SC directs Delhi HC to decide if intelligence, security organisations exempt under RTI

Section 24 of the RTI Act exempts certain intelligence and security bodies from the ambit of the law except for information "pertaining to allegations of corruption and human right violations".

published on : 17th October 2021

RTI turns 16, but TN continues to 'customise' portal

Till today, the portal's main page says it is "under customisation" and a user cannot file a petition to any other department other than that addressed to the Human Resources Management department.

published on : 9th October 2021

47-year-old RTI activist shot dead in Bihar

An RTI activist was shot dead by two unidentified motorcycle-borne men in Bihar's East Champaran district, a senior police officer said.

published on : 25th September 2021

Rajasthan RTI activist killed in accident, family alleges foul play

Police have registered a case of murder against four to five people on the basis of a complaint lodged by Rai Singh Gurjar's family and began a probe.

published on : 20th September 2021

Three teachers booked in Odisha over fake eligibility test certificates 

During the investigation, it was also found that the three teachers also got increments on the basis of their forged OTET certificates.

published on : 18th September 2021

Disclose number of EVMs, VVPATs that showed defects in firmware audit: CIC

The information was denied to the activist citing section 8 (1)(d) of the RTI Act which allows exemption of information pertaining to commercial confidence from disclosure.

published on : 8th August 2021

Review of implementation of RTI Act provisions is an on-going process: MoS Personnel Jitendra Singh

This was said in a written reply by Singh to a question on whether the government has any plan to review the Right to Information Act, 2005.

published on : 4th August 2021

Will file PIL if ‘unconstitutional’ DyCMs appointed: RTI activist

Articles 163 and 164 of the Constitution do not mention it.

published on : 29th July 2021

Three held for RTI activist’s murder

Three persons have been arrested by the police in connection with the murder of an RTI activist at Tavarekere in Ramanagara district.

published on : 21st July 2021

RTI activists meet Basavaraj Bommai over murders

The delegation met Bommai, Additional Chief Secretary of Home department Rajaneesh Goel, DG & IGP Praveen Sood

published on : 20th July 2021

RTI activist Maamaiah succumbs to brutal attack

Police yet to make a breakthrough in case; last rites to be performed at his Tavarekere farmhouse today

published on : 19th July 2021

Special teams hunt for RTI activist’s attackers

A senior officer informed that a special police team is searching for the assailants based on the clues, and the CCTV footage is being analysed to trace their movements.

published on : 18th July 2021

RTI activist killed, another attacked in Karnataka

The attack occurred just outside the gates of his farm in Tavarakere on Magadi Road.

published on : 17th July 2021

Financial disputes linked to attack on Karnataka RTI activist

An armed gang came on their bike and attacked Venkatesh on Thursday afternoon when he was walking near his farm.

published on : 16th July 2021

SC directs Centre, States to file report regarding appointment of Information Commissioners in CIC

The plea sought directions to the government authorities for implementing the top court's directions in the 2019 judgment.

published on : 7th July 2021
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