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Madhya Pradesh HC questions frequent transfer of Vyapam whistle-blower 4.8.2015 Hindu: News
The Indore Bench of the Madhya Pradesh High Court on Tuesday directed the Shivraj Singh Chouhan led-BJP government to explain the frequent transfers of Vyapam scam whistleblower Anand Rai and his...
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BCCI Needs to be Accountable and Transparent: Sports Minister 4.8.2015 newindianexpress.com
Sonowal said that like any other sports federation of India, the BCCI also need to be made accountable and transparent in its functioning.
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BCCI needs to be accountable and transparent: Sports Minister 4.8.2015 India Today| SPORT
It is the expectations of the sports lover of the country that transparency and accountability should be there in the day-to-day affairs of all the sports ...
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BCCI needs to be accountable and transparent: Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal 4.8.2015 DNA: Recent Columns
Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Tuesday said that like any other sports federation of the country, the Indian Cricket Board (BCCI) also need to be made accountable and transparent in its functioning as according to the apex court of India it is a "public body". Asked Sonowal whether BCCI should be brought under the purview of Right To Information Act, the Sports Minister said: "Let me be very clear...I have been telling time and again that as per the observation of the Supreme Court of India, BCCI is a public body. Now it is the expectations of the sports lover of the country that transparency and accountability should be there in the day-to-day affairs of all the sports federations," he told reporters during a felicitation function organised for the Indian archers, who bagged medals in the just-concluded World Archery Championships in Copenhagen. For long the BCCI has been maintaining that it is a private entity as it doesn't take any funds from the government. But the Supreme Court of India has ...
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BCCI is a public body and it needs to be accountable and transparent, says Sonowal 4.8.2015 FirstPost: Sports

Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said that BCCI needs to be made accountable and transparent in its functioning

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Centre tells State to raise force 4.8.2015 The Assam Tribune
Centre tells State to raise force
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Can’t disclose infomation on Delhi notification, says MHA 4.8.2015 Asian Age: Delhi
The Union home ministry has refused to give records related to notification issued by it on the jurisdiction of the Delhi lieutenant-governor saying the matter is sub-judice. Under the Right to Information Act, information of a sub-judice matter can only be denied if it is “expressly forbidden to be published by any court of law or tribunal or the disclosure of which may constitute contempt of court”. RTI Activist Subhash Agrawal had sought from the home ministry all the records related to notification issued on May 21 besides rules about officers in the Delhi government for making complaints against chief minister, council of ministers or any individual minister of the Delhi government to lieutenant-governor of Delhi. “In this regard, it is stated that the matter is presently sub-judice and details cannot be discussed at this stage,” the ministry said. In a gazette notification, the Union home ministry had said that the L-G will have jurisdiction over matters connected with services, public order, ...
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ACB probes against senior officer 4.8.2015 Asian Age: Delhi
Secretary accused of converting DDA land from leasehold to freehold The anti-corruption branch of the Delhi government has started inquiring into a complaint alleging that urban development principal secretary Chetan B. Sanghi and several others had violated rules by converting DDA land from leasehold to freehold in the national capital.The complaint filed by an advocate and well-known RTI activist, Vivek Garg, before anti-corruption branch head M.K. Meena has alleged that the industries department of the city administration had in March 2006 passed a scheme for conversion of industrial plots / built-up sheds from leasehold to freehold. The scheme reportedly covered all built-up industrial plots developed by the industries department and the Delhi State Industrial and Infrastructure Development Corporation Limited (DSIIDC), including industrial sheds, belonging to the DDA, and which were allotted to DSIIDC on leasehold basis. The complaint said that during a meeting in 2009 in the chamber of the then ...
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Singaji power station pays Rs 1crore penalty for delay in unloading coal 4.8.2015 TOI: Cities
In a unique distinction management of Madhya Pradesh-owned Shri Singaji Thermal Power Station (SSTPS) located at Dongaliya village of Khandwa district paid Rs one crore as penalty for delay in unloading coal from railway rakes while paying about Rs 4 crore to private firms for ensuring supervision of loading and movement of coal through ...
