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Right to Information (Amendment) Bill, 2019

Only 7.15% Online RTI Applications Filed By Women In 8 Years: Right To Information Request Reveals

Nov 18, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Replying to an RTI query, the personnel ministry said that a total of 1,59,107 applications were filed under the Right to Information Act between April 22, 2013 and November 12, 2021. Only 11,376 by women.

RTI Cases Recorded Higher Disposal Rate During COVID Period: Union Minister

Oct 13, 2020 PTI

Briefing on the completion of 15 years of the Right to Information (RTI) Act, which came into force on October 12, 2005, Union Minister said in the last financial year, from March to September, 76.49 percent of RTI cases were disposed of.

No Data Of Stranded Migrant Workers: Union Labour Ministry Reveals In RTI Query

Chief Labour Commissioner had on April 8 directed its regional office to count within three days every labourer who was stranded after the lockdown imposed to combat Coronavirus.

Assam Lecturer, Arrested For 'Objectionable' FB Post Against PM & BJP, Sent To 2-day Judicial Custody

Feb 29, 2020 Sadiq Naqvi

Sengupta was arrested late Friday evening following a complaint by some students of Silchar’s Gurcharan College. In his post on Facebook, Sengupta targetted the BJP, the RSS and Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the recent Delhi riots.

CJI Under RTI Act? Ranjan Gogoi's Another Important Verdict Today

In January 2010, the Delhi HC held the office of the CJI comes within the ambit of the RTI law,

12 November, 2019

Supreme Court To Pronounce Verdict On Inclusion of CJI's Office Under RTI Act On Wednesday


The High Court in its order had declared the CJI's office a "public authority" and said that it should come under the RTI Act.

31 October, 2019

Modi Govt's 'Final Assault' To Decimate Law: Sonia Gandhi On Amendment To RTI Act

Outlook Web Bureau

The amendments passed by the government will ensure that no Information Commissioner shall be free from interference and signalling by the Modi government, Sonia Gandhi said in a statement.

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India's Pusarla V. Sindhu competes against Denmark's Line Christophersen during their women's singles Group A badminton match at the BWF World Tour Finals in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia.

AP Photo/Dita Alangkara

Doctors and others from the medical fraternity participate in a cycle rally to raise awareness on HIV and AIDS on World AIDS Day, in Prayagraj.

AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh

Congress MP Gaurav Gogoi speaks in the Lok Sabha during ongoing Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.


JKNC MP Hasnain Masoodi speaks in the Lok Sabha during ongoing Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.


India's Srikanth Kidambi competes against France' Toma Junior Popov during their men's doubles Group B badminton match at the BWF World Tour Finals in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia.


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