Right to Information

The necessity of knowledge panchayats

Dams have created more refugees than the wars we fought, making development a cognitive war against our people.

published on : 23rd March 2023

Collegium a multi-member body whose tentative decision cannot be brought in public domain: SC

The top court said it cannot place reliance on media reports and the interview of a former member of the collegium and doesn't want to comment on statements made by the former judge.

published on : 9th December 2022

Two-day RTI camp court launched at collectorate

On Thursday, the commissioner launched a two-day camp court with petitioners and officials concerned to resolve the RTI queries received from petitioners at the Tirupati collectorate office.

published on : 18th November 2022

Call to promote awareness on RTI Act

The organisation is bound to provide the information, that too within 30 days, failing which the officer concerned is slapped with a monetary fine.

published on : 13th October 2022

Chhattisgarh forest department yet to act on Centre’s plea to cover open wells

The union ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change (MoEF&CC) has written to Chief Wildlife Wardens of all states and union territories early February this year to cover the open wells.

published on : 26th July 2022

Railways cancelled almost 9,000 train services in 2022, over 1,900 due to coal movement: RTI

Officials said due to a severe shortage of power, the Railways has been forced to prioritise the movement of coal rakes over passenger services.

published on : 5th June 2022

RTI is not admission of government, answer depends on question posed: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court said that RTI is not an 'admission' of the government as the answer provided under it depends upon what question has been posed.

published on : 7th April 2022

RTI law: 754 public authorities out of 2,275 got their suo motu disclosure audited, says Centre

These guidelines, among other things, mandate a third party audit of proactive disclosure by the public authority, Union Minister of State for Personnel Jitendra Singh said in a written reply.

published on : 7th April 2022

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