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


Certified copy of appellant’s answer book for SSC pre exam along with the details of the marks obtained by the last candidate in the examination - CIC: Provide a copy of appellant’s OMR Sheet of SSC Pre Examination and the cut off marks for selection     Right to Information Act 2005    Why did PNB return a cheque unpaid with a reason “Insufficient funds”? - CIC: The PNB have shown callous and unprofessional attitude both while representing during the hearing as well as dealing the RTI application; Relocation of office not a pretext     Right to Information Act 2005    Information related to the sources of income & expenditure mentioned by Rustamji Institute of Technology in the application submitted to AICTE for seeking Extension of Approval was denied - CIC warned the PIO to be careful while providing reply under RTI     Right to Information Act 2005    Information regarding marks obtained in Graduate Level Selection post - PIO: Answer key and response sheet are uploaded on website after conduct of examination and are accessible to the candidates - CIC: Provide a copy of Answer Key and Response sheet     Right to Information Act 2005    Imported product was released on payment of penalty charges - CIC: In the First Appeal memo, there was no mention that the appellant wanted personal hearing - CIC is not an appropriate forum for claiming any refund which was paid as some demurrage charges     Right to Information Act 2005    Information about the HRM quota admission in the KV - CIC: Provide the total number the students who were admitted under HRM quota for the academic year; CIC directed the PIO to hyperlink of the website where the sought for information is available     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    The PM-KISAN Yojana require the proactive disclosure of the list of beneficiaries in every gram panchayat     Right to Information Act 2005    PM-KISAN beneficiary data gives opportunity to examine the situation of farmers     Right to Information Act 2005    HC: Penalty proceedings u/s 20 for non compliance of the order passed by the SIC     Right to Information Act 2005   

Case Laws

January 1, 2021
CIC: Documents sought pertain to Appellant’s termination from service and he has every right to seek copy of these documents - CIC: Provide information after severing the names & identifying particulars of other individuals whose reference figure therein...more>>
December 30, 2020
Respondent: The RTI application and first appeal were not received which were collected from the CIC after receipt of notice of second appeal; The concerned PIO furnished the information and uploaded on CIC’s website - CIC: Respondent to file an affidavit...more>>



December 28, 2020
PIO: It is a very old record and same is not traceable despite thorough search - CIC: Commission cannot order any relief in respect of the same - CIC: Provide any document wherein criteria for declaring a Govt. employee as unfit is stipulated...more>>
December 26, 2020
Copies of reminders sent to Zonal Office Jalandhar for non-submissions of periodic CTR statement for a specific period along with a copy of the dispatch register was denied u/s 8(1)(j) - CIC: Revisit the RTI application and provide a specific reply...more>>



December 24, 2020
CIC: The question of non-receipt of RTI application & the subsequent appeal does not arise; Secretary, Ministry of Education to relook at the delivery mechanism and take necessary steps to streamline the system of receiving RTI Applications /First Appeals...more>>
December 22, 2020
CIC: Disclosure of ACR of the military personnel has been expressly barred; Components of SRMB recommendations primarily consist of the report of the IO & RO, which is based on the assessment of performance of the officer vis-a-vis his medical category...more>>



Articles

The PM-KISAN Yojana require the proactive disclosure of the list of beneficiaries in every gram panchayat
January 10, 2021
INR 1,364.13 crores has been paid to ineligible persons and income tax payee farmers   more>>
PM-KISAN beneficiary data gives opportunity to examine the situation of farmers
November 30, 2020
The gender, caste, district-wise statistics and landholding patterns of the beneficiaries   more>>
HC: Penalty proceedings u/s 20 for non compliance of the order passed by the SIC
September 15, 2020
Information denied initially u/s 8(1)(d) and later claimed that records are not available   more>>

Comments

RTI appeals and complaints are languishing in the Information Commissions for over a year
July 8, 2020
Information Commissions must dispose of second appeals within 45 days   more>>
Chief Information Commissioner of Maharashtra starts video conferencing for 2nd appeal
June 22, 2020
Mr. Sumit Mullick has cleared 164 cases in span of a week   more>>
Whom to approach for an order of a Central Government situated in Karnataka?
June 3, 2020
Jurisdiction of the SIC and the CIC in respect of the different public authorities   more>>