A one stop destination for all Right to Information (RTI) matters
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A one stop destination for all Right to Information (RTI) matters


CIC: The present complaint is not admissible; The complainant has no onus in filing this complaint as the RTI application was not filed by him but Col (Retd) Satpal Singh Sandhu - RTI applicant is at liberty to file a fresh complaint in his name     Right to Information Act 2005    PIO stated that it is a policy matter of the organization’s internal administrative domain and cannot be disclosed being sensitive in nature; No provision of the RTI Act quoted - CIC: Copy of the policy regarding postings of soldiers can be given     Right to Information Act 2005    CIC: Appellant has failed to give a sufficient justified cause explaining delay in preferring the second appeal, hence, the appeal is considered as time barred u/s 19(3) of the RTI Act and accordingly, dismissed without going into the merits of the case     Right to Information Act 2005    CIC: PIO can take assistance from the Rajbhasa Adhikari & have the material translated for documents disclosed u/s 4(1)(b) of the RTI Act on the website; In the interest of transparency, wherever possible Hindi version should be made available on website     Right to Information Act 2005    PIO: Schemes are related to Credit Co-operative Societies which do not fall under the regulatory purview of SEBI - CIC: PIO was bound to seek assistance u/s 5(4) from the Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare and provide the information     Right to Information Act 2005    Information regarding the disciplinary action on the basis of which the payment of appellant’s father’s commission had been stopped was denied u/s 8(1)(h) - Respondent: Departmental proceedings have now concluded - CIC: Furnish a revised reply     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    Supreme Court dismissed petition against holding CIAL a public authority under RTI Act     Right to Information Act 2005    Impact of the Digital Personal Data Protection Bill, 2022 on the RTI Act, 2005     Right to Information Act 2005    Rule 12 of RTI (Subordinate Courts & Tribunals) Rules is not inconsistent with Article 19(1)(a) and the provisions of the RTI Act     Right to Information Act 2005   

Case Laws

December 31, 2022
Information about the income tax return of the spouse was sought for use in a matrimonial dispute - CIC: Provide the “generic details of the net taxable income/gross income” of the wife for the specified time period as contained in the RTI Application...more>>
December 28, 2022
Information about Bank frauds - CIC: Under Section 18 of the RTI Act, 2005, the CIC has no jurisdiction to direct disclosure of any information; The adequacy of information cannot be adjudicated by the Commission while examining the complaint...more>>



December 26, 2022
Action taken on complaint - PIO: Concerned department has not taken any action as it relates to business decision of the branch - CIC: Complaint was pertaining to the misconduct of their bank’s branch; the status of his complaint could have been provided...more>>
December 23, 2022
PIO: RTI Act does not empower DoPT to decide whether an organization is a public authority - CIC: The Appellant is strongly rebuked for making a mockery of the RTI Act; the contents of his RTI Applications and grounds of Appeal are outright ludicrous...more>>



December 21, 2022
CIC: Ministry to exercise due diligence in enforcing the (Medical) Code of Professional Conduct, Etiquette and Ethics in such a manner that it should not endanger the life and physical safety of any person owing to violation of any of the clauses...more>>
December 18, 2022
CIC: The information sought is voluminous; PIO was right in stating that u/s 7(9), the information cannot be given - CIC: The information sought is related to many third parties and constitutes their personal information; Cannot be provided u/s 8(1)(j)...more>>



Articles

Supreme Court dismissed petition against holding CIAL a public authority under RTI Act
January 27, 2023
Would the Cochin International Airport Ltd disclose the minutes of the Board meeting?   more>>
Impact of the Digital Personal Data Protection Bill, 2022 on the RTI Act, 2005
November 27, 2022
The information rights would be giving way to privacy rights if the DPDPB becomes an Act   more>>
Rule 12 of RTI (Subordinate Courts & Tribunals) Rules is not inconsistent with Article 19(1)(a) and the provisions of the RTI Act
October 17, 2022
Copies of ''A' diary of civil and criminal postings of the cases cannot be obtained under the RTI Act   more>>

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Presentation in a simple language
March 6, 2012
I am a PIO with no legal background.   more>>
Very useful site giving a lot of information
February 28, 2012
I am a chartered accountant and find the cases reported in your site very useful and relevant.   more>>
Excellent presentation of cases across a wide spectrum of issues
February 26, 2012
Accidently, I have visited the site and found it useful   more>>