User: indiatogether Topic: Right to Information
Category: RTI
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Plaint against UoM for starting MBA outreach programmes 30.1.2015 deccanherald.com
University of Mysore (UoM) has granted permission to start MBAoutreach programmes from the next academic year, by allegedly violating government orders and guidelines regarding territorial jurisdiction of a varsity. According to a complaint filed with the Lokayukta onJanuary 28, by RTI activist Sekar S Iyer, Syndicate of UoMhad ratified the courses, during a meeting held on December 4, 2014. However, the Higher Education Department had issued an order on October 14, 2014, advising varsities to restrict their educational activities to their 'Territorial Jurisdiction', stipulated by the Karnataka State Universities Act, 2000. According to the State government order, the varsities were directed to start courses or affiliate institute only in its territorial limits, following a Supreme Court ruling. The ruling, which states that varsities should confine to their territorial jurisdiction, even while starting correspondence courses, was also adapted by the University Grants Commission. The State government ...
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R.K. Laxman should be face of RTI stamps, say activists  30.1.2015 Hindu: Home
In view of a recent Central Government circular seeking people's views on inclusion of postal stamps for paying RTI fees, activists have demanded that such stamps should bear the face of...
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“Judicious use of RTI by citizens only make it more effective” 30.1.2015 Moneylife
Pune-based RTI activist Qaneez Sukhrani has been selected for the Sajag Nagarik Sangh 2014 RTI Award. Sukhrani has been using RTI since 2003 and often uses the information to file PILs, like on illegality of making Aadhaar mandatory, illegal hoarding put out by politicians and misuse of funds by municipal authorities. Excerpts from an interview with Qaneez Sukhrani
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RTI query uncovers Turbhe ‘land grab’ 30.1.2015 TOI: All Headlines
RTI query uncovers Turbhe ‘land grab’
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HIV-infected blood in Maharashtra is safely discarded 30.1.2015 DNA: Bangalore
HIV-infected blood in Maharashtra is safely discarded
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DPS Ranchi to launch Legal Literacy Club 30.1.2015 The Hindu: Today's Paper
DPS Ranchi to launch Legal Literacy Club
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Notice to Haryana govt. on law officers’ appointment 30.1.2015 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Notice to Haryana govt. on law officers’ appointment
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‘Voluminous info being sought under RTI’ 30.1.2015 The Hindu: Today's Paper
‘Voluminous info being sought under RTI’
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Shehla Masood murder: Statement of another witness recorded 30.1.2015 TOI: Cities
Another witness in RTI activist Shehla Masood murder case recorded his statement before special CBI Court in Indore on ...
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‘Census information cannot be revealed to anyone’ 30.1.2015 The Hindu: Today's Paper
‘Census information cannot be revealed to anyone’
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31 MC employees came under scanner in past 3 years 30.1.2015 Chandigarh News, Chandigarh City News | Cities News - Times of India
Saurabh.Prashar@timesgroup.As many as 31 employees attached with various wings of the Chandigarh Municipal Corporation have been suspended and charge-sheeted in the past three ...
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Government Spends Fortune on Repairing New Cars 30.1.2015 newindianexpress.com
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Notice to Haryana govt. on law officers’ appointment 30.1.2015 Hindu: Cities
The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Thursday issued notice to the Haryana Government and all law officers in the office of Advocate General, Haryana, in a case pertaining to selection of law offic...
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‘Voluminous info being sought under RTI’ 30.1.2015 Hindu: News
Stakeholders and Public Information Officers participating at the two-day national seminar on the topic of ‘Nine Years of RTI Act, implementation and levels of awareness’, being held at Women’s Col...
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‘Census information cannot be revealed to anyone’ 30.1.2015 Hindu: Mangalore
D. Helen Prema Kumari, Deputy Director, Directorate of Census Operations, Karnataka, said on Thursday that individual information collected under the census was confidential and could not be reveal...
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RTI query reveals NU ex-registrar issued notice to finance officer 30.1.2015 Nagpur News, Nagpur City News | Cities News - Times of India
More skeletons are tumbling out of the Nagpur University’s roster (job manuals) scam case, after TOI got hold of some crucial documents which hitherto were kept hiding from the public ...
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Day of NY speech, PM Modi website got 9.8 lakh hits 30.1.2015 Asian Age: India
Prime Minister Narendra Modi It isn’t only New York’s iconic Madison Square where Prime Minister Narendra Modi charmed a capacity crowd. In fact, the PM’s own website hit an all-time high on September 29, 2014. While the website gets a daily average of 1.52 lakh views, it got the maximum page views — 9.82 lakh on the day the PM enthralled the gathering at Madison Square last year, the PMO has revealed. Introduced by the PM, the website www.pmindia.gov has a web link mygov.in which has been initiated as a medium for public participation in governance. “It is configured to allow the maximum possible number of citizens to register and participate in tasks and discussions,” said the PMO in response to an RTI application filed by activist Subhash Chandra Agrawal. The said website has two sections, one where people can lodge their suggestions and grievances, and the other for posting suggestions and ideas. According to the PMO, the actual hits per day on the website is nearly 2.59 lakh and the existing number ...
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Day of NY speech, PM Modi website got 9.8 lakh hits 30.1.2015 Asian Age: India
Prime Minister Narendra Modi It isn’t only New York’s iconic Madison Square where Prime Minister Narendra Modi charmed a capacity crowd. In fact, the PM’s own website hit an all-time high on September 29, 2014. While the website gets a daily average of 1.52 lakh views, it got the maximum page views — 9.82 lakh on the day the PM enthralled the gathering at Madison Square last year, the PMO has revealed. Introduced by the PM, the website www.pmindia.gov has a web link mygov.in which has been initiated as a medium for public participation in governance. “It is configured to allow the maximum possible number of citizens to register and participate in tasks and discussions,” said the PMO in response to an RTI application filed by activist Subhash Chandra Agrawal. The said website has two sections, one where people can lodge their suggestions and grievances, and the other for posting suggestions and ideas. According to the PMO, the actual hits per day on the website is nearly 2.59 lakh and the existing number ...
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‘Voluntary donation key to safe blood, bar replacement donors’ 29.1.2015 Mumbai News, News in Mumbai, Mumbai City News | Cities News - Times of India
Champions of safe blood want the National Aids Control Organisation (NACO) to harp on voluntary donation while penalizing hospitals for insisting on replacement ...
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Nationalised banks' NPAs rose to 2.16 lakh crore in 2013-14 29.1.2015 ET: Banking
The court had, in March 2014, directed CBI to inform what action it had taken against 140 cases of fraud registered by RBI in connection with NPAs of nationalised banks.
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