MP govt appointed Swaraj's husband, daughter as advocates: RTI

In what could cause fresh trouble for External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, an RTI query has revealed that Madhya Pradesh government appointed her husband and daughter as government advocates.

EC has no data on status of poll code violation cases of last three LS polls

Mumbai: The Election Commission of India (ECI) has no data or records on `status` of various cases pertaining to violations of the model code of conduct in last three Lok Sabha elections, an RTI query has revealed.
City-based activist Anil Galgali had filed an RTI query in this regard.He also sought to know the "minimum and maximum action" being initiated by the ECI against politicians concerned in the mandatory time limit, if any, in cases of poll code violations.

Censor board denied clearance to 256 films in 10 years

The Censor Board denied certification for release to 256 films in the past 12 years, an RTI query has revealed.

No record of Sheila Dikshit meetings: Delhi CM secretariat

Exercising his right to information, advocate Vivek Garg has sought details of all kind of meetings in which the Delhi Chief Minister was present since April, 2006.

HC stays CIC order for inquiry against sr officers

The Delhi High Court on Monday stayed a CIC order setting up an inquiry against some senior officers of the transparency panel.

No record of statements by MPs: PMO on Anna row

Manish Tewari had alleged that Hazare was corrupt from head to toe, a statement, which he withdrew after almost a fortnight.

Bizarre RTI query: What is IQ level of Gandhi?

The bizarre question came up by way of a RTI query before the Central Information Commission.

RTI query reveals rot in Goa Police ranks

More than 50 percent of the superintendents of police in Goa have faced disciplinary action, and only 19 percent of police inspectors have a clean record, documents obtained under the Right to Information (RTI) revealed Monday.