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SC expresses concern over vacancies at CIC and SICs

At present there are four vacancies in the CIC and four more will be created by December this year, a bench of Justices A K Sikri and Ashok Bhushan also asked the Centre to explain why the posts in CIC remain vacant even as the advertisement for the same was issued in 2016.

Opposition parties commit to fight against any amendment in RTI Act

Info Commissioner Sridhar Acharyulu slams proposed changes to RTI Act

In the letter marked to all his fellow commissioners, Sridhar Acharyulu requested the CIC to send an official communication to the government asking for withdrawal of the Right to Information (Amendment) Bill, 2018, the sources said.

Opposition parties commit to fight against any amendment in RTI Act

Opposition parties commit to fight against any amendment in RTI Act

Congress spokesperson Rajeev Gowda charged the BJP-led central government with “destroying” institutions and legislation of transparency and accountability in the country.

Opposition parties commit to fight against any amendment in RTI Act

Proposal to amend RTI Act: Govt seeks power to fix salary, tenure of information commissioners

The proposed amendments say that the tenure, rank and perks of Central and State Chief Information Commissioners and Information Commissioners will be decided by the central government.

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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.