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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.

Make efforts to look into issues raised by Ramachandra Guha: CIC to BCCI

Make efforts to look into issues raised by Ramachandra Guha: CIC to BCCI

Guha who was also deputed by the Supreme Court in the Committee of Administrators to run the BCCI had made sensational claims in his letter in which he had questioned the stardom and conflict of interest by some members.

SBI can't disclose loans given to Adani firms: CIC

SBI can't disclose loans given to Adani firms: CIC

All records where loans have been issued to firms promoted by Gautam Adani cannot be disclosed as these are held by State Bank of India in fiduciary capacity and involve commercial confidence informed the Central Information Commission.

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.

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 Act blacked out in Rajasthan school books

RTI Act blacked out in Rajasthan school books

A page in Rajasthan school textbooks has been removed following the revision, a report said.

SC pulls up RBI to act against disreputable business practices

SC pulls up RBI to act against disreputable business practices

The Supreme Court Wednesday held that RBI should take rigid action against those banks and financial institutions which have been indulging in "disreputable business practices" and said it cannot withhold information on defaulters and other issues covered under the RTI Act.

PMO directs CPIO to furnish Vyapam information, documents sought under RTI

The PMO has now directed its CPIO to handover the desired documents related to Vyapam scam sought by activist Ajay Dube after thorough examination.

10 years of RTI Act: PM to skip CIC annual convention

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will not attend the Central Information Commission's annual convention organised to discuss various issues pertaining to the the Right to Information Act, which completes 10 years.

Hindu community not allowed to exercise its Right to Information in Pakistan, activists protest

Hindu community not allowed to exercise its Right to Information in Pakistan, activists protest

 Activists from minority Hindu community in Pakistan have staged a protest here against the provincial government of Khyber Pakthunkhwa for allegedly not allowing minorities to access information through the recently enacted Right to Information Act.

Commerce Ministry ups vigilance to stop info leak

To check leak of key information, the Commerce Ministry has asked its officers to clamp down on unauthorised persons loitering around their departments and also keep a track on personnel carrying the files from sections to officers.

StockGuru mastermind bombards SEBI with RTI queries

In an interesting use of the RTI Act, the main accused of over Rs 1,500-crore 'StockGuru' scam is repeatedly seeking information on various money guarantee products and services, as also on regulatory jurisdiction and functions of capital markets regulator SEBI.

CIC orders Finance Ministry to appoint CPIO

Taking strong exception to the Finance Ministry not deputing an information officer even after nearly seven years of the RTI Act coming into force, the CIC has directed the ministry to make the appointment within a month.