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Appellant claimed that as he was admitted together along with two patients, he has the right to know about their medico legal reports also - CIC: the third party information is kept in fiduciary capacity & no public interest is involved in disclosure     Right to Information Act 2005    The appellant came to know through RTI that the school is not recognized & wanted the Directorate of Education to initiate action against the school under Sections 18/19 of the RTE Act, 2009 - CIC recommended the public authority to act take action     Right to Information Act 2005    CIC: Information cannot be denied on the ground that its supply would disproportionately divert the resources of the public authority; provide information relating to reference to the Attorney General GE Vahanvati to take part in 2G spectrum case     Right to Information Act 2005    Information regarding death claim of a policy - Respondent: Claim repudiation register & register of death claim bears the entries claim cases in respect of others which cannot be shared - CIC: provide copies after severing the third party information     Right to Information Act 2005    CIC: Unless proved that record was destroyed as per the prescribed rules of retention policy, it is deemed to be held by public authority; Claim of file missing has no legality; It amounts to breach of Public Records Act, 1993 & is punishable     Right to Information Act 2005    Information regarding a Consumer Forum case & Motor Own Damage case was sought - CIC: information sought is third party information held in fiduciary capacity by United India Insurance; investigation is also in progress; denial upheld     Right to Information Act 2005    SIC issues a bailable warrant against the Sarpanch of the Haryana village     Right to Information Act 2005    Should the translation of the records be provided under RTI?     Right to Information Act 2005    Sewa Hami Adhiniyam to be introduced in Maharashtra     Right to Information Act 2005    17 tubectomies performed for every vasectomy done in Mumbai     Right to Information Act 2005    UP SIC takes a strict view for delay in replying to the RTI applications     Right to Information Act 2005    Proper record keeping in soft form required for robust computerised banking operation     Right to Information Act 2005    Criteria for marking official records 'Top Secret', 'Secret' and 'Confidential' made public     Right to Information Act 2005    PIO’s work does not end with mere transfer of RTI application     Right to Information Act 2005    Shouldn’t Madras High Court also review its RTI Fee Rules?     Right to Information Act 2005   

Case Laws

November 29, 2014
Appellant claimed that as he was admitted together along with two patients, he has the right to know about their medico legal reports also - CIC: the third party information is kept in fiduciary capacity & no public interest is involved in disclosure...more>>
November 28, 2014
The appellant came to know through RTI that the school is not recognized & wanted the Directorate of Education to initiate action against the school under Sections 18/19 of the RTE Act, 2009 - CIC recommended the public authority to act take action...more>>



November 27, 2014
CIC: Information cannot be denied on the ground that its supply would disproportionately divert the resources of the public authority; provide information relating to reference to the Attorney General GE Vahanvati to take part in 2G spectrum case...more>>
November 27, 2014
Information regarding death claim of a policy - Respondent: Claim repudiation register & register of death claim bears the entries claim cases in respect of others which cannot be shared - CIC: provide copies after severing the third party information...more>>



November 26, 2014
CIC: Unless proved that record was destroyed as per the prescribed rules of retention policy, it is deemed to be held by public authority; Claim of file missing has no legality; It amounts to breach of Public Records Act, 1993 & is punishable ...more>>
November 25, 2014
Information regarding a Consumer Forum case & Motor Own Damage case was sought - CIC: information sought is third party information held in fiduciary capacity by United India Insurance; investigation is also in progress; denial upheld...more>>



Latest Bytes

SIC issues a bailable warrant against the Sarpanch of the Haryana village
November 29, 2014
Sarpanch refused to accept RTI application and notice issued by the SIC   more>>
Should the translation of the records be provided under RTI?
November 27, 2014
Many applicants have sought translation of text through the RTI route   more>>
Sewa Hami Adhiniyam to be introduced in Maharashtra
November 26, 2014
19 states across the nation have a Guarantee to Services Act   more>>
17 tubectomies performed for every vasectomy done in Mumbai
November 25, 2014
Burden of family planning shared disproportionately by the women   more>>
UP SIC takes a strict view for delay in replying to the RTI applications
November 24, 2014
Rajkeshvar Singh was speaking to officials in Meerut regarding the RTI Act   more>>
Proper record keeping in soft form required for robust computerised banking operation
November 23, 2014
SC: Electronic records without proper safeguards are not admissible evidence   more>>

Articles

Criteria for marking official records 'Top Secret', 'Secret' and 'Confidential' made public
October 9, 2014
The Ministry of Defence has taken a positive step in making the criteria public   more>>
PIO’s work does not end with mere transfer of RTI application
September 29, 2014
Delhi HC rejects petition challenging imposition of penalty on PIO of Railway Board   more>>
Shouldn’t Madras High Court also review its RTI Fee Rules?
September 27, 2014
Shouldn’t Madras High Court also review its RTI Fee Rules?   more>>

Comments

Has the Supreme Court legitimised the whistle blower protection?
November 25, 2014
International standards of whistleblower protection should be implemented in the country   more>>
Fadnavis announced his commitment to better governance on his first day by committing to transparency
November 10, 2014
Implementation of Section 4 should be a priority for the government   more>>
Comments sought for amendments to Maternity Benefit (Mines and Circus), Rules 1963
November 6, 2014
Private employers to publish annual returns of the maternity benefits provided to women workers   more>>