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Saturday, May 15, 2021



CIC raps Delhi University's College of Vocational Studies for denying info to RTI applicant

April 10, 2021 2:36 pm

The Indian Express had reported in September 2020 on how 180 books worth Rs 1 lakh had been bought for the library but never reached it. In March this year, Retd Delhi High Court judge, Justice S N Dhingra, upheld that there had been “irregularities” and indicted the principal for hushing up the matter.

Student strength in Punjab govt schools rose during pandemic year, reveals RTI

March 28, 2021 12:31 pm

While the student strength in government schools was at 25.63 lakh in 2019-20, it was 26.78 lakh in 2020-21 - the pandemic year.

RTI activist questions information panel’s orders prohibiting 4 from filing pleas

February 04, 2021 10:06 pm

The Indian Express reported last week about the order passed by Chief Information Commissioner DP Thaker, dated January 5, directs public information officers of three authorities of the health department in Bhavnagar district to not accept any RTI application or appeal and not to respond to the same, from three persons of the same family, for five years.

Training Partner earned Rs 30.88 lakh through PMKVY in 2019-20: RTI

January 26, 2021 5:15 am

Chandigarh Police had spent Rs 83.09 lakh on the infrastructure of three training centers in three police buildings including PP 24, PS 34 and PS 26.

Chandigarh Police spent Rs 83.09 lakh for preparing 3 learning centres in 3 buildings: RTI reply

January 23, 2021 8:19 am

The expenditure included furniture, water coolers, water filters, electricity stabilisers, T-shirts worth Rs 23.20 lakh. Further expenditure involved Rs 60.09 lakh on the renovation/maintenance of three learning centres inside the police buildings.

Over 4,400 cops positive for Covid, most from PCR unit; 20 deaths: RTI

December 29, 2020 12:34 pm

The maximum cases (405) were reported among personnel posted in the Police Control Room (PCR), where four lost their lives.

Armed forces gave Rs 203.67 cr from day’s salary to PM-CARES Fund

December 18, 2020 1:08 pm

While the Indian Air Force and Indian Navy provided information to The Indian Express under the RTI Act, the Indian Army did not respond to the RTI application. It did, however, post a Twitter message on May 15 regarding its contribution.

RTI activist sends legal notice to Panjab University about 'backdoor' recruitment of guest faculty

December 11, 2020 12:17 pm

The legal notice alleges “the present as well as the former VC have frequently abused their position to appoint candidates of their choice” without inviting applications through public notice.

Law grad seeks RTI info, Gujarat varsity responds: Prove citizenship

December 06, 2020 2:00 am

The applicant told The Sunday Express that suspecting discrepancies in the internal assessment marks, she had filed the RTI application seeking details first from her college.

Buxar SP orders probe into ‘framing’ of RTI activist’s minor son

August 10, 2020 6:12 am

On August 8, The Indian Express had reported on the issue in a report titled ‘Son in jail for five months, Bihar RTI activist says 14-yr-old framed, declared adult; DGP seeks details’.