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Activist's letter. No wonder, Roshan Shah, a right-to-information activist, has dashed off an open letter to Chief election Commissioner Zaidi asking him 10 tough questions, which the ECI has left unanswered.
Right To information activist Anjali Bhardwaj questioned the Modi government's commitment to fight corruption. "The status of anti-corruption institutions and legislation is a clear indication that the BJP is reneging with impunity on its poll promise ...
Right to information activists, however, said the authorities were anything but devoted to the transparency law. Crucial information they seek on the efficacy of Aadhaar in welfare schemes is routinely denied under Right to Information requests.
Vichar Madhya Pradesh starts social auditing of Narmada Seva Yatra .The right to information activist, environmentalist from the organization and other volunteers have formed a core committee which includes Ex MLA Girija Shankar Sharma , Dr Sanjeev ...
A company, which has got zero turnover, has got smartphone order of Rs 3.75 lakh. This is again breach of trust and corruption is involved, claims Vichar Madhya Pradesh organisation.
The establishment of Radio Sagarmatha in 1997 ended the monopoly of state-owned Radio Nepal, and there was hope the country's airwaves would be independent and dedicated to public service.
Right to information activist Zahid Shaikh, said, "The hired contractor is clearly giving a reference of a blacklisted contractor in the tendering process and it has gone unnoticed by the administration.
Mumbai: Right To information activist Shailesh Gandhi has urged the State government to immediately announce a successor to Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) Ratnakar Gaikwad, who is set to retire by month-end.
According to Right to information activist Zahid Shaikh, on whose report the officials have penalised the blacklisted contractor, the debris is given by developers to clear their construction site.
Avinash Tavares, a South Goa-based Right To information activist and Congress spokesperson got officials to confess that their wind speed and directions analysis was based on measurement from just one monitoring station for one month - a crucial ...
... to remove content from its pages that linked Turkey with terror groups, deemed to be false. But the decision caused an outcry among freedom of information activists who accuse Turkey of slapping bans on websites and social media with alarming ...
But the move caused an outcry among freedom of information activists who accuse Turkey of slapping bans on websites and social media with alarming regularity.
This fact was revealed through an information obtained by Right To information activist Nutan Thakur. She had filed a PIL in which Lucknow bench of Allahabad High Court had directed the Yadav Singh case to be transferred to CBI.
... defenders has highlighted the need for specific attention to defenders working on Minority Rights in India, including Dalits and Adivasis, Right to Information-activists and journalists, women defenders and defenders working on rights of women and ...
Mumbai: It wasn't a scam that it seemed at first sight. But a right to information response that put a price tag of Rs. 972 on every 100 gram packet of curd bought by the Central Railway for its canteens last year has led to three officers being ...
Right to information activists from Chennai alleged that the Pallavaram municipality corporation divulged personal information about the activists who filed RTIs asking for the plan of a building being constructed in Chrompet.
"We don't want a world where agencies need to provide notice every time they update text on a website," says Rebecca Williams, an information activist who serves on the board of Legal hackers and works by day at the Johns Hopkins Center for government ...
New Delhi: The Central Information Commission (CIC) has returned nearly half the applications it has received this year for wrongful denial of information under Right to Information (RTI) Act, seeking additional documents.
Despite several complaints to ward officials by Right to information activist Zahid Shaikh, no action has been taken against the contractor.
When right to information activist Guru Prasad Shukla was beaten to death by fellow villagers last month, he became the 39th person to lay down his life for exercising the transparency law in its first decade.
In 2016, a group of information activists noted for instance that - in spite of PAIA being over 10 years old - official requests for information were simply ignored in 27% of cases.
In 2013, Wikileaks inspired then-WIRED editor Kevin Poulsen and the late information activist Aaron Swartz to create a prototype for software that would let any site launch a similar portal for leakers and whistle-blowers.
CHARMINAR: The Telangana government has refused to give a copy of the Bhaskara Rao Commission inquiry report to a right to information activist, citing a section of the RTI Act which exempts disclosure of certain information. The Bhaskara Rao ...
In 2013, Wikileaks inspired then-WIRED editor Kevin Poulsen and the late information activist Aaron Swartz to create a prototype for software that would let any site launch a similar portal for leakers and whistle-blowers.
Jitendra Ghadge, a city-based Right To information activist, had asked for information about response to the email address 'blackmoneyinfo@incometax.
Jitendra Ghadge, a city-based Right To information activist, had asked for information about response to the email address `blackmoneyinfo@incometax.
