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Information Commissioner Sushma Singh to take over as CIC

Last Updated: Thursday, December 05, 2013, 13:43

Sushma Singh, the senior most Information Commissioner, will be the next Chief Information Commissioner of India and will succeed Deepak Sandhu, who completes her term.

Deepak Sandhu becomes first woman CIC

Last Updated: Thursday, September 05, 2013, 18:20

Deepak Sandhu, who has been an information commissioner for the last four years at the Centre, Thursday became the first woman Chief Information Commissioner of the country.

`Govt`s move to exempt political parties from RTI unfortunate`

Last Updated: Sunday, August 04, 2013, 08:37

Social activist Aruna Roy on Saturday said that political parties should come under RTI in order to maintain transparency in their financial matters and termed as "unfortunate" any attempt to nullify the CIC order in this regard.

Details of lunch hosted by Sonia to be withheld: CIC

Last Updated: Thursday, August 01, 2013, 22:40

The details of a lunch hosted by Sonia Gandhi at Ashoka Hotel in 2012 can be withheld from disclosure, the Central Information Commission has held.

Sovereign wealth fund CIC boasts 10.6% return in 2012

Last Updated: Saturday, July 27, 2013, 22:20

The rise is in marked contrast to the previous year when the fund suffered a 4.3 percent loss, the lowest return since it was launched in 2007.

Madras High Court stays proceedings by CIC to bring BCCI under RTI Act

Last Updated: Thursday, July 25, 2013, 16:10

Madras High Court Today stayed proceedings by Central Information Commission to bring BCCI under the RTI Act.

Bill on RTI in Monsoon session is govt’s antidote to CIC order

Last Updated: Friday, July 19, 2013, 18:15

With major parties on board, Government will move bill in Monsoon session of Parliament for amending RTI Act to overturn CIC order bringing 6 political parties under ambit of transparency law.

Disclose inquiry reports related to Rajiv`s killing: CIC

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 16, 2013, 22:30

Allowing a plea of Rajiv Gandhi assassination convict Perarivalan, CIC has directed Home Ministry to provide him reports by Justice MC Jain and JS Verma Commissions.

Pol parties open to RTI scrutiny as CIC deadline ends

Last Updated: Monday, July 15, 2013, 20:20

Reluctant political parties dodged questions from the media on whether they would appoint Public Information Officers and Appellate Authorities.

CIC order to bring political parties under RTI misconceived: Tewari

Last Updated: Monday, July 15, 2013, 15:34

Political parties were not intended to be brought under RTI Act and order by Central Information Commission to appoint public information officers is misconceived, I&B minister Manish Tewari said.

No decision yet on keeping political parties out of RTI

Last Updated: Sunday, July 14, 2013, 12:50

No decision has been taken by government on giving immunity to political parties from providing information under Right to Information Act as six-week deadline by Central Information Commission ends.

NCP slams Goa govt over delay in appointment of CIC, SIC

Last Updated: Saturday, July 13, 2013, 14:13

The NCP on Saturday questioned the Manohar Parrikar-led BJP government`s delay in appointing CIC and SIC for Goa.