Latest News on Rti Act
Showing of 0 - 10 from 106 results
Rti Act - Total results - 106
Mar 14, 2019
Rafale hearing: In Supreme Court, Centre claims State privilege over deal documents, says no one can produce them without permissionKK Venugopal, appearing for the Centre, referred to section 123 of the Evidence Act and provisions of RTI Act to buttress his claim in the hearing of review petitions in the Rafale deal. He also said that the security of the State "supersedes everything", and that defence acquisitions were related to national security.
Mar 07, 2019
The Official Secrets Act, 1923: A look at what it contains, when was it reformed and who's been implicated under itThe Official Secrets Act, 1923 is India's anti-espionage act held over from the British colonial period which states that actions which involve helping an enemy state against India are strongly condemned. It mentions that one cannot approach, inspect, or even pass over a prohibited government site or area.
Feb 28, 2019
SBI found fraud worth Rs 7,951.3 crore involving 1,885 cases in April-December: RTI replyIn an RTI reply, SBI said, the first quarter reported 669 cases of fraudulent activities amounting to Rs 723.06 crore, the second quarter saw 660 cases involving an Rs 4,832.42 crore
Jan 31, 2019
NV Ramana becomes third SC judge to recuse from hearing plea against M Nageswara Rao’s appointment as interim CBI directorSupreme Court judge NV Ramana recused himself from hearing a plea challenging the Centre's decision to appoint M Nageswara Rao as interim CBI Director
Dec 26, 2018
Air India should disclose lease income from assets abroad: Central Information CommissionCash-strapped national carrier Air India should disclose its assets abroad and earnings from them, the CIC has ruled
Nov 26, 2018
PMO refuses to give information on black money brought from abroad; claims disclosure may impede inquiriesThe 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.
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 18, 2018
CIC orders RBI, PMO to disclose Raghuram Rajan's letter on bank loan defaulters again, asks them to 'justify denial'The CIC commissioner said several categories of information were declared by the RBI as not disclosable as part of their 'disclosure policy' and the RBI calls the exceptional clauses under the RTI Act as 'enabling' provisions.
Nov 09, 2018
CBI refuses to disclose records on how lookout circular against Vijay Mallya was changedThe CBI had issued LOC against Mallya calling for his detention if he intends to leave the country or arrive here from abroad but in a surprise move it was diluted asking the immigration authorities to merely inform the agency in case of his travel.
Oct 04, 2018
BCCI not a government body, plea to bring board under RTI can't be implemented: CoA head Vinod RaiThe Central Information Commission last week ruled that BCCI should be brought under the RTI Act and made answerable to the people of the country under its mechanism.