RTI Act

1,500-year-old hero stones discovered in Tamil Nadu's Vandavasi

Based on information given by a revenue officer, the team conducted research and found the stones near a dilapidated structure.

published on : 14th November 2019

CJI under RTI ambit: No one above the law, says Congress on SC verdict

In a landmark verdict, the Supreme Court held that the office of the Chief Justice of India is a public authority and falls within the ambit of the Right to Information Act.

published on : 13th November 2019

CJI under RTI: Chief Justice being on bench is no issue, say experts

The apex court had observed that the judiciary cannot be destroyed for the sake of transparency, though insisting that nobody wants a system of opaqueness.

published on : 13th November 2019

Amendments to RTI Act 'final assault' to decimate legislation: Sonia Gandhi

The amendments passed by the government will ensure that no Information Commissioner shall be free from interference and signalling by the Modi government, Sonia said in a statement.

published on : 31st October 2019

In a first in Country, RTI activists get to assess ration card pendency in Telangana

The organisation, Council for Civil rights (CCR), sought to inspect the office and obtained clearance from the District Supplies Office by invoking relevant provisions of the Act.

published on : 31st October 2019

Root out corruption from society for growth: Governor Biswabhusan Harichandan

Mukesh Kumar Meena, Secretary to Governor, RN Chandrasekhar, Joint Director of Intelligence Bureau, and other officials were present.

published on : 29th October 2019

RTI Act changes can be detrimental: Justice (retd.) Madan Lokur

The government had amended the Right to Information Act in August this year taking into its hand the salary and tenure of new appointees in the Information Commission.

published on : 16th October 2019

Only five information panels have data on threats against RTI activists 

The report said in about 15,578 cases penalty was imposed by State Information Commissions from 2005-06 to 2018-19.

published on : 13th October 2019

Government committed to reduce RTI use, putting maximum information on public domain: Amit Shah

Amit Shah said that the RTI Act has helped to bridge the gap between the people and the administration in the last 14 years. 

published on : 12th October 2019

Delhi government holding test to encourage employees to learn about RTI Act

The government officials said that the last date for submitting applications was October 31 and the date, time, and venue for the test would be announced shortly. 

published on : 4th October 2019

RTI activist accuses CM Yediyurappa of illegal denotification

The ACB officials, who received the complaint, however, have not yet decided whether the case is fit for investigation.

published on : 1st October 2019

Two RTI activists in Gurugram receive life threats

Ramesh Kumar and Balbir Singh said that they had gone to the Gurugram district court for some work.

published on : 13th September 2019

Officials face Rs 2.5 lakh fine for not giving information under RTI

Vinod Chaturvedi and Narendra Kumar Pandey, officials of Chandia Nagar Palika (civic body) in Umaria district, have been asked to reply by the last week of August.

published on : 11th August 2019

And now, be ready to get smashed

The noose is tightening around the freedoms that have kept India going.

published on : 28th July 2019
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