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Appellant was retired from service under Rule 56-J; he wanted copies of correspondence exchanged with CPFC, ACPFC & Vigilance Wing along with note sheets - CIC: Provide copies after applying severability; if severability not possible, file an affidavit     Right to Information Act 2005    CIC: details of leave can be disclosed but the purpose of leave should be withheld as it falls in the category of personal information; copy of passport & sources of funding for travel, boarding & lodging etc. is personal information exempt u/s 8(1)(j)     Right to Information Act 2005    Respondent: It is a marital dispute between the appellant’s son & daughter-in-law along with certain alleged relationships with a person named in the RTI application; it is personal & sensitive in nature and is before court - CIC: no intervention required     Right to Information Act 2005    Information pertaining to sale of assets of Prime Chem Oil Ltd., a Company which was financed by IDBI Bank Ltd of which the appellant was an ex-Director & Guarantor, was sought - CIC: provide number of bids received & total auction amount received     Right to Information Act 2005    Appellant demanded penalty on the PIO claiming that PIO had rejected the application & the information was supplied only after the FAA’s order - CIC: In cases of malafide or unreasonable conduct, the personal penalty on the PIO can be imposed u/s 20     Right to Information Act 2005    Correspondence between police and DoT - Merely because inspection of the said documents was granted to the petitioner it does not take away the right of the respondents to hold that same is secret and contains classified information     Right to Information Act 2005    Right to Information activist Chetan Sharma receives gunshot injury     Right to Information Act 2005    Madras High Court issues notice to the Centre regarding vacancy in CIC     Right to Information Act 2005    State Information Commissioner complains to Governor against denigration and degradation     Right to Information Act 2005    Delhi HC - Medical expenses of SC judges not to be disclosed under RTI Act     Right to Information Act 2005    Analysis of the financial or commercial declaration made by Members of Rajya Sabha     Right to Information Act 2005    Nearly 83% of forest offences in Nagarahole Tiger Reserve remain unsolved     Right to Information Act 2005    Guidelines for investigating incidents of extra-judicial killings     Right to Information Act 2005    An analysis of the trends of implementing the Right to Information Act, 2005     Right to Information Act 2005    Disclosure of the Manual of the Directorate of Vigilance and Anti-Corruption     Right to Information Act 2005   

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April 27, 2015
Appellant was retired from service under Rule 56-J; he wanted copies of correspondence exchanged with CPFC, ACPFC & Vigilance Wing along with note sheets - CIC: Provide copies after applying severability; if severability not possible, file an affidavit...more>>
April 27, 2015
CIC: details of leave can be disclosed but the purpose of leave should be withheld as it falls in the category of personal information; copy of passport & sources of funding for travel, boarding & lodging etc. is personal information exempt u/s 8(1)(j)...more>>



April 26, 2015
Respondent: It is a marital dispute between the appellant’s son & daughter-in-law along with certain alleged relationships with a person named in the RTI application; it is personal & sensitive in nature and is before court - CIC: no intervention required...more>>
April 25, 2015
Information pertaining to sale of assets of Prime Chem Oil Ltd., a Company which was financed by IDBI Bank Ltd of which the appellant was an ex-Director & Guarantor, was sought - CIC: provide number of bids received & total auction amount received ...more>>



April 25, 2015
Appellant demanded penalty on the PIO claiming that PIO had rejected the application & the information was supplied only after the FAA’s order - CIC: In cases of malafide or unreasonable conduct, the personal penalty on the PIO can be imposed u/s 20...more>>
April 24, 2015
Correspondence between police and DoT - Merely because inspection of the said documents was granted to the petitioner it does not take away the right of the respondents to hold that same is secret and contains classified information ...more>>



Latest Bytes

Right to Information activist Chetan Sharma receives gunshot injury
April 27, 2015
His dog killed while Sharma recuperating in the hospital   more>>
Madras High Court issues notice to the Centre regarding vacancy in CIC
April 26, 2015
A PIL was filed seeking filling up the vacant post of the Chief Information Commissioner   more>>
State Information Commissioner complains to Governor against denigration and degradation
April 24, 2015
Special Chief Secretary directed the AP Collectors to ignore the threats from SIC   more>>
Delhi HC - Medical expenses of SC judges not to be disclosed under RTI Act
April 23, 2015
No public interest involved in disclosure of the medical facilities availed by the individual judges   more>>
Analysis of the financial or commercial declaration made by Members of Rajya Sabha
April 22, 2015
Lok Sabha members should make a declaration to avoid a conflict of interest   more>>
Nearly 83% of forest offences in Nagarahole Tiger Reserve remain unsolved
April 21, 2015
Would the delay in investigation turn Nagarahole Tiger Reserve into another Sariska?   more>>

Articles

Guidelines for investigating incidents of extra-judicial killings
April 21, 2015
An impartial and professional investigation is needed for prosecuting the guilty   more>>
An analysis of the trends of implementing the Right to Information Act, 2005
April 10, 2015
Findings on the basis of a quick study of the Annual Report of the CIC   more>>
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>>

Comments

CVC had recommended penalty against the members of the Selection Committee
April 24, 2015
Relevant information would reveal the circumstances leading to such recommendation of CVC   more>>
Hearty thanks for RTI online initiative by Government of Maharashtra
April 23, 2015
I am unable to make payments throuugh the payment gateway   more>>
GHMC sweepers cleans once in 15 days but is receiving money as if daily sweepings are done
April 22, 2015
PIO/FAA refused to furnish correct information about roads laid by builder and foot paths   more>>