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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.

Info chief asks for judicial probe in tampering of 26/11 call log records

Senior police officers including Ashok Kamte, Hemant Karkare and Vijay Salaskar were killed in the 2008 Mumbai terror attack

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26/11: Info panel tears into Maria: Is he trying to hide something?

On a plea by slain officer Kamte’s wife, state CIC flags ‘misleading’ info on call logs, wants judicial probe.

Gautam Chatterjee is DG shipping

In a minor shuffle in the state bureaucracy,Housing Secretary Gautam Chatterjee will take over as Director General,Ministry of Shipping,on central deputation.

HC junks plea against chief SIC Gaikwad

Gaikwad retired as chief secretary to the state government in May last year.

Panel tells prisons to put undertrials’ info on website

Maharashtra State Chief Information Commissioner (SCIC) Ratnakar Gaikwad directed prison officials Friday to publish,on the website and notice boards of prisons in the state,information of undertrials who have been languishing in jails for more than half the maximum prison term they are liable for.

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Govt finally appoints info commissioners on three SIC benches

RTI activists slam ex-bureaucrats’ appointments and said that such appointments are detrimental to the RTI Act.

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.

SIC takes back orders barring info on building plans under RTI

Gaikwad said his order was misinterpreted by PIOs who started refusing information.

Parliament,not courts,should decide on ‘cooling off’ period: SC

The order may give bureaucrats another reason to cheer.

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