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  1. 6 points
    Mr. Shahid Raza Burni of PUNE has filed FIRST RTI Petition in Pune Police Station on 12.10.2005.
  2. 6 points
    Interesting question indeed. I searched wiki and found that the first application was given to a Pune police station.
  3. 5 points
    This forum and many others can be helpful for people, because one can create a question or a request and those, who know the answer, will help.
  4. 4 points
    WHY DO INFORMATION COMMISSIONERS NOT IMPOSE PENALTY? ICs are under the wrong impression that it is their discretion to levy or not to levy penalty at their will. In fact, once the breach of RTI Act is committed and not reasonably explained, the penalty must follow. ICs are afraid because if they levy penalties, the serving govt officers may dig out their [ICs] misdoings when ICs were in service and ICs may have to face investigating agencies post-retirement. ICs want to follow the line of action and guidance given by political appointees. ICs are attitudinally conditioned not to displease other govt officers and politicians, as they have been doing while in service, lest some day ICs may be exposed. Conceptually ICs have no respect for common citizens since they were uncommon citizens while in active service for a very long period of their lives. Heart in heart, ICs believe that govt servants and politicians are borne to rule in India and common Indian [mango] citizens are their subjects. ICs do not appreciate and internalize their own duties and responsibilities under RTI and continue to function as an administrative entity. ICs lack training in knowledge and attitude to effectively act as ICs. ICs treat appointment as post-retirement paid holiday time to enjoy bypassing routine and stereo-type orders [clerical or fill-in the blanks] without much taxing their minds. Imposing penalty requires the application of mind. ICs may have tie-up arrangement to absolve PIOs for a “fee”, as the majority of govt offices have in India [agents or touts]. ICs do not believe that common Indians deserve transparency and time is not ripe for opening up governance to such immature mango citizens. Very few appellants will move higher courts [due to the prohibitive cost of litigation and exorbitant delay ] for information and penalty, while PIOs will challenge at public cost, any order of penalty and if it is not upheld, ICs may lose face. RTI appellants or complainants have not so far moved vigilance machinery of Govt against ICs absolving PIOs of penalties even in serious RTI violations, alleging corruption. Citizens do not move petitions to remove ICs to President or Governors for not imposing penalties in many cases, where it should have been definitely imposed. ICs are aware that they are totally overprotected by law for whatever decisions they take including not imposing penalties even in deserving cases. ICs psychologically want to retain their image of being very good, understanding and kind among govt staff, even at the cost of making RTI defunct affecting fundamental rights of common citizens. ICs know that after demitting post, they will be common men/women and will have to approach the same govt. staff for their mercies. Hence they do not risk offending govt staff for RTI violation by imposing the penalty. Some ICs believe that penalties will have a demoralizing effect on govt staff and may reduce their efficiency. ICs also know that poor PIOs are under pressure for not meticulously following RTI provisions, lest many of PIOs’ bosses [including politicians] and colleagues would land in trouble. ICs hasten to levy penalties when their authority is challenged by PIOs by being absent in hearing or not complying with ICs orders. However, ICs forget that in a democracy citizens are the supreme authority. ICs are under impression that getting information is important and not the penalty, irrespective of breach of provisions or harassment to information seekers. Some ICs believe that at least now citizens are getting information, which was not available to them prior to RTI enactment, hence he should not think of penalty, whether imposed or waived. ICs feel that appellant or complainant has no right to insist upon penalty. It is ICs exclusive domain. ICs still hope that they may get some govt post even after demitting post of IC . India is a soft State even when it comes to terrorists and criminals. ICs give benefit to PIOs for civil violations of RTI, even when it affects fundamental rights. Many ICs are afraid of govt officers who hold high posts or are well connected. Appellants or complainants do not even insist in writing after the decision is pronounced, that penalty should have been imposed by IC by giving their justification for the penalty. There is no social audit of decisions of ICs nor is feedback given by RTI activists to concerned IC with a copy to Chief IC. Hence ICs do not improve. There are certain ICs and Chief ICs whose past record is full of misdeeds and they could escape penalties by manipulations and secrecy. Hence they have special love for defaulting [brother-like] PIOs. Politicians select only such ICs who cannot be attitudinally strict for benefit of common men at the cost of govt employees. Most of ICs are with govt. service background and mentally carry that baggage even after retirement. ICs are not adversely commented upon by auditors of CIC or SIC, even when the penalty is not imposed in very deserving cases. There is no system to effectively recover penalties even when imposed by ICs. This discourages ICs from penalizing. 41.68% of penalty is not recovered by CIC and situation in most SICs may be worse than this. PENALTY -WHY NOT.doc
  5. 4 points

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    Just wanna to share some past interesting RTIs . Will continue to share new ones soon....
