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Right To Information Act
India  /  Published 13.11.19

RTI activists welcome verdict

The Supreme Court judgment bringing the Chief Justice of India’s office under the Right to Information Act was welcomed by RTI activists but some of them disagreed with the observation of one of the...
By Anita Joshua in New Delhi

India  /  Published 13.11.19

Office of CJI under RTI Act: SC

The Supreme Court on Wednesday 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.A five-judge Constitution bench heade...
By PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 02.05.19

The RBI must lift the veil

The Right to Information Act has armed citizens with the power to demand disclosures from statutory authorities that for years remained hidden behind an iron curtain, masking the shenanigans of public...
By The Editorial Board in

Business  /  Published 26.04.19

RBI guilty of gagging info

The Supreme Court on Friday gave the Reserve Bank of India “the last opportunity” to withdraw its disclosure policy that the central bank has persistently used to forestall the flow of information...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 26.04.19

SC tells RBI to disclose bank inspection report under RTI

The Supreme Court Friday directed the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to disclose information pertaining to its annual inspection report of banks under the Right to Information Act unless they are exempte...
By PTI in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 30.03.19

AAP fields RTI crusader

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has decided to field an Right to Information (RTI) crusader from Jamshedpur in the upcoming Lok Sabha election. Dinesh Mahto (46), RTI crusader from Chandradih village in Potka b...
By Our Special Correspondent in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 14.03.19

Rafale noting claim on test in Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Thursday said file notings relating to alleged corruption or rights violations cannot be regarded as privileged document, and the government’s claim that certain Rafale-related ...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

India  /  Published 11.03.19

Ramesh reveals RBI caution on demonetisation

The Reserve Bank of India had warned the government about demonetisation hours before Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the move on November 8, 2016, Congress leader Jairan Ramesh said at a press...
By Furquan Ameen in New Delhi

India  /  Published 30.12.19

Home ministry says ‘no information’ about use of Pegasus

The Union ministry of home affairs has no details whether it used Pegasus for the purpose of surveillance against individuals, although it confirmed it has kept the data of interception and surveillan...
By in New Delhi

India  /  Published 01.08.19

Amid RTI blitz, activists detained

Activists filed 100 RTI applications across the country while police detained 66 campaigners on their way to petition the President to withhold assent to the Right to Information Amendment Bill, 2019,...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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