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India spent Rs one lakh crore on diseases caused by tobacco in 2011: Health ministry report

In reply to an RTI query Rs 1.04 lakh crore was spent on tobacco-related diseases among people in the age group 35-69.

Read more: FCTC, health, RTI, tobacco

High-rise near South Block: Delhi HC clears way for RTI info

The Delhi High Court dismissed objections raised against release of information regarding change in land use.


Congress MP raises PM Modi’s wife Jashodaben filing RTI in RS; Chair disallows it

Mistry tried to raise the matter during Zero Hour but Deputy Chairman asked him to give notice first.


Citing RTI reply, activists say Byculla Zoo trading in animals illegally

In 2004-05, however, there is no record of Muscovy ducks in the list submitted by the zoo to CZA.


Congress govts worked for all sections: Rahul Gandhi

Gandhi alleged that the Narendra Modi government was trying to clip previous welfare programmes taken up by the previous regime.


Out of Tihar on bail, activist back to his old ways: Filing RTIs

Anil Dutt Sharma, who is facing charges of extortion, files RTIs and PILs on conditions in Tihar Jail, where he spent four months.

Read more: Anil Dutt, RTI

Over 300 died in 9 years in communal incidents in Uttar Pradesh: RTI

138 such incidents were recorded in 2007 in which 37 people died and 397 were injured.


401 Lok Sabha MPs yet to declare assets details

Lok Sabha Secretariat said no communication in this regard was sent to the members until September 26, when the RTI was received.

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.