Right To Information

Delhi Metro collects Rs 38 lakh as fines for sitting on train floor: RTI

One case of travelling on the roof of a train was also recorded on the Metro's Blue Line for which the offender was charged Rs 50.

Aug 08, 2018, 16:28 PM IST

Centre confirms plan to amend RTI Act, refuses to provide details of amendment bill: RTI

It also asked for a copy of the proposal to amend the RTI Act, 2005, prepared by the DOPT and a copy of the decision of the cabinet regarding the proposal to amend it.

Jun 16, 2018, 14:06 PM IST

BCCI keeping 'all options open' on RTI

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is keeping all options open after the Law Commission last week recommended the powerful cricket body be brought under the RTI ambit.

Apr 25, 2018, 22:14 PM IST

Right to Information is my new amulet: Faith-healer-cum-RTI activist Ghulam Mohiudin Sheikh

Apart from the amulet that Peer Sahab, as he is generally known, gives the believer, he files a Right to Information (RTI) application wherever needed.

Aug 14, 2017, 13:45 PM IST

Don't share RTI applicants' Aadhaar details: Govt to all depts

All central government departments were on Tuesday asked not to share personal details, including Aadhaar number, of RTI applicants.

Jun 20, 2017, 19:57 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi has not taken any leave since taking charge; he is always on duty, reveals RTI response

PM Narendra Modi is known for his workaholic nature and busy schedule. Now, an RTI reponse has revealed that he is on duty all the time.

Oct 11, 2016, 19:28 PM IST

RTI Act blacked out in Rajasthan school books

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

May 18, 2016, 09:50 AM IST

Bungalow rent row: Priyanka Gandhi Vadra demands apology from leading Daily

Congress president Sonia Gandhi's daughter Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Sunday served a legal notice to leading daily Times of India.

Apr 17, 2016, 21:56 PM IST

Ironic! 'Make in India' logo made by a foreign firm?

The ministry is also said to have informed that Weiden+Kennedy India Limited was hired for Rs 11 crore for advertising and promotion of Make In India campaign for 3 years.

Jan 14, 2016, 22:09 PM IST

RTI online portal to be converted in Hindi: Govt

A website meant for filing of RTI applications will be converted into Hindi language as well, the government said on Monday.

Dec 14, 2015, 20:44 PM IST

Ink attack on RTI activist: Shiv Sena calls the act 'disgraceful', sacks partymen

Shiv Sena has sacked party workers who blackened the face of a Right to Information (RTI) activist in Latur in Marathwada region, Yuva Sena chief Aaditya Thackeray said here on Saturday.

Oct 31, 2015, 14:33 PM IST

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.

Oct 27, 2015, 16:46 PM IST

RTI should be a right to question government: PM Narendra Modi

The Right to Information should not be limited to right to know but it should empower every citizen to question those in power, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Friday, as he urged that RTI applications be processed in a timely and transparent manner.

Oct 16, 2015, 13:29 PM IST

Miffed activists boycott PM's speech at RTI convention

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday inaugurated the 10th annual convention of the Central Information Commission (CIC).

Oct 16, 2015, 11:04 AM IST

Govt's stand on bringing parties under RTI ambit a 'retrograde' step: AAP

The AAP on Monday termed the Centre's opposition towards bringing political parties under the ambit of the RTI as a "retrograde" step, saying that BJP had taken a "U-turn" on the issue.

Aug 24, 2015, 23:24 PM IST

RTI makes shocking revelations about Arvind Kejriwal

According to RTI, Delhi chief minister and Arvind Kejriwal is only creating an uproar to get the Delhi police to cooperate with him and has never taken it up officially with the Centre.

Aug 14, 2015, 13:44 PM IST

NCP legislator Awhad holds tribal land, claims RTI activist

RTI activist Ravi Barhate on Wednesday alleged that NCP legislator Jitendra Awhad had purchased tribal land at Yeoor in adjoining Thane in 2006 and made an illegal construction on the plot, a charge denied by the latter.

Aug 05, 2015, 23:35 PM IST

Vyapam scam: Chouhan ordered appointment of Malay Rai from abroad, reveals RTI

An Right to Information (RTI) query has revealed that Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan had ordered the appointment of Malay Rai as a state finance commission member over the phone.

Jul 16, 2015, 09:04 AM IST

Maharashtra SIC won only one out of 84 cases challenging its order

The Maharashtra State Information Commission (SIC) could win only one case out of 84 in which its orders were challenged in different courts of law in the past 10 years, according to an RTI query.

Jul 13, 2015, 15:28 PM IST

CIC orders disclosure of communication between PMO and DoPT over Haryana whistleblower

Asserting that people have a right to information about obstructions to political executive and bureaucratic machinery and their working, CIC has held that such records must be disclosed even if they attract exemption clauses because of larger public interests.

Jul 12, 2015, 15:04 PM IST