02 Jul 2015
New Delhi: Medical expenses of judges and their families cannot be made public under Right to Information Act, the Supreme Court ruled today, maintaining there should be "some respect for privacy".
01 Jul 2015
New Delhi: AAP today claimed vindication of their stand following DCW's submission before the Delhi High Court that proceedings against party leader Kumar Vishwas have been closed, and said it amounted to a "clean chit" to him even as the party attacked the panel's chief for misusing the body as a "political tool".
19 May 2015
New Delhi: Democratic rights and RTI activists have urged the Supreme Court to declare all national and regional political parties as "public authorities" and bring them within the ambit of Right to Information (RTI) Act.
28 Jun 2015
New Delhi: In a record of sorts, the office of Vice President Hamid Ansari has responded within two days to an RTI application seeking to know the reason for his absence from Yoga Day celebrations held here last Sunday, saying he was not invited for the event.
09 Jun 2015
Kathmandu: Nepal's warring political parties have sealed a landmark 16-point deal to end years of deadlock over contentious issues of Constitution-drafting, agreeing to a Parliamentary system and eight provinces, in a rare show of unity following the devastating quakes.
29 Jun 2015
New Delhi: Dismissing criticism over Prime Minister Narendra Modi's silence on the Lalit Modi controversy, Union Minister V K Singh today said it is not necessary for the Prime Minister to react to everything and he will speak when the right time comes.
30 Jun 2015
Shimla: The Himachal Pradesh State Information Commission today rejected the contention that information regarding purchase of land by Priyanka Vadra at Chharabra cannot be given for security reasons and directed the authorities concerned to provide all information in this regard to an RTI activist within 10 days.
27 May 2015
New Delhi: Attacking the inclusion of organisations like CBI in the list of entities exempted from the RTI Act, a two-member committee constituted by the CIC has said such decisions to shield organisations from the transparency law should not be the result of "political convenience or other extraneous factors".
01 Jun 2015
Patna: Former Aam Aadmi Party leader Yogendra Yadav today said their newly-formed social movement 'Swaraj Abhiyan' would intervene in upcoming Bihar Assembly elections and might extend support to political parties.
22 May 2015
Dublin: Polls opened in Ireland on Friday for a historic referendum on allowing same-sex marriage that is backed by all the main political parties but opposed by the Catholic Church.