Page-3 of RTI Current Affairs, GK & News
Supreme Court issued notices to the Union Government, Election Commission of India (ECI) on a plea to bring all political parties under the ambit of Right to Information (RTI) Act, 2005. The notice was also issued to six National Political Parties viz. BJP, Congress, CPI, BSP, CPI (M) and NCP. It was issued by 3 ..
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2015
Whenever a sensational criminal case comes to be tried before the court, there is an expected upsurge in the public curiosity. Using the thirst for sensational news, Media, including TV Channels, Newspapers, News Websites etc. start publishing their own version of the facts. They call it investigative journalism, which is not prohibited in India. The ..
Central Information Commission (CIC) has recommended Central government to allow people seeking information under RTI Act to use postal stamps as application fee. Two Information Commissioners – R K Jain and Raghubir Singh in two separate cases have made a common recommendation to the Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) for implementing postal stamps as ..
As per police investigation, the Maoists are using the Right to Information law to get the details of the contractors and businessmen for extortion. They use proxies to file Right to Information applications to collect data about government projects in order to target businessmen and contractors for extortion. Police have recovered RTI documents from a ..
The government has launched a portal which will facilitate citizens to file RTI applications online in all central government ministries and departments. The web address of the portal is www.rtionline.gov.in The portal is a step to provide greater transparency in governance through the Right to Information Act which mandates timely response to citizen’s requests for government information. ..