Waiting till the Bisons come home - 1 month ago
The Dajipur sanctuary is perched atop Phonda Ghat that, by Western Ghat standards, lies at a dizzy height of almost 4,000 feet.
SAIL hauled up for decision to buy Reddy-owned firm - 3 months ago
The steel ministry has been pulled up for not conducting any probe before submitting expression of interest as BIL had taken huge loans from banks and had legal disputes.
X-ray facilities to come under AERB scanner soon - 3 months ago
Thousands of unregistered medical X-ray facilities, operating across the country are expected to be registered and brought under the control of Atomic Energy Regulatory Board's (AERB) in next three years, according to a recent parliamentary standing committee report.
Regional centres to tackle nuclear emergency - 3 months ago
In an effort to strengthen regulatory control on nuclear facilities and meet any kind of nuclear emergency, the Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB) has begun the process of establishing regional regulatory centres in various zones. The northern regional centre to be set up in New Delhi during 12th five year plan is now in the pipeline.
5 years on, witness protection proposal gathers dust - 4 months ago
The Parliamentary Standing Committee has pulled up the state government for inaction over five years on a Law Commission report regarding an eyewitness identification and protection programme.
DNA exclusive: Sebi has bizarre reasons to evade RTI queries - 4 months ago
Among the many government departments trying to subvert the sunshine Right to Information law by denying information on frivolous grounds, market watchdog Securities Exchange Board of India (Sebi) appears to be at the forefront of citing bizarre reasons for denial.
Domestic violence cases up by 11% - 4 months ago
The incidence of violence against women in the home has climbed by nearly 11%, despite the legislation and implementation of the Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005 (PWDVA).
Exclusive: Public safety info not for public: DAE - 4 months ago
Though the central information commission and the Bombay high court have both reiterated that public safety issues must be given precedence, the department of atomic energy (DAE) continues to reject RTI applications seeking information on public safety, citing this information as being of strategic importance.
DNA investigations: The 'R' in RTI spells more and more like a 'reject' - 4 months ago
Alongside a series of high profile corruption cases exposed by citizens using the Right to Information (RTI) Act, those using the sunshine law have found a slow erosion of its effectiveness.
Govt shelves most issues raised by CAG - 4 months ago
Delay in taking action on 1,500 matters has resulted in the state failing to recover or settle nearly Rs1,722 crore.