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Assam police declines to share info on witch hunting under RTI

The Assam Police has declined to share information sought under the RTI Act on witch hunting in the state, citing an exemption provision for its CID wing, though the state government tabled the same data in the Assembly 10 days after.

Ashok Khemka talks exclusively about Robert Vadra land deal controversy

The Haryana government has revealed that two crucial pages from the file that pertains to the controversial Robert Vadra-DLF Gurgaon land deal, are missing. The missing pages also contained notings.

Records can't be weeded out if RTI application is pending: CIC

Records cannot be destroyed even under weeding-out policy if a citizen has sought information related to them through the RTI route as doing it would be a violation of the transparency law, the Central Information Commission has held.

No information on online RTI application: Army

Army has refused to provide responses on RTI applications received through recently introduced government website that enables citizens to file them online, saying it is a security threat.

CPI becomes first party to respond to RTI application

CPI has become the first political outfit to respond to an RTI application after a CIC order declared parties as public authorities but underlined that it does not come under the transparency law.

Make public expenditure incurred on treatment of Vajpayee: CIC

The Central Information Commission has directed the Health Ministry to make public expenses incurred on the treatment of former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee.

Nine-year-old files RTI application over father`s abduction

A nine-year-old boy has filed a Right
to Information Act application over the alleged abduction and eventual return of his father last year.