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The conditions & details of a tender were sought - Respondent: the said tender has already been cancelled - CIC: as the RTI application was filed before the cancellation, provide certain information along with the reasons for cancelling the said tender     Right to Information Act 2005    Information regarding notice issued to appellant for payment of property tax - CIC takes adverse note of the gross insensitivity & callousness exhibited towards 75 years old appellant who was forced to file an RTI application after getting a wrong notice     Right to Information Act 2005    CIC: the copy of the transfer orders of an employee is in relation to the public activity and hence to be disclosed; the copies of the applications for transfer made by the employees are ‘personal information’ and may not be disclosed under RTI     Right to Information Act 2005    Information regarding expenses made on conducting meetings of agents were sought - CIC: provide the total amount budgeted & actual expenditure incurred in organising All India Agents Meet 2011-12 and the number of the LIC Agents who attended this Meet     Right to Information Act 2005    PIO had denied information regarding the bids for a tender by the bank for premises required claiming that the tendering process was not over; now the tendering process is over - CIC: provide the information keeping in view the RTI Act     Right to Information Act 2005    As the hearing through video conferencing could not be held due to technical problems, the complainant was contacted on mobile phone - CIC: Registrar General & Census directed to comply with section 4(1)(b) in 3 months and send a compliance report     Right to Information Act 2005    No RTI for Indian Olympic Association says Ramachandran     Right to Information Act 2005    Former PM ManMohan Singh retains 101 gifts while demitting office     Right to Information Act 2005    21 cases of sexual assault are pending for over 10 years in Tamilnadu     Right to Information Act 2005    How disabled friendly is the city of Vadodara?     Right to Information Act 2005    RTI awareness programme organised in VRS Engineering College     Right to Information Act 2005    No plans to amend the RTI Act to bring co-operative societies under it     Right to Information Act 2005    Amendment to the Public Interest Disclosure Resolution by the government     Right to Information Act 2005    Should the members of the statutory bodies be asked to go with change in Centre?     Right to Information Act 2005    What are the plans of the government regarding transparency and accountability?     Right to Information Act 2005   

Case Laws

July 30, 2014
The conditions & details of a tender were sought - Respondent: the said tender has already been cancelled - CIC: as the RTI application was filed before the cancellation, provide certain information along with the reasons for cancelling the said tender   more>>
July 29, 2014
Information regarding notice issued to appellant for payment of property tax - CIC takes adverse note of the gross insensitivity & callousness exhibited towards 75 years old appellant who was forced to file an RTI application after getting a wrong notice   more>>



July 28, 2014
CIC: the copy of the transfer orders of an employee is in relation to the public activity and hence to be disclosed; the copies of the applications for transfer made by the employees are ‘personal information’ and may not be disclosed under RTI   more>>
July 27, 2014
Information regarding expenses made on conducting meetings of agents were sought - CIC: provide the total amount budgeted & actual expenditure incurred in organising All India Agents Meet 2011-12 and the number of the LIC Agents who attended this Meet   more>>



July 26, 2014
PIO had denied information regarding the bids for a tender by the bank for premises required claiming that the tendering process was not over; now the tendering process is over - CIC: provide the information keeping in view the RTI Act   more>>
July 25, 2014
As the hearing through video conferencing could not be held due to technical problems, the complainant was contacted on mobile phone - CIC: Registrar General & Census directed to comply with section 4(1)(b) in 3 months and send a compliance report   more>>



Latest Bytes

No RTI for Indian Olympic Association says Ramachandran
July 30, 2014
President of the IOA feels that RTI Act is being misused   more>>
Former PM ManMohan Singh retains 101 gifts while demitting office
July 29, 2014
As per rules, the evaluated cost of a gift above Rs 500/- has to be paid   more>>
21 cases of sexual assault are pending for over 10 years in Tamilnadu
July 28, 2014
A study done by NGO reveals nearly 65 per cent of the victims were minor   more>>
How disabled friendly is the city of Vadodara?
July 27, 2014
Most of the public places in the country are not accessible to the physically-disabled   more>>
RTI awareness programme organised in VRS Engineering College
July 25, 2014
State Information Commissioner P Vijaya Babu addresses the students   more>>
No plans to amend the RTI Act to bring co-operative societies under it
July 24, 2014
The Minister of State for Personnel informs the Loksabha about the government view   more>>

Articles

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>>
Should the members of the statutory bodies be asked to go with change in Centre?
June 22, 2014
Opportunity before the NDA to evolve a set of healthy practices   more>>
What are the plans of the government regarding transparency and accountability?
June 14, 2014
A look at some specific references in the Presidential address to the joint session of Parliament   more>>

Comments

CIC: citizens have no right to repeat information request under the RTI
July 13, 2014
The order opens up possibility of denial of information without any legal basis   more>>
Private educational institutions receiving aid are under the ambit of the RTI Act
July 8, 2014
This is an excellent judgment on government aided institutions   more>>
The information is before Hon'ble Parliament through CAG report
July 2, 2014
Did the Hon'ble CIC quote the wrong section to deny information?   more>>