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Details of deductions made in appellant’s Provident fund and current balance was not provided - CIC advised the Railways to set up an information System, where an employee can access PF details for his entire career by entering a unique employee ID     Right to Information Act 2005    Information pertaining to a housing loan & why difference interest rates was charged from the appellant on the supplementary loan - CIC directed the PIO to provide the date & circular no., guidelines/ circular on the basis of which calculation was made     Right to Information Act 2005    Working hours of Junior Resident of LNJP - Continuous active duty for resident doctors will not normally exceed 12 hours/day; subject to exigencies of work, resident doctors will be allowed one weekly holiday by rotation; ordinarily work for 48 hours/week     Right to Information Act 2005    Did the bank inform procedure for withdrawal of pension amount of the deceased to the legal heirs etc was sought - CIC: The proviso to Section 8(1) (j) is a guiding factor & not a substantive provision which overrides the section; provide the information     Right to Information Act 2005    Information regarding the visa clearance including the reason for denying the visa to a British whose wife and children were granted the visa were sought CIC: Queries and seeking clarifications do not qualify as “information” under Section 2(f) of RTI Act     Right to Information Act 2005    Copy of Log book of an office vehicle was sought - CIC noted that the loss of log book was caimed after RTI application was filed & no action was taken against the driver - CIC: Show cause for raising illegal defence; Compensation of Rs. 5000/- awarded     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    Does Section 24 apply only to the intelligence & security related activities of the exempt organisations?     Right to Information Act 2005    DoPT invites suggestions regarding the manner of disclosure of RTI Applications and appeals     Right to Information Act 2005    The broad trends of RTI across the across the prominent public authorities of the India     Right to Information Act 2005   

Case Laws

May 3, 2016
Details of deductions made in appellant’s Provident fund and current balance was not provided - CIC advised the Railways to set up an information System, where an employee can access PF details for his entire career by entering a unique employee ID...more>>
April 30, 2016
Information pertaining to a housing loan & why difference interest rates was charged from the appellant on the supplementary loan - CIC directed the PIO to provide the date & circular no., guidelines/ circular on the basis of which calculation was made...more>>



April 29, 2016
Working hours of Junior Resident of LNJP - Continuous active duty for resident doctors will not normally exceed 12 hours/day; subject to exigencies of work, resident doctors will be allowed one weekly holiday by rotation; ordinarily work for 48 hours/week...more>>
April 28, 2016
Did the bank inform procedure for withdrawal of pension amount of the deceased to the legal heirs etc was sought - CIC: The proviso to Section 8(1) (j) is a guiding factor & not a substantive provision which overrides the section; provide the information...more>>



April 27, 2016
Information regarding the visa clearance including the reason for denying the visa to a British whose wife and children were granted the visa were sought CIC: Queries and seeking clarifications do not qualify as “information” under Section 2(f) of RTI Act...more>>
April 26, 2016
Copy of Log book of an office vehicle was sought - CIC noted that the loss of log book was caimed after RTI application was filed & no action was taken against the driver - CIC: Show cause for raising illegal defence; Compensation of Rs. 5000/- awarded ...more>>



Articles

Does Section 24 apply only to the intelligence & security related activities of the exempt organisations?
April 12, 2016
Several High Court judgments have narrowed the scope of the Section 24 of the RTI Act   more>>
DoPT invites suggestions regarding the manner of disclosure of RTI Applications and appeals
April 6, 2016
Various Information Commissions across the country follow different practice   more>>
The broad trends of RTI across the across the prominent public authorities of the India
March 19, 2016
The Annual Report of the Central Information Commission for the year 2014-15 has been published   more>>

Comments

Memorandum regarding relaxation is given to some persons
April 23, 2016
There is a contradiction in the reply of the PIO and FAA   more>>
CIC issues show cause notice to the Economic Offences Wing of Delhi Police
April 21, 2016
PIO asked to submit explanation for the denial of information   more>>
The Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Rules, 1995 amended
April 15, 2016
New offences have been recognised for punishment against the members of the SC/ST Communities   more>>