Judgement of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of D.A.V. College Trust and Management Society & Others Vs Director of Public Instructions & Others dated 17/09/2019 on whether non-governmental organisations substantially financed by the appropriate government fall within the ambit of ‘public authority’ under Section 2(h) of the Right to Information Act, 2005. Under the Act, a public authority is required to maintain records in terms of Chapter II and every citizen has the right to get information from the public authority.

Visakhapatnam: Environment activist and former bureaucrat EAS Sarma said on Thursday that the Pattiseema project has not been given the required environment clearance.

Gurgaon: Green activists are up in arms over the district administration’s nod to the Global City project which, they allege, has been given without the necessary environmental clearance and despit

Ludhiana: Taking serious note of the impact of usage of PVC flexboards and other harmful material being used by the candidates during the elections, the Punjab and Haryana high court has issued not

Nagpur: While making plans for redeveloping the historic Futala lake and constructing a road through the lush green PDKV land in Bharat Nagar, the civic authorities seem to have missed out on evalu

MUMBAI: The state has earned the dubious distinction of recording the highest number of HIV-related deaths (1,509) in the country in 2018-19.

NEW DELHI: Acoustic cameras at busy intersections may help catch honking drivers by alerting authorities and locating the source.

Gurgaon: The Haryana government has missed another deadline to submit a report of the ground-truthing (ground verification) exercise to delineate areas falling under the Aravalis Natural Conservati

The number of deliveries in private and government hospitals in Delhi has increased by 14% in the last five years, the directorate of family welfare (DFW) has stated in response to an RTI.

This has exposed the false claims raised by the ruling party supporting the mining.

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