  6. 4 points
    If you are filing RTI at village level in Andhra Pradesh, it seems there are no RTI filing fees, however please check the following links for Andhra Pradesh RTI Fees: http://tsic.gov.in/apicWebsite/Downloads/GOs/GO_8.pdf http://tsic.gov.in/apicWebsite/Downloads/GOs/GO_9.pdf http://tsic.gov.in/apicWebsite/Downloads/GOs/GO_10.pdf
  7. 3 points
    Enclosed in this post, a recent judgment of the Supreme Court of India, wherein in para.7 it held that information can be denied dehors Sections 8,9,11. Moreover, information in appropriate cases can be denied based on the third part of the preamble of the RTI Act, 2005, thereby making the third part of the preamble of the statute being justiciable. The Aforementioned observation of the Supreme court of India, is patently erroneous for the following reasons: (a) It is judicially settled that the preamble is not justiciable. (b) A 13 judge bench in Keshavananda Bharathi case held that even the preamble of the constitution, though it is a part of the constitution is not justiciable. The preamble of the constitution is neither a source of power nor the source of limitations. (c) Hence, when even the preamble of the constitution of India being held not justiciable by a 13 judge bench, the preamble of the statute, which is subordinate to the constitution, cannot be justiciable. (d) The two judge bench is bound by the settled position of law by the 13 judge bench with regard to the non-justiciability of the preamble of the constitution, which is superior to the statute. (e) Hence for the aforementioned reasons a review petition is to be filed to correct the grave error committed by the Supreme court of India, highlighting the aforementioned factors. Apex court - Disclosure of marks in civil service examination should not be disclosed mechanically.pdf
  8. 3 points
    Every Government organization is a distinct public authority for example, Municipality is a public authority, Registrar of Co-operative is a public authority, likewise Police also is a public authority by itself. Every public authority appoints its own public information officers and first appellate authorities for the purpose of providing information to citizens. Thus, the police department, especially the police station where you have lodged your complaint for stolen mobile has its own public information officer (PIO) for providing information to you. Therefore, you will need to file your RTI application addressed to the PIO of the particular police station where you have lodged your complaint of stolen mobile. For example: To, The Public Information Officer, XXXX Police Station, Address of the XXXX Police Station.
  9. 3 points
    Use, misuse, abuse etc are not defined in RTI Act. A pistol is a weapon. RTI is also a weapon. Whether it is used properly or not depends on the user of that information. The PIOs and some Governors / Ministers complain that RTI is being misused. In India for them RTI is good, against them RTI is bad.
  10. 3 points
    Seeking information under the Right to Information (RTI) Act can be costly at times. Especially when you are asked to cough up as much as Rs 56,000 for some information, you would probably think again before using the Act. Advocate Vinod Sampat, too, was shocked when he was asked by the Andheri Land Records office to pay an amount of Rs 56, 268 to get information on the structures located on collector’s land across the city. Sampat had made an application on September 21 to inquire about it. He needed the accurate information to be part of the reference books he is writing on property matters. “I wanted information on such properties because buying properties situated on collector’s land costs an extra amount,” said Sampat. “However, I was shocked to see the amount asked by the Andheri office,” he said. And the amount was asked only for information on the properties situated under the jurisdiction of Andheri office. A shocked Sampat wrote to the Chief Information Commissioner Suresh Joshi, on Wednesday, asking him to ascertain the amount demanded from him. He also wrote to the Land Records Officer, Andheri, MT Ingle seeking a clarification on how the amount was arrived. As per RTI rules, Rs 2 per page is demanded to provide information. “That means they were giving me 28,000 pages as information,” said an amused Sampat. He said that if his queries were not answered, he would file an appeal with the appellate authority. When contacted, Ingle said he had charged Sampat according to the rates specified by the state government and the revenue department. Joshi said that in such cases, it is better for the applicants to ask for the inspection of the files so that they can pin-point the actual documents needed. They can also come in appeal to the commission, he said. “The information officers can charge rates only as prescribed by the state government and in this case, it is found that the concerned officer is trying to willfully mislead the people, strict action will be taken,” he added. However, Sampat said that the inspection point should have been mentioned in the letter, “instead of just frightening the applicant by demanding such an astronomical amount.” “Do you believe that the Land Records office must have counted all the 28,000 pages?” http://www.hindustantimes.com/news/181_1833687,0008.htm https://right2information.wordpress.com/category/rti-cases/
  11. 3 points
    Very informative and eye opening facts of RTI. Thanks for the post....
