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Sudhir Bhargava new CIC, govt appoints four information commissioners

The government has appointed Sudhir Bhargava as new Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) along with four new Information Commissioners in the Central Information Commission which had been functioning with just three of them as against a sanctioned strength of 11, including the Chief Information Commissioner.

Dec 31, 2018, 07:06 AM IST

CIC issues show-cause notice to RBI governor for non-disclosure of wilful defaulter's list

The CIC has also asked the Prime Minister's Office, the Finance Ministry and the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to make public the letter of former RBI governor Raghuram Rajan on bad loans.

Nov 04, 2018, 19:53 PM IST

BCCI officials question COA role, to challenge CIC’s RTI verdict

The CIC verdict would effectively mean that the BCCI become a National Sports Federation (NSF). 

Oct 02, 2018, 14:05 PM IST

Can't disclose expenses incurred on Amit Shah's security: CIC rejects RTI appeal

The commission has denied the appeal of a petitioner who had also sought to know the rules governing extension of security cover to a private individual and the authorities, which foot the bill of such cover to a private individual.

Aug 27, 2018, 08:26 AM IST

Are only Delhiites deserving of Padma awards? PM Modi questions 'lobbying'

PM Modi also added that among those people from Delhi who got the awards, maximum were doctors who used to look after the health of politicians.

Mar 07, 2018, 07:24 AM IST

From Parliament to the street, we are changing how government works: PM Narendra Modi

The new premises of the Central Information Commission in Delhi is a state-of-the-art green building.

Mar 06, 2018, 19:54 PM IST

CIC notice to Mumbai's IMD officer for seeking GST from activist

CIC has issued a show-cause notice to the Mumbai IMD's CPIO for including GST in the fees that he asked a city-based activist to pay in advance.

Feb 07, 2018, 17:44 PM IST

CIC seeks names of those who went abroad with Modi, rejects PMO's 'security' ground

CIC RK Mathur rejected the objection by the PMO in disclosing the information on grounds of "national security".

Jan 28, 2018, 13:38 PM IST

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

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

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

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

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