Central Information Commission

Row over 'shaheed' or 'martyr': Here's what former Gen VK Singh says

Row over 'shaheed' or 'martyr': Here's what former Gen VK Singh says

MoD has said in its reply to CIC that there is no term as "martyr" or "shaheed" in the Army or the police lexicon.

Dec 16, 2017, 17:25 PM IST
 No term like 'martyr' or 'shaheed' in Army or police's lexicon, says government

No term like 'martyr' or 'shaheed' in Army or police's lexicon, says government

There is no term as "martyr" or "shaheed" in the Army or the police, the ministries of defence and home have said.

Dec 15, 2017, 17:22 PM IST

Benefits of PM Narendra Modi's foreign visits can't be quantified: PMO

The benefits of the foreign visits of Prime Minister Narendra Modi cannot be quantified and are not part of official records, the Prime Minister's Office has told the Central Information Commission.

Oct 29, 2017, 14:32 PM IST
Clarify whether Taj Mahal is mausoleum or temple: CIC to govt

Clarify whether Taj Mahal is mausoleum or temple: CIC to govt

The question, forwarded as an alternative narrative of history by some claiming to be historians and the subject of various court cases, reached the CIC through an RTI plea.

Aug 10, 2017, 17:42 PM IST

Ex-MP says his signature was forged in Parliament questions, case lodged

A complaint was filed in December 2016 at the Parliament Street Police Station by ex-MP. However, an FIR was registered in the matter on July 14 on the directions of Delhi Police Commissioner Amulya Patnaik.

Jul 23, 2017, 17:48 PM IST
Disclose data of officers facing corruption charges: CIC to govt

Disclose data of officers facing corruption charges: CIC to govt

CIC has directed the government to proactively put in the public domain data about officials facing corruption cases in each department.

Jul 02, 2017, 12:30 PM IST

By March, CIC aims to clear all pending cases filed till 2016

The Central Information Commission is looking to clear by March next year all the pending cases filed till 2016, Chief Information Commissioner RK Mathur on Friday said.

May 19, 2017, 14:36 PM IST

Sexual harassment case info must be furnished to victim within 48 hours: CIC

Information on sexual harassment cases should be provided to victims within 48 hours under the Right to Information Act as it pertains to their "life and liberty", the Central Information Commission has held.

Apr 27, 2017, 17:35 PM IST

Bimal Julka recuses from CIC bench hearing plea against political parties

Information Commissioner Bimal Julka has recused from the Central Information Commission (CIC) full bench hearing a complaint against political parties for defying the RTI Act.

Mar 07, 2017, 16:20 PM IST
Disclose what Nathuram Godse said during trial; Mahatma Gandhi's legacy too big to be destroyed: CIC

Disclose what Nathuram Godse said during trial; Mahatma Gandhi's legacy too big to be destroyed: CIC

The Central Information Commission has directed the National Archives of India to publish the statement of Nathuram Godse, the man who was executed for assassinating 'Father of The Nation' Mahatma Gandhi, on its website.

Feb 20, 2017, 10:27 AM IST

Delhi HC stays CIC order allowing inspection of DU records of 1978

A Central Information Commission order directing Delhi University to allow the inspection of records of all students who had passed BA examination in 1978, the year when Prime Minister Narendra Modi had also cleared it, was stayed by the Delhi High Court on Monday.

Jan 23, 2017, 17:48 PM IST

Compensate prisoners incarcerated more then term: CIC

The country's largest prison Tihar has been asked by the Central Information Commission to develop a system of giving compensation to inmates who have been incarcerated for a duration more than their sentence period.

Oct 06, 2016, 16:21 PM IST
UGC must give clarifications on courses recognised by it: CIC

UGC must give clarifications on courses recognised by it: CIC

The UGC and other public authorities cannot deny clarifications sought by RTI applicants if it is part of their duty to collect that information, the Central Information Commission has said, rejecting the plea of the higher education regulator that explanations cannot be sought under the transparency law.

Oct 05, 2016, 15:59 PM IST

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.

Jul 28, 2016, 16:00 PM IST

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."

Jun 20, 2016, 20:34 PM IST
PM Modi's degree row: Gujarat High Court issue notices to CIC, Arvind Kejriwal

PM Modi's degree row: Gujarat High Court issue notices to CIC, Arvind Kejriwal

On April 29, CIC directed Delhi University and Gujarat University to provide information on degrees earned by PM Modi to Kejriwal, who had criticised the functioning of the transparency panel.

Jun 20, 2016, 19:04 PM IST
Disclose how guests were invited during oath ceremony: CIC to President's office

Disclose how guests were invited during oath ceremony: CIC to President's office

The President's office had refused to disclose the information to activist R K Jain, who had filed an RTI seeking to know the guests invited.

Jun 05, 2016, 12:51 PM IST

Have not ordered sealing of records: DU VC on PM Narendra Modi's degree

Amid allegations that Delhi University has sealed the records following a controversy over Prime Minister Narendra Modi's degrees, Vice Chancellor Yogesh Tyagi said he has not issued any such orders.

May 09, 2016, 21:17 PM IST
Make PM Modi's BA degree public: Arvind Kejriwal to DU VC

Make PM Modi's BA degree public: Arvind Kejriwal to DU VC

Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s successive election affidavits state that he holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Delhi University.

May 05, 2016, 14:54 PM IST
Make PM Narendra Modi's educational qualification public; people want to know truth: Arvind Kejriwal

Make PM Narendra Modi's educational qualification public; people want to know truth: Arvind Kejriwal

Launching a scathing attack, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal has asked the Central Information Commission (CIC) on Thursday why it was not making public the educational qualification of PM Narednra Modi.

Apr 28, 2016, 17:55 PM IST