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2006 Mumbai blast convict seeks IB report under RTI; HC asks CIC to consider request

Justice Vibhu Bakhru said the CIC "erroneously" concluded that the information sought by the convict, Ehtesham Qutubuddin Siddique, did not pertain to allegations of corruption or rights violation.

published on : 16th January 2019

Government advertises for appointment of four more information commissioners

The Commission is left with four vacancies on the post of Information Commissioner after as many were recently appointed by the Centre.

published on : 4th January 2019

Inquiry reports on 13 communal riots since 1961 'not available', CIC asks MHA for status

The CIC directed Home Secretary Rajiv Gauba to depute a senior official to find out the status of the 13 reports, which are not available on the ministry's website as well.

published on : 30th December 2018

Ex-Information commissioner alleges legal intimidation of CIC by government; seeks President's intervention

Sridhar Acharyulu Tuesday alleged that the Central Information Commission was facing threats of litigations filed against it by the government and sought President Ram Nath Kovind's intervention.

published on : 4th December 2018

Fake encounter in Assam: CIC threatens penal proceedings against Home Secretary

The CIC has given a "final opportunity" to Union home secretary Rajiv Gauba to produce records related to alleged fake encounter in Assam last year, reported by then CRPF IG Rajnish Rai.

published on : 3rd December 2018

CIC slams Hockey India for refusing info on complimentary passes

Hockey India League (HIL), which is also known as Coal India Hockey India League, does not receive any government funding, according to its website and the CIC's order.

published on : 13th November 2018

It is illegal for RBI to hold information of loan defaulters: CIC Sridhar Acharyulu

When asked about if he feels the RBI was unduly secretive about the information of big loan defaulters, Acharyulu replied that it is illegal, in my opinion.

published on : 5th November 2018

RTI row: Government departments reluctant to share information, says report

A Transparency International India report indicates an alarming rise in the number of RTI requests being rejected by various arms of the government.

published on : 28th October 2018

Disclose corruption complaints against serving ministers: Central Information Commission to PMO

The order asked the PMO to disclose information related to deposits made by the government in bank accounts of Indian citizens from the black money brought from abroad.

published on : 21st October 2018

SCB refuses to answer RTI query on closed roads; CIC issues show-cause notice

Repeated attempts to reach the chief executive officer (CEO) of SCB proved futile.

published on : 11th September 2018

Security expenses of BJP chief Amit Shah can't be disclosed under RTI Act: CIC

A petitioner had 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.

published on : 26th August 2018

Information Commissioner Sridhar Acharyulu seeks withdrawal of proposed bill to amend RTI Act

The proposed amendment to the RTI Act would "destroy and smash" the independence of the Central Information Commission, said Central Information Commissioner M Sridhar Acharyulu.

published on : 23rd August 2018

Make public all remission orders of life convicts: CIC on Rajiv Gandhi assassin's plea

CIC, the top appellate authority in the matters pertaining to the RTI, held that it is in public interest that people get to know as to why a convict is being released.

published on : 19th August 2018

Nearly 24,000-second appeals, complaints pending with CIC: MoS Personnel Jitendra Singh

Systems at 2,200 public authorities or central government departments have been aligned to receive, process and reply to online RTIs from applicants, it said.

published on : 1st August 2018

Why so many vacancies in Central Information Commissions, Supreme court asks Centre

The Supreme Court on Friday asked the Centre to file an affidavit detailing steps it intended to take to fill vacancies in the Central Information Commission.

published on : 28th July 2018
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