May 14, 2020 9:30 pm
Any citizen of India can now file RTI pertaining to matters related to J&K and Ladakh, which was earlier reserved only for domicile citizens of the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir which had its own RTI Act before August 2019.
March 05, 2020 4:56 am
The bench upheld Rule 151 of Gujarat High Court Rules, which allows access to certified copies of judgments, orders and pleadings to a third-party — or those not party to a case — only under the order of an officer of the court.
January 26, 2020 4:29 am
By the end of December 2019, Maharashtra has 49,385 pending second appeals before the eight SIC benches. The SIC Bench in Pune has the highest pendency with 12,687 second appeals to be heard. As the table shows, the Nagpur bench has by far the lowest pendency.
January 22, 2020 12:45 am
The temporary bail had been sought for attending three weddings in his family between February 9 and 11, on the ground that two of his brothers had expired and thus, he was required at the weddings of his grandnephews.
January 20, 2020 1:14 pm
According to RTI activist PP Kapoor, who has procured the information, the officials did not deposit Rs 2.37 crore out of the total penalty of Rs 3.5 crore. “Till now only Rs 1.23 crore has been recovered from the officials,” said Kapoor.
December 19, 2019 7:42 am
CJI Bobde has called for a way to stop abuse of RTI. A look at the Supreme Court’s observations over the years, at times stressing the right to know, and at other times critical of the way RTI is being used.
December 18, 2019 1:23 am
Allowing the Election Commission’s appeal against the CIC’s order, Justice Jayant Nath observed that the production of EVM models cannot be sought under RTI application.
December 17, 2019 7:52 am
The remarks were made by a bench of Chief Justice of India S A Bobde and Justices B R Gavai and Surya Kant.
November 14, 2019 3:20 am
The appeals arose from applications by RTI activist Subhash Chandra Agarwal.
November 14, 2019 7:17 am
Emphasising the importance of accountability in judiciary, he noted, “The institution cannot be called upon to insulate and protect a judge from actions which have no bearing on the discharge of official duty.”