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PIO submitted that retired CMO Dr. Niwas Vyas has so far filed more than 200 RTI applications against Mr. Sunil Kumar; Appellant also approached to the CIC 05 times & CIC had declared him as abuser of RTI - CIC: Appeal rejected being repetitive     Right to Information Act 2005    Disclosure of names of technical institutions not maintaining standards - CIC: AICTE to inform the appellant how many institutes are inspected by its teams and how many are found to be conforming with the standards and norms laid down by AICTE     Right to Information Act 2005    Copy of answersheet of daughter admitted under EWS quota in an unaided public school was sought claiming that she was descriminated against - CIC summoned the Principal to appear it u/s 18(3)(a); parents to encourage child to spend more time on learning     Right to Information Act 2005    CIC: The Undertrial Review Committee to issue necessary instructions to provide the release related information to the concerned for effective implementation of Section 436A & directions of SC as delay amounts to violation of their right to life (Art 21)     Right to Information Act 2005    CIC: Information relating to educational qualification of candidates is in the nature of personal information about third party & cannot be brought into the public domain to which anybody could have access, unless sought for a larger public purpose     Right to Information Act 2005    Appellant complained that persons belonging to Chamar are not getting certificates with that caste, instead, they are certified as Jatav and sought the reasons for the same - CIC: Public authority to explain measure taken to correct caste certificate     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    Dealing with Information Commission orders stayed by the High Courts     Right to Information Act 2005    Constitution bench to decide whether Right to Privacy is a fundamental right     Right to Information Act 2005    Evolution of Right to Privacy in India     Right to Information Act 2005   

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August 31, 2015
PIO submitted that retired CMO Dr. Niwas Vyas has so far filed more than 200 RTI applications against Mr. Sunil Kumar; Appellant also approached to the CIC 05 times & CIC had declared him as abuser of RTI - CIC: Appeal rejected being repetitive...more>>
August 30, 2015
Disclosure of names of technical institutions not maintaining standards - CIC: AICTE to inform the appellant how many institutes are inspected by its teams and how many are found to be conforming with the standards and norms laid down by AICTE...more>>



August 29, 2015
Copy of answersheet of daughter admitted under EWS quota in an unaided public school was sought claiming that she was descriminated against - CIC summoned the Principal to appear it u/s 18(3)(a); parents to encourage child to spend more time on learning...more>>
August 28, 2015
CIC: The Undertrial Review Committee to issue necessary instructions to provide the release related information to the concerned for effective implementation of Section 436A & directions of SC as delay amounts to violation of their right to life (Art 21) ...more>>



August 27, 2015
CIC: Information relating to educational qualification of candidates is in the nature of personal information about third party & cannot be brought into the public domain to which anybody could have access, unless sought for a larger public purpose...more>>
August 26, 2015
Appellant complained that persons belonging to Chamar are not getting certificates with that caste, instead, they are certified as Jatav and sought the reasons for the same - CIC: Public authority to explain measure taken to correct caste certificate ...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

Dealing with Information Commission orders stayed by the High Courts
August 20, 2015
Many important orders are rendered ineffective by the stay granted by the Courts   more>>
Constitution bench to decide whether Right to Privacy is a fundamental right
August 17, 2015
An analysis of the past judgments and impact of setting up of the SC bench   more>>
Evolution of Right to Privacy in India
August 10, 2015
The proper scope and meaning of the expression 'personal liberty' is being debated   more>>

Comments

A RTI library has started at Lucknow using donated books
August 16, 2015
Anyone can visit the library and take a book free of charge   more>>
Flaws in the Maharashtra Right to Public Services Ordinance, 2015 should be corrected
August 14, 2015
Is the “Citizen’s Charter” redundant now?   more>>
I had bitter experience at the Karnataka State Open University
August 12, 2015
The responsible person must be cautioned as well as punished by law   more>>