Chief Information Commissioner

Voluntary group alleges appointment process for CIC top posts non-transparent

In a statement issued on Saturday, activists Anjali Bhardwaj and Amrita Johri of the organisation said the Supreme Court had issued detailed guidelines to maintain transparency.

published on : 7th November 2020

Former diplomat Yashvardhan Kumar Sinha takes oath as Chief Information Commissioner

Besides Sinha, the panel has short-listed journalist Uday Mahurkar, former Labour Secretary Heera Lal Samariya and former Deputy CAG Saroj Punhani as Information Commissioners.

published on : 7th November 2020

CIC's post vacant, process of appointment going on: Government in Rajya Sabha

Union Minister Jitendra Singh said a high level search committee follows a method of obtaining relevant information about various candidates while scrutinizing applications and shortlists candidates.

published on : 22nd September 2020

Raja Sadaram retires from post of Telangana's Chief Information Commissioner

The State Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) Raja Sadaram Soma demitted office on expiry of his term on Monday, on account of attaining 65 years.

published on : 25th August 2020

President appoints Bimal Julka as Chief Information Commissioner

There is a vacancy of five more information commissioners at the commission after Julka's appointment as the CIC.

published on : 6th March 2020

Chief Information Commissioner RK Mathur says PMO justified in denying information on demonetisation

The PMO had said that sharing of any information pertaining to the matter may have jeopardized the entire process of demonetisation which had been undertaken in utmost secrecy.

published on : 7th May 2018