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New draft rules downgrade CIC and ICs, cut their tenure and perks

The government had amended the RTI Act in July this year allowing it to fix the tenure of CIC and ICs of the Centre and states, and also to lay down terms and conditions of service.

‘Eroding independence’: Govt wants to probe complaints against former CICs, ICs too

The findings of the committee would be submitted to the President. If he is of the opinion there are reasonable grounds for inquiry, he would refer it to the Chief Justice of India, who may nominate a Supreme Court judge to conduct an inquiry.


Maharashtra CIC doing good job, says RTI activist Shailesh Gandhi

"He (Ratnakar Gaikwad) has been disposing around 6,000 cases a year - which is more than my average of 5,400 (at the Central Commission)," said RTI activist Shailesh Gandhi.

Disclose travel expenses of Union ministers proactively: CIC panel

These disclosures should be updated once every quarter," the committee said in its report.

CIC may get a new chief; candidates shortlisted: Centre informs Delhi HC

The Centre informed the Delhi HC that candidates for the posts of CIC have been shortlisted and their vigilance clearance was awaited.

Gov approves Usmani’s name for CIC

Usmani had also served as joint secretary to several prime ministers including H D Deve Gowda and AB Vajpayee.


UP Gov approves Usmani’s name for CIC

The Governor, who had sought clearance from Central Vigilance Commission as well, took the opinion of legal experts before clearing Usmani’s name.

For info panel chief, mere seniority won’t do this time, Govt invites names

The DoPT is already processing the applications it has received for three vacancies for the post of IC.

Put up info on water supply bills online,CIC tells BMC

Gaikwad’s letter also says that the information was not given to the concerned individual within 30 days of filing an RTI.

Advocacy group approaches CIC over UoP’s new ordinance

‘A few provisions in ordinance violate RTI Act’.