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Mumbai RTI activist Bhupendra Vira, who targetted illegal construction, shot dead; two arrested

Mumbai RTI activist Bhupendra Vira, who targetted illegal construction, shot dead; two arrested

Two persons have been arrested in connection with RTI activist Bhupendra Vira's murder case.

Oct 17, 2016, 13:27 PM IST
Kapil Sharma-BMC row: RTI activist files complaint, accuses comedian of destroying mangroves

Kapil Sharma-BMC row: RTI activist files complaint, accuses comedian of destroying mangroves

Bollywood actor and ace comedian Kapil Sharma has come under the spotlight since the time he took to social networking site Twitter to voice his concern over bribery prevalent in Mumbai's civic body.

Sep 10, 2016, 15:23 PM IST

RTI activist murder: Two ex-cops get 14-day judicial custody

A local court today sent to 14-day judicial custody two former policemen arrested in connection with the 2010 murder of Pune-based RTI activist Satish Shetty.

Apr 16, 2016, 20:30 PM IST

RTI activists meet Sonia, Rahul over Whistle blowers Act

An RTI activist from Madhya Pradesh, who exposed the Vyapam scam, met Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi over Whistle blowers Protection Act-2011.

Dec 24, 2015, 16:19 PM IST

After Sudheendra Kulkarni, Sena workers blacken RTI activist's face

Shiv Sena workers on Friday assaulted and blackened the face of an RTI activist at Latur in Marathwada region, after he "exposed" an illegal construction case.

Oct 30, 2015, 16:39 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi speaks at RTI Convention in Delhi

PM Modi addresses the crowd and the media in Right to information Convention in Soochna Bhawan, Delhi.

Oct 16, 2015, 12:23 PM IST

Delhi ACB commands onion scam's investigation

Delhi's ACB chief Mukesh Meena has commanded the investigation of onion scam in Delhi. The investigation has instigated only after RTI activist Vivek Garg's FIR against the onion scam.

Sep 23, 2015, 13:35 PM IST

RTI activist alleges Maharashtra ACB giving 'special treatment' to Ajit Pawar

An RTI activist Jeetendra Ghadge Friday alleged that Ajit Pawar, who is being probed in connection with the irrigation scam, was given "special treatment" by the Maharashtra Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) as the senior NCP leader is spared from personal appearances for investigations in the case.

Jul 24, 2015, 14:58 PM IST

List of freedom fighters included three deceased!

A list of 88 people recently approved as freedom fighters eligible for pension and other benefits in Maharashtra is said to include three, including two women, who are deceased, an RTI query revealed here on Thursday.

Jul 16, 2015, 18:17 PM IST

Rajasthan RTI activist assault case: Four accused surrender

Four persons, who had allegedly beaten and humiliated an RTI activist in the district last week, surrendered before police here.

Jul 14, 2015, 12:54 PM IST

Lok Sabha Secretariat receives crores in food subsidy to run Parliament canteen, reveals RTI reply

At a time when the Narendra Modi government is taking steps to cut subsidies across the board, a shocking RTI response has revealed that our parliamentarians enjoy sumptuous meal due to heavy subsidy received by the Lok Sabha Secretariat to run the Parliament canteen.

Jun 23, 2015, 14:46 PM IST

UP RTI activist murder: Village head, two sons nabbed

A village head and his two sons have been arrested in connection with the murder of an RTI activist and Aam Aadmi Party member in the district here, police said on Monday.

Jun 15, 2015, 13:08 PM IST

327 hilly areas in Mumbai classified as dangerous: RTI activist

About 327 hilly areas in Mumbai spread across 25 constituencies, accommodating almost over a lakh people, have been identified as dangerous and are vulnerable to landslides, a city-based RTI activist claimed on Friday.

Jun 05, 2015, 19:49 PM IST

U'khand floods: RTI reveals officers stayed in luxurious hotels, relished mutton

A string of financial bungling has come to light through responses to RTI queries that were made with regard to 2013 Uttarakhand flood relief efforts.

May 30, 2015, 18:35 PM IST

CM Kejriwal meets RTI activist shot by unknown assailants in Delhi

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday visited the Deen Dayal Upadhyay Hospital here to meet an RTI activist who was allegedly shot at by unidentified persons last night.

Apr 25, 2015, 10:08 AM IST

CBI to reinvestigate RTI activist Satish Shetty murder

CBI on Monday decided to reinvestigate the murder of Pune-based RTI activist Satish Shetty in view of new evidence recovered during the searches at the offices and residence of a prominent builder in January.

Feb 16, 2015, 21:33 PM IST

Two CBI officers may be in trouble in RTI activist murder case

Two senior CBI officers are in possible trouble in connection with alleged tampering of evidence in the 2011 (rpt) 2011 murder of RTI activist Shehla Masood as action has been recommended against them by the investigating agency itself.

Feb 09, 2015, 19:25 PM IST

Firm fined Rs 6.10 lakh for delaying Mantralaya renovation work

A construction firm has been fined Rs 5,000 per day for delay in completing the Mantralaya renovation project, according to an RTI query.

Dec 24, 2014, 16:37 PM IST

Give data of cases in which order reserved: HC to SC registry

The Delhi High Court on Thursday directed the Supreme Court registry to provide information to an RTI activist regarding cases which have been heard but judgments have been pending after being reserved.

Dec 04, 2014, 21:17 PM IST

Defence lawyers not to get CD,DVDs related to Shehla murder case

The Special CBI court conducting trial in RTI activist, Shehla Masood murder case has accepted the prosecution's demand of not handing over copies of CDs, DVDs and other documents carrying 'intimate details' about the accused persons to defence lawyers.

Sep 26, 2014, 18:44 PM IST