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Probe bribe-giving case against officials: Court


September 3rd, 2012 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) A special court here has rejected a CBI closure report and directed a further probe into a case in which two officials of Delhi's ... Read more...

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CAG Vinod Rai’s service records and dossier missing


August 21st, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 21 (IANS) The service records of Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) Vinod Rai "are not traceable", the Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) has revealed in response ... Read more...

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Home ministry fire was caused by cigarette stub, reveals RTI


August 15th, 2012 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) The fire that broke out at the union home ministry in June was caused by a burning bidi or cigarette stub thrown on waste paper ... Read more...

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Foundation laid by Rajiv Gandhi: A bridge on paper


July 15th, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, July 15 (IANS) In September 1989, Rajiv Gandhi, then the prime minister, laid the foundation of a bridge on the Chambal river. Nearly 23 years later, there is ... Read more...

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No NDMA policy on safety drills near nuclear sites, finds RTI plea


July 7th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 7 (IANS) India's apex disaster management authority has not framed any policy on training people in safety drills or other such exercises in an area, before commissioning a ... Read more...

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Negligible progress on poll reforms, RTI plea reveals


June 21st, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Attempts to push for poll reforms are yet to yield the desired results despite an appeal by the Election Commission to the government, a ... Read more...

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President comes under RTI, make donations public: Court (Lead)


June 14th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Donations made by the President of India out of public funds do not pertain to his or her personal information, the Delhi High Court Thursday ... Read more...

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Four BSP bungalows in Lutyens Delhi have unauthorised constructions


May 9th, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Four government bungalows allotted to the Bahujan Samaj Party in the heart of the national capital have unauthorised constructions and party chief and former Uttar ... Read more...

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Rent dues notice to Meira Kumar withdrawn


May 8th, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) The urban development ministry has withdrawn a notice for recovery of nearly Rs.2 crore rent dues from Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar for use ... Read more...

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Lucknow girl stumps PMO with ‘Father of the Nation’ poser


April 3rd, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 3 (IANS) It is not everyday that a 10-year-old catches the office of the prime minister of India off-guard and without answers. But then, Aishwarya Parashar, a Class ... Read more...

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76 percent RTE violations remain unresolved (April 1 marks two years of the Right to Education Act)


March 31st, 2012 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) Two years after the government's flagship education programme came into force, its monitoring body has not been able to resolve as much as 76 percent ... Read more...

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Special IPS recruitment: Court seeks government’s response


March 21st, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday sought the response of the central government on a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) challenging the government decision to recruit an ... Read more...

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Emergency records missing from PMO


March 21st, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) The government Wednesday said records pertaining to the imposition of emergency in India in 1975 have gone missing from the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) and ... Read more...

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Over 7,500 Pakistanis overstayed in India: RTI


November 14th, 2011 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) As many as 7,691 Pakistanis and 32,644 Bangladeshis were found to be overstaying in India even after their visas expired, a Right to Information (RTI) ... Read more...

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Bihar’s visually impaired to get RTI Act copy in Braille


November 10th, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Nov 10 (IANS) The Bihar government will provide a copy of the Right to Information (RTI) Act in Braille for the benefit of visually impaired people in the state, ... Read more...

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Four IRS officers’ resignations pending: RTI


October 30th, 2011 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) Apart from Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal, the resignations of three other Indian Revenue Service (IRS) officers have not been accepted by the government due ... Read more...

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Former MPs still occupy government houses


October 30th, 2011 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) Despite losing their entitlement, eight former MPs, including Jagdish Tytler and Ajay Singh Chautala, continue to occupy posh government accommodation, a Right to Information ... Read more...

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Opposition asks PM to probe into note on Chidambaram


September 22nd, 2011 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Opposition parties Wednesday demanded that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh order a probe into the finance ministry note that the 2G spectrum could have been ... Read more...

