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Maharashtra: Information commissioners’ posts vacant, rise in RTI appeal pendency

The deadline for submitting applications for the posts of three information commissioners had ended last month.

Ex-CIC moves state information panel against Metro operator

Shailesh Gandhi says was denied info on safety reports by Railways.


SIC for punitive action for RTI misuse by officials

Having got the information,he also later filed an appeal before higher authority on the grounds that information supplied to him was irrelevant and incomplete.

7,000 second appeals pending in Pune bench

The Pune State Information Commission has around 7,000 second appeals pending to be heard, which is the highest pendency in the state.

More than 200 PIOs penalised for delaying info. But who ensures they pay the fine?

In the last six years,though over 200 public information officers have been fined up to Rs 25,000,it remains unclear how many of them have paid the fine amount.

226 PIOs fined for delaying information in past six years

Collectively,a fine of around Rs 37 lakh was imposed on officers.


Misleading,confusing,incomplete,delayed & wrong info becoming norm

But citizens are not giving up,5,604 second appeals pending.

Ishar Nagar road: 21 months on,blame game continues between MC and sewerage board

City resident fighting court case for enquiry report. Loopholes were brought to MC notice prior to construction

SSS order violation may force professional colleges to roll back fee hike by 20 per cent

Advocacy group Sajag Nagarik Manch has advised parents and their wards,who have taken admission to professional courses to go through websites of respective colleges to verify necessary compliance.

Eight info commissioner posts to be filled soon

The Akhilesh Yadav government has started afresh the process to appoint eight Information Commissioners in the State Information Commission