Saying that the stand taken by the PMO will not serve any public interest, Acharyulu said, "If the RBI does not respect the SC orders and denies the citizens right to information, it will result in the perpetuation of a financial regime of secrecy."
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.
The accused, Kashinath Mandal, who hails from Jharkhand, reportedly told investigators that his friend was recently killed by alleged Naxals in his hometown and that he has since wanted to meet the Prime Minister.
Autonomy, as per the UGC, is meant to allow greater academic and administrative freedom to colleges. With autonomy, colleges would not be constituents of DU, and can decide on matters of fee and syllabus.
The Indian Express has learnt that Nripendra Misra, Principal Secretary to the Prime Minister, will chair a meeting Thursday to iron out differences so that the government can present a unified stand before the court.
Fire in PMO: South Block comprises the PMO as well as the key ministries of Defence and External Affairs, as well as the office of the National Security Advisor, Cabinet Secretary and Foreign Secretary.