October 21, 2018 4:23 pm
Chief Information Commissioner Radha Krishna Mathur also directed the PMO to share information about the quantum and value of black money brought back from abroad during the tenure of the Narendra Modi dispensation.
November 02, 2017 10:18 am
Both water and information controlled by governments and their agencies are public goods. They must be readily accessible to the people on demand. Nobody should be allowed to claim proprietorial rights over either of them. Yet the CIC brushed aside all these arguments and ruled in favour of continued secrecy.
August 02, 2017 7:58 pm
The bench will replace a three-member panel headed by Sridhar Acharyulu which was hearing the matter since July 22, 2016 until one of its members Bimal Julka decided to recuse himself citing workload.
January 24, 2017 6:01 pm
This means the details of contributions to political parties from electoral trust are supposed to be disclosed.
January 18, 2017 3:57 pm
The Commission rejected the argument that the information was “personal information” and thus cannot be disclosed.
June 10, 2016 6:59 pm
In March, CIC had also ordered that 'oath of secrecy' be replaced with 'oath of transparency' so that the minister respects the right to information of citizens.
May 26, 2016 4:46 pm
Hearing the plea of activist Subhash Agrawal, CIC ordered Defence Ministry to provide details of Bank Guarantee amount received back by India.
May 08, 2016 2:34 pm
The fresh notice was issued after the orders of the Delhi High Court which had directed in August 2014 that the "complaint filed by the petitioner be considered expeditiously and preferably within a period of six months" and subsequent complaint to the Commission by Jain against its registrar.
May 02, 2016 2:49 am
Speaking to The Indian Express, the V-C noted that Modi had scored 499 out of total 800 in MA (237 out of 400 in first year, and 262 out of 400 in second year).
April 30, 2016 9:45 am
Information Commissioner Sridhar Acharyulu also directed the Prime Minister's Office to provide "specific number and year" of the degrees of Prime Minister to his alma mater-- Delhi University and Gujarat University-- to make it easy for them to locate these records.
June 10, 2015 5:00 pm
President Pranab Mukherjee administers oath to new Chief Information Commissioner Vijai Sharma at Rashtrapati Bhavan.