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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

RTI Act amendment: Activists, former Central Information Commission slam government

Sources in the Central Information Commission have said that it was not consulted by the government in the process.

published on : 17th July 2018

Explain why BCCI should not be under RTI Act: Central Information Commission

The applicant also asked whether the players selected by BCCI are playing for India or for the association, how can a private association represent the country internationally.

published on : 12th July 2018

Make public complete reports of medical colleges inspection within 6 weeks: CIC to Medical Council of India

CBI is probing a number of cases related to alleged corruption in finalising MCI inspection reports on the basis of which clearance are given to a medical college to run a course and take admission

published on : 4th July 2018

CIC pulls up IAF officers for delaying delivery of information on PM Modi's foreign travels

The IAF delayed by seven months the response to an application seeking to know expenditure incurred on foreign visits of the prime minister using its aircraft for the purpose.

published on : 24th May 2018

Pendency surge in information commission due to Centre's failure to appoint commissioners

Centre’s lack of seriousness in bringing transparency in governance is becoming  evident with its failure to appoint information commissioners for the Central Information Commission (CIC) despite a ma

published on : 1st May 2018
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