In response to an application filed under the RTI Act which sought details about retired SC justice Arun mishra’s overstay in his official bungalow, the SC revealed that information in this regard cannot be provided as the same are exempt under sec-8(1)(i) & Section- 11(1) of the RTI Act.
The central government has introduced The New Tribunals Reforms (Rationalisation and service conditions) Bill,2020 in Lok Sabha which sought to override the court order regarding the service length of chairperson, vice-chairpersons and members of tribunals.
The honourable Supreme Court of India has clarified that no suo moto criminal contempt proceedings have been initiated against senior journalist Rajdeep Sardesai and the status of case show has been placed “inadvertently”.
The national capital has constituted its first state advisory board on disability under the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act with Social Welfare Minister Rajendra Pal Gautam as the ex-officio chairperson. The Board aims to study the problems faced by disabled persons and discuss them with the government. The Board consists of 45 members who will be principal secretaries of various departments, 3 MLA’s, 18 nominated members and five nominated District Magistrates.