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CIC to hold RTI convention on December 6

CIC would host the annual RTI convention on December 6 with a changed format and would focus on voluntary disclosure of information by government...

CIC: RTI a tool for good governance

Chief Information Commissioner  R.K. Mathur advised PSE CEOs to look at RTI as a tool for good governance. He advised them to ensure proactive...

De to take over as CS, Banerjee will be CIC

Having named as successor to Basudeb Banerjee (IAS:1983:WB), the outgoing Chief Secretary, Malay Kumar De (IAS:1985:WB) will today take over as new CS, Govt...

CIC summons info on 2013 SC judgment leak

The Central Information Commission (CIC) has asked the Supreme Court Information Officer and the Union Law Ministry to share details of the action taken...

PM’s degree: CIC takes away charge from IC

Chief Information Commissioner R K Mathur has taken away the charge of Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD) from Information Commissioner M S Acharyulu,...

Uttarakhand CS earns fortune, appointed as CIC

As Indianmandarins had reported earlier, the outgoing Chief Secretary to the Government of Uttarakhand Shatrughan Singh (IAS:1983:UD) has been appointed as Chief Information Commissioner...

Bring non-govt sectors under RTI ambit: DG SCOPE

Speaking in the 11th Annual Convention of Central Information Commission (CIC) Dr U.D. Choubey, Director General, SCOPE strongly pleaded for extending the provisions of...

HM to inaugurate annual CIC convention

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh will inaugurate the two-day 11th Annual Convention of Central Information Commission (CIC) in New Delhi on 7 November 2016....

Jockeying begins for Uttarakhand CS post

Uttarakhand's Chief Secretary Shatrughan Singh (IAS:1983:UD) is scheduled to retire on 31 December 2016. Post retirement, he may be assigned the responsibility of state...

Unique way to encash govt cheques

  Former IPS officer M L Sharma, who served as the Central Information Commissioner, was recently  asked to investigate into allegations against a former additional...

DP lands itself in trouble

Delhi Police has landed itself in a trouble created by its own unintelligent style of functioning. The Central Information Commission has issued a notice...

Five laws of motion versus three, CIC calls for clarity

Are there three laws of motion or five? This strange question has popped up before the Central Information Commission which has now directed the...

CIC asks Delhi and central governments to clarify stand on graft...

Delhi's Lt Governor, Chief Minister and Union Home Minister must clarify to the public within two months their powers, jurisdiction and procedures to handle...

CIC attains full-strength (1+10); Julka, Sinha & Bhattacharya are Member CIC

With the appointment orders of three former bureaucrats as Member, country’s transparency watchdog CIC attains full strength. The appointment of former I&B Secretary Bimal...

Latest appointment (17-02-2016)

U Krishna Murty (IRTS:1986) appointed as CVO, HPCL (Chief Vigilance Officer of Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd) a period of three years. His tenure can...

Delhi CM scolded for indifference to Aam Aadmi

The Central Information Commission (CIC) has scolded Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's office for "not applying its mind" before transferring the petition of a...

R K Mathur sworn-in as CIC

Former Defence Secretary R K Mathur was sworn in as Chief Information Commissioner by President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday. The post of CIC had...

A P Padhi is new Chief Secretary, Govt of Odisha

As 'Indianmandarins’ anticipated in its reports dated November 06, 2015 Arvind Prasad Padhi (IAS:1983:OR) has been appointed Chief Secretary to the Government of Odisha....

Centre to fill 03 vacant posts of Information Commissioner (CIC) soon

The Delhi High Court directed the government last week to appoint three commissioners at the Central Information Commission (CIC) within six weeks from among...