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CIC: Deemed PIO, Railway Board to show cause why action should not be taken under the RTI Act for misconduct and negligence in providing information to the appellant within the stipulated time period - CIC: Provide the information regarding recruitment     Right to Information Act 2005    CIC: The Second Appeal is infructuous as it has been filed in the name & signature of a different person other than that of the RTI Applicant - CIC: No document is available to suggest that the Appellant was authorised to file this Second Appeal     Right to Information Act 2005    CIC: Spending Rs 35/- for speed post to seek Rs 10/- is a reckless act - CIC: University has a moral & legal responsibility to provide complete information to the father whose son died in mysterious circumstances; Compensation of Rs. 5,000/- granted     Right to Information Act 2005    CIC directed the PIO (Ganapati Public School) to publish the list of teachers, their salary and subjects on their official website u/s 4(1)(b) of the RTI Act; The residential addresses & pay-bills of the teachers or other staff members not to be provided     Right to Information Act 2005    Appellant’s request for copy of treatment of his wife Ms Shobha in Psychiatry ward was denied u/s 8(1)(j) without calling for comments of the third party - CIC directed the PIO to invite comments from the third party u/s 11 & arrive at a reasoned decision     Right to Information Act 2005    CIC: The disciplinary proceedings are continuing since 2008 & the respondent has failed to show reasons as to how disclosure of information would result in impeding the ongoing proceedings; No blanket exemption of Section 8(1)(h) could be invoked     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    PM: People have a right to know where the funds of the political parties are coming from     Right to Information Act 2005    A total of 54,139 corruption cases were registered between 2001-2015 in India     Right to Information Act 2005    Can the Chief Information Commissioner transfer an Information Commissioners to another place?     Right to Information Act 2005   

Case Laws

January 16, 2017
CIC: Deemed PIO, Railway Board to show cause why action should not be taken under the RTI Act for misconduct and negligence in providing information to the appellant within the stipulated time period - CIC: Provide the information regarding recruitment...more>>
January 13, 2017
CIC: The Second Appeal is infructuous as it has been filed in the name & signature of a different person other than that of the RTI Applicant - CIC: No document is available to suggest that the Appellant was authorised to file this Second Appeal...more>>



January 11, 2017
CIC: Spending Rs 35/- for speed post to seek Rs 10/- is a reckless act - CIC: University has a moral & legal responsibility to provide complete information to the father whose son died in mysterious circumstances; Compensation of Rs. 5,000/- granted ...more>>
January 9, 2017
CIC directed the PIO (Ganapati Public School) to publish the list of teachers, their salary and subjects on their official website u/s 4(1)(b) of the RTI Act; The residential addresses & pay-bills of the teachers or other staff members not to be provided...more>>



January 6, 2017
Appellant’s request for copy of treatment of his wife Ms Shobha in Psychiatry ward was denied u/s 8(1)(j) without calling for comments of the third party - CIC directed the PIO to invite comments from the third party u/s 11 & arrive at a reasoned decision...more>>
January 4, 2017
CIC: The disciplinary proceedings are continuing since 2008 & the respondent has failed to show reasons as to how disclosure of information would result in impeding the ongoing proceedings; No blanket exemption of Section 8(1)(h) could be invoked ...more>>



Articles

PM: People have a right to know where the funds of the political parties are coming from
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October 16, 2016
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