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Censor Board banned 793 films in 16 years: RTI

The Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) banned a total of 793 films in 16 years, an RTI response has revealed.

Feb 20, 2019, 00:11 AM IST

Supreme Court questions RBI as plea alleges violation of RTI, seeks contempt case against Urjit Patel

Two pleas in the top court seek contempt proceedings against the central bank and its former Governor Urjit Patel for non-disclosure of information under RTI about some banks.

Jan 25, 2019, 21:18 PM IST

Morning Breaking: 9,000 calls intercepted every month under UPA rule in 2013, Says RTI

This segment of Zee News brings to you latest on UPA rule in 2019, according to RTI, 9,000 Calls, 500 E-Mails were intercepted every month at that time. Watch full video to know more.

Dec 24, 2018, 08:38 AM IST

5W1H: Watch top news with research and latest updates, 23rd December, 2018

This is a special segment of 5W1H by Zee News which brings to you news with research and latest updates. Watch this video to know more.

Dec 23, 2018, 18:14 PM IST

According to RTI, 9,000 calls, 500 E-Mails intercepted every month under Congress rule in 2013

This segment of Zee News brings to you latest information on BJP Spokesperson Sambit Patra who said that according to RTI, 9,000 calls, 500 E-Mails intercepted every month under Congress rule in 2013. Watch full video to know more.

Dec 23, 2018, 18:08 PM IST

36 per cent teachers' posts vacant at eight IITs, says RTI reply

The IITs of Mumbai (IIT Bombay), Delhi, Guwahati, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Chennai (IIT Madras), Roorkee and Varanasi currently have 65,824 students, but only 4,049 teachers against 6,318 approved posts. 

Dec 02, 2018, 17:48 PM IST

PMO refuses to share details of corruption complaints against Union ministers

Replying to an RTI query, the PMO said that it receives complaints against various Union ministers and high-level functionaries from time to time.

Nov 21, 2018, 17:55 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

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

Rs 15 lakh promised by PM Modi does not come under definition of information under RTI Act: PMO

During the 2014 Lok Sabha election campaign, PM Modi had said each Indian would receive Rs 15 lakh when black money would be repatriated from abroad. 

Apr 23, 2018, 22:31 PM IST

Bring BCCI under RTI, says Law Commission

In July 2016, the Supreme Court had asked the Law Commission to recommend whether the cricket board can be brought under the RTI Act.

Apr 18, 2018, 16:41 PM IST

SBI has closed more than 41 lakh bank accounts. Is your account safe?

An RTI plea has revealed that State Bank of India closed as many as 41.16 accounts in the first 10 months of the current financial year.

Mar 13, 2018, 19:26 PM IST

CBI refuses to disclose expenses incurred to bring back Vijay Mallya, Lalit Modi

The CBI has refused to share details of expenses incurred to bring back to India fugitive businessmen Lalit Modi and Vijay Mallya, claiming immunity from disclosures under the RTI Act.

Feb 20, 2018, 11:07 AM 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

Outstanding tax from BCCI could go up to over Rs 860 crore

The outstanding tax demand by the income tax department on the Board of Control for Cricket in India may go up to over Rs 860 crore, according to an RTI reply from the department.

Jan 19, 2018, 20:07 PM IST

Law panel may recommend bringing BCCI under RTI

Before the members of the panel meet to take a final call on the issue, the commission will seek opinions of income tax experts to help members firm up their views.

Jan 11, 2018, 18:44 PM IST

Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev yet to get martyr status in govt records

An RTI reply mentions that Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev and Rajguru were radical youth who were militants.

Dec 04, 2017, 15:14 PM IST

AgustaWestland scam: SC asks Chhattisgarh govt to produce original files relating to purchase of VVIP choppers

The Supreme Court on Thursday took a "serious" note of the Centre's "extreme concern" that various privileged and sensitive documents, including Cabinet notes, which are outside the purview of the RTI law have been forming the basis of PILs.

Nov 16, 2017, 18:49 PM IST