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List of transporters & their bids regarding a contract was denied u/s 8(1)(d) - CIC: it is third party information; follow the procedure u/s 11(1) & provide information after severing information which is in the nature of commercial confidence     Right to Information Act 2005    Appellant’s complaint led to an investigation against a railway employee - copies of the statement of the accused recorded by the vigilance department were denied u/s 8(1)(g) - CIC: no reason to deny the copies of the statement to the appellant     Right to Information Act 2005    Information about the rules regarding issuance of fitness certificate when a person was mentally sick, enquiry rules, office order for termination etc. were sought - PIO: available information provided already - CIC: enable inspection of relevant files     Right to Information Act 2005    Information regarding functioning of the CESTAT & information was sought - PIO: RTI application was not received by him - FAA: trace the application & the postal order; furnish the information - CIC: enquiry ordered to pinpoint responsibility for delay     Right to Information Act 2005    Information relating to fire insurance purchased & claimed by M/s Jhunjhunwala Oil Mills Pvt. Ltd. was denied u/s 8(1)(e) by PIO of National Insurance Company - CIC: denial of information upheld holding that no larger public interest served by disclosure     Right to Information Act 2005    Copy of NOC issued by Railways in respect of some projects & the status of compliance was denied due to third party objection - Appellant: any NOC is a public document and should be accessible to public - CIC: provide information in public interest     Right to Information Act 2005    70 year old RTI activist shot dead in Bankhanda village of Hapur     Right to Information Act 2005    Are there any special schemes for the transgenders to deal with the problems faced by them?     Right to Information Act 2005    Unscientific planning of Kerala’s education system     Right to Information Act 2005    PMO to issue third party notice to Narendra Modi     Right to Information Act 2005    Madras High Court fixes Rs. 100/- as the application fee for filing RTI application     Right to Information Act 2005    Sanjay Baru: People have a right to know about the successes & failures of PM     Right to Information Act 2005    After passage of a month, the CRPF is yet to implement the CIC order     Right to Information Act 2005    Is the RTI Act gradually becoming ineffective?     Right to Information Act 2005    DoPT, Government of India applauds the RTI Foundation of India initiative     Right to Information Act 2005   

Case Laws

April 19, 2014
List of transporters & their bids regarding a contract was denied u/s 8(1)(d) - CIC: it is third party information; follow the procedure u/s 11(1) & provide information after severing information which is in the nature of commercial confidence   more>>
April 19, 2014
Appellant’s complaint led to an investigation against a railway employee - copies of the statement of the accused recorded by the vigilance department were denied u/s 8(1)(g) - CIC: no reason to deny the copies of the statement to the appellant   more>>



April 18, 2014
Information about the rules regarding issuance of fitness certificate when a person was mentally sick, enquiry rules, office order for termination etc. were sought - PIO: available information provided already - CIC: enable inspection of relevant files   more>>
April 18, 2014
Information regarding functioning of the CESTAT & information was sought - PIO: RTI application was not received by him - FAA: trace the application & the postal order; furnish the information - CIC: enquiry ordered to pinpoint responsibility for delay   more>>



April 18, 2014
Information relating to fire insurance purchased & claimed by M/s Jhunjhunwala Oil Mills Pvt. Ltd. was denied u/s 8(1)(e) by PIO of National Insurance Company - CIC: denial of information upheld holding that no larger public interest served by disclosure   more>>
April 17, 2014
Copy of NOC issued by Railways in respect of some projects & the status of compliance was denied due to third party objection - Appellant: any NOC is a public document and should be accessible to public - CIC: provide information in public interest   more>>



Latest Bytes

70 year old RTI activist shot dead in Bankhanda village of Hapur
April 19, 2014
Mangat Tyagi had filed around 14,000 RTI applications   more>>
Are there any special schemes for the transgenders to deal with the problems faced by them?
April 17, 2014
Supreme Court grants legal recognition to transgenders or eunuchs as third gender   more>>
Unscientific planning of Kerala’s education system
April 16, 2014
There has been an addition of seats at plus 2 level despite an excess capacity   more>>
PMO to issue third party notice to Narendra Modi
April 15, 2014
Copies of correspondence between PMO and Gujarat Government regarding Godhra riots   more>>
Madras High Court fixes Rs. 100/- as the application fee for filing RTI application
April 14, 2014
Notification under section 28 raises the fee to ten times that suggested by DoPT   more>>
Sanjay Baru: People have a right to know about the successes & failures of PM
April 13, 2014
Should more people in India and in government write memoirs?   more>>

Articles

After passage of a month, the CRPF is yet to implement the CIC order
March 26, 2014
Information about two incidents of extra-judicial killings involving CRPF personnel   more>>
Is the RTI Act gradually becoming ineffective?
March 15, 2014
RTI Act is gradually losing its teeth due to delays in disposal of appeal   more>>
DoPT, Government of India applauds the RTI Foundation of India initiative
March 4, 2014
RTIFI forms part of the compendium of Best Practices on the implementation of RTI Act   more>>

Comments

अदालतों से सूचना मांगने की रुपये दस से अधिक फीस रखना नियम संगत नहीं कहा जा सकता
April 19, 2014
सूचना का अधिकार कानून की धारा २८ मे सक्षम अधिकारी को नियम बनाने की शक्ति दी गयी है   more>>
Even to write RTI application requires a good effort and that effort meets a stonewall
April 18, 2014
The PIOs should apply their mind on the objections raised by the Third Party   more>>
सूचना का अधिकार का क्रियान्वयन हर स्तर पर रोका जा रहा है
April 17, 2014
अदालत का फासला नीतिगत होना चाहिये   more>>