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Jan 22, 2019
Delhi Secretariat examining if plea on MLAs' assets amounts to breach of privilege, says Assembly Speaker Ram Niwas GoelIn a letter to Lokayukta Reva Khetrapal, the Delhi Assembly Speaker Ram Niwas Goel urged her to file a complaint against petitioner Vijay Garg, claiming the complaint was 'politically motivated' as it targeted ruling AAP MLAs only
Jan 09, 2019
Syndicate Bank's Rs 10,253-cr agri loans turn NPAs in last five fiscals: RTI replyNoida-based engineer and RTI activist Amit Gupta had sought to know from the bank the amount of agriculture loans given to farmers till 2018 and how much of that had turned NPAs till last year.
Jan 04, 2019
Maharashtra RTI activists claim bureaucrats are not publishing queries, responses on official websites despite state govt orderRight to Information (RTI) activists in Maharashtra have alleged that bureaucrats are not publishing RTI queries and their responses on official websites despite an order from the state government.
Dec 27, 2018
MHA notification: When governments create systems of surveillance, we have everything to loseSurveillance is no new issue in India, the desire to control is universal, no matter who is in power.
Dec 24, 2018
Devendra Fadnavis-led panel cleared Bullet train project without meeting even once, reveals RTIAn RTI query has revealed that the subcommittee led by Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, which was set up to conduct a feasibility study of the Bullet train project has not held a single meeting to date, let alone conducting an in-depth study
Dec 04, 2018
Maharashtra allows citizens to inspect government records under RTI; activists welcome initiatveResidents of Maharashtra can now inspect government records in district-level offices and local bodies under the Right to Information (RTI) Act for two hours on every Monday.
Nov 25, 2018
Despite CIC order, PMO refuses to share data on black money brought from abroad, claims disclosure may impede inquiriesRejecting 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.
Nov 16, 2018
The Brahminisation of justice or why our English-only Supreme Court needs a taste of linguistic democracyThe privilege that English enjoys in the Supreme Court needs to be diluted in order to make its portals accessible to those who speak languages different from the clipped and accented English of foreign-educated but exorbitantly expensive lawyers
Nov 05, 2018
RBI governor Urjit Patel issued show-cause notice for 'dishonouring' SC judgment on non-disclosure of wilful defaulters' listIrked 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.
Oct 30, 2018
Yavatmal pesticide poisoning: Lack of accountability, negligence and abysmal medical facilities behind farmers' deathsPesticide deaths are not new to Yavatmal and according to information recently obtained under the Right to Information (RTI) Act by this correspondent, the district reported two deaths each year in 2013-14 and 2014-15. In 2015-16, eight people died due to pesticide poisoning.