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Was Taj Mahal Once a Shiva Temple? The Debate over the Tomb Continues

New Delhi, August 16, 2017: The famous monument from the Mughal era, Taj Mahal is once more in contention as the Central Information Commission (CIC)...

Nearly 35 percent paucity of teachers in 23 IITs: RTI

Indore, February 15, 2017: "As against sanctioned strength of 7,744 teachers, 5,072 teachers are teaching 82,603 students in 23 IITs. This means 2,672 posts are...

Rs 6 Crore allocated for propagation of Right to Information (RTI) Act for the ongoing Fiscal

New Delhi, Dec 1, 2016: The Lok Sabha was informed on Wednesday that a sum of Rs six crore has been allocated for the propagation...

Introducing RTI in School and College syllabi will prevent Misuse of Right to Information Act, says Goa’s Chief Information Commissioner Prashant Tendulkar

Panaji, November 4, 2016: Misuse of the Right to Information Act can be prevented by introducing the RTI in school and college syllabi, Goa's Chief...

Exclusive: Ex-AAP Member Sunil Lal asks RMF to revoke 2006 Magsaysay Award for Kejriwal, Here is Why!

Ex-Aam Admi Party (AAP) member and an activist for Jan LokPal Movement, Sunil Lal wrote a letter to the Ramon Magsaysay Foundation (RMF) in...

RTI plea rejected by Govt , protects RAW agents abroad

COUNTERVIEW‎‎‎‎‎: New Delhi: Tuesday, March 29, 2016. The Government of India has rejected a right to information (RTI) plea seeking information about “laws, rules and...

RTI on MP CM’s foreign trip: Rs 1.39 crore spent, child specialist as personal physician

New Delhi: A nine-member delegation led by Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan spent Rs 1.39 crore (nearly $210,000) on a nine-day trip...

J&K witnessed 333 cases of violence by govt officials: Report   

By NewsGram Staff Writer J&K : According to a national daily, there have been 333 cases of 'torture, sexual violence, extra-judicial killings and enforced disappearances'...

Political parties can’t be under RTI act, Centre tells SC

New Delhi: The central government on Monday told the Supreme Court that political parties were not covered under RTI as they were not public authorities...

Netaji did not die in the plane crash: Chandrachur Ghose

By Nithin Sridhar Subhas Chandra Bose, who was popularly referred as “Netaji” was one of the most outstanding and tallest leaders of India’s freedom struggle....

Madhya Pradesh CM spent Rs 3 crore on five-day US trip: RTI reply

New Delhi: An eight-member delegation led by Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan spent close to Rs.3 crore ($465,000/$58,000 per head) on a...

Vyapam key accused influenced departmental probe: RTI

  New Delhi: Pankaj Trivedi, the former controller of examinations and director Vyapam, gave a clean chit to Sandhya Srivastava, a former finance officer of Vyapam...

Rashtrapati Bhavan’s monthly phone bill crosses Rs 5 lakh: RTI revelation

The ‘allowances’ sum in the last three financial years has increased from Rs 30.96 crore in 2012-13, to Rs 41.96 crore in 2014-15. This amounts to a jump of almost 33 per cent.

Non-Himachali Priyanka Vadra moves to court against the RTI on her property

By NewsGram Staff Writer Priyanka Gandhi has moved to Himachal High court to prevent the information regarding her properties being disclosed to the public. Dev Ashish...

Vyapam scam: No audit of exam process in 45 years

New Delhi, Ever since the Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board was formed in 1970, the state government has never conducted an audit of its...

Vyapam scam: Chouhan ordered appointment of Malay Rai in a haste, reveals RTI

New Delhi: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan had hastily ordered the appointment of Malay Rai as Madhya Pradesh State Finance Commission member over...

Priyanka land deal: HC stays directive of Himachal Information Commission

By NewsGram Staff Writer The Himachal Pradesh High Court on Tuesday stayed a directive of the state information commission to the government to provide information...

One in five IPS posts lying vacant, RTI reveals

Lucknow: A day after the Civil Services examination results were announced and the country got some new raring-to-go IPS (Indian Police Service) officers, a Right...

Why political parties not in the ambit of RTI, asks Supreme Court

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday issued notice to all the national political parties seeking their response as to why they should not be...

BJP complains to LG against Delhi government

  New Delhi: A BJP delegation on Thursday called on Delhi Lt. Governor Najeeb Jung to complain against the city government's introduction of the VAT Amendment...

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