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


Steps taken to implement Supreme Court directions issued regarding the implementation of NOTA option during elections - Deciding appeals is a quasi judicial function under RTI - Matter remanded matter back to the FAA to decide the First Appeal     Right to Information Act 2005    Appellant sought the copy of the Rule under which two conditions were imposed on the Defence Assistant which led to the withdrawal of his DA from his case - CIC: Provide copy of APAR; There is complete negligence and laxity in dealing with RTI application     Right to Information Act 2005    Appellant sought the copy of the Rule under which two conditions were imposed on the Defence Assistant which led to the withdrawal of his DA from his case - CIC: Provide copy of APAR; There is complete negligence and laxity in dealing with RTI application     Right to Information Act 2005    Copies of documents pertaining to Establishment of Sensor Hub at CGCRI, Kolkata was sought - CIC received an e-mail from the PIO forwarding appellant’s email praying for withdrawal of the appeal as he has received all the relevant information; Case closed     Right to Information Act 2005    Certified copies of documents with enclosures relating to sanction of prosecution of the appellant under prevention of Corruption Act along with the file notes were denied u/s 8 (1) (h) - CIC upheld the denial; Forward a copy of the written submission     Right to Information Act 2005    CIC is not aware of the contents of Dr. T Ramasami Committee report on revamping Agricultural Research and Development and it can’t be accessed, the denial of report upheld u/s 8(1)(a); Scope of RTI enquiry cannot be expanded at appeal stage     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    Ordinance amends the Banking Regulation Act as applicable to Co-operative Banks     Right to Information Act 2005    States and Union Territories are running out of beds for the patients of Covid -19 infection     Right to Information Act 2005    HC: No penalty if experienced lawyer says records destroyed by termites     Right to Information Act 2005   

Case Laws

June 10, 2020
Appellant sought details of patients who were operated with joint replacement in Army R & R Hospital - CIC: Information regarding operation/illness etc. of patients is exempt from disclosure under Section 8(1)(e) of the RTI Act...more>>
June 8, 2020
CIC: Design of the modules and internal framework of the software not to be disclosed - CIC: Information pertaining to disposal of RTI cases, stages of pendency, reasoned decisions on RTI requests, numbers of cases etc. should be updated on NIC website ...more>>



June 7, 2020
CIC: Disclose district-wise hospitals and healthcare facilities designated as COVID-19 centers proactively; Min of Health & Family Welfare to designate a Nodal Officer; Document important decisions being made in the healthcare & lives of people...more>>
June 6, 2020
CIC: The Secretary, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare to examine the at an appropriate forum in respect of the implementation of PC&PNDT Act as also the FORMS which are to be filled in following IVF procedure in the larger public interest...more>>



June 4, 2020
Appellant sought the rules of SSC regarding use of “Scribe” for the help of OH category candidates in the exam - CIC took an empathetic view and directed to provide copy of notice of one such examination conducted by SSC containing the above provisions ...more>>
June 2, 2020
CIC: The PIO has failed to understand that the appellant had filed the RTI application seeking certain information and even though she may be an employee of the organisation, she has filed the RTI as an individual citizen and the PIO had to give a reply...more>>



Articles

Ordinance amends the Banking Regulation Act as applicable to Co-operative Banks
June 27, 2020
A co-operative society supervised by the RBI would be within the ambit of RTI Act   more>>
States and Union Territories are running out of beds for the patients of Covid -19 infection
June 8, 2020
We must develop common templates for information disclosure for use across the country   more>>
HC: No penalty if experienced lawyer says records destroyed by termites
May 14, 2020
Is it the responsibility of the RTI applicant to prove that the PIO is wrong?   more>>

Comments

All patients who have recovered from Coronavirus infection should donate one unit of blood
April 18, 2020
Comments of readers to the letter “Would extending the coronavirus lockdown …”   more>>
Would extending the coronavirus lockdown after April 14 achieve its OBJECTIVE?
April 11, 2020
Discussing the pros and cons of extending the lockdown to check Covid 19 infection   more>>
Mails from readers: CORONAVIRUS-Would extended lockdown contain Corona infection?
April 9, 2020
Items such as mask and sanitiser are not available in the market   more>>