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Certified copy of answer sheet of two candidates who appeared for the post of reader etc. was denied u/s 8(1)(d) & 8(1)(j) - CIC: provide question paper, answer key & marks of the selected candidates; copy of answersheet of others need not be supplied     Right to Information Act 2005    PIO asked the appellant to make payment of Rs. 10/- for the required information; later transferred the RTI application to the concerned PIO and subsequently denied the required information u/s 8(1)(h) - CIC: denial justified in the eyes of Law     Right to Information Act 2005    Information on the ambulances purchased in connection with the Commonwealth Games 2010, which were subsequently rejected etc was sought - CIC: matter is of high public interest; provide the relevant information along with file notes and other papers     Right to Information Act 2005    Bank denied information as the identity of the appellant being the owner of the account in question not established - CIC: denial upheld; Commission refrained from interfering with the procedure of the bank to establish the identity of an account holder     Right to Information Act 2005    Photocopies of documents issued for payment of superannuation pension to her estranged husband were denied as fiduciary information - CIC: it is a confidential document as per Section 44 of the SBI Act, 1955 which is pari materia with the RTI Act     Right to Information Act 2005    CIC: provide documents on meeting(s) of PMO with Walmart lobbyists, files notings on setting up of Justice Mukul Mudgal Committee to probe lobbying by foreign and steps taken to prevent lobbying; update information of website u/s 4(2)     Right to Information Act 2005    HC issues notice to Haryana government     Right to Information Act 2005    Road repaired by spending Rs. 71 lakhs develops cracks and potholes     Right to Information Act 2005    Meet to discuss experiences of RTI activists     Right to Information Act 2005    SIC imposes a fine of Rs. 500/- on Thane police commissioner office     Right to Information Act 2005    Financial aid to states to set up facilities for online filing of applications under RTI Act     Right to Information Act 2005    RTI activist presumed to be dead turns alive     Right to Information Act 2005    Evaluation of attendance and work performance of the MPs     Right to Information Act 2005    Amendment in the All India Service (Conduct) Rules, 1968     Right to Information Act 2005    Amendment to the Public Interest Disclosure Resolution by the government     Right to Information Act 2005   

Case Laws

September 2, 2014
Certified copy of answer sheet of two candidates who appeared for the post of reader etc. was denied u/s 8(1)(d) & 8(1)(j) - CIC: provide question paper, answer key & marks of the selected candidates; copy of answersheet of others need not be supplied   more>>
September 1, 2014
PIO asked the appellant to make payment of Rs. 10/- for the required information; later transferred the RTI application to the concerned PIO and subsequently denied the required information u/s 8(1)(h) - CIC: denial justified in the eyes of Law   more>>



August 31, 2014
Information on the ambulances purchased in connection with the Commonwealth Games 2010, which were subsequently rejected etc was sought - CIC: matter is of high public interest; provide the relevant information along with file notes and other papers   more>>
August 30, 2014
Bank denied information as the identity of the appellant being the owner of the account in question not established - CIC: denial upheld; Commission refrained from interfering with the procedure of the bank to establish the identity of an account holder   more>>



August 29, 2014
Photocopies of documents issued for payment of superannuation pension to her estranged husband were denied as fiduciary information - CIC: it is a confidential document as per Section 44 of the SBI Act, 1955 which is pari materia with the RTI Act   more>>
August 28, 2014
CIC: provide documents on meeting(s) of PMO with Walmart lobbyists, files notings on setting up of Justice Mukul Mudgal Committee to probe lobbying by foreign and steps taken to prevent lobbying; update information of website u/s 4(2)   more>>



Latest Bytes

HC issues notice to Haryana government
September 2, 2014
Details of corruption cases involving public servants was denied under RTI   more>>
Road repaired by spending Rs. 71 lakhs develops cracks and potholes
September 1, 2014
Sewer repair work and road upgrade were split for Old Delhi - Gurgaon road   more>>
Meet to discuss experiences of RTI activists
August 31, 2014
Nandini Voice for the Deprived invites people to register   more>>
SIC imposes a fine of Rs. 500/- on Thane police commissioner office
August 30, 2014
HRA of police officials was held up for nearly 10 years   more>>
Financial aid to states to set up facilities for online filing of applications under RTI Act
August 29, 2014
DoPT releases initiatives aimed at simplification and promotion of the transparency law   more>>
RTI activist presumed to be dead turns alive
August 28, 2014
Sharma found to be living in Bangalore along with his girlfriend   more>>

Articles

Evaluation of attendance and work performance of the MPs
August 16, 2014
The sparse attendance of Members of Parliament during debate has drawn criticism   more>>
Amendment in the All India Service (Conduct) Rules, 1968
August 11, 2014
What would be the impact of the change in the rules for the civil servants?   more>>
Amendment to the Public Interest Disclosure Resolution by the government
July 8, 2014
Whistleblowers could send their complaints only to the Central Vigilance Commission   more>>

Comments

Excerpts from the closure report of CBI in Satish Shetty murder
August 24, 2014
The murder of the activist is allegedly related to a huge land scam near Lonavala   more>>
Three important recent transparency-related developments in the country
August 23, 2014
Video photography in Police stations and mortuaries is covered under "information"   more>>
SC dismissed a PIL to give Congress leader the post of the Leader of the Opposition
August 17, 2014
Many appointments including that of the Information Commissioner is held up   more>>