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NCPRI urges govt to frame rules for Whistle Blowers Act

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 12, 2014, 15:57

The National Campaign for Peoples` Right to Information (NCPRI) has written to the Prime Minister urging the government to immediately promulgate rules for the enactment of the Whistle Blowers Protection Act.

Bill introduced in Lok Sabha to repeal 36 obsolete laws

Last Updated: Monday, August 11, 2014, 17:05

Seeking to clear the statute books of antiquated laws, a bill was introduced in the Lok Sabha on Monday to repeal 36 Acts, including one which amends the marriage laws.

Give dept-wise details of whistleblowers complaints: CIC to CVC

Last Updated: Sunday, August 10, 2014, 10:34

The department-wise details of whistleblowers` complaints of corruption in government departments can be made public, the Central Information Commission (CIC) has held.

Amendments in Whistleblowers Act under examination: Govt

Last Updated: Thursday, August 07, 2014, 15:34

Some changes in Whistleblowers Protection Act, aimed at ensuring safety of people exposing corruption, is being examined by the government, the Rajya Sabha was informed.

Filter rogue whistle-blowers, Parrikar asks media

Last Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014, 16:19

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar Monday asked the media to filter out rogue whistle-blowers from stories, while warning of a probe and a legislation against activists and NGOs indulging in blackmail.

Whistleblowers can get security from government

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 15:56

Whistleblowers or people exposing corruption can get security from the government, the Lok Sabha was informed on Wednesday.

Whistleblowers Protection Act gets Prez nod

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 13, 2014, 20:34

People who expose corruption in government or irregularities by public functionaries can now be free of any fear of victimisation.

Clean chit to Narendra Modi in 2002 riots premature: Rahul Gandhi

Last Updated: Sunday, March 16, 2014, 18:06

Hitting out at Narendra Modi, Rahul Gandhi demanded "legal accountability" for `clear and inexcusable failure" of governance during 2002 Gujarat riots and dismissed talk of clean chit to him.

Beijing to reward terror whistleblowers

Last Updated: Saturday, February 22, 2014, 01:51

People helping authorities in exposing terror plots in the Chinese capital city will be rewarded, police in Beijing have announced.

Protests for quick passage of Whistleblowers protection bill

Last Updated: Saturday, February 08, 2014, 00:49

Scores of activists and kin of those who failed to receive protection after exposing corruption on Friday demanded early passage of the whistleblowers bill pending in Parliament.

Pass key Bills in Parl session: Rights activists to Rahul

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 04, 2014, 21:02

Civil rights activists on Tuesday staged a dharna outside the Congress office here pressing for the passage of the Whistle Blowers Protection Bill and the Grievance Redressal Bill with certain amendments in the upcoming Parliament session which begins on Wednesday.

Now, MafiaLeaks browser to save whistleblowers from mob

Last Updated: Saturday, November 09, 2013, 15:50

An encrypted anonymising browser reportedly allows informants to share their secrets with the site without the fear of being targeted by the mafia.