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Appellant’s application under ‘Ladlee Yojana Scheme’ was not considered as the 3 years residential proof was not enclosed - CIC: the appellant was deprived of the benefit because of non furnishing of information in time; compensation of Rs. 5000/- awarded     Right to Information Act 2005    CAPIO explained that the delay occurred as the information was voluminous & had to be collected from other sections - Appellant: the respondents have merely said that the information is available on their website - CIC: compensation of Rs. 1000 granted     Right to Information Act 2005    Information regarding the appointment of two bank officials and details of the assets held by them & their family members were sought - CIC: allegation against officials having assets beyond their income cannot become the basis of larger public interest     Right to Information Act 2005    Appellant wanted to know about the details of the route on which the train saloon used by the Maharaja of Darbhanga travelled, expenditure incurred & whether any amount was to be paid to railways - CIC: denial for non-availability of information upheld     Right to Information Act 2005    Information regarding the depth of a tubewell was denied claiming that the related record were taken away by the CBI - CIC questioned why the office copies of records were not kept - CIC: obtain the information from CBI and provide to the appellant     Right to Information Act 2005    Respondent: the appellant was seeking the information in the capacity of an administrative officer of a company & not as a citizen; the information was about a national project located in J&K & the matter was of national security - CIC : rejection upheld     Right to Information Act 2005    All RTI applications and replies to be pro-actively disclosed by the ministries and departments     Right to Information Act 2005    Return of Rs. 1000/- by the regional passport office of Chennai     Right to Information Act 2005    Nearly Rs. 1400 crores tax exempt income earned by the political parties in two years     Right to Information Act 2005    560 tribal women and children missing every month in Chattisgarh     Right to Information Act 2005    RTI activist threatened for exposing fake freedom fighters     Right to Information Act 2005    Karnataka appoints an information commissioner for the state information commission     Right to Information Act 2005    Criteria for marking official records 'Top Secret', 'Secret' and 'Confidential' made public     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   

Case Laws

October 22, 2014
Appellant’s application under ‘Ladlee Yojana Scheme’ was not considered as the 3 years residential proof was not enclosed - CIC: the appellant was deprived of the benefit because of non furnishing of information in time; compensation of Rs. 5000/- awarded   more>>
October 22, 2014
CAPIO explained that the delay occurred as the information was voluminous & had to be collected from other sections - Appellant: the respondents have merely said that the information is available on their website - CIC: compensation of Rs. 1000 granted   more>>



October 21, 2014
Information regarding the appointment of two bank officials and details of the assets held by them & their family members were sought - CIC: allegation against officials having assets beyond their income cannot become the basis of larger public interest   more>>
October 21, 2014
Appellant wanted to know about the details of the route on which the train saloon used by the Maharaja of Darbhanga travelled, expenditure incurred & whether any amount was to be paid to railways - CIC: denial for non-availability of information upheld   more>>



October 20, 2014
Information regarding the depth of a tubewell was denied claiming that the related record were taken away by the CBI - CIC questioned why the office copies of records were not kept - CIC: obtain the information from CBI and provide to the appellant   more>>
October 20, 2014
Respondent: the appellant was seeking the information in the capacity of an administrative officer of a company & not as a citizen; the information was about a national project located in J&K & the matter was of national security - CIC : rejection upheld   more>>



Latest Bytes

All RTI applications and replies to be pro-actively disclosed by the ministries and departments
October 22, 2014
DoPT directs to put all such data online from October 31, 2014   more>>
Return of Rs. 1000/- by the regional passport office of Chennai
October 21, 2014
A citizen makes effective use of RTI for getting back his money   more>>
Nearly Rs. 1400 crores tax exempt income earned by the political parties in two years
October 20, 2014
Political parties have yet not implemented the CIC order of appointing PIO’s   more>>
560 tribal women and children missing every month in Chattisgarh
October 19, 2014
How can someone vanish in thin air with no trace of him or her?   more>>
RTI activist threatened for exposing fake freedom fighters
October 18, 2014
Nearly Rs 800 Crore is spent on the Swatantra Senani Samman Pension scheme   more>>
Karnataka appoints an information commissioner for the state information commission
October 17, 2014
Two posts of information commissioners had been lying vacant for the past 18 months   more>>

Articles

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>>
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>>

Comments

Celebrating the anniversary of the Right to Information Act, 2005
October 18, 2014
It is the time to check the balance sheet in terms of achievements and failures   more>>
In a Press Release, the NCPRI has urged citizens to file RTI applications
October 18, 2014
The issue of delay in appointment of Chief Information Commissioner raised   more>>
An analysis of the RTI applications filed to the banking sector
October 17, 2014
The number of RTI applications filed to the banks is decreasing   more>>