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Jul 30, 2019
RTI (Amendment) Bill passed in RS: BJP sought stronger law when in Opposition, wants to weaken it now, says ex-CIC Shailesh Gandhi'The reasons that the government is putting forward to amend the RTI Act do not make any sense,' former CIC Shailesh Gandhi said.
Feb 14, 2019
Cannot disclose data on phone-tapping permissions, it would 'prejudicially affect' interests of State : Home ministry to RTI queryThe ministry took refuge under Section 8(1)(a) of the RTI Act to withhold data. The section exempts disclosure of information that will prejudicially affect the sovereignty and integrity of India, the security, strategic, scientific or economic interests of the State, relation with foreign State or lead to incitement of an offence
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.
Aug 20, 2018
Centre had refused to provide information on Madhav Gadgil report under RTI in 2011, says former Central Information CommissionerFormer Central Information Commissioner Shailesh Gandhi said that following an RTI filed by a Kerala resident to obtain the summary of Madhav Gadgil report in 2011, the Centre had denied the appeal and refused to provide information on it.
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.
Mar 27, 2018
SC says RTI applicants can't be asked for motive: Petitioner welcomes verdict, asks for strengthening of self-disclosure provisionsThe Supreme Court passed a slew of directions for better implementation of the RTI Act. Speaking to Firstpost, one of the petitioners in the case welcomed the order.
Mar 19, 2018
RTI being strangled due to Maharashtra govt's neglect, says former CIC Shailesh GandhiFormer Central Information Commissioner Shailesh Gandhi on Monday said that the Right to Information Act was being "strangled" due to the neglect of the state government.
Mar 06, 2017
Demonetisation: FinMin refuses to reveal whether Arun Jaitley was consulted before announcementThe Finance Ministry has taken refuge under the exemption clause of section 8(1)(a) of the Act to deny the information.
Dec 29, 2016
RBI refuses to give reasons behind demonetisationThe monetary policy regulator also refused to give any details about the time it will take to replenish the currency notes.
Oct 18, 2016
Mumbai RTI activist murder: CIC directs authorities to declassify information sought by Bhupendra ViraChief Information Commissioner of Maharashtra Ratnakar Gaikwad on Monday asked authorities to ensure a thorough probe into the murder of RTI activist Bhupendra Vira and make public the information sought by him.