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Thursday, Feb 27, 2020

Information commissioner

Feb 19, 2020 23:59
At a meeting of the selection committee on Tuesday, the Congress’ leader in the Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury raised objections over the procedure. read more
Feb 19, 2020 11:01
Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury did not object to the names and did not have any formal dissent note but objected to the procedural formalities. read more
Oct 31, 2019 15:19
Sonia Gandhi said the Modi government has seen this remarkable institution as an obstacle to enforcing their majoritarian agenda without being held accountable to people. read more
Oct 30, 2019 19:34
The new rules curtail the autonomy and authority of information commissions. Citizens will suffer read more
Aug 05, 2019 01:31
A meeting was conducted on Sunday, attended by citizens, a resolution was passed to garner support of the citizens to oppose the RTI amendment, forms a movement and fight against it. read more
Jul 26, 2019 09:12
As institutional mediators between citizens, their right to information and the State, it is the information commissions who shape norms (and limits) of transparency. read more
Jul 25, 2019 19:39
A resolution moved by a group of opposition parties to send the Right to Information (Amendment) Bill 2019 for scrutiny by a Select Committee of lawmakers hadn’t been successful. read more
Jul 22, 2019 20:03
The retrograde amendment would amount to creating an RTI ministry under the government read more
Feb 15, 2019 22:51
The Supreme Court criticised the government bias for only appointing government employees as information commissioners . read more
Dec 31, 2018 11:09
Bhargava was Information Commissioner in the CIC. The panel was functioning with three members against the sanctioned strength of 11, including the chief information commissioner. read more
Dec 30, 2018 21:05
The RTI body currently has three Information Commissioners as against the strength of 11, including the Chief Information Commissioner. read more
Aug 07, 2018 09:51
Punjab government said she should have put in papers as a professor in the university and her resignation should have been accepted before she took oath as the commissioner. read more
Aug 05, 2018 17:03
Changes in the privacy clause of the RTI Act as suggested by the government-constituted Justice BN Srikrishna panel will allow corrupt officers to escape public scrutiny, an information commissioner has said. read more
Jun 10, 2018 23:25
The Chief Information Commissioner and Information Commissioners at present get a status equivalent to Chief Election Commissioner and Election Commissioners, respectively. This, in turn, means they have the status similar to that of the judges of the... read more
May 03, 2018 10:01
A 6% fall between 2015-16 and 2016-17 was reported in RTI applications filed with the 1,950 public authorities of the Central government, which receives maximum information applications followed by Maharashtra and Karnataka. read more