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BS Bassi no longer contender for post of Information Commissioner in CIC?

BS Bassi no longer contender for post of Information Commissioner in CIC?

Delhi Police Commissioner Bhim Sain Bassi is no longer the contender for the post of Information Commissioner in Central Information Commission (CIC).

CIC orders disclosure of communication between PMO and DoPT over Haryana whistleblower

Asserting that people have a right to information about obstructions to political executive and bureaucratic machinery and their working, CIC has held that such records must be disclosed even if they attract exemption clauses because of larger public interests.

Strategic arrest on Friday night violation of Constitution: CIC

Strategically arresting people on Friday night to deprive them a court hearing till Monday is a violation of the Constitution, the Central Information Commission has held.

Information commissioner quits over Maharashtra Sadan scam

The ongoing investigation into the multi-crore Maharashtra Sadan scam claimed its first major victim in Information Commissioner DB Deshpande of the Aurangabad Division as he quit under a cloud, officials said here on Monday.

Maharashtra CM approves suspension of Information Commissioner after raids

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has approved the proposal to suspend Information Commissioner Deepak Deshpande after ACB raided his premises in connection with a corruption case.

Appointments of three Information Commissioners soon: Jitendra Singh

The appointments of three more Information Commissioners will be done soon, Union Minister Jitendra Singh said here on Monday.

Vijai Sharma tipped to be new CIC; KV Chowdary may be CVC

Senior most Information Commissioner Vijai Sharma is tipped to be new Chief Information Commissioner, while former CBDT chief KV Chowdary is understood to be in the running for the Central Vigilance Commissioner's post.

No RTI on restructuring of corporate debt: CDR cell of RBI

Corporate Debt Restructuring cell of Reserve Bank of India, which has eased loan repayment worth Rs 3.7 lakh crore for top-end businessmen of the country, has refused to reply to an RTI query about its operations saying transparency law does not apply on it.

Information Commissioner Sushma Singh to take over as CIC

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.

Notice over Goa information commissioner`s selection

Petitioner Aires Rodrigues questioned how journalist Sandesh Prabhudesai had been selected without him having even applying.

Govt recommends action against Information Commissioner

Kerala government has submitted a report to the state Governor recommending suspension of Information Commissioner K Natarajan.

JK interlocutor appointed as UGC member

Former Information Commissioner M M Ansari who was also Centre`s interlocutor on Jammu and Kashmir has been appointed as a member of University Grants Commission for a period of three years.

KD Batish new Information Commissioner of Himachal

The Himachal Pradesh government today appointed senior advocate Kali Dass Batish as the new state Information commissioner.

New Home Secretary, Information Commissioner in WB

Basudeb Banerjee took over as West Bengal Home Secretary replacing GD Gautama who was sworn in as Information Commissioner.

Kashmir gets CVC clearance for information commissioner

The Jammu and Kashmir government has received the clearance from the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) for the appointment of an income tax officer as the state`s first chief information commissioner, an official said on Sunday.

Adarsh scam: Maharashtra Information Commissioner claims innocence

Claiming innocence in the Adarsh Housing Society scam, Maharashtra Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) Ramanand Tiwari on Sunday said that he has not been asked to resign during his meeting with Governor K Sankaranarayan here.

Activist drags Maha Information Commissioner into Adarsh scam

A social activisT, on Tuesday claimed that Maharashtra Information Commissioner and erstwhile Urban Development Secretary Ramanand Tiwari, whose son got a flat in the housing complex, played a crucial role in the episode.