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Educational qualification, salary & perks drawn, tenure of duty in Ahmedabad & Vadodara (Gujarat) of CC (Income Tax) was sought - CIC: Personal information cannot be disclosed to third party unless larger public interest is shown to justify the disclosure     Right to Information Act 2005    CIC: Do not misuse RTI for disclosure of all and sundry information by asking disorganized, vague & voluminous information; Recommended to limit & prioritize the requirement; cost effectiveness aspect of disclosure of information cannot be discarded     Right to Information Act 2005    Appellant sought information relating to disciplinary action at NTPC which culminated in infliction of major penalty - CIC: Furnish a list of documents submitted to the Board of Directors along with decision whereof the Appellant’s appeal was considered     Right to Information Act 2005    CIC: The mere pendency of the case relating to the issue at hand in the court is not reason enough to deny information - CIC: The copies of responses to which the appellant had sought from the RBI had already been given by the DFS     Right to Information Act 2005    CIC: Copy of the enquiry reports relating to a matter which is to be adjudicated by the court can be said to be information under the control of the court concerned; CIC would not like to interfere with the ongoing process by ordering the disclosure     Right to Information Act 2005    Information relating to volunteers taken into service Sashastra Seema Bal was sought - Respondent: SSB is exempt from the purview of the RTI Act u/s 24(1) - CIC: Information sought does not pertain to allegations of corruption & human rights violation     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 24, 2016
Educational qualification, salary & perks drawn, tenure of duty in Ahmedabad & Vadodara (Gujarat) of CC (Income Tax) was sought - CIC: Personal information cannot be disclosed to third party unless larger public interest is shown to justify the disclosure...more>>
May 22, 2016
CIC: Do not misuse RTI for disclosure of all and sundry information by asking disorganized, vague & voluminous information; Recommended to limit & prioritize the requirement; cost effectiveness aspect of disclosure of information cannot be discarded...more>>



May 20, 2016
Appellant sought information relating to disciplinary action at NTPC which culminated in infliction of major penalty - CIC: Furnish a list of documents submitted to the Board of Directors along with decision whereof the Appellant’s appeal was considered...more>>
May 18, 2016
CIC: The mere pendency of the case relating to the issue at hand in the court is not reason enough to deny information - CIC: The copies of responses to which the appellant had sought from the RBI had already been given by the DFS ...more>>



May 16, 2016
CIC: Copy of the enquiry reports relating to a matter which is to be adjudicated by the court can be said to be information under the control of the court concerned; CIC would not like to interfere with the ongoing process by ordering the disclosure ...more>>
May 15, 2016
Information relating to volunteers taken into service Sashastra Seema Bal was sought - Respondent: SSB is exempt from the purview of the RTI Act u/s 24(1) - CIC: Information sought does not pertain to allegations of corruption & human rights violation...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

Proactive disclosure of agenda items before the meeting of the Union Cabinet
May 24, 2016
CIC has advised the Cabinet Secretariat to put a monitoring mechanism in place   more>>
Are the decisions of National Consumer Forum of 2009 and 2015 effective simultaneously?
May 4, 2016
RTI Act does not provide for any remedy to the consumer for deficiency in service   more>>
Memorandum regarding relaxation is given to some persons
April 23, 2016
There is a contradiction in the reply of the PIO and FAA   more>>