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Salary slips of CRPF ASI were denied taking shelter u/s 24(1) of the RTI Act, 2005 - FAA held it as personal information - CIC: As the appellant is seeking pay slip etc. of her husband, the same would not qualify to be personal information of third party     Right to Information Act 2005    Information regarding total time allotted for lunch, tea break etc. for employees & whether they could go outside - AIR: No movement register maintained for employees; no instructions available regarding putting the photographs on social media     Right to Information Act 2005    What are the Fundamental Rights of a mentally retarded child? - The CIC is anguished at mechanical manner in which the RTI application has been dealt with - An organ of the executive is expected to be aware about the basic functions of another organ     Right to Information Act 2005    CIC: It is highly deplorable that Bar Council of Uttar Pradesh has chosen not to send its PIO in spite of hearing notice; SCN for penalty issued - CIC directed PIO of Bar Council of India to look into the entire claim of missing of file & file a report     Right to Information Act 2005    Copy of letter addressed by Justice Bhaskar Bhattacharya, Hon’ble Chief Justice of High Court of Gujarat to PM making certain allegations against the former Chief Justice of India, Justice Altamus Kabir & PM’s order etc were denied - CIC: Denial upheld     Right to Information Act 2005    Information about Selection Board for promotion to the rank of Colonel was sought - CIC: There is no synergy in the replies of PIO on the first & second occasion - CIC: PIO is not required to collect & compile the information on the demand of an applicant     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    Dawn of a new era in neighbourhood - RTI Law enacted in Sri Lanka     Right to Information Act 2005    Are there different standards for assets and liabilities declarations for public servants?     Right to Information Act 2005    Cabinet Secretariat issues circular for disclosure of monthly reports of work done by ministries / departments     Right to Information Act 2005   

Case Laws

August 25, 2016
Salary slips of CRPF ASI were denied taking shelter u/s 24(1) of the RTI Act, 2005 - FAA held it as personal information - CIC: As the appellant is seeking pay slip etc. of her husband, the same would not qualify to be personal information of third party...more>>
August 24, 2016
Information regarding total time allotted for lunch, tea break etc. for employees & whether they could go outside - AIR: No movement register maintained for employees; no instructions available regarding putting the photographs on social media...more>>



August 23, 2016
What are the Fundamental Rights of a mentally retarded child? - The CIC is anguished at mechanical manner in which the RTI application has been dealt with - An organ of the executive is expected to be aware about the basic functions of another organ...more>>
August 22, 2016
CIC: It is highly deplorable that Bar Council of Uttar Pradesh has chosen not to send its PIO in spite of hearing notice; SCN for penalty issued - CIC directed PIO of Bar Council of India to look into the entire claim of missing of file & file a report ...more>>



August 21, 2016
Copy of letter addressed by Justice Bhaskar Bhattacharya, Hon’ble Chief Justice of High Court of Gujarat to PM making certain allegations against the former Chief Justice of India, Justice Altamus Kabir & PM’s order etc were denied - CIC: Denial upheld...more>>
August 20, 2016
Information about Selection Board for promotion to the rank of Colonel was sought - CIC: There is no synergy in the replies of PIO on the first & second occasion - CIC: PIO is not required to collect & compile the information on the demand of an applicant...more>>



Articles

Dawn of a new era in neighbourhood - RTI Law enacted in Sri Lanka
August 18, 2016
Important features of the law certified by the Speaker of the Sri Lankan Parliament   more>>
Are there different standards for assets and liabilities declarations for public servants?
July 28, 2016
A view about the amendment in the Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act, 2013   more>>
Cabinet Secretariat issues circular for disclosure of monthly reports of work done by ministries / departments
July 2, 2016
Proactive information disclosure are very poorly implemented by most public authorities   more>>

Comments

CIC is planning to publish a book on "Success Stories" of RTI Act, 2005
August 22, 2016
Citizens invited to submit their success stories for publication   more>>
Report of enquiry into medical negligence by Medanta has not been made public
July 29, 2016
Eminent persons from medical field had conducted the enquiry into the death of Narinder Sanan   more>>
Are there any rules for filling the posts of Principal?
July 10, 2016
Is there any time limit to declare waiting list?   more>>