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Dec 31, 2018
Sudhir Bhargava is the new Chief Information Commissioner; IPS officer was High Commissioner of India in UKThe 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.
Dec 05, 2018
Ex-CIC alleges govt intimidating agency by threatening to sue; seeks President's interventionFormer 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.
Oct 12, 2018
India slips to sixth position in global RTI rating; failure to protect officials who provide information biggest challengeAfter making its debut at number 2 in 2011 in the global index on Right to Information, the year the global RTI agency was launched, India has slipped four positions in the last seven years, to settle at number at 6
May 01, 2017
Indian Army tweets about mutilation of soldiers' bodies but had refused to respond to RTIThe 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.
Jan 14, 2017
Congress slams Modi govt for 'clipping wings' of Information CommissionerThe Congress on Friday slammed the Modi government for taking away the Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry from the purview of Information Commissioner M. Sridhar Acharyulu.
Feb 19, 2016
Bassi dropped: IAS officer Bimal Julka to be appointed as the new Chief Information CommissionerDelhi CP BS Bassi's candidature has been dropped for the post of Information Commissioner
Feb 17, 2016
Reward for JNU row? Delhi police chief BS Bassi may actually be appointed next CICDelhi CP BS Bassi may be in the running to become the next Information Commissioner, sources told CNN-IBN.
Feb 07, 2013
Kiran Reddy wins battle against Governor, RTI the casualtyWith the appointment of four favoured candidates for the post of information commissioners, Kiran Kumar Reddy may have won his ongoing battle with the state governor. Unfortunately the RTI stands to lose.
Jul 05, 2012
How the Info Commission is killing your RTIAs delays in processing RTI complaints increase radically year after year, it could make citizens less interested in using it.
Jul 02, 2012
RTI will be irrelevant in 5 years: Information Commissioner"I believe that so far the RTI Act has achieved far more than expected but there are serious threats most of us are not conscious of," told Shailesh Gandhi, outgoing Information Commissioner, to CNN IBN.