|Moily panel, govt at odds on RTI curbs
In a major setback to the govt, the ARC has said that notings should not be inaccessible to the public unless exempted.
[ 18 Aug, 2006 0044hrs IST]
|Shabana joins RTI protest
Actor-activist Shabana Azmi lent her voice to the ‘Save RTI Campaign’ on Wednesday at Jantar Mantar in Delhi.
[ 17 Aug, 2006 0222hrs IST]
|PM hopes RTI will empower people
Amid a controversy over the amendments proposed in the Right to Information (RTI) Act, PM hoped that the legislation will empower people to make the government more accountable.
[ 15 Aug, 2006 0946hrs IST]
|RTI: Food Dept told to pay compensation
The RTI Act has helped a woman, who had to wait for over 3 hours to know about the status of her pending application.
[ 14 Aug, 2006 1111hrs IST]
|RTI drive gains momentum
No one wants amendments to the act which will tear the real fabric of the act and render it useless.
[ 14 Aug, 2006 0017hrs IST]
|‘Changes cannot weaken RTI Act’
State chief information commissioner said the chances of any amendments — weakening the Right to Information Act, 2005 — are unlikely.
[ 12 Aug, 2006 0141hrs IST]
|RTI power: Ex-FCI exec gets files after 20 yrs
After 20 years, ML Kohli, an ex-official of the FCI finally got access to official reports in the custody of his ex-paymaster.
[ 10 Aug, 2006 1436hrs IST]
|CJI faces dissent over promotion of HC judge
Y K Sabharwal faced dissent triggered by an RTI application related to a complaint of “misconduct” against acting chief justice of the Delhi HC, Vijender Jain.
[ 10 Aug, 2006 0025hrs IST]
|DU registrar may face rap over RTI
The registrar of DU may also face a penalty for denying information to a student under the Right to Information Act.
[ 8 Aug, 2006 0208hrs IST]
|Citizens to protest against ‘diluted’ RTI
The National Campaign for Peoples Right to Information has decided to protest against the government’s plan to dilute the RTI Act on August 9.
[ 8 Aug, 2006 0133hrs IST]
|RTI power: Woman gets dead son’s records
The woman used the Act to gain access to file notings regarding the benefits given to her son, who had died in 2001.
[ 4 Aug, 2006 1524hrs IST]
|RTI message: You’ve no right to know
If you seek information on issues like demolitions in Delhi, you will be denied it on the grounds that the policy is still under consideration by govt.
[ 4 Aug, 2006 0055hrs IST]
|Govt misleading people on RTI Act: Kejriwal
Govt is misleading the people by claiming that the proposed amendments to the RTI law would strengthen it, said Arvind Kejriwal.
[ 3 Aug, 2006 1539hrs IST]
|Magsaysay Award for RTI pioneer Kejriwal
Arvind Kejriwal won the award for his contribution to RTI movement.
[ 31 Jul, 2006 1605hrs IST]
|Changes in RTI will save babus
Is the proposed change a positive step forward — as the PMO has claimed — or really retrograde?
[ 29 Jul, 2006 0146hrs IST]
|RTI amendment: Activists to launch stir
Magsaysay award-winner Aruna Roy said that they will make all efforts to bring back accountability in the system by not allowing changes in the Act.
[ 26 Jul, 2006 1848hrs IST]
|File notings may be out of RTI purview
The government is thinking of exempting “file notings” from information that can be sought for disclosure.
[ 19 Jul, 2006 2345hrs IST]
|RTI Act: Supreme Court in dock
At a flag meeting held after the incident, Pakistan denied any firing from their side on the Indian picket. They said that militants might have carried out the attack.
[ 29 Jul, 2006 2050hrs IST]
|RTI Act not for us: Officials
Rajnish had been sitting on a dharna at Jantar Mantar for the last two months demanding safe release of his children.
[ 29 Jul, 2006 1837hrs IST]
|On DoPT site, file notings not under RTI Act purview
Against the backdrop of the Mumbai blasts, the Railway Ministry is introducing strict security measures at stations, including the installations CCTVs.
[ 29 Jul, 2006 1633hrs IST]