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Claiming himself to be a social worker, the appellant sought information like the complaints received against an officer since his joining the service, educational qualifications, caste, children’s education details, bank accounts etc - CIC: Appeal closed     Right to Information Act 2005    CIC: As per Rule 3 of the RTI Rules, 2012 an application under the RTI Act shall not contain more than 500 words whereas the applicant has sent a documents consisting 110 pages; Applicant is advised to be precise in seeking information in future     Right to Information Act 2005    Information regarding the terms & conditions of the bank’s agreement with TATA AIG based on which the bank advised its customers to invest in TATA AIG were denied u/s 8(1)(d) - CIC: Less return than expectation not become the ground for disclosure     Right to Information Act 2005    Alleging delay in cashless medical facility, information regarding correspondences made by the United India Insurance Company with the TPA w.r.t. appellant’s mediclaim insurance policy was sought - made - CIC: inspection of appellant’s file permitted     Right to Information Act 2005    Information regarding premium deposited by clients was sought to get agency commission from LIC - It was denied on the ground of non-availability of records as retention schedule was 4 years - CIC: provide information if policy numbers are produced     Right to Information Act 2005    Action taken report of 3 complaints - Respondent: Public can upload their complaints directly on ‘LG Listening Post’ website where the status report is fed by concerned department - CIC: procure the status report from the Commissioner of Police & intimate     Right to Information Act 2005    How open is India in terms of openness of government?     Right to Information Act 2005    In 10 years, the CIC has imposed a penalty on 1,071 officers under the RTI Act     Right to Information Act 2005    Delhi High Court judgment regarding Attorney General of India stayed     Right to Information Act 2005    2,225 Million litres of untreated water is discharged daily in Delhi     Right to Information Act 2005    Fire breaks out at the Parliament building in Delhi     Right to Information Act 2005    Are the residents of Mumbai more likely to succumb to diseases?     Right to Information Act 2005    Disclosure of the Manual of the Directorate of Vigilance and Anti-Corruption     Right to Information Act 2005    UP State Information Commission displays a set of draft RTI Rules     Right to Information Act 2005    An analysis of the Delhi HC judgment regarding office of the Attorney General of India     Right to Information Act 2005   

Case Laws

March 29, 2015
Claiming himself to be a social worker, the appellant sought information like the complaints received against an officer since his joining the service, educational qualifications, caste, children’s education details, bank accounts etc - CIC: Appeal closed...more>>
March 28, 2015
CIC: As per Rule 3 of the RTI Rules, 2012 an application under the RTI Act shall not contain more than 500 words whereas the applicant has sent a documents consisting 110 pages; Applicant is advised to be precise in seeking information in future...more>>



March 28, 2015
Information regarding the terms & conditions of the bank’s agreement with TATA AIG based on which the bank advised its customers to invest in TATA AIG were denied u/s 8(1)(d) - CIC: Less return than expectation not become the ground for disclosure ...more>>
March 27, 2015
Alleging delay in cashless medical facility, information regarding correspondences made by the United India Insurance Company with the TPA w.r.t. appellant’s mediclaim insurance policy was sought - made - CIC: inspection of appellant’s file permitted...more>>



March 27, 2015
Information regarding premium deposited by clients was sought to get agency commission from LIC - It was denied on the ground of non-availability of records as retention schedule was 4 years - CIC: provide information if policy numbers are produced...more>>
March 26, 2015
Action taken report of 3 complaints - Respondent: Public can upload their complaints directly on ‘LG Listening Post’ website where the status report is fed by concerned department - CIC: procure the status report from the Commissioner of Police & intimate...more>>



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How open is India in terms of openness of government?
March 28, 2015
India has been ranked 37 out of 102 countries in the Open Government Index   more>>
In 10 years, the CIC has imposed a penalty on 1,071 officers under the RTI Act
March 27, 2015
Penalty can be imposed for delay in providing information beyond the 30 days period   more>>
Delhi High Court judgment regarding Attorney General of India stayed
March 26, 2015
The single judge bench had ruled that office of the Attorney General is a public authority   more>>
2,225 Million litres of untreated water is discharged daily in Delhi
March 24, 2015
Are there enough facilities in the country to treat the sewage?   more>>
Fire breaks out at the Parliament building in Delhi
March 23, 2015
The issue of safety at the important buildings has been raised in the past   more>>
Are the residents of Mumbai more likely to succumb to diseases?
March 22, 2015
In the state, Mumbai tops the list of deaths caused due to diseases   more>>

Articles

Disclosure of the Manual of the Directorate of Vigilance and Anti-Corruption
March 25, 2015
Madras HC: DAVP manual is not a privileged secret document; upload on website   more>>
UP State Information Commission displays a set of draft RTI Rules
March 21, 2015
UPSIC draft rules at variance with the provisions of the RTI Act, 2005   more>>
An analysis of the Delhi HC judgment regarding office of the Attorney General of India
March 13, 2015
Attorney General of India is a public authority under section 2 (h) of the RTI Act   more>>

Comments

RTI Act is a toothless weapon and useless if information is in connection with a work/Service
March 25, 2015
Information provided to a citizen does not result in the required Service demanded by him   more>>
Most Public Private Partnerships are Public Authorities as defined in the RTI Act
March 20, 2015
Citizens can now get information about the Mumbai Metro   more>>
CIC throws up its hands saying it cannot do anything regarding non compliance of its order
March 18, 2015
The six political parties had failed to implement the CIC order   more>>