User: fredericknoronha Topic: Right to Information
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How India is using its Information Technology Act to arbitrarily take down online content 15.2.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
What are the rules on blocking websites and content – and how can they be better implemented?
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Justice AP Shah: ‘Freedoms on unsteady ground, made to doubt whether SC able to protect our rights’ 12.2.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
The former chief justice of Delhi High Court delivered a scathing indictment of recent Supreme Court orders.
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Arvind Kejriwal, before politics happened 11.2.2020 Rediff: News
I asked him, 'How did you manage to drop everything and just wander into these things? Was your family cool with it? They didn't create a fuss?' 'My parents were not very happy. But Sunita (Arvind's wife) has always been supportive,' he replied. 'My parents live with us, so it helps. Over time, I think they have come around and learned to accept it, though not wholeheartedly.' 'Let's be realistic. Which parent would be happy about their child abandoning a lucrative career and doing stuff like this?'
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Case Against BJP Leader, Activist For Threatening Chhattisgarh Woman Cop 9.2.2020 NDTV News - India-news
The Chhattisgarh Police have registered a case against the chairman of a state-run communication research centre and a BJP spokesperson for allegedly threatening a woman police officer in Raipur, an...
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How the Aam Aadmi Party’s Mohalla Clinics changed public healthcare in Delhi 7.2.2020 Scroll.in
Ahead of Delhi elections on February 8, a look at the hits and misses of the AAP government’s pet project.
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CIC directs 7.2.2020 Manipur: E-Pao
CIC directs
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Centre Owes Rs 822 To Air India For Charter Flights: RTI 6.2.2020 NDTV News - Latest
Cash-strapped Air India, which is being disinvested by the government, has to recover over Rs 822 crore for providing VVIP charter flights, according to the latest data provided by the national...
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AI has dues of over Rs 822 cr towards VVIP flights:RTI 6.2.2020 Rediff: News
Air India had stopped the practice of issuing tickets on credit to government agencies for the travel of their officials in December last year because of accruing pending bills.
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Show cause notice served 6.2.2020 Manipur: E-Pao
Show cause notice served
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5 cr farmers yet to receive final dues under PM-Kisan 5.2.2020 Rediff: Business
The total amount of the scheme, which came into effect on December 1, 2018, is to be paid in three equal instalments of Rs 2,000 every four months. The data showed about 2.51 crore farmers have not got even the second instalment and 5.16 crore of them were yet to get the third instalment.
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Over 5 Crore Farmers Yet To Get Full Amount Under PM-Kisan Scheme: Report 5.2.2020 NDTV News - India-news
Over five crore farmers were yet to get the third installment of money under the Centre's ambitious PM-Kisan scheme, aimed at providing direct support of Rs 6,000 annually to them, according to the...
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'This is a Ghajini government' 5.2.2020 Rediff: Business
'The prime minister bought spectacles from Germany to see the eclipse, but he cannot see that an eclipse has fallen on the country.'
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CID to ask ED to probe Dulal Bora’s assets 5.2.2020 The Assam Tribune
CID to ask ED to probe Dulal Bora’s assets
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Skill development training for CPSEs 4.2.2020 The Assam Tribune
Skill development training for CPSEs
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RBI Pulled up 29.1.2020 Central Chronicle
The Supreme Court of India has pulled up Reserve Bank of India and gave it “last chance” to provide information to the public under the Right to Information Act on bank defaulters. In way back in 2015 the Supreme Court ruled Reserve Bank would have to reveal information under the Right to Information Act on defaulters consisting show cause notices, action taken reports, audit and inspection reports and fines on banks. Two RBI activists Girish Mittal and SC Agrawal sought information on bank defaulters and in its 2015 decision the RBI was bound to furnish it. In 2015 the RBI said that it could not disclose such information under the secrecy of bank rules and practices was not accepted by the Supreme Court and the Central Right to Information Commission. The Supreme Court warned the Reserve Bank that it was giving last chance and would take serious view if such information was not provided. The Central Right to Information Commission to review its policy pertaining to bank information. Since long it had ...
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Principals on Warpath 29.1.2020 Central Chronicle
The principals of the educational institutions has warned against the arrest of the Principal of DPS Indore holding him responsible for the school bus mishap. The post of principal is academic and he cannot be held responsible for the management of his institution. It will be another matter if they are proprietors of the institute also. Initially the police and administration were hesitant in proceeding against the DPS Principal but ultimately he was summoned to the police station and arrested holding him responsible for the school bus mishap. More than hundred principal of different institutions in a meeting demanded withdrawal of criminal charges against the DPS Principal and he be exonerated from it. The Principals warned that within seven days if this is not done the schools would stop bus services and all of them would resign from the posts. The teaches fraternity also said that Principal is academic post and if they are victimized like this, they would resign enmass. In the magisterial inquiry ...
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Did Namma Metro reverse-engineer CMP for Centre’s funding? 29.1.2020 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Centre’s MoU with Karnataka for the Metro project specified a Comprehensive Mobility Plan as a primary condition. BMRCL creating the plan is compared to “Airtel drafting the telecom policy for the entire country.”
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Law ministry allowed Centre to pass electoral bonds scheme illegally, bypassing Rajya Sabha: Report 28.1.2020 Scroll.in
In a two-page note, the ministry said this illegal strategy was a ‘one-off exception’, documents accessed by a Right to Information activist showed.
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"CCTV Video With Cops", Says JNU After Claiming No Footage Of Mob Attack 27.1.2020 NDTV News - India-news
Responses by Delhi's Jawaharlal Nehru University to RTI queries seeking CCTV footage of the main gate of the campus from January 5 - the day a mob attack left 34 students and faculty injured - appear...
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Coop banks saw 181 fraud cases of Rs 127 cr last year 27.1.2020 Rediff: Business
However, the RBI declined to share details of action being taken on these fraud cases saying "it is not readily available".
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