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Indian firms perform best in BRICS, Tata Comm tops the list

Last Updated: Thursday, October 17, 2013, 10:21

Indian firms perform best in the BRICS with a result of 54 percent and several occupy the top positions in the overall index.

Railways switch over to e-auction mode for scrap disposal

Last Updated: Friday, September 13, 2013, 17:37

To bring more transparency in the bidding process, railways have switched over completely to e-auction system for disposal of scrap eliminating need for physical bidding by purchasers.

Yahoo reports 29,000 government data requests

Last Updated: Saturday, September 07, 2013, 22:35

Yahoo said in the report released yesterday, covering the first six months of 2013, that 12,444 of the requests from worldwide governments came from the United States.

Yahoo reports 29,000 government data requests

Last Updated: Saturday, September 07, 2013, 09:59

Yahoo received some 29,000 government requests for data on its users this year, with almost half coming from the United States, according to the company's global transparency report.

Activists hail govt`s decision to refer RTI Bill to Parl Panel

Last Updated: Thursday, September 05, 2013, 20:25

Activists welcomed govt`s decision to refer a Bill aimed at shielding political parties from providing information under the transparency law to a Parl standing committee.

Bangalore: Transparency key to good governance

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 03, 2013, 16:22

Transparency is fundamental to good governance, said Nikhil Dey, activist from Mazdoor Kisan Shakti Sanghatan (MKSS), Rajasthan.

Google, Microsoft join forces to demand FISA transparency

Last Updated: Sunday, September 01, 2013, 16:09

Technology companies had made a demand that they should be allowed to reveal Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act court orders they receive.

Received more than 25,000 govt data requests: Facebook

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 27, 2013, 22:10

Facebook Tuesday said it received more than 25,000 government data requests in the first half of 2013, with the largest number from the US followed by India.

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.

HAL signs MoU with Transparency International India

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 06, 2013, 13:05

TII will support HAL by providing advice and resources to implement the Integrity Pact programme successfully.

Aruna Roy, Harsh Mander oppose move to amend RTI Act

Last Updated: Monday, August 05, 2013, 22:13

RTI activists opposed Cabinet`s decision to keep political parties out of the ambit of Right To Information Act by amending the transparency law.

US tops in user data requests, India among least: Twitter

Last Updated: Friday, August 02, 2013, 12:47

US government, which has been in eye of a storm due to the snooping PRISM programme, had the lion`s share in user data requests under it between January- June 2013, while India had less than 10 such requests, says the social networking site Twitter`s transparency report.