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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

Despite CIC orders, PMO refuses info on black money brought from abroad

The Prime Minister's Office (PMO) has refused to share details on the quantum of black money brought back from abroad, citing a provision of the RTI Act that bars disclosure of information that may impede investigation and prosecution of offenders.

Nov 25, 2018, 13:37 PM 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

CIC rules BCCI under RTI Act, is answerable to people

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is covered under the RTI Act and answerable to the people of the country. 

Oct 01, 2018, 22:14 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

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

Nearly 12 years after it was formed, CIC to get its new 'green building' on March 6

The new building for the transparency watchdog is being inaugurated nearly 12 years after it came into being.

Mar 05, 2018, 18:30 PM IST

Disclose bills of Air India charter plane for PM's travel abroad: CIC to MEA

The Central Information Commission has directed the external affairs ministry to disclose records related to the expenses incurred on chartering Air India aircraft for abroad visits of the prime minister from 2013 to 2017.

Feb 27, 2018, 11:19 AM IST

Denial of info for lack of Aadhaar breach of RTI Act: CIC

Denial of information for the lack of Aadhaar card is a serious breach of the right guaranteed under the RTI Act, the CIC has held.

Dec 28, 2017, 19:06 PM IST

Man claimed NSC returns 3 yrs after death; CIC orders inquiry

How did my husband encash his NSC returns three years after his death?

Oct 08, 2017, 13:51 PM IST

CIC orders inquiry in note exchange at post office

The CIC has directed a probe into the exchange of demonetised currency at a post office in Palam here as it emerged from an RTI response that there were prima facie irregularities in the exchange of notes.

Sep 17, 2017, 15:25 PM IST

CIC reconstitutes bench to hear complaints against political parties

CIC has constituted a larger bench to hear complaints against six national political parties not adhering to the CIC order bringing them within the ambit of the RTI Act.

Aug 02, 2017, 16:57 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

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.

Jun 09, 2017, 22:32 PM IST

Private hospitals 'fleecing' patients for cardiac stents: CIC

It is alleged that private hospitals empanelled with the ESIC are overcharging patients by almost 2.5 times for stent implants and other cardiac procedures.

May 21, 2017, 19:08 PM IST

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.

Nov 27, 2016, 21:25 PM IST

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

CIC issues fresh notice to Congress president Sonia Gandhi in RTI matter

The Central Information Commission has issued a fresh notice to Congress President Sonia Gandhi to explain her case before its Full Bench on allegations of not responding to queries in a RTI application despite orders of the transparency panel.

May 08, 2016, 14:34 PM IST

PM Modi should give details of his BA, MA degrees: AAP

AAP leader Sanjay Singh said the PM has mentioned in his affidavit that he passed his BA in 1978 from Delhi University through Distance Learning and MA in 1983 from the Gujarat University.

Apr 30, 2016, 23:01 PM IST

Bring details of degrees earned by PM Modi, CIC tells Delhi University

The Central Information Commission (CIC) on Friday directed the universities of Delhi and Gujarat to respond to all RTI applications with regards to PM Narendra Modi's educational qualifications. 

Apr 29, 2016, 20:43 PM IST