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Punjab orders probe into RTI activist’s complaint

May 19, 2022 3:38 am

The complainant, Parvinder Singh Kitna, alleged in his complaint that a private company’s stone crusher is using a path, which was carved out on the plea of the people of Rampur Billdon village of Hoshiarpur, made to visit a religious place in the forest area.

Mumbai University lost revenue by leasing out land for web series, reveals RTI

April 26, 2022 6:31 pm

RTI query by an activist reveals that the university did not take the stipulated parking charges for the vanity van and generator van used during shooting.

In MP, Dalit RTI activist beaten, forced to drink urine: wife in FIR

March 21, 2022 1:45 pm

Attacked after he asked questions on panchayat under RTI, says complaint.

47% animals brought to SPCA died during treatment: RTI reply

February 13, 2022 3:08 am

The SPCA received a total 13,566 stray animals for treatment between January 2019 and September 2021. A total of 5,229 animals out of 13,566 were released after being cured.

High Court directs CIC to take action under Sec 20 for delay in RTI replies

October 03, 2021 10:11 am

In his petition, Jagjeet said that he was not given a reply to his RTI application on time, nor did the CIC take action against the responsible persons. The petition was filed in September, 2020.

BJP leader alleges manipulation in nullah cleaning work by BMC

September 29, 2021 6:59 am

Satam said the BMC has spent more than Rs 950 crore on nullah desilting works across the city in the past 10 years, according to information he procured through RTI.

No accountability on accountability law

September 21, 2021 1:56 pm

“The Gram Vikas Adhikari told me ‘bhul jao’ (forget about it) when I raised the issue with him. My husband spends his money on drinking and I have seven mouths to feed, including five children,” she said Monday.

Pune: Wanted in 13 cases of cheating and land grabbing, 'RTI activist' on the run arrested

July 07, 2021 8:49 am

Police have identified the accused as Ravindra Laxman Barhate, known to be an RTI activist.

Panama Papers: Rs 20,000 crore in undeclared assets identified

July 05, 2021 7:12 am

The latest number is a quantum jump from figures released earlier to The Indian Express by CBDT through the RTI route: Rs 1,564 crore in June 2019, and Rs 1,088 crore in April 2018.

Rs 300 cr allotted by Centre not received: GFP says citing RTI reply

June 28, 2021 3:58 am

Sardesai also said the Pramod Sawant-led BJP government was curtailing the Assembly session in July to three days instead of 10 to evade questions on the oxygen crisis in May that, he said, claimed the lives of 80 Covid-19 patients.


RTI applicants receive condoms instead of replies Rajasthan

June 22, 2020 6:05 pm

A probe was launched after the video of them finding condoms and other worthless items in an envelope went viral.