SC moved for review of verdict seeking judges on RTI panels

The central government Thursday moved the Supreme Court seeking the review of its verdict directing amendment of the RTI Act for the appointment of judges, serving or retired, and people with judicial background on the central and state information panels. The government, in its review petition, contended that the court could not have directed it […]

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DoPT seeks advice on court’s verdict on info panel

The Department of Personnel and Traininghas sought the Law Ministry’s advice on the Supreme Courtverdict making it mandatory for the hearings in Central and State Information Commissions to be carried out by people with judicial backgrounds. “We have held inter-departmental discussions with officials concerned on the Apex court decision. The department has decided to seek […]

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