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Central Information Commission Cic
India  /  Published 29.07.20

Order to govt to reveal plea on judges

The central information commissioner (CIC) has directed the law ministry to furnish within 30 days “a clear, cogent and timely response” on an RTI application seeking a copy of a communica...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 28.07.20

Bhushan: appeal against contmept

A 100-plus collective of former judges, retired senior government officials and ambassadors, activists and academics has urged the Supreme Court to withdraw its decision to initiate contempt proceedin...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 27.06.20

Hospital query hits wall

A human rights activist who has for over two months struggled to coax the Union health ministry to make public a consolidated district-wise list of Covid-19 hospitals has now received a list of websit...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 08.06.20

Cases climb to 2,56,611, death toll now 7,200

Appoint officer of disseminating info on virus: CICThe CIC has advised the Union health ministry to appoint a nodal officer for dissemination of Covid-19 related information in public domain on suo mo...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 22.01.19

Rule breach on RTI panel posts, SC told

The Supreme Court heard on Tuesday that the Centre had violated provisions of the Right to Information Act by appointing commissioners who had not even applied for the posts. A bench headed by Justice...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

India  /  Published 31.12.18

Transparency hiring shrouded in secrecy

Information commissioner Sudhir Bhargava will be sworn in as the chief information commissioner by President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday.Bhargava will then administer the oath of office to the four new...
By Anita Joshua in New Delhi

India  /  Published 05.12.18

Centre, states told to file info cell reports

The Supreme Court has directed the central government and a host of states, including Bengal, to file status reports on steps they have taken for filling up vacant posts of information commissioners a...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 19.11.18

Parting shot at guarded information guardians

Outgoing information commissioner M. Sridhar Acharyulu, who directed the Reserve Bank on Friday to release the list of wilful loan defaulters in 45 days, has questioned what he sees as his colleaguesâ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 29.12.19

Denied or shut up

It is difficult to keep telling yourself that you are one of the pillars of democracy when your freedom and viability are threatened. Even as journalists were cut to size in many different ways in 201...
By Sevanti Ninan in

India  /  Published 04.12.18

Information crusader’s SOS to President Kovind

The government is slapping cases on information commissioners for passing orders to disclose information, a just-retired information commissioner has complained and sought the intervention of the Pres...
By Anita Joshua in New Delhi


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