Central information Commission

Delhi HC stays CIC order on RTI request to know donations of Ram Janmabhoomi Trust

The stay was following the challenge of the Central Public Information Officer (CPIO) and CBDT who had approached the High Court against the CIC order.

published on : 17th January 2023

SC's 1993 order to pay remuneration to imams is in 'violation of Constitution': Information commissioner

The Supreme Court in 1993 on a petition from the All India Imam Organisation had directed the waqf board to give remuneration to imams in mosques managed by it.

published on : 26th November 2022

42 info commissioner posts lie vacant: Report

The Centre received the most number of RTI applications in 2022, at 1.19 crore, with Maharashta a distant second at 86.06 lakh, followed by Tamil Nadu (36.99 lakh) and Kerala (32.82 lakh).

published on : 12th October 2022

CIC red flag on Delhi-AAP government's 'failure' to implement RTI Act, L-G seeks action

This is the first time that India’s watchdog body, which seeks to implement the RTI Act, has pulled up the Delhi government for alleged corruption and malgovernance.

published on : 12th October 2022

'Modi government spent Rs 38 lakh on Trump's 36-hour State Visit in 2020': RTI

On his maiden visit to India, Trump accompanied by his wife Melania, daughter Ivanka, son-in-law Jared Kushner and several top officials had visited Ahmedabad, Agra, and New Delhi.

published on : 18th August 2022

'Can’t disclose Chinese casualties in 2020 Galwan clash': CIC to RTI applicant

The Army refused to disclose the information as it was third-party information and it cannot be shared under Section 8(1) (j) of the Act.

published on : 30th July 2022

Plea challenges CIC order on  Supreme Court collegium meet agenda

On Friday, the bench of Justice Satish Chander Sharma and Justice Subramonium Prasad while keeping the order reserved on the appeal said that they will pass the appropriate order on it.

published on : 23rd July 2022

Provide names of big loan defaulters: Central Information Commission to RBI

The RBI had accordingly directed banks to file insolvency applications against 12 large accounts comprising about 25 per cent of the total NPAs.

published on : 27th May 2019

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

There should be no delay in pension disbursal in name of Aadhaar linking: CIC

The Central Public Information Officer of the post office explained that, out of 757 pensioners, 640 pensioners had submitted their Aadhaar details to the Senior Postmaster.

published on : 10th April 2018

Finance Ministry rejected highest number of RTI applications in the year demonetisation was implemented: CIC report

The Finance Ministry was closely followed by the Home Ministry which rejected 16.08 per cent of 59,828 applications addressed to it.

published on : 16th March 2018