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Be reasonable

Evaluating motives for RTI applications defeats the purpose of the law.


Anti-Corruption Bureau taken out of RTI purview, activists cry foul

In a letter to Governor Chennamaneni Vidyasagar Rao, Kumbhar appealed for immediate cancellation of the notification.


Chandigarh Municipal Corporation spends over Rs 99 lakh on ‘study tours’ in four years

RTI reply says the most expensive tour is the latest one, having cost more than Rs 27 lakh with payments yet to be made.

Delhi University committee to probe appointments

Several Right to Information queries have alleged “bungling” on the part of the DU administration in the hiring process.


‘Ex-MPs can take pension even if they get benefits as ex-MLAs or ex-MLCs’

According to the Act, a former MP getting any other pension is also entitled to receive pension as an ex-MP.

Study shows MP, Bengal worst in giving RTI info

Maharashtra received the highest number of appeals and complaints (73,968) during 2012-2013, followed by the CIC (62,723) and UP (62,008).

ACB officers tried to tutor me, alleges whistleblower

According to the FIR filed by ACB, Sharma’s wife Shyamal was made a 30 per cent partner in Value Packaging.

18 children go missing everyday in capital: CRY report

Numbers related to missing children, sexual abuse and other child protection indicators have been increasing each year.


Info commissioners in state too face ‘threat’, of a different kind

Disgruntled RTI applicants often threaten to launch hunger strike, stir mostly in Pune and Mumbai.


RTI query on Santosh Mane’s ‘medication’ in jail draws blank

Death penalty to be challenged in Supreme Court, says lawyer.


DDF case: UT dithers as Law dwells on dictionary meanings

RTI reply shows how Law defines ‘cultural’ and ‘beneficent’, and takes a position contrary to Finance.


RTI activist Chandra Mohan Sharma who faked death arrested in Bangalore

Sharma was detained on August 26 from Honda factory in Bangalore by Noida Police.

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RTI applicant stumped, finds same official as PIO & appellate authority

The August 23 letter mentions Tehsildar Seema Holkar as both PIO and appellate authority.


NCPRI urges govt to frame rules for Whistle Blowers Act

The NCPRI has drafted model rules for the Whistle Blowers Protection Act.


Walse-Patil’s official vehicle purchased by flouting norms

The issue came to the attention of the Auditor General (AG) of Maharashtra, who had passed strictures against the move.