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CIC: The Appellant being a senior government officer should have framed information request in a reasonable & responsible manner with a focus on requirement - CIC expects that a wise Appellant would not ask irrelevant and voluminous information     Right to Information Act 2005    Appellant sought information about inspection of swimming pool requesting for hearing on priority claiming that he is a senior citizen - In keeping with the Commission’s order No. CIC/Legal/2007/006 dated 13.2.2008, the appeal was taken up on priority     Right to Information Act 2005    A complaint was made with regard to problem of drinking water being faced by the people of Sehyog Vihar - Respondent officer agreed to resolve the problem raised by the complainant - CIC: right to drink pure & healthy water is a fundamental right     Right to Information Act 2005    After the death of the borrower, his legal heir sold the property provided as security to the bank against the said loans - CIC: All determinations about disclosure of any information relating to an ongoing prosecution should be through the Trial Court     Right to Information Act 2005    CIC: RTI Act does not require the public authority to retain records for indefinite period; Information needs to be retained as per the record retention schedule - CIC: Provide the record retention policy & confirmation that the records have been weeded     Right to Information Act 2005    Copy of contract for entertainment services in Maharaja Express was denied due to third party objection - Appellant: Act of entering into agreement by a public authority with any other entity would be a public activity - CIC: Provide the information     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    Standard Operating Procedures for the examination of Good Samaritans by the Police or during trial     Right to Information Act 2005    RBI does not have a fiduciary relationship with the banks for which it is the regulatory authority     Right to Information Act 2005    Sri Lanka’s Draft Right to Information Bill, 2015 - Preliminary Comments & Key Concerns     Right to Information Act 2005   

Case Laws

February 12, 2016
CIC: The Appellant being a senior government officer should have framed information request in a reasonable & responsible manner with a focus on requirement - CIC expects that a wise Appellant would not ask irrelevant and voluminous information...more>>
February 11, 2016
Appellant sought information about inspection of swimming pool requesting for hearing on priority claiming that he is a senior citizen - In keeping with the Commission’s order No. CIC/Legal/2007/006 dated 13.2.2008, the appeal was taken up on priority...more>>



February 10, 2016
A complaint was made with regard to problem of drinking water being faced by the people of Sehyog Vihar - Respondent officer agreed to resolve the problem raised by the complainant - CIC: right to drink pure & healthy water is a fundamental right ...more>>
February 9, 2016
After the death of the borrower, his legal heir sold the property provided as security to the bank against the said loans - CIC: All determinations about disclosure of any information relating to an ongoing prosecution should be through the Trial Court ...more>>



February 8, 2016
CIC: RTI Act does not require the public authority to retain records for indefinite period; Information needs to be retained as per the record retention schedule - CIC: Provide the record retention policy & confirmation that the records have been weeded...more>>
February 7, 2016
Copy of contract for entertainment services in Maharaja Express was denied due to third party objection - Appellant: Act of entering into agreement by a public authority with any other entity would be a public activity - CIC: Provide the information...more>>



Articles

Standard Operating Procedures for the examination of Good Samaritans by the Police or during trial
January 31, 2016
Guidelines to be followed by hospitals, police and all other authorities regarding Good Samaritans   more>>
RBI does not have a fiduciary relationship with the banks for which it is the regulatory authority
December 16, 2015
In a landmark judgment, Supreme Court directs disclosure of information about Banks   more>>
Sri Lanka’s Draft Right to Information Bill, 2015 - Preliminary Comments & Key Concerns
December 9, 2015
The Draft Bill is likely to be tabled in the Sri Lankan Parliament in January 2016   more>>

Comments

Are Information Commissioners entitled to use a red beacon over their official vehicles?
February 12, 2016
A challan issued to the Chief Information Commissioner of Goa for using a red beacon   more>>
If an appointment is made in disregard of an advertisement, the qualification cannot be personal
February 11, 2016
All those who had similar or even better qualifications than the appointee are the aggrieved   more>>
The CIC has skipped important provision of section 8(3) of RTI Act
February 8, 2016
Disclosure of all exempt information is permitted after 20 years except that u/s 8 (1) (a) (e) and (i)   more>>