Wednesday, Nov 30, 2022

Right To Information Amendment Bill 2019

Only 7.15% Online RTI Applications Filed By Women In 8 Years: Right To Information Request Reveals

Replying to an RTI query, the personnel ministry said that a total of 1,59,107 applications were filed under the Right to Information Act between April 22, 2013 and November 12, 2021. Only 11,376 by women.

18 November 2021

Assam Lecturer, Arrested For 'Objectionable' FB Post Against PM & BJP, Sent To 2-day Judicial Custody

Sengupta was arrested late Friday evening following a complaint by some students of Silchar’s Gurcharan College. In his post on Facebook, Sengupta targetted the BJP, the RSS and Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the recent...

Supreme Court To Pronounce Verdict On Inclusion of CJI's Office Under RTI Act On Wednesday

The High Court in its order had declared the CJI's office a "public authority" and said that it should come under the RTI Act.

RTI Cases Recorded Higher Disposal Rate During COVID Period: Union Minister

Briefing on the completion of 15 years of the Right to Information (RTI) Act, which came into force on October 12, 2005, Union Minister said in the last financial year, from March to September, 76.49 percent of RTI cases...

14 October 2020

CJI Under RTI Act? Ranjan Gogoi's Another Important Verdict Today

In January 2010, the Delhi HC held the office of the CJI comes within the ambit of the RTI law,

Modi Govt's 'Final Assault' To Decimate Law: Sonia Gandhi On Amendment To RTI Act

The amendments passed by the government will ensure that no Information Commissioner shall be free from interference and signalling by the Modi government, Sonia Gandhi said in a statement.

31 October 2019

No Data Of Stranded Migrant Workers: Union Labour Ministry Reveals In RTI Query

Chief Labour Commissioner had on April 8 directed its regional office to count within three days every labourer who was stranded after the lockdown imposed to combat Coronavirus.

06 May 2020


BJP-Led NDA Flexes Muscle As Parliament Fast-Track Key Bills; What's The Hurry? Asks Opposition

Contentious Bills like the Triple Talaq needed scrutiny, feels the Opposition but the NDA, as data shows, does not believe in delaying its stamp of authority

02 August 2019