Right to Information Act Current Affairs, GK & News

Chief Justice of India: Justice Ramana to assume charge

Justice N V Ramana, who was recently appointed as the Chief Justice of India is to assume charge on April 24, 2021. He is to take charge a day after the retirement of CJI Sharad Arvind Bobde. Justice Ramana is to take over as the 48th Chief Justice of India. Justice Ramana Justice Ramana was ..

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Central Vigilance Commission adopted Integrity Pact: Key Facts

The Central Vigilance Commission has modified the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) on adoption of “Integrity Pact” in government firm for purchase related activities. What is the amended SOP? As per the amended SOP: For appointed as Integrity External Monitors (IEMs), the Ministry, department or organisation worried has to forward a panel of suitable persons to ..

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September 28: International Day for Universal Access to Information

Every year, the United Nations celebrates International Day for Universal Access to Information on September 28. This year the day focuses on the right to information in the times of crisis. Highlights The day is celebrated to highlight the advantages of having statutory, constitutional policies to provide public access to information and build trust. Programmes ..

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Operation Desert Chase

The Rajasthan Police recently arrested two civil defence employees in Jaipur based on Military Intelligence inputs. They were arrested upon the input that they were passing sensitive information to Pakistan spy agency ISI (Inter Service Intelligence). The information was passed under Operation Desert Chase. Operation Desert Chase The Operation is an anti-espionage operation that was ..

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‘Maternity scheme reaches only one-third of beneficiaries’, says RTI data

As per the recent data obtained under the Right to Information Act (RTI) Act, revealed that, almost 61% of beneficiaries registered under the Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana (PMMVY) between April 2018 and July 2019 received the full amount of Rs. 6,000 promised under the scheme. The RTI survey was conducted to assess the implementation ..

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