Lack of transparency in body meant to further it, say activists.
The DDCA had claimed that it was not within the purview of RTI
The MSCPCR, meanwhile, has sought a response from the BMC after which it will pass an order.
Two central institutions CDAC and the beleaguered Hindustan Antibiotics Limited – have failed to file their RTI annual returns which draw strictures from the CIC.
Deshpande ordered a probe after hearing a second appeal filed by an RTI applicant, Mahesh Kale.
Most of the applications, according to Vijitha, were about issues related to stone quarry units and exhaust of panchayat fund.
Darve was told that Nehru, in 1977, expressed the fear that any such move would “affect bilateral relations”.
Senate members alleged that such delays are indicative of ‘gender insensitivity’ among university authorities.
The RTI revealed that the Gurgaon police does not have any record of the establishments that have still not installed CCTV cameras.
College is a public authority and cannot deny information on any ground, say RTI activists.
The court was hearing a suo motu (on its own) public interest litigation.
Rape of Dalit women rose in Gujarat over the last 13 years, reaching the highest in 2014, higher by 500 per cent since 2001.
Saleem Baig had sent the RTI query on the welfare programmes being undertaken for the benefit of minority communities.
The complainant had sought some information from the PIO concerned because she wanted to expose “corruption” in the case.
‘Real’ value and govt rates don’t match causing irregularities, revenue loss, says commission