In an open letter addressed to Punjab minister, HC advocate and Right to information activist, HC Arora has welcomed Sidhu's step to invite prominent personalities for discussion on framing of cultural policy by the Punjab government.
Despite the rules stating that she is allowed only two visitors per month, the norms appear to have been flouted. There have been 19 visitors in 31 days, Right To information activist, Narasimha Murthy claims. Related Videos · Sasikala convicted in DA ...
He acknowledged that while there have been some positive benefits from activism, such cases are the exception to the rule in the REIT industry because REITs already provide a high level of information. Activist investors are unlikely to be able to ...
Rs 1,06,86,018 was the amount paid to senior advocate B V Acharya who fought the Jayalalithaa disproportionate assets case for the state of Karnataka.
He acknowledged that while there have been some positive benefits from activism, such cases are the exception to the rule in the REIT industry because REITs already providea high level of information. Activist investors are unlikely to be able to ...
Although the RTI has become a vital instrument for holding prominent public officials accountable, it has come at a grave cost to many information activists, who have often suffered at the hands of those working against greater transparency. The nexus ...
According to right to information activists, the very idea of the transparency law was to help people hold public officials accountable.
That will go beyond information activists and towards providing more people with the tools and training to increase data literacy.
The 175 citizens who have signed the letter include top economist Prabhat Patnaik, well-known Right to information activist Aruna Roy, social scientist Zoya Hasan, social activist Medha Patkar, priest Swami Agnivesh, Safai Karmachari campaigner Bezwada ...
"In 2015, 15,270 RTI applications were filed [in Surat] and a whopping 70% of them were about illegal construction," said Ajay Jangid, a Surat-based Right to information activist and a member of the National Campaign for People's Right to Information ...
RACINE - A proposal to remove criminal cases ending in dismissal or acquittal from the state's online courts database has drawn criticism from freedom of information activists. But the head of a local nonprofit that works to help those with criminal ...
When on February 25, 2016 Gurugram-based Right to information activist Harinder Dhingra sought information about the selection of several selected personnel as LDC in a test conducted in Faridabad by the ESIC on September 20, 2009.
Explosion of data, computing power and the rise of the information activists, are the top three distinctive and challenging trends in the business intelligence (BI) space in 2017, says Adam Barrie-Smith Cape Town branch manager and expert services ...
Explosion of data, computing power and the rise of the information activists, are the top three distinctive and challenging trends in the business intelligence (BI) space in 2017, says Adam Barrie-Smith Cape Town branch manager and expert services ...
Gurugram-based Right to information activist Harinder Dhingra, who is the petitioner in the case, told Mail Today that he was shocked to find that signatures on the admit card and attendance sheet in the written exam of the these candidates, who later ...
Gurugram-based Right to information activist Harinder Dhingra, who is the petitioner in the case, told Mail Today that he was shocked to find that signatures on the admit card and attendance sheet in the written exam of the these candidates, who later ...
The case pertains to information activist S Bhaskaran sought. The activist initially sought information from the chief electoral officer (CEO), Karnataka, in February, 2014.
"In 2015, 15,270 RTI applications were filed [in Surat] and a whopping 70% of them were about illegal construction," said Ajay Jangid, a Surat-based Right to information activist and a member of the National Campaign for People's Right to Information ...
RACINE - A proposal to remove criminal cases ending in dismissal or acquittal from the state's online courts database has drawn criticism from freedom of information activists. But the head of a local nonprofit that works to help those with criminal ...
When on February 25, 2016 Gurugram-based Right to information activist Harinder Dhingra sought information about the selection of several selected personnel as LDC in a test conducted in Faridabad by the ESIC on September 20, 2009.
Explosion of data, computing power and the rise of the information activists, are the top three distinctive and challenging trends in the business intelligence (BI) space in 2017, says Adam Barrie-Smith Cape Town branch manager and expert services ...
Gurugram-based Right to information activist Harinder Dhingra, who is the petitioner in the case, told Mail Today that he was shocked to find that signatures on the admit card and attendance sheet in the written exam of the these candidates, who later ...
Explosion of data, computing power and the rise of the information activists, are the top three distinctive and challenging trends in the business intelligence (BI) space in 2017, says Adam Barrie-Smith Cape Town branch manager and expert services ...
Taken collectively, that's the price we pay for high salaries for a few, and wealth inequality. - Frederico Links is editor of Insight Namibia magazine, an access to information activist with the ACTION Namibia Coalition and a research associate with ...


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