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Sep 16, 2018
CIC recommends legal framework to ensure MPs' accountability for utilisation of local area development fundsThe case came before the CIC as two RTI applicants could not get information about the usage of MPLADS fund of their respective MP.
Aug 05, 2018
Pranab Mukherjee lauds Manmohan Singh's leadership in ushering economic growth, political stability during 'turbulent times'Former president Pranab Mukherjee who had served in the Manmohan Singh government in various capacities, on Saturday lauded the former prime minister for ushering in political stability in the country and successfully presiding over the country's finances during "turbulent time".
Jul 28, 2018
Data Protection Bill Series: Quick overview of India’s draft data protection lawPart I of the series on the data protection bill with a quick overview of its various sections.
Jul 19, 2018
'BJP believes truth must be hidden': Rahul Gandhi slams saffron party over proposed changes to RTI ActCongress president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday attacked the BJP government over proposed changes to the Right to Information Act, saying they will render the law useless.
Jun 20, 2018
RTI links the lowest common denominator with the idea of democracy, says activist Aruna RoyAruna Roy unveiled her latest book titled 'The RTI Story: Power to the People' with former Central Information Commissioner, Shailesh Gandhi in Mumbai.
Apr 25, 2018
BCCI willing to come under Right to Information Act but selection committee won't be under RTI mandateThe Law Commission had said that the BCCI should be brought under the RTI Act, noting that it falls under the definition of a public authority which has received substantial financing from the government.
Apr 19, 2018
Law Commission's game-changing suggestion to bring BCCI under RTI Act needs political will to become realityThe Law Commission’s suggestion to bring BCCI under RTI will remove the distinction that BCCI has deliberately and carefully built between itself and other National Sports Federations.
Apr 05, 2018
Anaemic Madhya Pradesh teenager languishing in Pakistani jail as MEA dawdles on verifying Indian nationalityThree years on, the MEA has not managed to verify his Indian nationality, without which he cannot be repatriated. As a result, Arjunwar is still languishing in a Pakistan jail despite having completed his sentence.
Apr 01, 2018
Gorshkov warship cost hike exempted under RTI, should not be made public in national interest, says defence ministryIndia'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
Feb 12, 2018
BCCI gets rapped on its knuckles by Law Commission, could soon come under ambit of RTI ActThe BCCI at present works as a private entity under the Tamil Nadu Societies Registration Act, and if the government accepts the Law Commission's recommendations, it will have far-reaching consequences for how cricket is run in the country.