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Right to Information Act


Probe: RTI used as weapon to fudge answer sheets in Bengal SSC scam

May 21, 2022 2:22 pm

A Division Bench of Justices Harish Tandon and Rabindranath Samanta set up the Committee on February 22 to look into the alleged irregularities in the recruitment process.

RNG Awards: Perks of political power and voices from a silence

January 03, 2022 8:13 pm

Dheeraj Mishra of The Wire is the winner of the Politics and Government category in digital media while Seemi Pasha of The Wire. In is the winner in broadcast media.

You know too much law: RTI activist in Rajasthan recalls attack horror

December 26, 2021 11:19 am

Attacked in Rajasthan’s Barmer district on December 21, with nails pierced on his legs, and forced to drink urine, Amra Ram Godara has undergone surgery and is recuperating at Jodhpur’s MDM Hospital.

Rajasthan: All-cause death registrations jumped 92% in April-June

November 29, 2021 10:53 am

🔴 Against 32,663 death registrations in 2019, rural parts of the 11 districts recorded 50,583 deaths in April-June this year.

Health minister inaugurates 100-bed hospital in Mohali

August 15, 2021 10:31 am

During the function held in the presence of Deputy Commissioner Girish Dayalan and SSP Satinder Singh, the minister said that Mohali is emerging as a frontline city on the global map in terms of infrastructure.

Pune: Arrested in land grabbing case, RTI activist Barhate remanded to police custody till July 16

July 08, 2021 9:39 am

Ravindra Barhate, who was wanted in nearly 16 criminal cases of cheating, extortion and land grab, was on the run for about a year and was taken into custody by Pune City Police on Tuesday.

Firms run by wives of two BMC staffers bagged several Covid-related contracts: RTI documents

July 07, 2021 9:05 am

The companies, RR Enterprises and Shree Enterprises, were given several contracts totaling Rs 65.36 lakh and about Rs 1.11 crore respectively, between 2019 and 2021 in D ward comprising Grant Road and Malabar Hill, the documents revealed.

Seeking 'discharge' against framing of charges is valuable right to accused: Supreme Court

May 11, 2021 2:14 pm

A three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice N V Ramana said it is well settled that the trial court while considering the discharge application is not to act as a mere post office.

Right to Information Act: Amendments don’t affect citizen’s right to information, Centre to SC

March 09, 2021 5:34 am

In a counter affidavit filed in reply to a plea by former Union Minister Jairam Ramesh, the Centre said “independence of the institutions is not jeopardized and is rather enhanced by the Impugned Amendments and Rules”.

Applicants must be kept out unless bona fide reasons are established for info under RTI Act: Gujarat HC

February 01, 2021 7:20 pm

A division bench of the high court made the observation on January 27 while adjudging a matter concerning a land dispute between two private parties, wherein one had sought information against the other regarding income tax returns, business income and other such details.