  12. 3 points
    Who was the first person in India to file a RTI Query ?
  13. 3 points
    No. It is not applicable in the States of J&K as per Section 1 (2) of the R.T.I. Act, 2005.
  14. 3 points
    I am attaching the prescribed form for filing RTI in J&K Also, attached is the RTI Rules of J&K. You can search for the respective PIO from the list and the amount to be deposited for obtaining information. Application Fees: Application fee of rupees ten by way of cash against proper receipt or by demand draft or bankers cheque or lndian Postal Order payable to the Accounts Officer of the public authority. Hope it helps JK-RTI-Rules-2005.PDF
  15. 3 points
    The above Article is taken from WikiPedia . I saw it 2 months ago and than approached NCRB for any Official Data about harassment of RTI Activists. The RTI Application is still pending with Home Ministry . If I got any worthwhile reply in future than will share that instantly at the forum
  16. 3 points
    That's an interesting question. What was that RTI for, did you get that?
  17. 3 points
    Hey ashakantasharma, Great Stuff! Provident Fund (PF) is an investment fund which is contributed to by employers, employees, and in some situations, by the state as well. A lump sum is provided to each employee on retirement out of this fund. A provident fund account is created of every individual. They are then allocated a Unique Account Number (UAN) by the Employee Provident Fund Organization (EPFO).
  18. 3 points
    Under EPF scheme, an employee has to pay a certain contribution towards the scheme and an equal contribution is paid by the employer. The employee gets a lump sum amount including self and employer’s contribution with interest on both, on retirement. As per the rules, in EPF, employee whose ‘pay’ is more than Rs. 15,000 per month at the time of joining, is not eligible and is called non-eligible employee. Employees drawing less than Rs 15000 per month have to mandatorily become members of the EPF. However, an employee who is drawing ‘pay’ above prescribed limit (at present Rs 15,000) can become a member with permission of Assistant PF Commissioner, if he and his employer agree. Contribution by employer and employee The contribution paid by the employer is 12% of basic wages plus dearness allowance plus retaining allowance. An equal contribution is payable by the employee also. In the case of establishments which employ less than 20 employees or meet certain other conditions, as per the EPFO rules, the contribution rate for both employee and the employer is limited to 10 percent. For most employees of the private sector, it’s the basic salary on which the contribution is calculated. For example, if the monthly basic salary is Rs 30,000, the employee contribution towards his or her EPF would be Rs 3,600 a month ( 12 percent of basic pay) while the equal amount is contributed by the employer each month. Diversion out of employer’s share It should, however, be noted that not all of the employer’s share moves into the EPF kitty. Out of employer’s contribution, 8.33% will be diverted to Employees’ Pension Scheme, but it is calculated on Rs 15,000. So, for every employee with basic pay equal to Rs 15,000 or more, the diversion is Rs 1,250 each month into EPS. If the basic pay is less than Rs 15000 then 8.33% of that full amount will go into EPS. The balance will be retained in the EPF scheme. On retirement, the employee will get his full share plus the balance of Employer’s share retained to his credit in EPF account. Higher voluntary contribution by employee or Voluntary Provident Fund The employee can voluntarily pay higher contribution above the statutory rate of 12 percent of basic pay. This is called contribution towards Voluntary Provident Fund (VPF) which is accounted for separately. This VPF also earns tax-free interest. However, the employer does not have to match such voluntary contribution. Read more at: //economictimes.indiatimes.com/articleshow/58906943.cms?utm_source=contentofinterest&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=cppst
  19. 3 points
    As per my knowledge, the CIC vide orders 07/IC(A)/CIC/2006, dt. 06/03/2006 stated that the TA allowance of employee should be furnished under RTI Act, 2005. Sent from my CPH1701 using RTI INDIA mobile app
  20. 3 points
    Certified documents act as a substitute of the original documents and is useful in various purposes. We must insist for True and Certified copy of documents via RTI.
