Under the RTI Act, Habibullah said, it is expected that every ministry and department under the Centre or state government should not only develop a website but also ensure that it contains a host of routine information.
RTI Act needs to be protected against attempts to dilute it. RTI activists must be made less vulnerable
All the details of the public authority may be uploaded on its website. Access to information should be made user-friendly for which appropriate information technology infrastructure should be suitably designed, developed and operationalised,” one of the recommendations accepted by the government said.
A total of 186 complaints were received between 2012 and January 2016 from seven states, said the Ministry of Home Affairs while replying to an Right to Information application. The other six states were Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Nagaland and Tripura.
Website was stuck due to the municipal elections in the city, states RTI reply.
The order cited guidelines circulated by the Ministry Information Technology, that stated personal particulars and Aadhar number should not be made published in public domain or websites.
The information sought would fall under Section 8(a) of the RTI Act, and therefore, it is denied, the UIDAI said. Further, the format in which information is held by the UIDAI, contains identity details which, if divulged, maybe prone to identity-theft etc.
The event was organised by the Directorate of Students Welfare for the administrative staff and students of the varsity at Nowgam-II academic block
The allegation that the law is being misused is mischievous
The RTI applicant said it was truly alarming that the state government had wasted such huge money to save a tainted person like Yadav Singh
Social activist Ajay Dubey had filed an application seeking information on expenses incurred on board and lodging of the judges attending the retreat and giving away gifts to them.
While Rs 1.12 crore was spent on advertisements published on newspapers in the period between April 1, 2014 and November 24, 2015, Rs 10.65 crore was spent on radio advertisements during the same period.
Organisation that played a big role in state to make RTI a national Act to write to Chief Minister on the issue
MPs must not run down a law that promises a more informed citizenry
Unlike LS, RS members have to declare all financial interests