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Information regarding points regarding bulk sale of diesel under the Dhanbad Div. Office of IOC was denied u/s 8(1)(d) - CIC: The proviso to Section 8(1)(j) is a guiding factor and not a substantive provision which overrides the Section; denial upheld     Right to Information Act 2005    CIC: provide the IP address for on line transactions made on the appellant’s ATM Card, the transaction details consisting of amount of purchase, date and time and the complete address of the Cyber Crime Cell to the appellant     Right to Information Act 2005    Information about the information submitted by M/s. Mc Larens Young Loss Adjusters to obtain surveyor license namely shareholding pattern, PAN, TAN, copy of the performance report, etc was sought - CIC: denial u/s 8(1)(e) upheld     Right to Information Act 2005    CIC: when a Government officer performing official functions makes notes on a file about the performance or conduct of another officer, such notings cannot be said to be given to the government pursuant to a fiduciary relationship with the government     Right to Information Act 2005    Compensation - CIC withdrew its earlier order of awarding compensation to the appellant holding that the information sought by the appellant has been provided; any further applications on this subject by the appellant have to be closed at the level of PIO     Right to Information Act 2005    CIC: the Public Authority is not in a position to tell who was the PIO at the relevant time, which reflects pathetic conditions; PIO directed to clarify who was the concerned PIO at the time of FAA order & send the SCN regarding penalty to that PIO     Right to Information Act 2005    Another sugar factory defaults on payments to farmers     Right to Information Act 2005    Court of Wards managing the property of Bhonsles is covered under the RTI Act     Right to Information Act 2005    Should the hearing be held in a specific time frame in ‘Life and liberty’ cases?     Right to Information Act 2005    Just 2 % of the employees of ISRO from IIT or NIIT     Right to Information Act 2005    Limited options for learning Urdu in 100 schools of Delhi     Right to Information Act 2005    National Sports Federations to be brought under RTI     Right to Information Act 2005    PIO’s work does not end with mere transfer of RTI application     Right to Information Act 2005    Shouldn’t Madras High Court also review its RTI Fee Rules?     Right to Information Act 2005    Disclosure of the reasons by an applicant for filing the RTI application     Right to Information Act 2005   

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September 30, 2014
Information regarding points regarding bulk sale of diesel under the Dhanbad Div. Office of IOC was denied u/s 8(1)(d) - CIC: The proviso to Section 8(1)(j) is a guiding factor and not a substantive provision which overrides the Section; denial upheld   more>>
September 30, 2014
CIC: provide the IP address for on line transactions made on the appellant’s ATM Card, the transaction details consisting of amount of purchase, date and time and the complete address of the Cyber Crime Cell to the appellant   more>>



September 29, 2014
Information about the information submitted by M/s. Mc Larens Young Loss Adjusters to obtain surveyor license namely shareholding pattern, PAN, TAN, copy of the performance report, etc was sought - CIC: denial u/s 8(1)(e) upheld   more>>
September 29, 2014
CIC: when a Government officer performing official functions makes notes on a file about the performance or conduct of another officer, such notings cannot be said to be given to the government pursuant to a fiduciary relationship with the government   more>>



September 28, 2014
Compensation - CIC withdrew its earlier order of awarding compensation to the appellant holding that the information sought by the appellant has been provided; any further applications on this subject by the appellant have to be closed at the level of PIO   more>>
September 27, 2014
CIC: the Public Authority is not in a position to tell who was the PIO at the relevant time, which reflects pathetic conditions; PIO directed to clarify who was the concerned PIO at the time of FAA order & send the SCN regarding penalty to that PIO   more>>



Latest Bytes

Another sugar factory defaults on payments to farmers
September 30, 2014
Ghataprabha Sugar Factory in Belgaum was seized for not paying to farmers   more>>
Court of Wards managing the property of Bhonsles is covered under the RTI Act
September 29, 2014
The past NOCs issued for sale of property to be made public   more>>
Should the hearing be held in a specific time frame in ‘Life and liberty’ cases?
September 28, 2014
AG Perarivalan was arrested for abetting the assassination of Rajiv Gandhi   more>>
Just 2 % of the employees of ISRO from IIT or NIIT
September 27, 2014
To take a quantum leap, the ISRO has to attract and nurture talent   more>>
Limited options for learning Urdu in 100 schools of Delhi
September 26, 2014
Lack of Urdu teachers makes it difficult to opt for Urdu as a third language   more>>
National Sports Federations to be brought under RTI
September 25, 2014
Sports Development Bill to be introduced in the Winter session of the Parliament   more>>

Articles

PIO’s work does not end with mere transfer of RTI application
September 29, 2014
Delhi HC rejects petition challenging imposition of penalty on PIO of Railway Board   more>>
Shouldn’t Madras High Court also review its RTI Fee Rules?
September 27, 2014
Shouldn’t Madras High Court also review its RTI Fee Rules?   more>>
Disclosure of the reasons by an applicant for filing the RTI application
September 24, 2014
The Madras High Court has reviewed its judgment which redefined the RTI Act, 2005   more>>

Comments

Will the removal of two paras from the order of Madras High Court improve the value of judgment?
September 27, 2014
Madras HC order was an avoidable embarrassment and would a mark on the dignity of the Court   more>>
The recent Madras High Court judgment is a poor indicator of judicial capability
September 27, 2014
The judiciary should be supportive of the move to bring in transparency   more>>
I am a lawyer dealing with RTI matters
September 10, 2014
The RTI team is doing a good work in regularly posting recent date on the site   more>>