  21. 3 points
    Congratulations for getting such understanding FAA. Calling for first appeal hearing is not mandatory by FAA. FAA can deliver decision on merits of the case, but still FAA has given you 3 opportunities. Minimum courtesy of the applicant is filing written submissions on grounds of such first appeal, with such CIC/Court decisions and politely seeking excuse from personal attendance. Be polite and explain facts to FAA during personal hearing and invariably thank him for giving you so many opportunities. You are the better judge in your issue, as you have filed first appeal on such grounds known to you.
  22. 3 points
    Get yourself registered on EPF Memebers Portal with your UAN Number and download the entire passbook. If EPF is deducted but not credited in your EPF Account you can post a complaint with the employer seeking explanation for the same and if the issue is not resolved you can file a complaint with the EPF Authority for against negligencies in crediting EPF amount by the said employer. Get the printout of all the salary slips by the employer where they have deducted the PF but has not been credited in your account. Mention the employer establishment code, Employer name, address and contact details in your complaint. Filling RTI will not help as you can see all the details of PF credited through the online EPF portal itself. Make sure you download the updated passbook from EPF Portal. EPF is a Statutory liability on the employer and it must be complied with.
  23. 3 points
    When I joined this forum I had zero knowledge of rti but you guys helped me through it I am really thankful to you... No matter I succeed in this process or not but I will always try to raise my voice against the wrong. I promise. Sent from my A1601 using RTI INDIA mobile app
  24. 3 points
    If RTI enabled you to raise voice and stick to it, we have succeeded.
  25. 3 points
    The purpose of the forum is to help all and not one individual. Every post helps many, and experts can correct if there are mistakes and it is against discipline of the forum to engage private communications. There are many that can help with such personal needs in your town. Search in RTI Activists tab.
  26. 3 points
    Election Commission of India had started a drive Aadhaar ceeling some 2 years ago. Many States had already done the Aadhaar ceeding with Voter ID card. This excercise was called as NERP National Electoral Roll Purification (2016). As the name implies, the dead voters, shifted voters were being corrected. But the most important feature of this excercise was that of linking Aadhaar with Voder ID card (now called EPIC). Why Aadhaar Ceeding Stopped The story goes that one of the State CEO (Chief Electoral Officer) who are actually encharge of the Electoral Voter Data introduced the form for Aadhaar ceeding by making it compulsory. A few Privacy concious citizen filed a Supreme court case. Sensing a big fiasco, Election Commission of India gave assurance to the Supreme Court that they will stop the ceeding and will never link Aadhaar with Voter Data. This affidavit completely stopped the process of Aadhaar ceeding abruptly and the NERP process which had collected so many database got waste. The Election Commission still have those Aadhaar data, but as they burned their bridges they just dumped this data. Recent Event with ECI Recenlty it was heard that Election Commission has revived the attempt by filing a revised petition to Supreme Court that now they would like to use the Aadhaar data for electoral purification purely on vlountariy basis. But as it appear, neither Election Commission nor spirited citizens are interested in any linkages between the two. What is the danger of linking Aadhaar with Voter ID card But there is a danger too. As the social media is abuzz with falcification and victimisation of EVM, so will a new ghost story will appear that now the Government has the control of the electoral database and they can manipulate the electoral data by linking it will Aadhaar. One thought is that ECI should have it's own biometric system for deduplication integrated with their IT system especially as ECI has integrated all State applications now for EPIC data management. This new initiative is through NVSP.in and ERONET application developed by CDAC Pune.
  27. 3 points
    Your eligibility criteria needs to be considered by the Recruiting authority. We cannot certify your eligibility criteria. Diploma is considered as an eligible qualification for admission to First Year of Engg course in IITs or later entry for Engg courses in other engineering colleges. However, Diploma in Engg is not equivalent to Intermediate or HSC or HSLC. Equivalency need to be ascertained by competent authority based on syllabus covered in both the courses. Diploma Engg courses cover Engg subjects but did not cover PCM to the level of HSC. Similarly, HSC students do not cover Engineering subjects. With vast variation in syllabus, there cannot be equivalency in both these courses.
