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Dangers of ‘Trial by Media’ & the MPSC 18.8.2017 Kangla Online
Dangers of ‘Trial by Media’ & the MPSC
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Return extra fees or we will take over, Kejriwal tells private schools 18.8.2017 Education
The Delhi government will take over 449 private schools if they do not return the excess fees charged from students, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced on Friday.
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Return extra fees or we will take over, Kejriwal warns schools 18.8.2017 Education
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday warned that the government will take over 449 private schools in the capital if they do not refund extra fees collected from students.
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University post: information panel backs candidate’s plea 18.8.2017 Hindu: Cities
‘Petitioner’s demand seeking details of others’ scores not personal’
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CID grills Santosh in Meti's sex scandal 17.8.2017 deccanherald.com
The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) sleuths on Thursday interrogated BJP state president B S Yeddyurappas relative nd personal assistant N R Santosh in connection with a sex scandal involving former minister H Y Meti. While analysing the call details records of Santoshs mobile phone, it came to light that he was in constant touch with RTI activist from Ballari, Rajashekhar Mulali, who had released to the media a CD purportedly showing Meti in a compromising position with a woman. The CID had slapped notice on Santosh to appear before it. Santosh turned up at the CID office around 11 am and was interrogated for about three hours. "Santosh claimed that he was in no way connected with the sex scandal and attempts are being made to fix him in the case," a senior police officer said quoting Santosh. Santosh admitted that he knew Mulali for the last five years. He claimed that Mulali was close to former ministers B Sriramulu and G Janardhana Reddy and he came in contact with him through the duo. He ...
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CID questions Yeddyurappa’s PA 17.8.2017 Hindu: Karnataka
After five days of questioning by the city police, it is now the turn of the sleuths of the Criminal Investigation Department to grill N.R. Santosh, personal assistant of B.S. Yeddyurappa, BJP’s state...
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SC slams Hry govt, finds firm used ‘influence’ to bag mining lease 17.8.2017 TOI: Chandigarh Times
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JNUSU asks students to ‘mass file’ RTI pleas 17.8.2017 Hindu: Home
Move aims to expose alleged corruption
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Chitrakala Parishath is a public authority, rules Information Commission 16.8.2017 deccanherald.com
Karnataka Information Commission has declared Karnataka Chitrakala Parishath (KCP) as public authority under the provisions of Right to Information Act. The Commission passed the order on August 9, on an appeal filed by a person who was denied information by the KCP. The appeal was filed by T Narasimha Murthy. He had filed eight applications under the RTI Act seeking various information, including details about employees working on contract basis in KCP. His application was rejected in May 2016 stating that KCP was not a public authority as per the provisions under the RTI Act. After hearing both the sides, the State Information Commissioner N P Ramesh held that KCP, a non-government organisation, is indeed a public authority since it is substantially funded by the state government. "The assistance is received for both capital expenditure like construction of buildings and also for revenue expenditures like salary grant. Further, the Commission observed that the government may not have any statutory ...
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Netaji's bust defaced with ink in Bengal 16.8.2017 All News-IANS Stories
A newly installed bust of Indian revolutionary Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose in West Bengal's Birbhum district was found defaced with ink, police said on Wednesday.
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Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose's statue partly damaged, smeared with coal tar in Birbhum 16.8.2017 Zee News : States
The Netaji statue was to be installed in the Panchra village panchayat office compound.
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RTI raises questions on EVM security 16.8.2017 TOI: India
The EC insists that it follows strict protocol to guard EVMs, and once looted, these machines are condemned and never find their way back into the system.
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Jawaharlal Nehru University Students' Union calls for filing of mass RTIs 16.8.2017 TOI: Delhi Times
Jawaharlal Nehru University Students' Union (JNUSU) has called for filing of mass RTIs on Thursday to "seek information from the administration on issues of admission and appointments." They also organised an Independence Day rally on Tuesday in the campus to "assert the spirit of freedom, democracy and social dignity."
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'Illegal' mining lease: SC raps Khattar govt 16.8.2017 TOI: Home
In what could hurt Haryana chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar's claim of corruption-free governance, the Supreme Court has severely criticised the manner in which "influence in high places' was used to subvert law regarding grant of mining lease in the state.
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'Centre approved forest diversion for Kalasa-Banduri work in 2003' 15.8.2017 Deccan Herald - News
The Union government has in 2003 approved diversion of 243 hectare of forest land in Western Ghats for Banduri nala diversion scheme in Belagavi district. This revelation was made in response to an RTI application filed by a Bengaluru resident. Notably, the Centre has on August 12 filed an affidavit in the Supreme Court, saying it received no proposal from Karnataka for environmental clearance of the Kalasa-Banduri project. Neither it has so far accorded any permission to Karnataka for the works, it had said. However, the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change disclosed to Laxmikant Joshi on August 10, this year that the Forest Advisory Committee in its meeting held on March 28, 2003 has approved the diversion of forest land after considering the irrigation requirement of Dharwad district. In response to the RTI application filed by Joshi on August 27, 2015, the Ministry said the diversion of the forest land would subject to conditions such as immediate transfer and mutation of equivalent ...
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Kejriwal moots detailed plan to tackle Delhi's dengue, chikungunya menace 15.8.2017 News
So far, 500 cases of dengue have been reported in the national capital
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India: An unauthorised biography of people, events, policies 15.8.2017 TOI: India
We bring you the energy, fluidity and unpredictability of the seven decades post independence and the promise of the future.
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In new India, technology and media make democracy a consumer product 15.8.2017 TOI: India
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AAP demands CM Yogi's resignation for children's 'murder' 14.8.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Accusing the BJP-ruled Uttar Pradesh government of "criminal negligence" that led to the death of over 60 children in a Gorakhpur hospital, the AAP on Monday said Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath should resign and be booked on murder charges.
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Right to Information is my new amulet: Faith-healer-cum-RTI activist Ghulam Mohiudin Sheikh 14.8.2017 Zee News : India National
Apart from the amulet that Peer Sahab, as he is generally known, gives the believer, he files a Right to Information (RTI) application wherever needed.
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