RTI query on PMO blocking tweeple

Sir, Happened to come across some news reports that the Former Prime minister on twitter blocked many twitter users. I would like you to provide details on the following 1. How many twitter users were blocked by PMO official twitter handle 2. Who was/were in charge of operating PMO twitter handle till May 26,2014? 3. … Continue reading RTI query on PMO blocking tweeple

How and why Indira Gandhi who was PM in 1971 got Bharat Ratna in 1971 ?

  It all started with a curiosity. I was just going through the list of Bharat Ratna awardees where I saw three of the six Nehru-Gandhi family members are in it.  Nehru got it in 1955, Indira got it in 1971 and Rajiv got it in 1991. In Home ministry site there is a note … Continue reading How and why Indira Gandhi who was PM in 1971 got Bharat Ratna in 1971 ?

My RTI query to President secretariat

Sir, I would like to get information about the following.... I read in MHA site that Bharat Ratna is awarded in recognition of exceptional service/performance of the highest  order in any field of human endeavour. The recommendations for Bharat Ratna are made by the Prime Minister himself to the President. 1. What were the exceptional … Continue reading My RTI query to President secretariat

Nehru and Indira recommended themselves for Bharat Ratna ?

I sent this RTI query to Prime Ministers Office on 25th August 2013. Following were the questions.. 1. What are the criteria and procedure for Bharat Ratna award 2. Does Prime Minister himself recommend Bharat Ratna awardee to the president. 3. (i)Who got Bharat Ratna in the year 1955 and 1971 respectively, (ii) who recommended … Continue reading Nehru and Indira recommended themselves for Bharat Ratna ?