Rti Application

  • J&K illegal mining: Forest Minister should come clean, says PDP April 2, 2013

    An RTI query accessed by CNN-IBN shows the Jammu and Kashmir Forest and Environment Minister Mian Altaf Ahmad is flouting rules. His son was granted permission to mine for stone in a mountain zone and protected forest land in clear violation of a Supreme Court order. ...
  • J&K: RTI query reveals illegal mining by minister's son April 1, 2013

    Srinagar: A Right to Information query that CNN-IBN has accessed shows that the son of a senior Jammu and Kashmir minister was given permission to blast into forest land in violation of a Supreme Court order. It is a blatant misuse of power and was to benefit Mian Mehr Ali,...
  • Goa officer files complaint against RTI activist August 25, 2012

    Panaji: In a bizarre incident, a senior civic officer has filed a police complaint against a Right to Information (RTI) activist claiming that the latter has been "paralysing" his office with RTI applications. In a complaint filed with the Mapusa police station, Hanumant Toraskar, chief officer of the Mapusa Municipal Council...
  • Govt puts word limit on RTI pleas, defines format August 12, 2012

    New Delhi: The government has put a word limit of 500 words for filing an application under the Right to Information (RTI) Act. Besides this, a new format has been devised for filing an appeal to the Central Information Commission under the transparency law. The government has also made it mandatory...
  • Assam flood relief fund misused: Human Rights panel July 23, 2012

    Guwahati: There is no end to the fight for survival due to the floods in Assam where over 75 people have died so far. An RTI query has now revealed that Rs 11,000 crore has been allocated for flood relief since 2005 and the Assam Human Rights Commission will now...
  • 2G: Letters between PM, Raja to be made public June 22, 2011

    New Delhi: The Prime Minister's Office on Wednesday said it will provide to an RTI applicant the correspondence between Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and former Telecom Minister A Raja in connection with 2G spectrum allocation. The PMO said it had not denied any information in this...
  • Storm in DU as students wield RTI October 2, 2006

    New Delhi: Does a student have the right to check how his answer sheets have been evaluated in an examination or who evaluated it? That's the question haunting the academic fraternity in the national capital for the past week after as many as 300 Delhi University students filed applications...