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Aparna Yadav's NGO given 86% of SP government cow welfare grant: RTI

Aparna Yadav's NGO given 86% of SP government cow welfare grant: RTI

To a query by activist Nutan Thakur, the UP Gau Sewa Aayog replied that from 2012 to 2017, it sanctioned Rs 9.66 crore, of which Rs 8.35 crore (86.4 per cent) went to Jeev Ashraya, the NGO run by Aparna Yadav.

Banks have no liability for loss of valuables in lockers: RBI

Banks have no liability for loss of valuables in lockers: RBI

Stung by the revelation, the lawyer who had sought information under the transparency law has now moved the Competition Commission of India (CCI) alleging "cartelisation" and "anti-competitive practices" by the banks in respect of the locker service.

Don't share RTI applicants' Aadhaar details: Govt to all depts

Don't share RTI applicants' Aadhaar details: Govt to all depts

All central government departments were on Tuesday asked not to share personal details, including Aadhaar number, of RTI applicants.

Pakistan violated ceasefire daily in 2015, 2016: Home Ministry in RTI reply

Pakistan violated ceasefire daily in 2015, 2016: Home Ministry in RTI reply

At least one incident of ceasefire violation by Pakistan has been reported daily along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir in 2015 and 2016, with 23 security personnel being killed in the two years, the Home Ministry has said in an RTI reply.

No deadline for introduction of Sharia banking in India: RBI

No deadline for introduction of Sharia banking in India: RBI

No deadline has been set for introduction of Sharia or interest-free banking in India, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has said.

Where are the post-demonetisation fake notes? Even RBI doesn't know

Where are the post-demonetisation fake notes? Even RBI doesn't know

The Reserve Bank of India has admitted it has no confirmed data of the number or value of fake currencies detected since the demonetisation of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes, a RTI query has revealed.

RBI had only Rs 4.94 lakh crore in 2,000 rupee notes on day of demonetisation announcement: RTI

RBI had only Rs 4.94 lakh crore in 2,000 rupee notes on day of demonetisation announcement: RTI

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has informed that it had only Rs 4.94 lakh crore in 2,000 rupee notes on the day the central government announced scrapping of high denomination notes of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000. 

No formal proposal from J&K government to withdraw AFSPA, reveals RTI reply

No formal proposal from J&K government to withdraw AFSPA, reveals RTI reply

The Jammu and Kashmir government has not submitted any formal proposal for the withdrawal of the controversial AFSPA Act from the state, according to an RTI reply.

PM Narendra Modi has not taken any leave since taking charge; he is always on duty, reveals RTI response

PM Narendra Modi has not taken any leave since taking charge; he is always on duty, reveals RTI response

PM Narendra Modi is known for his workaholic nature and busy schedule. Now, an RTI reponse has revealed that he is on duty all the time.

Prime Minister's Office maintains no data about petitions personally read by PM Narendra Modi, reveals RTI response

Prime Minister's Office maintains no data about petitions personally read by PM Narendra Modi, reveals RTI response

The Prime Minister's Office does not maintain data about petitions from people which have been personally read by the Prime Minister as over 10 lakh complaints and petitions have flooded the top office between June 1, 2014 and January 31, 2016, an RTI response has shown.

Amid Pakistan tension, MHA receives a query - Is India ready for a zombie attack?

Amid Pakistan tension, MHA receives a query - Is India ready for a zombie attack?

The Home Ministry has stated that the query refers to a "hypothetical situation" and therefore does not fall under its purview.

RTI prevents sale of historic Yashwantgad fort in Maharashtra

RTI prevents sale of historic Yashwantgad fort in Maharashtra

The single-minded pursuit by an RTI activist led to an expose and finally prevented the sale to a private party of a historical sea fort in Maharashtra, constructed in the early 1700s.

All talk and no action! Arvind Kejriwal never held meeting on women safety, reveals RTI - Know details

All talk and no action! Arvind Kejriwal never held meeting on women safety, reveals RTI - Know details

It seems Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal is all talk and no action as far as the issue of women safety and law & order situation in the national capital is concerned!

Do you know how much NSA Ajit Doval, PM Modi's top executives earn?

Do you know how much NSA Ajit Doval, PM Modi's top executives earn?

The salaries of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's top executives have now been made public by his office under the Right to Information Act.

Provide details of soldiers whose bodies were mutilated by the enemy: CIC

The Central Information Commission has directed the army to provide details of soldiers whose bodies were mutilated by insurgents and enemy soldiers during skirmishes on Pakistan and China borders.

RTI: SBI declines info on Vijay Mallya's loan, says matter sub-judice

RTI: SBI declines info on Vijay Mallya's loan, says matter sub-judice

State Bank of India has expressed its inability to divulge details of loans given to Vijay Mallya and his now defunct Kingfisher Airlines in response to an RTI query, holding that the matter is sub-judice and being looked into by investigation agencies.

Sri Lanka's parliament votes in favour of right to information bill

Sri Lanka's parliament on Friday voted in favour of a Right to Information (RTI) bill which had failed to get approval for several years.

Central Information Commission not competent to bring political parties under RTI: Congress

Three years after six national parties were brought under the ambit of the RTI Act, Congress on Monday asked the Central Information Commission to set aside its 2013 full bench order, saying it is neither a court nor a competent authority to exercise plenary jurisdiction and the order is "arbitrary and illegal."

Journalist, who claimed Ministry of Ayush has no policy to hire Muslims, arrested for fabricating RTI reply

A journalist was arrested on Saturday for allegedly "fabricating" a response to his right to information (RTI) request to make the claim that the Ministry of Ayush has a policy not to hire Muslims, police said.