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PMO refuses to disclose Bose files; CIC reserves order

PMO refuses to disclose Netaji files; CIC reserves order

The Prime Minister's Office has told the Central Information Commission that it cannot declassify files related to freedom fighter Subhas Chandra Bose as it will adversely affect relations with foreign countries. Zee News, 1 week ago
India Today

Scam taint on freedom fighters, martyrs' pension scheme

The home ministry had in 2009 made a shocking submission before the Central Information Commission that there were 7 lakh pension applications but only 1.7 lakh cases were sanctioned after thorough verification. The Swatantrata Sainik Samman ...
 India Today1 week ago Centre takes away freedom fighters' pension-disbursal from SBI  Prokerala1 month ago

Why is the PM silent on Quit India?

At the President's At Home for Freedom Fighters, the Press Information Bureau posted two photographs of the President and 11 pictures of the prime minister on its site!Interesting to note that while the prime minister greets Singapore on its national day, he had no words for the millions of Indians who rallied on August 9, 1942.No tweet last year, no tweet this year.Does the prime ministerial silence indicate an ideological disassociation with the Quit India movement, we wonder. ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago Fight over academic freedom  Castanet.net2 weeks ago Faculty, university leaders spar over academic freedom at UBC  CTV News2 weeks ago President discussed decentralization reform with territorial communities' representatives: Ukraine will become much stronger as a state  President of Ukraine6 days ago

We are protecting the press, remember that: Rahul

More on Rahul Gandhi's informal presser outside Parliament house, this time talking about press freedom. "The way this country is heading... You have cameras, you are very happy to take films, but you will not be able to do it. You people have been banned, notices have been sent to three channels, why? Because you are doing your work. When your work clashes with views of RSS, your mouth will be shut, we are protecting you, remember that." ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago
Australian Policy Online

Govt asks Internet service providers to block 857 porn sites

n social media over censorship and freedom of speech. The Department of Electronics and Information Technology asked Internet service providers to take down 857 porn websites, an official said. The decision faced flak over social media with several ...
 Business Standard1 month ago Fostering freedom online: The role of internet intermediaries  Australian Policy Online4 days ago Govt Orders ISPs To Block 857 Porn Websites; Internet Users Shocked By ‘Talibanization’ Of Internet Freedom  Trak.in1 month ago Supreme Court's observations prompt Centre to block 857 porn sites  Economic Times1 month ago

Get this: 247,000 attempts were made to access porn in UK parliament last year

A freedom of information data grab found that 247,000 attempts to visit pornography sites were made on the UK parliament network this year. This is less than the 350,000 visits reported in 2013. The post Get this: 247,000 attempts were made to access porn in ...
 First Post.com1 month ago 2.47 lakh attempts made to access porn from UK parliamentary computers in 2014  One India1 month ago

Here's how much it costs to fly Obama from Maryland to Miami and back

America's "flying Oval Office" costs taxpayers $206,337 every hour it is in flight, according to a Freedom of Information Act letter.
 Economic Times2 months ago

Morocco: In an Express Violation of Right to Freedom of Speech & Peaceful Assembly, Security Forces Disperse an Event for Democratic Way Party Calling for Boycotting Elections

ANHRI, the Arabic Network for Human Rights information, denounced dealing violently with activists of Democratic Way Party, by Moroccan police forces. The activists were calling on people to boycott the parliamentary elections that are scheduled on ...
 ANHRI1 week ago Majority of Americans Think It Should be a Human Right to be Able to Delete or Remove Personal Information Online  BioSpace1 week ago Should the removal of personal info posted online be a human right?  Net Security4 days ago Anti-Terror Law encourages extrajudicial killings: NGOs  Daily News Egypt1 week ago
WA Today

Victoria's FOI watchdog under fire for 'unusual' expenses and unmet targets

The freedom-of-information watchdog is under scrutiny. Photo: Matthew Piper Victoria's freedom-of-information watchdog has been embroiled in a "jobs for mates" controversy after spending almost $1 million on contractors linked to the outgoing ...
 WA Today6 days ago Jobs for mates? Leaked report reveals FOI 'unusual' expenses  Melbourne Age6 days ago
Cyprus Mail

Largest Dutch pension fund exits Mylan over death penalty concerns

The U.S. state of Virginia confirmed in response to a freedom of information request in July that it held stocks of Rocuronium Bromide, a Mylan-made drug that can be used to kill people. AMSTERDAM: The Dutch public employees' pension fund, the world's third ...
 Economic Times6 days ago
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