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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.
Dec 04, 2017
Understanding the Data Protection White Paper Part IV: Exemptions to data protection law regarding investigations, research, journalismExemptions from a data protection law will not imply a complete exemption from the protection it offers. Instead, it normally involves a partial waiver of the obligations
Nov 21, 2017
Supreme Court favours installation of CCTV cameras in courts, say act is in 'larger public interest'There is no need for privacy in courtrooms as nothing private happens there, the Supreme Court said on Tuesday as it favoured early installation of closed-circuit televisions in the courts
Nov 04, 2017
Allahabad HC quashes Samajwadi Party govt's 2012 order exempting Lokayukta from RTI ActAllahabad High Court has ruled that the Lokayukta is within the purview of the Right to Information Act, quashing a 2012 notification
Oct 08, 2017
Plea in SC to bring CBI under ambit of Right to Information Act; challenges govt's 2011 decisionA plea challenging the government's 2011 decision to keep the CBI out of the ambit of the Right to Information Act has been moved in the Supreme Court.
Oct 03, 2017
Govt should set up authority to 'compel' ministries to put info on websites, says Wajahat HabibullahThe government should set up an authority to "compel" ministries to disclose information on their websites and reduce the burden of RTI applications, India's first chief information commissioner Wajahat Habibullah has said.
Sep 17, 2017
CBI not exempt from disclosing information under RTI Act: Delhi HCThe CBI cannot claim absolute exemption from disclosing information pertaining to allegations of corruption and human rights violations held by it under the RTI Act