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Bombay Flying Club was asked about Central Sector Scholarship for SC students under directive issued by Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment - CIC: The information sought is useful; DGCA directed to coordinate and provide information     Right to Information Act 2005    CIC: The appellant did not come with clean hands; he has no right to demand information, or action against nonpayment of pension or compensation - CIC held him as abuser of RTI; His appeals to be scrutinized to rule out abuse before admission     Right to Information Act 2005    CIC: A public authority cannot invent a new exemption not available under RTI Act - CIC: Each Minister in Union of India is a public authority - CIC: Provide certified copy of the report of the Shailesh Nayak Committee; Notice to PIO for imposing penalty     Right to Information Act 2005    Appellant requested for all documents submitted by Ms Roshni Purwar for taking a bank loan - Respondent assured to look into the matter to see if the appellant was a guarantor / witness in any of those & to provide the same - CIC: Provide the information     Right to Information Act 2005    CIC: CVC clearances sought at the time of making appointments in a Government Department by ACC could not be said to be in a fiduciary capacity - CIC: Disclosure would serve public purpose by ensuring that the antecedents of the officer are verified     Right to Information Act 2005    Information about deduction made from PF amount - PIO: The recoveries were remitted to CPF trust - CIC: We would strongly advise to examine the issue of what was done with the amount that was deducted; if necessary, make an appropriate refund to Appellant     Right to Information Act 2005    Vijai Sharma and K V Chowdary appointed as CIC and CVC respectively     Right to Information Act 2005    Is the Mysore Police Commissioner’s office coming up without plan approval?     Right to Information Act 2005    No action taken against the illegal massage parlours or spas in Goa     Right to Information Act 2005    Are there norms about the fee a school should charge and the facilities it offers?     Right to Information Act 2005    There is only 1 primary health centre per 28 villages of UP     Right to Information Act 2005    Services of all OSDs / Consultants terminated by Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai     Right to Information Act 2005    CIC asks the Central Board of Direct Taxes to ensure compliance with its orders     Right to Information Act 2005    Records must reflect a true and correct state of affairs at the Central Information Commission     Right to Information Act 2005    Does Section 24 apply only to the intelligence & security related activities of the exempt organisations?     Right to Information Act 2005   

Case Laws

June 30, 2016
Bombay Flying Club was asked about Central Sector Scholarship for SC students under directive issued by Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment - CIC: The information sought is useful; DGCA directed to coordinate and provide information...more>>
June 29, 2016
CIC: The appellant did not come with clean hands; he has no right to demand information, or action against nonpayment of pension or compensation - CIC held him as abuser of RTI; His appeals to be scrutinized to rule out abuse before admission...more>>



June 28, 2016
CIC: A public authority cannot invent a new exemption not available under RTI Act - CIC: Each Minister in Union of India is a public authority - CIC: Provide certified copy of the report of the Shailesh Nayak Committee; Notice to PIO for imposing penalty...more>>
June 27, 2016
Appellant requested for all documents submitted by Ms Roshni Purwar for taking a bank loan - Respondent assured to look into the matter to see if the appellant was a guarantor / witness in any of those & to provide the same - CIC: Provide the information ...more>>



June 26, 2016
CIC: CVC clearances sought at the time of making appointments in a Government Department by ACC could not be said to be in a fiduciary capacity - CIC: Disclosure would serve public purpose by ensuring that the antecedents of the officer are verified...more>>
June 25, 2016
Information about deduction made from PF amount - PIO: The recoveries were remitted to CPF trust - CIC: We would strongly advise to examine the issue of what was done with the amount that was deducted; if necessary, make an appropriate refund to Appellant...more>>



Articles

CIC asks the Central Board of Direct Taxes to ensure compliance with its orders
June 24, 2016
Warns that adverse view will be taken against such officers/authorities and PIO’s   more>>
Records must reflect a true and correct state of affairs at the Central Information Commission
May 28, 2016
The Delhi High Court had directed the CIC to maintain a Record of Proceedings   more>>
Does Section 24 apply only to the intelligence & security related activities of the exempt organisations?
April 12, 2016
Several High Court judgments have narrowed the scope of the Section 24 of the RTI Act   more>>

Comments

RTI is like a political leader’s speech
June 20, 2016
Bank is like a financial company when doctrine of indoor management lapsed due to fraud   more>>
It is mandate of Section 7(9) to disseminate information sought in the format desired
June 6, 2016
The Section 7(9) speaks the word "FORM" and not "FORMAT" for providing information   more>>
Can MLA allot funds to institutions even if his relative holds a post?
May 28, 2016
The provisions seem to be confusing and need an update   more>>