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Information regarding audits conducted in the Punjab National Bank, its closure report etc., was denied claiming that it is personal information of customers and of commercial confidence of bank which is held in fiduciary capacity - CIC: denial upheld     Right to Information Act 2005    IRDA: The copy of the full investigation report, action taken report & other details i.e., names & designations of officers involved in this case, may not be provided since it is the internal matter of IRDA & attracts section 8(1)(d) - CIC: denial upheld     Right to Information Act 2005    CIC: instead of giving clear & precise instructions, the First Appellate Authority has merely asked the PIO to readdress the queries in the RTI applications; FAA directed to ensure that the appeals are disposed of strictly within the stipulated time frame     Right to Information Act 2005    Copies of first stage advice received from the CVC regarding a vigilance case, file notings, IO/PO report, letter sent to the CVC for second stage advice etc. was denied u/s 8(1)(j) - Appellant argued that he is the complainant - CIC: denial upheld     Right to Information Act 2005    Registration details of a vehicle involved in a road accident sought for claiming compensation & taking action against the owner - CIC: such cases have to be treated as extraordinarily urgent; pertains to life & liberty of the victim; reply within 48 hour     Right to Information Act 2005    Information was sought about personal loan etc. - CIC: provide the number of those who had taken personal loan and out of this the number of people who took insurance from SBI Life Insurance and the number who defaulted as payment of premium     Right to Information Act 2005    DAE clarification on the report regarding cancer deaths in Atomic Energy Hubs     Right to Information Act 2005    CPIL refuses to disclose the name of the source of CBI Director’s residence diary     Right to Information Act 2005    DoPT asks states to allow use of e-IPO for payment of fee     Right to Information Act 2005    One petition challenging the Lokpal Provisions on Assets Declaration dismissed     Right to Information Act 2005    Data reveals a sharp drop in the number of Tigers in Maharashtra     Right to Information Act 2005    CIC issues notice to the national political parties for non implementation of its order     Right to Information Act 2005    Should the source of visitor’s diary at the residence of CBI Director be divulged?     Right to Information Act 2005    Evaluation of attendance and work performance of the MPs     Right to Information Act 2005    Amendment in the All India Service (Conduct) Rules, 1968     Right to Information Act 2005   

Case Laws

September 20, 2014
Information regarding audits conducted in the Punjab National Bank, its closure report etc., was denied claiming that it is personal information of customers and of commercial confidence of bank which is held in fiduciary capacity - CIC: denial upheld   more>>
September 20, 2014
IRDA: The copy of the full investigation report, action taken report & other details i.e., names & designations of officers involved in this case, may not be provided since it is the internal matter of IRDA & attracts section 8(1)(d) - CIC: denial upheld   more>>



September 19, 2014
CIC: instead of giving clear & precise instructions, the First Appellate Authority has merely asked the PIO to readdress the queries in the RTI applications; FAA directed to ensure that the appeals are disposed of strictly within the stipulated time frame   more>>
September 19, 2014
Copies of first stage advice received from the CVC regarding a vigilance case, file notings, IO/PO report, letter sent to the CVC for second stage advice etc. was denied u/s 8(1)(j) - Appellant argued that he is the complainant - CIC: denial upheld   more>>



September 18, 2014
Registration details of a vehicle involved in a road accident sought for claiming compensation & taking action against the owner - CIC: such cases have to be treated as extraordinarily urgent; pertains to life & liberty of the victim; reply within 48 hour   more>>
September 18, 2014
Information was sought about personal loan etc. - CIC: provide the number of those who had taken personal loan and out of this the number of people who took insurance from SBI Life Insurance and the number who defaulted as payment of premium   more>>



Latest Bytes

DAE clarification on the report regarding cancer deaths in Atomic Energy Hubs
September 20, 2014
Condemns the report calling it a malicious distortion of facts   more>>
CPIL refuses to disclose the name of the source of CBI Director’s residence diary
September 19, 2014
The next step of the Apex Court would be keenly watched   more>>
DoPT asks states to allow use of e-IPO for payment of fee
September 18, 2014
The Central government accepts payment through e-IPO   more>>
One petition challenging the Lokpal Provisions on Assets Declaration dismissed
September 17, 2014
Delhi High Court dismisses the PIL filed by retired public servant saying "no locus standi"   more>>
Data reveals a sharp drop in the number of Tigers in Maharashtra
September 16, 2014
The Tiger conservation efforts need a to keep up with the challenges ahead   more>>
CIC issues notice to the national political parties for non implementation of its order
September 15, 2014
No political party has appointed a PIO / FAA or set up a mechanism for pro-active disclosure   more>>

Articles

Should the source of visitor’s diary at the residence of CBI Director be divulged?
September 17, 2014
Calling of the source by Apex Court in a sealed envelope stirs up a hornet   more>>
Evaluation of attendance and work performance of the MPs
August 16, 2014
The sparse attendance of Members of Parliament during debate has drawn criticism   more>>
Amendment in the All India Service (Conduct) Rules, 1968
August 11, 2014
What would be the impact of the change in the rules for the civil servants?   more>>

Comments

I am a lawyer dealing with RTI matters
September 10, 2014
The RTI team is doing a good work in regularly posting recent date on the site   more>>
Balraj Puri passes away after a prolonged illness
September 6, 2014
He was a crusader for human rights and worked for resolution of Kashmir problem   more>>
Excerpts from the closure report of CBI in Satish Shetty murder
August 24, 2014
The murder of the activist is allegedly related to a huge land scam near Lonavala   more>>