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CBI cites immunity, refuses to disclose expenses to bring back Vijay Mallya, Lalit Modi

CBI cites immunity, refuses to disclose expenses to bring back Vijay Mallya, Lalit Modi

Feb 20,2018 , 03:03 PM IST | National
The CBI has refused to share details of expenses incurred on efforts to bring back to India fugitive businessmen Lalit Modi and Vijay Mallya, citing immunity from disclosures under the RTI Act.
MCA yet to clear dues worth Rs 13.42 cr to Mumbai Police: RTI

MCA yet to clear dues worth Rs 13.42 cr to Mumbai Police: RTI

Feb 20,2018 , 02:15 PM IST | Sports
Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) has not cleared a fees of Rs. 13.42 crores to the Mumbai Police for providing security and bandobast in the last 17 matches, an RTI query has revealed.
Less than 30 per cent of Nirbhaya Fund utilised: RTI reply

Less than 30 per cent of Nirbhaya Fund utilised: RTI reply

Feb 12,2018 , 04:24 AM IST | Telangana
Less than 30 per cent of the much-hyped Nirbhaya Fund, that now has run up to Rs 3,100 crores, has been utilised so far in the last five years despite tall claims by the government on women's safety and welfare in the country, an RTI reply has revealed.
Indian Bankers Association shall answer in RTI

Indian Bankers Association shall answer in RTI

Dec 05,2017 , 03:10 AM IST | Opinion
It’s sad that public bodies fight to escape from RTI. RK Jain and ShrimatiIta Bose filed RTI applications seeking information from Indian Bank Association (IBA), who refused claiming that IBA was not a public authority. They filed complaints and requested referring matter to a larger bench for declaring IBA as a public authority
Attempts to undermine RTI

Attempts to undermine RTI

May 03,2017 , 02:53 AM IST | Editors Desk
Any attempt to reduce the right to information in its size, content and power will harm the democratic system. The Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) of Central government has placed draft RTI Rules, 2017, for public consultation, evoking huge response from all over the country, objecting to certain diluting proposals. 
Tough innings ahead

Tough innings ahead

May 23,2016 , 05:36 AM IST | Editorial
Justice Shah has set a May 24 deadline, which translates to a 48-hour time to Thakur, who will realise, sooner than later, that ‘uneasy lies the hea’ will apply to BCCI, its adamant opposition to coming under the RTI Act ambit, notwithstanding.

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