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Supreme Court opens itself: Office of Chief Justice under RTI

Rider: Need to factor in judicial independence

Mumbai: In civic schools, 3% kids underweight, 1% overweight, reveals RTI

The data also showed that while city anganwadis or day-care shelters for children, recorded 17 per cent underweight children in Mumbai, municipal schools, which have children till Class X, had only three per cent underweight children.


New draft rules downgrade CIC and ICs, cut their tenure and perks

The government had amended the RTI Act in July this year allowing it to fix the tenure of CIC and ICs of the Centre and states, and also to lay down terms and conditions of service.

Rajasthan: RTI activist dies ‘in police custody’

Barmer SP Sharad Choudhary said that RTI activist Jagdish Goliyan, who was in his 40s, was picked up in preventive custody under Section 151 of the CrPC on Saturday, following an argument with two of his relatives over a land dispute.

SBI sought issuance of 147 Look Out Circulars in last five month: RTI

According to data provided in Parliament in December last year, about 49 economic offenders have escaped to different countries and the government is making attempts to bring them back.

Last-minute travellers helped Railways earn more than Rs 25,000 crore in last 4 years: RTI

Tatkal booking was introduced in 1997 in select trains with an objective of providing accommodation for last-minute travellers.


Rs 260.62 crore national disability fund lying unused, reveals RTI

The RTI reply from the Ministry also stated that the certified reports of the erstwhile fund and the old fund were available but cannot be released as they are voluminous and that they can be seen in the office.

Amendments to RTI Act regressive, protest dilution, says NAPM

The National Alliance of People's Movement also said that it was a matter of "grave concern" that the amendments to the Act were introduced amidst "a shroud of secrecy and there were no public consultations."

Of Rs 5,851 cr electoral bonds, 80 per cent redeemed in Delhi: RTI

Chandrashekhar Goud, an RTI activist based in Madhya Pradesh's Neemuch, Sunday shared the information furnished by the State Bank of India (SBI) in response to his two queries.

Chandigarh Police consumed unrecorded items worth Rs 1.89 crore in one year: RTI reply

The RTI reply says, “11,908 photostat rims, 20,407 pens, 5,500 pencils worth Rs 50.23 lakh, were issued to different police stations, wings, even to different branches of police department at police headquarters in Sector 9.