Information Commissioner

Yashvardhan K Sinha appointed as the new Chief Information Commissioner

The President of India Shri Ram Nath Kovind appointed Shri Yashvardhan K Sinha as the new Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) of India. Key Highlights The post of Chief Information Commissioner was lying vacant over two months after Bimal Julka completed ..


Bimal Julka appointed as CIC of India

Information Commissioner Bimal Julka has been recently appointed as the Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) of India. President Ram Nath Kovind administered the oath of office to Bimal Julka as the CIC at the Rashtrapati Bhavan. The previous Chief Sudhir Bhargava ..

CIC Annual Report tabled in Lok Sabha

The Central Information Commission tabled its annual report for the year 2018-19 in Lok Sabha on 20th November, 2019. The same report was also tabled in Rajya Sabha on 21st November, 2019. Highlights of the report The report said that ..


Right to Information (Amendment) Bill

The Lok Sabha passed the Right to Information (Amendment) Bill on July 22. It was introduced by the Minister of State for Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, Mr. Jitendra Singh, in the Lok Sabha on July 19, 2019. What is ..

Right to Information (Amendment) Bill 2019

The government has introduced the Right to Information (Amendment) Bill, 2019 in the Lok Sabha. Features of the Bill The bill seeks to overhaul the terms and conditions of service of the CIC and Information Commissioners at the centre and ..

Government Proposes Committees to decide on complaints against CIC and ICs

The government has proposed setting up bureaucrat-led committees that would sit and decide on complaints against the Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) and Information Commissioners (ICs). The government has proposed setting up of two committees: One to receive and decide on ..