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Delhi Deputy CM in Centre's 'guest faculty list'

Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodiya is among over 130 individuals included in a pool of eminent persons and guest speakers formed by the Centre for imparting training to government employees.

121 death petitions disposed off by President since 1981: RTI

A total of 121 death petitions involving more than 163 persons were disposed off by the President of India in the last 34 years.

No minister in Fadnavis govt has declared assets, reveals RTI

 None of the Ministers in the new Maharashtra government have given information to the Chief Minister about their assets and liabilities as mandated, according to the state government's response to a RTI query.

Delhi HC stays till Apr 27 its order bringing AGI's office under RTI

 The Delhi High Court on Wednesday stayed till April 27, its single judge order that Attorney General of India's (AGI) office is a public authority falling under the ambit of Right to Information Act.

DNA: Govt's indifference; Bhagat Singh still not 'martyr' in official records

It is shocking that in Government's record, Bhagat Singh is still not a 'martyr'.

Shahid Diwas: Bhagat Singh still not a martyr in government records!

Bhagat Singh is an inspiration for many, but in government records he is still not a martyr. In a reply to an RTI query, the home ministry has said it has no record to show whether Bhagat Singh has been declared a martyr.

Shahid Diwas: Bhagat Singh still not a martyr in government records!-Part 2

Bhagat Singh is an inspiration for many, but in government records he is still not a martyr.

RTI query results in Rs 1.87 Cr recovery from toll operator

 An RTI application from a citizen helped National Highway Authority of India to detect overcharging of toll on a Bangalore toll plaza resulting in recovery of Rs 1.87 crore.

RJD continues to occupy office at Rs 333 per month

Notwithstanding its grand headquarters at prime ITO area in the national capital, Lalu Prasad Yadav-led Rashtriya Janata Dal continues to occupy an office in VP House here at a meagre rent of Rs 333 per month.

Over 12,000 posts in Maha police dept lying vacant: RTI query

As many as 12,115 posts in Maharashtra Police department are lying vacant out of which the highest 2,708 vacancies are of sub-inspectors, an RTI query has revealed.

Attorney general's office comes under RTI: Delhi HC

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday held that the office of the Attorney General of India carries out public function and it comes within the ambit of the Right To Information (RTI) Act.

Only 1/4th of govt bodies making mandatory RTI disclosures: CIC

The Central Information Commission on Wednesday questioned the government bodies with regard to meeting the requirement of mandatory suo-motu disclosures under the RTI Act and said that there was need for "introspection" as only a little over one-fourth of the 2,276 public authorities have followed statutory guidelines.

CBI sends backdated communications to RTI pleas

 In an example of callousness in handling applications filed under the RTI Act, the CBI has sent a reply dated even before the application was filed, apparently aimed at not giving 30-day period to the applicant to file his appeal.

Properly dispose off RTI applications, appeals: Government to departments

 The Government has asked ministries to properly dispose off applications and appeals filed under the Right to Information (RTI) Act as per the laid down guidelines.

Rs 6,300 crore alloted for benefit of minorities: RTI

 The government has approved projects worth Rs 6,300 crore for socio-economic welfare of the minority communities under the Multi-sectoral Development Programme (MSDP) in the 11th and 12th five-year plans, a response to an RTI query has revealed.

Properly dispose off RTI applications, appeals: Govt to departments

The Government has asked ministries to properly dispose off applications and appeals filed under the Right to Information (RTI) Act as per the laid down guidelines.

'MMRDA spends Rs 4.29 crore on air travel in 13 years'

The Mumbai Metropolitan Regional Development Authority (MMRDA) has spent Rs 4.29 crore on air travel from April, 2001 to March, 2014, with most expenses incurred for study tours, an RTI query revealed.

14 police stations, 48 police posts in J&K without toilets: RTI

A piece of information received by an RTI activist reveals that over a dozen of police stations and police posts across the state of Jammu and Kashmir are sans basic amenities like toilet and drinking water.

CBI refuses to share information on graft PEs closed by it

Pursuant to its new policy of stonewalling probing questions, CBI has gone a step ahead refusing to respond to RTI applications seeking information on closed preliminary enquiries on graft which are part of its public annual reports and have no bearing on any probe.

It's time BCCI is brought under RTI ambit: Bishen Singh Bedi
It's time BCCI is brought under RTI ambit: Bishen Singh Bedi

"Deeply hurt" by Supreme Court's intervention in deciding the fate of BCCI president-in-exile N Srinivasan, former India captain Bishen Singh Bedi on Thursday said it is time the "cricket board is brought under the RTI ambit".