Saturday, January 28, 2023

RTI

Govt endorses vax after-effects, rebuts RTI reply

The Centre on Tuesday re-affirmed the after-effects of different Covid-19 vaccines, but refuted a report based on RTI plea pertaining to the potential ramifications of these jabs as “ill-informed” and providing “erroneous” information.The report, carried by IANS on Monday,...

‘We are most transparent’: SC on judges’ appointment

The system of appointment of judges should not be derailed and the collegium of judges that does so is “most transparent”, the Supreme Court said on Friday, in pointed remarks that come in the middle of a fierce nationwide...

Maximum terrorists killed in UPA govt, BJP broke terror spine: RTI

Previous Congress-led UPA regime killed the maximum number of terrorists in 10 years compared with the Bharatiya Janata Party-led NDA government which succeeded in arresting border terrorism, as per latest data revealed through RTI, here on Tuesday. The details on...

RTI Week observed across Nagaland

In accordance with the State Commission, and with an aim to create awareness among district officials, village councils/VDBs, students, media, NGOs, CSOs, etc., various districts and educational institutions across the state observed ‘Right to Information (RTI) Week’ under the...

Nirbhaya Fund: Nagaland Pradesh Congress Committee (NPCC) alleges financial anomalies; demands clarification

Public Grievances Department (PGD) of Nagaland Pradesh Congress Committee (NPCC) has alleged financial irregularities with regard to construction of one-stop centres Sakhi across districts under Central government’s Nirbhaya Fund.PGD co-chairman Kedou Wetsah and member Imkongmeren Jamir pointed out that...

Cafe food licence was issued to company controlled by Smriti Irani’s husband: RTI

A Right to Information request has revealed that Silly Souls, the controversial Goa restaurant and bar located at a private home in Assagao, Goa – now the subject of a libel suit by BJP leader Smriti Irani against Congress...

State CIC calls on DoPT secretary

State chief information commissioner I. Meyionen Jamir on Monday, called on secretary, personnel & training, government of India, New Delhi, S. Radha Chauhan and discussed issues with regard to effective implementation of Right to Information (RTI) Act.According to deputy...

Gov’s intervention sought to frame rules for Lokayukta

RTI Initiative has sought governor Prof Jagdish Mukhi’s intervention in the matter of framing rules for Lokayukta and Upa Lokayukta and their employees.In a representation to Mukhi, RTI Initiative’s Odi Jamir and ST Yapang Lkr recalled that the Nagaland...

State CIC, Central CIC discuss misuse of RTI

State chief information commissioner (CIC), I. Meyionen Jamir paid a courtesy call on chief information commissioner, Central Information Commission, Y. K. Sinha at CIC office, New Delhi on Friday.In a press release, PRO Nagaland House, New Delhi, Kuolie Mere...

Longzang village resolves VDB issue

Following the claim made by chairman and secretary of Longzang village on alleged misuse of funds by the village development board (VDB), chief Angh Lohwang, head GB Menwan, Tahmao and Kaiwang stated that the issue has been resolved amicably...