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‘One-para resume proves lack of transparency’ 4.8.2015 The Hindu: Today's Paper
‘One-para resume proves lack of transparency’
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Can’t disclose infomation on Delhi notification, says MHA 4.8.2015 Asian Age: Delhi
The Union home ministry has refused to give records related to notification issued by it on the jurisdiction of the Delhi lieutenant-governor saying the matter is sub-judice. Under the Right to Information Act, information of a sub-judice matter can only be denied if it is “expressly forbidden to be published by any court of law or tribunal or the disclosure of which may constitute contempt of court”. RTI Activist Subhash Agrawal had sought from the home ministry all the records related to notification issued on May 21 besides rules about officers in the Delhi government for making complaints against chief minister, council of ministers or any individual minister of the Delhi government to lieutenant-governor of Delhi. “In this regard, it is stated that the matter is presently sub-judice and details cannot be discussed at this stage,” the ministry said. In a gazette notification, the Union home ministry had said that the L-G will have jurisdiction over matters connected with services, public order, ...
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ACB probes against senior officer 4.8.2015 Asian Age: Delhi
Secretary accused of converting DDA land from leasehold to freehold The anti-corruption branch of the Delhi government has started inquiring into a complaint alleging that urban development principal secretary Chetan B. Sanghi and several others had violated rules by converting DDA land from leasehold to freehold in the national capital.The complaint filed by an advocate and well-known RTI activist, Vivek Garg, before anti-corruption branch head M.K. Meena has alleged that the industries department of the city administration had in March 2006 passed a scheme for conversion of industrial plots / built-up sheds from leasehold to freehold. The scheme reportedly covered all built-up industrial plots developed by the industries department and the Delhi State Industrial and Infrastructure Development Corporation Limited (DSIIDC), including industrial sheds, belonging to the DDA, and which were allotted to DSIIDC on leasehold basis. The complaint said that during a meeting in 2009 in the chamber of the then ...
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Funds for drinking water projects in Deodurg taluk misused: JSP 4.8.2015 Hindu: Karnataka
Over Rs. 15 crore misappropriated, says the organisation
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Urban development chief accused of graft 4.8.2015 Hindu: Delhi
Another bureaucrat, this time the chief of the Delhi government’s Urban Development, has been accused of graft in the midst of the tussle for control over the Anti-Corruption Branch (ACB) between t...
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Water Pollution Woes Persist in Ward 99 4.8.2015 The New Indian Express - Tamil Nadu - http://newindianexpress.com/states/tamil_nadu/
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Less than 20% hit-and-run cases in city booked: RTI 4.8.2015 TOI: Chennai
In an RTI reply to TOI, the Chennai traffic police said that less than 20% of hit-and-run cases are ever bought to ...
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BEST loses Rs 2.26 cr daily, Buzz to boost revenue 4.8.2015 Mumbai News, News in Mumbai, Mumbai City News | Cities News - Times of India
BEST loses Rs 2.26 cr daily, Buzz to boost revenue
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Mumbai metro loses nearly 40,000 passengers everyday 4.8.2015 Mumbai News, News in Mumbai, Mumbai City News | Cities News - Times of India
Seven months after the withdrawal of the Rs 10 invitation fare and implementation of a graded fare structure, the daily passenger traffic on the Metro is still down by 14% or 40,000 passengers per ...
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RTO violates RTI, gets info commr’s notice 4.8.2015 Nagpur News, Nagpur City News | Cities News - Times of India
RTO violates RTI, gets info commr’s notice
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ACB probe against vigilance secretary 4.8.2015 Delhi News, Delhi City News - Cities News - Times of India
The latest development comes soon after ACB launched inquiries into the setting up of the 1031 helpline and demanded files from the ...
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