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Details of hospitality service provider, process to award contract, copy of contract were denied u/s 8(1)(d) & (g) - Appellant: The act of entering into agreement with any other entity by IRCTC would be public activity; provide the information     Right to Information Act 2005    List of cases filed by the Company & filed against the company during the last five years was denied stating that it is voluminous and difficult to collate - CIC: information could not be given u/s 7(9) as it would disproportionately divert the resources     Right to Information Act 2005    Appellant: Information about names & designations of the PIO/Nodal PIO at MoEF were delayed & are not updated on the website - PIO: There are 100 PIOs for different divisions - CIC: show cause notice to PIO and FAA for imposing penalty     Right to Information Act 2005    CIC: provide evaluated answer books; It is a duty of the public authority u/s 4(1)(b) of RTI Act to inform all candidates about decision of selection board along with reasons, so that the citizens need not file RTI applications for the routine information     Right to Information Act 2005    Complainant approached the CIC for directing a society to appoint PIO as per the RTI Act - Respondent: the complainant had neither filed application nor FA; If he had a grievance, he should approach the Registrar of Societies - CIC: complaint dismissed     Right to Information Act 2005    Details of payment for work done by appellant on a CSR project was denied u/s 8(1)(d) stating that the matter is pending before an Arbitrator - CIC: the arbitrator is an officer of the public authority & is not appointed by Court, 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    Analysis of the RTI Rules notified by the J & K High Court     Right to Information Act 2005    Penalty Proceedings against Sonia Gandhi - Distribute the cases to other ICs     Right to Information Act 2005    Section 4 of RTI Act: How to strengthen the weakest link?     Right to Information Act 2005   

Case Laws

July 6, 2015
Details of hospitality service provider, process to award contract, copy of contract were denied u/s 8(1)(d) & (g) - Appellant: The act of entering into agreement with any other entity by IRCTC would be public activity; provide the information...more>>
July 5, 2015
List of cases filed by the Company & filed against the company during the last five years was denied stating that it is voluminous and difficult to collate - CIC: information could not be given u/s 7(9) as it would disproportionately divert the resources ...more>>



July 4, 2015
Appellant: Information about names & designations of the PIO/Nodal PIO at MoEF were delayed & are not updated on the website - PIO: There are 100 PIOs for different divisions - CIC: show cause notice to PIO and FAA for imposing penalty...more>>
July 3, 2015
CIC: provide evaluated answer books; It is a duty of the public authority u/s 4(1)(b) of RTI Act to inform all candidates about decision of selection board along with reasons, so that the citizens need not file RTI applications for the routine information...more>>



July 2, 2015
Complainant approached the CIC for directing a society to appoint PIO as per the RTI Act - Respondent: the complainant had neither filed application nor FA; If he had a grievance, he should approach the Registrar of Societies - CIC: complaint dismissed ...more>>
July 1, 2015
Details of payment for work done by appellant on a CSR project was denied u/s 8(1)(d) stating that the matter is pending before an Arbitrator - CIC: the arbitrator is an officer of the public authority & is not appointed by Court, provide the information...more>>



Latest Bytes

Vijai Sharma and K V Chowdary appointed as CIC and CVC respectively
June 9, 2015
No announcement made regarding vacant posts of information commissioners   more>>
Is the Mysore Police Commissioner’s office coming up without plan approval?
June 7, 2015
RTI reveals no building plan approval taken from the corporation   more>>
No action taken against the illegal massage parlours or spas in Goa
June 6, 2015
91 spas and 2 massage parlours are registered with the Directorate of Health Services   more>>
Are there norms about the fee a school should charge and the facilities it offers?
June 5, 2015
A student removed from the school as his father filed an RTI application   more>>
There is only 1 primary health centre per 28 villages of UP
June 4, 2015
Just one primary health centre to cater to the health problems of 44,597 persons   more>>
Services of all OSDs / Consultants terminated by Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai
June 3, 2015
Rs. 1.7 Crore was spent on 40 consultants in last five years   more>>

Articles

Analysis of the RTI Rules notified by the J & K High Court
June 16, 2015
The J & K High Court’s RTI Rules have many areas of concern   more>>
Penalty Proceedings against Sonia Gandhi - Distribute the cases to other ICs
June 5, 2015
Delhi High Court asks to extend priority hearing to other category of cases   more>>
Section 4 of RTI Act: How to strengthen the weakest link?
May 25, 2015
No provision to fix responsibility on any officer in case of non-compliance   more>>

Comments

The object of RTI Act is to empower the public to seek information
July 5, 2015
It is mandatory for every public authority to appoint a PIO within 100 days of enactment of the RTI Act   more>>
Disclosing medical expenditures of judges and their family under RTI
July 4, 2015
Supreme Court has rejected a plea for disclosing medical expenditures   more>>
No information can be sought with regard to show cause proceedings initiated by the Commission
June 29, 2015
The interpretation by AP State Information Commission of a HC order   more>>