Cabinet Sectt issues order for more disclosures

By Sant Kumar Sharma Jammu, June 30: The Cabinet Secretariat of the Central government has issued a circular for disclosure of monthly reports of work done by ministries and departments. It is a praiseworthy step that the Cabinet Secretariat has acted swiftly on the Chief Information Commissioner’s  (CIC) directions. The order comes within about a month of the CIC’s decision.

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This is how anti-defection law ensures obedience of MPs

  According to The Indian Express, some newly elected MLAs in West Bengal (in May-June 2016) were being asked by their leaders to sign an oath of allegiance to their political party. This oath of allegiance is to be reportedly signed on a Rs 100 stamp paper. Whether this measure has been authorised by the party’s apex leadership (read Sonia

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Delhi HC orders better implementation of RTI regime

The Delhi High Court, in a recent judgement has upheld an order of the Central Information Commission (CIC) directing the Legislative Department, Government of India to upload on the official website all laws enacted by Parliament as amended from time to time (2nd attachment). It has also upheld the CIC’s direction to the Government to examine that the functionality of the official email addresses of officers of

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