  28. 2 points
    There is nothing wrong in asking the following queries. 1. How many employees are working in Office of the ........? Please furnish their names. 2. How many of them have (with names) submitted the Annual Returns since..5 years or 10 years on Property Statement as per Conduct Rules?. 3. How many of them did not submit.(List of those employees) 4. What action has been taken against them for violation of Conduct Rules ?
  29. 2 points
    In 2009, a farmer who had filed an application in Bihar asking about the distribution of kerosene through RTI was asked to pay `1 crore to get the relevant documents, towards the cost of photocopying, etc.
  30. 2 points
    सभी RTI कार्यकर्ताओं से निवेदन है कि उ०प्र० जनहित गारंटी अधिनियम 2011 लागू कराये जिससे RTI की तरह लोक सेवकों की जवाबदेही के साथ- साथ दंड तय हो सके. #ब्यूरोक्रेसी जनता को गुमराह कर उलझा रही है ताकि भ्रष्टाचार नियंत्रण करने वाला कानून लागू ना हो सके.. जब तक मनमानी करने वाले लापरवाहा अधिकारियों के प्रति जवाबदेही के साथ साथ आर्थिक दंड तय करने वाला कानून उ०प्र० जनहितगारंटी अधिनियम 2011 लागू नही होगा भ्रष्टाचार पर अंकुश नही लग सकता https://t.co/PgHVu2i0Kd Sent from my Aqua Y2 using RTI INDIA mobile app
  31. 2 points
    As per CVC directives, details of concluded tenders are required to be uploaded on official website of the public authority concerned. You can access details of such concluded tenders from its website. If the public authority didn't upload such details, you can file RTI Application with the concerned PIO of that public authority and seek information pertaining to concluded tenders. During the process of tendering, Section 8 (1) (d) is generally applicable, as the tendering process contains the information which will hurt the competitive position. Here is the RTI Application you can use to file in case of concluded tenders. https://www.righttoinformation.wiki/guide/applicant/application/sample/tender
  32. 2 points
    Seeking information on 120 lots, several auctions, cubic meters for 2 years is a lot of information. Seek inspection of those lots as a surprise check. Compare actual lots and additional lots over and above auctioned material, pin point discrepancy and then make a complaint with evidence. IF you file RTI Application, they may immediately smell some thing and tamper the records. Simply file application seeking information on auctions, lots etc., and during course of inspection select those documents that record violation. It is really a tough job and it should be assisted atleast by two other similar thinking persons, and this is a really sensitive issue, as almost all forest contractors are highly influential and they do not hesitate for retaliation. First chalk out a specific plan, involve a group and seek information under rti through inspection and always carry a digital camera with you. Requires lot of pre planning and meticulous execution and selecting proper time is also important. (immediately after auctions). You can not do any thing on the past two years, whereas you can do much more in recent auctions, and can also have an eye on such transportation. tough job.
  33. 2 points
    Those willing to give up a little liberty for a little security deserve neither security nor liberty. -Benjamin Franklin
  34. 2 points
    Strictly speaking no one can deny information only on that ground as RTI Act never specified such limitation . The ideal way to follow is to stick to that norm, and make application split subject wise as separate application , not exceeding A 4. In this forum, we do not encourage applicants to file applications as essays, and advise them to always follow rules and see that information is secured in lower levels and do not give any scope knowingly to PIO to deny information. as getting information after two years may not be helpful. Even when PIO denies in idiotic manner, still try to seek the information the way PIO likes, as Information is the focus. The worst attitude in individual is 'ego' intoxicated with power.
  35. 2 points
    Can you find what is the prime reason for such success ? "insiders" "disgruntled elements in sharing process".......exposing others in general through a mouth piece. True RTI Act has given the right to common citizen, otherwise, who cares if certain information is asked even orally..Simple Yes or No.. (prior to RTI Act without pressures/influence.)
  36. 2 points

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    First Appeal under section 19(1) Annexure B [See Rule 5(1)]. The sample is in word format which can be downloaded and directly filled up and used for filing First Appeal under RTI at Maharashtra
  37. 2 points
    That is a great guidance on the issue....Learned a lot. Very correctly said that unless we have some solid evidence and official correspondences with the authority its not going to help us in anything through RTI.
