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Omar Abdullah pitches for political parties under RTI Act

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 03, 2013, 20:20

Jammu and Kashmir CM Omar Abdullah made strong pitch for political parties opening their records to the public through the transparency law.

Citizens` right to privacy should be protected: Pranab Mukherjee

Last Updated: Monday, September 02, 2013, 19:21

Lauding the role of Right to Information Act in promoting transparency, President Pranab Mukherjee stressed on adequate safeguards to protect the "inviolable rights to privacy" of a citizen.

RTI Amendment Bill may come up for discussion on Monday

Last Updated: Sunday, September 01, 2013, 13:51

A bill seeking to amend the RTI Act is scheduled to come up for discussion in Lok Sabha on Monday.

BJP raises Vadra land deals issue in Parliament, demands SIT probe

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 13, 2013, 09:31

The BJP Tuesday raked up the alleged land scam involving Sonia Gandhi’s son-in-law Robert Vadra in both Houses of Parliament, leading to disruptions.

Activists to move court if Parliament approves changes in RTI Act

Last Updated: Monday, August 12, 2013, 20:43

Activists promoting Right to Information (RTI) Act said they will move court if Parliament gives its nod to amendments aimed at providing immunity to political parties from providing information.

Government hopes Parliament passes food bill

Last Updated: Monday, August 12, 2013, 11:52

The government expressed hope that the food security bill scheduled to be debated in the Lok Sabha on Monday would be passed.

Bill to amend RTI Act introduced in Lok Sabha

Last Updated: Monday, August 12, 2013, 09:38

The government Monday introduced in the Lok Sabha a bill to amend the Right to Information (RTI) Act to keep political parties out of the transparency law`s ambit.

Bill to amend RTI Act likely in Parliament Monday

Last Updated: Sunday, August 11, 2013, 23:06

The government is Monday likely to introduce in the Lok Sabha a bill to amend the Right to Information (RTI) Act.

NRIs join campaign to keep political parties under RTI

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 07, 2013, 12:11

Trust India`s honourable Members of Parliament to save their skin when confronted with uncomfortable questions on the proposed amendments to the Right To Information (RTI) Act.

Raghuvansh opposes amendments to RTI Act

Last Updated: Monday, August 05, 2013, 15:56

Senior RJD leader Raghuvansh Prasad Singh Monday opposed amendments to the RTI Act which seek to keep political parties out of its ambit saying politicians should not fear transparency.

Political parties to be kept out of RTI Act`s preview: Balbir Punj

Last Updated: Sunday, August 04, 2013, 23:34

BJP on Sunday defended the party decision to support the Centre`s move to amend laws and keep political parties out of the purview of 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.