User: indiatogether Topic: Right to Information
Category: RTI
Last updated: Nov 18 2017 11:44 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Delhi breathes toxic air. But Rs 787 cr green cess for 2017 lies unused by AAP government 15.11.2017 Zee News : States
The Congress said on Wednesday that the AAP government was not utilising funds for strengthening the public transport system. 
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22,000 Karnataka doctors on strike from tomorrow over Medical Bill changes 15.11.2017 News
The private doctors are against the Karnataka Private Medical Establishments (Amendment) Bill
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Govt considering Baswan panel report on age-limit in civil services exam 15.11.2017 DNA: Opinion
 Nearly eight months after its submission, the report of Baswan committee that suggested changes in civil service exam pattern and age limit is under examination, the government has said. The committee had submitted its report to the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) on August 9, 2016. "The Baswan Committee's report along with UPSC's recommendations on it has been received on March 20, 2017 and the same is under examination," the Department of Personnel and Training said in response to an RTI query filed by a PTI correspondent. Thousands of aspirants appear in the civil service exam conducted annually by the UPSC in three stages--preliminary, main and interview--to select officers for Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Indian Foreign Service (IFS) and Indian Police Service (IPS), among others. The UPSC had constituted the expert committee under the chairmanship of former human resource development secretary and retired IAS officer B S Baswan, to review the scheme of civil service examination in ...
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Kejriwal accuses L-G Anil Baijal of encouraging officials to conceal files 15.11.2017 Latest News
Isn't LG disrupting an elected govt by encouraging officers not to show files to ministers? Kejriwal tweeted
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Govt to consider Baswan panel's report on age limit for civil service exams 15.11.2017 News
Govt is considering suggestions of Baswan committee. It had submitted its report to the UPSC on August 9, 2016
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Rs 786 crore smogscreen? Questions over AAP govt spending only Rs 93 lakh from environment fund 15.11.2017 India Today| Must Read
The Delhi government says the Rs 786 crore environment cess fund will be used to strengthen the public transport system in the national capital.
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CSWO demands investigation into claims of embezzlement of HIV prevention funds 15.11.2017 Meghalaya Times

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SHILLONG, Nov 14: Following allegations of gross embezzlement of funds which was meant for the HIV prevention programme, the Civil Society Women’s Organization (CSWO) has demanded that an inquiry, ether by the CID or CBI is conducted to get to the bottom of the matter.

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KNGC cites absence of PRO, refuses information under RTI 15.11.2017 Meghalaya Times

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SHILLONG, Nov 14: Citing that it does not have a Public Relations Officer (PRO), the Kiang Nangbah Government College (KNGC) has refused to provide information even after the same was applied for under the Right to Information Act (RTI).
The RTI application was filed by the former general secretary of the Kiang Nangbah Government College Students’ Union (KNGCSU), Justice Paul Lyngdoh seeking information on alleged irregularities in the appointment of staff in the college.

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Siddaramaiah favouring mining firms? Complaint filed in CBI special court 15.11.2017 Zee News : States
A complaint accusing Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah of favouring some mining firms was filed in a CBI Special Court here on Tuesday
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CMO fined for delaying info sought under RTI 14.11.2017 Hindu: Cities
Information Officer fined ₹25,000 for not providing details of grievances filed on govt. portal to former CIC
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RBI rejects Islamic banking in India, says equal access available to all 13.11.2017 Business Standard: Banking & Finance
Islamic or Sharia banking is a finance system based on the principles of not charging interest, which is prohibited under Islam
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BJP pulls a different cardagainst Thomas Chandy 12.11.2017 Hindu: National
Petitions Governor for his disqualification as a legislator and Minister
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Not pursuing proposal to introduce Islamic banking in the country, says RBI 12.11.2017 India Today| Must Read
Replying to an RTI query, the central bank said the decision was taken after considering "the wider and equal opportunities" available to all citizens to access banking and financial services.
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Civil service aspirants question MPSC 12.11.2017 Manipur: E-Pao
Civil service aspirants question MPSC
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RBI says won't pursue proposal to introduce Islamic banking in India 12.11.2017 Business Standard: News Now
Islamic or Sharia banking is a finance system based on the principles of not charging interest, which is prohibited under Islam
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Not to pursue Islamic banking in India, says RBI 12.11.2017 Deccan Herald - Breaking News Rss Feeds
In a major move, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has decided not to pursue a proposal for introduction of Islamic banking in the country. Replying to an RTI query, the central bank said the decision was taken after considering "the wider and equal opportunities" available to all citizens to access banking and financial services. Islamic or Sharia banking is a finance system based on the principles of not charging interest, which is prohibited under Islam. The issue of introduction of Islamic banking in India was examined by the RBI and the government of India, it said. "Taking into account, th
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RTI applicants allege delayed replies; harassment by authorities 12.11.2017 DNA: Top News
After every short interval comes a time when RTI applicants get replies from public authorities that further delay information that they are entitled to get from authorities in a time bound manner. There are another such set of replies that have come to the fore that range from RTI applications not being responded for lack of postal stamps, application transferred from one desk to another but fails to reach the one that has information, application returned as applicant did not provide proper address, too much time taken to transfer application from one desk to another and raising issues of taxes that are not there in the RTI Act. An application was not responded to because the Mumbai police did not have the postal stamp required to reply. This, when the first option listed for information to be sent to an applicant was email and not by speed post. "In my case they returned the RTI application saying that the postal address of the Kalyan Dombivali Municipal Corporation is not proper. I had addressed it ...
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Social media posts on high-denomination coins fake, reveals RTI 11.11.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The India Government Mint (IGM) has neither minted nor issued any currency coins above the denomination of Rs 10 for circulation in the country, unlike what is being claimed in some social media posts, it was disclosed in response to an RTI application.
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Transport corporation assets mortgaged for ₹2,494 crore 11.11.2017 Hindu: Tamil Nadu
Loans were raised from nationalised banks, State transport finance undertaking
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Buses, land, buildings of 3 State transport corporations mortaged for ₹2,453 crore 10.11.2017 Hindu: National
Loans were raised from nationalised banks, State transport finance undertaking
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