Month: May 2015

Salman’s hit-and-run case papers with govt. lost in fire, RTI query reveals

https://www.filertionline.in/rti/ The Hindu 28 May 2015 Salman’s hit-and-run case papers with govt. lost in fire, RTI query reveals An RTI query has revealed that the Maharashtra government does not have any papers on actor Salman Khan’s 2002 hit-and-run case as the files pertaining to it were gutted in a fire at Mantralaya. The RTI activist…

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Draft notification of Capital land shortly

https://www.filertionline.in/rti/ The Hindu May 20, 2015 Draft notification of Capital land shortly SAMUEL JONATHAN After issuing the draft notification, the CRDA would give 30 days for filing of objections. The objections would be pertaining to land ownership. The CRDA will publish the draft notification of extent of land taken under Land Pooling Scheme (LPS) Land…

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Jung annuls AAP govt’s appointments; Kejriwal banks on public support

https://www.filertionline.in/rti/ The Hindu May 20, 2015 Jung annuls AAP govt’s appointments; Kejriwal banks on public support The Delhi Lieutenant Governor asserts that he was the sole authority in matters of ordering transfer and posting of bureaucrats. Escalating his confrontation with the Aam Aadmi Party government, Lt Governor Najeeb Jung on Wednesday cancelled all appointments made…

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10 years after RTI, transparency and accountability just a day dream:

https://www.filertionline.in/rti/ 10 years after RTI, transparency and accountability just a day dream: Ten years after the RTI Act was passed by the Parliament on May 12 2005, till now transparency and accountability in government offices are yet to flourish. Even after a decade of enactment of RTI, government offices have poorly maintained records of their…

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Why the RTI Act is in danger

https://www.filertionline.in/rti/ Rediff News… Why the RTI Act is in danger ‘The prime minister has taken pre-emptive action by not appointing a Chief Information Commissioner at all to render it dysfunctional.’ ‘The bureaucracy is also hardening its stand and in most cases has realised that the commissioners are not really committed to transparency,’ says former Central…

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