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No large-scale errors in MP voter list, finds EC inquiry

National parties under RTI Act: Election Commission clarifies

Six out of seven political parties — the BJP, Congress, BSP, NCP, CPI and CPM — for which information was sought by the applicant were brought under the ambit of the RTI Act by a full bench of the commission on June 3, 2013.

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Key body under Delhi RTI Act not formed under AAP

The role of the state council is to promote the use of RTI in Delhi, review the operation of the Act, review the administrative arrangements, and advise government on matters related to RTI.

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No absolute exemption to the CBI from the RTI Act, says Delhi High Court

Hyderabad-based RTI activist C J Karira had sought information pertaining to corruption in several top offices of the country from the CBI, but the agency had said since it is exempted from the RTI Act, it will not share such records.

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CRPF refuses to share IG report on extra judicial killings

Advisor to the home ministry Ashok Prasad had said that the CRPF DG had received the report and would send it to the home ministry.

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Delhi HC stays CIC order holding ministers to be public authority

In March, CIC had also ordered that ‘oath of secrecy’ be replaced with ‘oath of transparency’ so that the minister respects the right to information of citizens.

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RTI exemptions: Kerala govt pulls out notification

This is the third decision the Congress government in Kerala has taken on the eve of the election notification, but was forced to withdraw under pressure from the party and the Opposition.

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80% reduction in funds spent on RTI publicity

In the present fiscal, the amount dropped by 80 per cent with only Rs 1.67 crore being spent this year.

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Ex-IAF officer, now whistleblower, bombards CIC with over 3,500 RTI petitions

The Commission wants the Chief Information Commissioner to device a mechanism to handle applications appearing to be ‘vexatious’ even as it highlighted that RTI Act has not defined the term.

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10 ways in which RTI has changed the functioning of govt, officials

The Right to Information Act was implemented on October 12, 2005. Over the last decade, it has transformed the functioning of the government machinery in several ways.

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10 years of RTI Act: Still a ‘potent tool’ for masses

But denial of proper information, rising pendency of cases dilute the impact.

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RTI on my side

Ten years on, it is a weapon for the citizen facing arbitrary power. It needs to be protected, taken further.

Violation of RTI Act: UT designates Registrar (Colleges) as first appellate authority

The orders were passed by former DPI (Schools) and Director Higher Education Kamlesh Kumar Bhadoo.

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Violation of RTI Act: Godhra civic chief asked to pay Rs 25,000 fine

She took the matter to the Gujarat High Court and it is sub judice.

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RTI Blues A Decade On: Information delayed, denied, RTI applicants slug it out

Vijay Kumbhar of Surajya Sangharsh Samiti, sharing his experience, said there were many instances of PIOs giving “laughable” replies to RTI queries.

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RTI Blues A Decade On: A father’s fight for justice goes abegging

Ten years after RTI Act came into being, applicants still face hurdles in getting information.