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  • Maharashtra government mulls over handing RTS implementation to info panel

    Implementation of the much talked about Right to Services (RTS) Act that chief minister Devendra Fadnavis announced on Day 1 in office is likely to be the responsibility of the state information commission. A draft of the Act is said to be ready and will be put up online soon.

    Friday, 23 January 2015 - 7:16am
  • Ferry services stop and start partially at Gateway

    It was deja vu for ferry owners at the Gateway of India, when authorities commanded them to shut business on Thursday. Only this time there was no forewarning, nor was any reason furnished for the move.

    Friday, 23 January 2015 - 6:13am
  • Person a Muslim by faith, not dress or birth, says Maulana Arshad Madni

    Maulana Arshad Madni, president of Jamiat Ulama-I-Hind, spoke to dna's Ashutosh Shukla on the sidelines of a press conference on 'national integration' that he chaired with religious leaders of different faiths. Elaborating on issues that concern Muslims, he talked about the reason there's so much...

    Sunday, 18 January 2015 - 7:40am
  • Black money estimation all wind

    Preliminary response stated government does not have any computation of how much black money abroad

    Wednesday, 14 January 2015 - 7:15am
  • Bombay High Court asks Maharashtra government to file affidavit on info chief's power

    The Bombay high court on Monday directed the state government to submit an affidavit on the PIL filed by an RTI activist stating that the chief information commissioner (CIC) encroached on the jurisdiction of the governor. The affidavit has to be filed in three weeks. The order was given by chief...

    Wednesday, 14 January 2015 - 6:25am
  • Charlie Hebdo : Two wrongs do not make a right

    Religious heads slam Paris attack, say dialogue and greater religious understanding is the answer

    Saturday, 10 January 2015 - 9:00am
  • Matter complete when it reaches parliament, rules Central Information Commission

    The Central Information Commission (CIC) has ruled that a matter should be considered complete when it reaches the parliament for further procedure after being cleared by the cabinet. The decision was given when an applicant from Lucknow, SN Shukla, sought a copy of the National Judicial...

    Friday, 9 January 2015 - 7:30am
  • Let down by PM Modi, catholics write to archbishop

    The catholic community, whose vote seems to have played a crucial role in city, where the BJP won three seats in the assembly elections, is disappointed with the party. And the reason is the recent "Ghar Wapsi" programme. The Church in the City (CIC), the political arm of the community, which had...

    Thursday, 8 January 2015 - 8:00am
  • 43 RTI online applications on day one

    The government on Thursday received 43 RTI online applications on its website, and also chose to call it the official launch of the website. On Wednesday, the government's stated position was that it would be a trial launch. The figure was confirmed by director of information technology Virendra...

    Friday, 2 January 2015 - 6:10am
  • Maharashtra: RTI online on trial basis from today

    There is partial good news for people looking to file online RTI application at Mantralay. rtionline.maharashtra.gov.in will start functioning today on a trial basis. The trial period will give people the opportunity to give suggestions and raise objections if any. Chief minister Devendra Fadnavis...

    Thursday, 1 January 2015 - 7:30am