaulters

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
Business

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.

EVMs are ‘information’, can be demanded from Election Commission under RTI Act, rules CIC
India

EVMs are ‘information’, can be demanded from Election Commission under RTI Act, rules CIC

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

Wrong to use cash as indicator of jump in economic activity, rural economy still depressed: SBI
Business

Wrong to use cash as indicator of jump in economic activity, rural economy still depressed: SBI

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
India

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.

Bombay High Court grants interim stay on CIC orders to RBI on wilful loan defaulter list
Business

Bombay High Court grants interim stay on CIC orders to RBI on wilful loan defaulter list

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.

Ex-CIC alleges govt intimidating agency by threatening to sue; seeks President's intervention
India

Ex-CIC alleges govt intimidating agency by threatening to sue; seeks President's intervention

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
Business

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
Business

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
Business

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
Business

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
India

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.

Implementing RTI Act in BCCI is downright self-defeating, will cause Board more harm than good
First Cricket News

Implementing RTI Act in BCCI is downright self-defeating, will cause Board more harm than good

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.