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‘Spectrum could have been auctioned if Chidambaram wanted’ (Roundup)


September 21st, 2011 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) In a new twist to the second generation (2G) spectrum case, a note to the Prime Minister's Office from the finance ministry says this ... Read more...

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CBI files case in Bhopal activist’s murder


September 3rd, 2011 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has registered a case against "unknown" people for the murder of Right to Information (RTI) activist Shehla Masood, ... Read more...

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RTI activist attacked in Gujarat, critical


August 23rd, 2011 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Aug 23 (IANS) A 39-year-old Right to Information (RTI) activist is fighting for his life in Rajkot city of Gujarat following an acid attack on him, police said Tuesday.Jaysukh ... Read more...

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Anti-corruption crusader killed in Bhopal


August 16th, 2011 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Aug 16 (IANS) Shehla Masood, an anti-corruption crusader and Right to Information activist, was Tuesday shot dead outside her residence here, police said. Masood was in her car in the ... Read more...

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Maken’s comment on Kalmadi misleading, says BJP


August 3rd, 2011 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday termed as "misleading" Sports Minister Ajay Maken's claim that the National Democratic Alliance government had picked Suresh Kalmadi ... Read more...

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Army chief’s age: Ball back in defence ministry’s court


May 20th, 2011 - 1:58 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) The confusion regarding the correct age of Indian Army chief General V.K. Singh just got confounded with the country's senior-most legal advisor Thursday recommending that ... Read more...

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Woman accuses SBI officers of stealing jewellery from locker


May 10th, 2011 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Satara (Maharashtra), May 10 (IANS) A businesswoman has accused five bank officials and a lawyer of stealing gold and diamond jewellery worth over Rs.1.2 million from her locker in ... Read more...

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Parliament not to publish members’ assets details online


May 8th, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) At a time when even the Supreme court judges have put details of their assets and wealth online, the two houses of parliament have ruled ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi seeks details from UP Govt. over usage of heath funds


April 27th, 2011 - 9:08 pm ICT by ANI
Lucknow, Apr 27 (ANI): Alleging that central funds under the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) were not being properly utilized in Uttar Pradesh, Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday said ... Read more...

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Notice issued to MCD on community hall site


April 6th, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday sought a response from the Muncipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) after it failed to identify a site for the construction ... Read more...

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Four arrested for beating RTI activist


March 9th, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, March 9 (IANS) Four men have been arrested for allegedly beating up a Dalit RTI activist for seeking details of work done in his village in Rajasthan's Barmer district ... Read more...

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Ex-judge moves high court over complaint against him


February 1st, 2011 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) A retired Delhi court judge Tuesday approached the Delhi High Court seeking direction to its Public Information Officer (PIO) to supply him a copy of the complaint ... Read more...

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How green are government buildings? Environment ministry doesn’t know


January 19th, 2011 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
By Richa Sharma New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) India, at the forefront of the global war against climate change, does not have any guidelines to make government offices eco-friendly, reveals a Right to ... Read more...

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Goa governor skips RTI hearing


January 4th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 4 (IANS) Goa Governor S.S. Sidhu Tuesday invoked constitutional immunity to avoid appearing for a Right to Information (RTI) Act hearing, his lawyer said. Speaking to reporters outside the state ... Read more...

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Over 600 children missing from Delhi this year


December 30th, 2010 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) Nearly 2,161 complaints of missing children were registered in seven of the 12 districts of Delhi in nine months of 2010, response to a Right to Information ... Read more...

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Goa governor gets X-mas gift - copy of RTI Act


December 25th, 2010 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 25 (IANS) A ribbon-wrapped copy of the Right To Information Act (RTI) Act - that's one Christmas gift Goa Governor S.S. Sidhu might not forget for a long while. Sidhu, ... Read more...

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1,200 Delhi schools lack fire safety measures


December 15th, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Prathiba Raju New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) As many as 1,200 schools in the national capital, including some top privately run institutions, are flouting fire safety norms, a right to information (RTI) ... Read more...

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