Tag: RTI

CIC tells “Public Authority” to formulate rules for medical reimbursement with due diligence

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: The Central Information Commission has passed an order underscoring that it is incumbent upon the “Public Authority” to revisit its guidelines in respect of the medical reimbursement and formulate the rules and regulations with due diligence and in a more precise and cogent manner in the interest of the beneficiaries within a period of

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CIC orders Allahabad University to furnish marks secured by a student under RTI Act

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: The Central Information Commission on Monday (10 September 2018) has passed an order directing the Vice Chancellor of Central University of Allahabad to re-examine the matter and furnish information regarding the marks secured by a student in BA Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3 examination to an Appellant within a

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Is RTI Act being weakened?

Bimal Julka¹ There is a need to distinguish between “populism” and “realism”. Attention of the public is drawn to some of the practical aspects governing the implementation of the Act that are faced by the Commission in its day to day hearings. Instead of resorting to the populist discourse surrounding the issue of likely amendments to the RTI Act,

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Transparency in Public Purchase

Lalit Shastri  Mostly the system remains shrouded and the government working remains under wraps as long as there is no disgruntled element, someone who has been rubbed the wrong way by his superiors or co-workers, who ends up spilling the beans. Even when that happens, the entire government machinery becomes a cohesive unit and officers

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