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PM Modi is rendering RTI 'dysfunctional': Ex-CIC Shailesh Gandhi

PM Modi is rendering RTI 'dysfunctional': Ex-CIC Shailesh Gandhi

New Delhi: Former Central Information Commissioner (CIC) Shailesh Gandhi on Monday lashed out at the Centre for allegedly rendering the Right to Information (RTI) Act "dysfunctional" by taking retrogressive steps.In an open letter written to a section of the media,  more
SC to hear Subramanian Swamy's plea on black money today
SC to hear Subramanian Swamy's plea on black money today
New Delhi: The Supreme Court will today hear BJP leader Subramanian Swamy's plea on the issue of black money when the Special Investigation Team (SIT) is also likely to file a fresh status report.Yesterday, a bench, comprising Chief Justice H  more
Janata Pari-'WAR': RJD, JD (U) to go solo in Bihar assembly election?
Janata Pari-'WAR': RJD, JD (U) to go solo in Bihar assembly election?
New Delhi: Rashtriya Janata Dal and Janata Dal (United) may not contest upcoming Bihar assembly elections together under unified Janata Parivar banner as there is a strong possibility that the merger may not be finalised by that time.In two days,  more
Jayalalithaa case was 'seriously prejudiced', says Special Public Prosecutor
Jayalalithaa case was 'seriously prejudiced', says Special Public Prosecutor
New Delhi: Special Public Prosecutor B V Acharya on Monday said the prosecution case had been "seriously prejudiced" in the disproportionate assets case against former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa and three others, as the state of Karnataka and SPP  more
SC to hear government plea for appointment of CVC, commissioner
SC to hear government plea for appointment of CVC, commissioner
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday will hear the central government's plea seeking its nod to go ahead with the appointment of the chief vigilance commissioner (CVC) and vigilance commissioner - two positions awaiting to be filled up for  more
Narendra Modi vs Manmohan Singh: 1 Year, spot the differences
Narendra Modi vs Manmohan Singh: 1 Year, spot the differences
New Delhi: The economy rebounded; exports and imports declined, foreign-exchange reserves grew; coal production, electricity generation and petroleum consumption rose, non-performing assets (NPAs) in banking soared.There are great similarities between Prime Minister Narendra Modi's first year in office - which  more
JK Govt seeks Smriti Irani's help to rebuild flood-ravaged schools, colleges
JK Govt seeks Smriti Irani's help to rebuild flood-ravaged schools, colleges
New Delhi:  Jammu and Kashmir Education Minister Naeem Akhtar today met HRD Minister Smriti Irani here and sought her intervention in expediting the release of special fund to rebuild the flood-hit infrastructure in education sector in the state.The Vice-Chairman of  more
Congress hints at upping offensive against Govt over Gadkari issue
Congress hints at upping offensive against Govt over Gadkari issue
New Delhi:  Turmoil in Rajya Sabha over corruption charges against Union Minister Nitin Gadkari is expected to continue, with the Congress today hinting that it will keep up its offensive against the government till he steps down to ensure a  more
Modi Government couldn't fulfil even 2 pc of its promises after a year: Congress
Modi Government couldn't fulfil even 2 pc of its promises after a year: Congress
New Delhi:  Congress has alleged that the BJP-led government has not been able to fulfil even two per cent of the promises made before the Lok Sabha elections though 20 per cent of its tenure is over and said "it  more
Not opposed to black money bill but scrutiny necessary: Congress
Not opposed to black money bill but scrutiny necessary: Congress
New Delhi: Congress today said the party was not opposed to the black money bill but pitched for referring it to the Standing Committee when it is taken up in Rajya Sabha claiming that it was basically a criminal law  more
Criminal defamation: Rahul’s appeal in SC posted for July 8
Criminal defamation: Rahul’s appeal in SC posted for July 8
New Delhi: The Supreme Court today said that it will first decide on the issue of constitutional validity of penal provisions dealing with criminal defamation before dealing with Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi’s appeal against the Bombay High Court order  more
Court dismisses plea against Modi in poll code breach case
Court dismisses plea against Modi in poll code breach case
Ahmedabad: A local court today dismissed an application which had sought action against the Prime Minister Narendra Modi for violation of election-related laws during last year’s Lok Sabha elections.Chief judicial magistrate, Ahmedabad rural court, S R Sinh, rejected the petition  more
Land bill likely to go to joint committee
Land bill likely to go to joint committee
New Delhi: With no consensus in sight and the government facing a number crunch in the Rajya Sabha, the contentious land bill may be referred to a joint committee of both Houses of Parliament and the GST bill to a  more
SC to hear Subramanian Swamy's plea on black money tomorrow
SC to hear Subramanian Swamy's plea on black money tomorrow
New Delhi:  The Supreme Court today told BJP leader Subramanian Swamy that it will hear him tomorrow on the issue of black money when the Special Investigation Team (SIT) is also likely to file a fresh status report.A bench, comprising  more
Lok Sabha passes bill to deal with black money stashed abroad
Lok Sabha passes bill to deal with black money stashed abroad
New Delhi: Lok Sabha today passed a bill to deal with black money stashed abroad through high monetary penalty and criminal prosecution with the government allaying fears that innocent people could be harassed under the proposed “deterrent” law.Piloting the Undisclosed  more
Congress workers block National Highway over AIIMS issue
Congress workers block National Highway over AIIMS issue
Jammu:  Accusing the BJP of "befooling" the people of Jammu region over the issue of AIIMS, Congress today blocked the Jammu-Pathankot National Highway in protest.  Congress workers, led by state General Secretary and former minister Manjit Singh, blocked traffic on  more
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