Bharat Nirman Campaign Kicks Off In Tamenglong

TAMENGLONG, May 17: A three- day long Public Information Campaign on the flagship programs of the Central Government has begun from today at the Indoor Stadium of Tamenglong district headquarters. Vice Chairman of Hill Area Committee (HAC) MLA Khangthuanang Panmei and Deputy Commissioner of Tamenglong district K Panmei, IAS were respectively chief guest and president of the inaugural function of the...

RTI Exposes Doctored Records To Get OBC Certificates

IMPHAL, Apr 11: OBC certificates are being misused by sons and daughters of some high-ranking Government officials to sneak into the Home Department as Sub Inspectors, according to an RTI activist. While seeking certain information by invoking the RTI Act, some information suggestive of the misuse of OBC certificates by daughters of some high-ranking officials during the recruitment of 72 women SI’s...

Threats Issued To RTI Invokers

IMPHAL, Apr 10: Three residents of Pallel, who invoked the Right to Information Act to seek information with regard to development works undertaken by Pallel Gram Panchayat under the MGN-REGS, have reportedly been threatened by unidentified persons and their plea for police protection yet to evoke positive response. Speaking to newspersons at Manipur Press Club here today, RTI activist W Joykumar said...

Govt Depts Render RTI Act Toothless

A picture of the Treasury Office. Image Credit: Sangai Photo. IMPHAL, Mar 30: Sloppy functioning in various departments under the Government of Manipur has created difficulties in entertaining information sought under Right to Information Act. According to sources in the office of State Chief Information Commissioner, since the enforcement of Right to Information Act in 2005, numerous applications...

RTI Seeks Info On Road Fund

IMPHAL, Feb 22: Evoking relevant provisions under the Right to Information Act, a complaint has been lodged against alleged denial of fund meant for material components amounting to Rs 22 lakhs under MGNREGS in connection with construction of about 4 km long road in Longpi Kachui village of Ukhrul district. Though the fund had been allegedly withdrawn by the Deputy Commissioner and the Sub-Divisional...