A one stop destination for all Right to Information (RTI) matters
..


Photocopies of five cheques were denied u/s 8(1)(e) & (j) - Appellant: the cheques were issued for office expenses in favour of Revenue Accountant, a post held by him before his retirement & he cannot be deprived of the information - CIC: rejection upheld     Right to Information Act 2005    CIC: there is a provision in the rules of the bank to publish certain NPA details in newspapers & such information can be shared with the appellant; inspection of record for accounts where action under SARFAESI Act is being taken permitted     Right to Information Act 2005    Appellant: interest on his fixed deposits was not paid & he was told by the liquidator that it is under consideration - Respondent: the file relating to the payment of interest is not traceable despite search - CIC: compensation of Rs. 25,000/- granted     Right to Information Act 2005    All record relating to action taken by GoI for the release of Indian nationals on Ship captured by Somalian Pirates in 2012 was denied u/s 8(1)(a) - CIC: provide an extract as to how such matters are generally dealt with or procedure to be followed     Right to Information Act 2005    Details of attendance of ACP rank in Delhi Police & related guidelines were sought - Respondent: police officer is deemed to be always on duty & is liable to employment in anywhere in Delhi; no attendance register was maintained - CIC: no action required     Right to Information Act 2005    Appellant: The order of suspension of doctors issued by MCI in the case of negligence leading to death of his daughter was changed by DMC & the doctors were only cautioned - CIC: inspection of relevant files numbering approximately 600 permitted     Right to Information Act 2005    Are private and chartered aircrafts used regularly by politicians for travel?     Right to Information Act 2005    Is trafficking of camels being done in the country?     Right to Information Act 2005    National Consultation on Defending the Defenders to be held at Haldwani     Right to Information Act 2005    Penalty of Rs 2 crore imposed on government officials by Karnataka SIC     Right to Information Act 2005    Regional Workshop on Improving Transparency & Accountability in Government     Right to Information Act 2005    MoS informs the present status of the Whistle Blowers Protection Bill, 2011     Right to Information Act 2005    Delhi HC: HoD cannot invalidate an order passed by statutory authority under RTI Act     Right to Information Act 2005    SC asked to disclose the cases where judgment is reserved after completion of proceedings     Right to Information Act 2005    Criteria for marking official records 'Top Secret', 'Secret' and 'Confidential' made public     Right to Information Act 2005   

Case Laws

December 22, 2014
Photocopies of five cheques were denied u/s 8(1)(e) & (j) - Appellant: the cheques were issued for office expenses in favour of Revenue Accountant, a post held by him before his retirement & he cannot be deprived of the information - CIC: rejection upheld...more>>
December 22, 2014
CIC: there is a provision in the rules of the bank to publish certain NPA details in newspapers & such information can be shared with the appellant; inspection of record for accounts where action under SARFAESI Act is being taken permitted...more>>



December 21, 2014
Appellant: interest on his fixed deposits was not paid & he was told by the liquidator that it is under consideration - Respondent: the file relating to the payment of interest is not traceable despite search - CIC: compensation of Rs. 25,000/- granted...more>>
December 20, 2014
All record relating to action taken by GoI for the release of Indian nationals on Ship captured by Somalian Pirates in 2012 was denied u/s 8(1)(a) - CIC: provide an extract as to how such matters are generally dealt with or procedure to be followed ...more>>



December 20, 2014
Details of attendance of ACP rank in Delhi Police & related guidelines were sought - Respondent: police officer is deemed to be always on duty & is liable to employment in anywhere in Delhi; no attendance register was maintained - CIC: no action required...more>>
December 19, 2014
Appellant: The order of suspension of doctors issued by MCI in the case of negligence leading to death of his daughter was changed by DMC & the doctors were only cautioned - CIC: inspection of relevant files numbering approximately 600 permitted...more>>



Latest Bytes

Are private and chartered aircrafts used regularly by politicians for travel?
December 22, 2014
Expenses made during elections are required to be submitted to Election Commission   more>>
Is trafficking of camels being done in the country?
December 16, 2014
Poor coordination between different government departments of Tamil Nadu   more>>
National Consultation on Defending the Defenders to be held at Haldwani
December 15, 2014
Using the law to resist attacks on human rights activists, RTI activists and journalists in India   more>>
Penalty of Rs 2 crore imposed on government officials by Karnataka SIC
December 14, 2014
Most of the officers had to pay penalty due to their poor knowledge about RTI Act   more>>
Regional Workshop on Improving Transparency & Accountability in Government
December 13, 2014
Workshop at Ernakulum to focus on effective implementation of RTI Act   more>>
MoS informs the present status of the Whistle Blowers Protection Bill, 2011
December 12, 2014
Only two complaints regarding alleged harassment received by CVC under the PIDPI Resolution   more>>

Articles

Delhi HC: HoD cannot invalidate an order passed by statutory authority under RTI Act
December 13, 2014
Recourse can be taken only to the hierarchy of the authorities under the RTI Act   more>>
SC asked to disclose the cases where judgment is reserved after completion of proceedings
December 6, 2014
There are many cases which had been heard and in which orders had been reserved by Courts   more>>
Criteria for marking official records 'Top Secret', 'Secret' and 'Confidential' made public
October 9, 2014
The Ministry of Defence has taken a positive step in making the criteria public   more>>

Comments

RTI katta is completing one year on December 14
December 13, 2014
Like-minded people gather informally in public places to chat about RTI   more>>
Campaigning for the formation of Social Audit Team in each ward of BMC
December 9, 2014
An interactive session on 13 December at St. Joseph's High School, Katrak Rd, Mumbai   more>>
Has the Supreme Court legitimised the whistle blower protection?
November 25, 2014
International standards of whistleblower protection should be implemented in the country   more>>