  38. 2 points
  39. 2 points
    First make a group of all active members victim, elect a President and secretary and mobilize Rs.5000/- immediately. Then file RTI Application seeking information through inspection entire file and in that application state that you will be accompanied by experts. Search website of BNC, locate Public Information officer, format of RTI Application and seek information by pasting Rs.10/- Adhesive Court fee stamp towards rti Then after hearing from PIO, go for inspection with experts and get certified copies of all relevant documents. First study and make three sets, underline violations, prepare a brief report with chronlogical dates. Contact Advocate and get injunction from Court, file a Public Interest Litigation petition through him.
  40. 2 points
    Seek such information from State Public Information Officer, BMC under RTI Act. Please inform the amount of fines received @ Rs.200/- for throwing garbage from citizens since inception of the rule (income) and the spent details of that amount (expenditure) Please provide amount spent for Civil cleaning (Sanitation including garbage cleaning). Search website the penalties even if entire Mumbai citizens pay may not come to .01% of their expenditure. These steps are to bring in discipline among citizens with focus on maintaining a financial capital and not profit minting. In other countries, you can not even throw even butt of a cigarette or wrapper of candy. Every step taken by Govt. need not been seen as negative.
  41. 2 points
    Get a video with date and timing, report the same to police station in route in the District. (Once the bus starts, it may take one hour minimum to cross District Limits, every SP is having control room and whats app No...Enclose attachment with such vehicle no. and ask them to confiscate the stocks.)
  42. 2 points
    Section 2(j) of the RTI Act, 2005 defines "Right to Information". As per section 2(j)(ii) it is your right to obtain certified photocopies of information. Please find section 2(j) quoted below:
  43. 2 points
    First download RTI sections 2h, 6,7,8,11...18, 19, 20 in bold fonts with large size in your mother tongue on one side of A4 size paper. An applicant can only seek information. Inspection, providing of information in letter form, xerox and certified copies are separate types of forms of providing information by PIO. An application can not be rejected, but information can only be denied by stating such sub section in Sec.8 with such justifications. First search website of public authority, locate public information officer whom you believe the custodian of such information, seek such information as per format prescribed by their rules and regulations with payment of Rs.10/- in the mode prescribed by them. Depending on your state the format of application may differ. Follow the format and the following is general guidance. Subject of information sought: .................................................... Form of information required:................Through inspection and seeking identified documents as certified copies. Please suggest two dates fixing up inspection, time and the concerned employee to be contacted together with the mode of payment of copying fees. The most important thing: Down load the Blog available on inspection by JP Sha in the portal, and read the instructions and carry a copy with you.
  44. 2 points
    There is no delay or objection in getting certified copies from public authority. Certified copies are alone authentic and can be submitted as secondary evidence. Always preserve certified copies and use the xerox copies while making further follow up basing on that information.
  45. 2 points
    First file RTI Application and seek information in single query as follows: Information solicited: 1)Please provide per year house tax that is being collected from ...........................and the basis on which such calculation of such tax was arrived. Also file RTI Application before State Pollution Board and seek the entire correspondence on such pollution, and waste disposal rules and conditions imposed on them. There must be several violations. Find out through personal visits as there is no industry in the country that is safe without pollution. The air, the underground water, the wastage disposal must be checked thoroughly. There must be employment condition also, and industrialist must recruit local persons that are having such qualifications. After getting information first file a complaint to Collector. Then after two months enclose all these documents, violations etc., write a petition to Chief justice of HC and request them to consider the petition as a PIL. This is the only procedure that is cost effective and within your budget for larger public interest, instead of blaming others for not coming forward. Collect and make a group of like minded persons to fight against such a mighty industrialist.
  46. 2 points
    It’s necessary to check whether it is quoted in the whole world or at least in the country. If there’s no positive feedback, then perhaps it’s just a pointless fake.
  47. 2 points
    Some states have already done so. One of them is UP (which everyone thought is "backward" and "bimaru" !!) Check out their website: A Gateway to Finance activities in Uttar Pradesh Click on various links and play around with the information. Very surprising and very informative. It is updated daily.
  48. 2 points
  49. 2 points
    Not surprised. Now there is another powerful weapon with UPSC and others, as this "mechanically" was not defined. Another controversial SC ruling, that may encourage UPSC to be despotic/ partisan. I do not know why there should be separate treatment for UPSC alone. It should have been eyewash only if atleast inspection is permitted on one's own answer sheet after collecting such fees.
  50. 2 points
    Volunteers should give their mobile nunber to the needy people Sent from my Redmi 3S using RTI INDIA mobile app
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