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RTI on electronic surveillance by govt: Delhi HC asks CIC about pendency of 2nd appeal

November 13, 2021 3:32 am

Apar Gupta, the co-founder and executive director of the NGO Internet Freedom Foundation, in December 2018 filed six RTI applications seeking data related to the interception, monitoring and decryption orders passed by the Ministry of Home Affairs under the IT Act.

Disclose corruption complaints against serving ministers: CIC to PMO

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.

CIC won’t give J&K info on its hydel projects

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.

CIC reconstitutes bench to hear complaints against political parties

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.

Donations of electoral trusts, their distribution to political parties not personal info: CIC

January 24, 2017 6:01 pm

This means the details of contributions to political parties from electoral trust are supposed to be disclosed.

Smriti Irani's 10th, 12th school documents to be made public: All you need to know

January 18, 2017 3:57 pm

The Commission rejected the argument that the information was “personal information” and thus cannot be disclosed.

Delhi HC stays CIC order holding ministers to be public authority

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.

CIC orders Defence Ministry to disclose records of AgustaWestland deal

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.

CIC issues fresh notice to Sonia Gandhi to explain unanswered RTI application

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.

Degree row- PM Modi MA with first class: Gujarat University

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).


Vijai Sharma takes oath as CIC; Modi, Jaitley, Kharge attend ceremony

June 10, 2015 5:00 pm

President Pranab Mukherjee administers oath to new Chief Information Commissioner Vijai Sharma at Rashtrapati Bhavan.