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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     Right to Information Act 2005    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     Right to Information Act 2005    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     Right to Information Act 2005    CIC: There is delay in responding to the RTI application and therefore, the PIO is hereby issued a warning for future to be careful and not to contravene the provisions of the RTI Act - CIC: The appellant is not entitled to seek own documents using RTI     Right to Information Act 2005    Two RTI applications having been filed on the same date about one person namely Mr. Srinivas M V and in the name of another person Mr. Srinivas elicited different responses - CIC: The view taken by the PIO was not implausible; No penalty on PIO     Right to Information Act 2005    Appellant sought information pertaining to his pay alleging certain discrepancies - CIC directed to provide an opportunity to the Appellant to inspect relevant documents along with all the note sheets to the averred Pay Recovery order     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    HC: No penalty if experienced lawyer says records destroyed by termites     Right to Information Act 2005    Amidst lockdown, The Right to Information Act (RTI Act) quietly turns sweet sixteen     Right to Information Act 2005    COVID 19 casualty – Most State Information Commissions in quarantine     Right to Information Act 2005   

Case Laws

May 13, 2020
Copy of the documents submitted by Murari Kunj Saraswati Vidya Mandir Secondary School, Mathura for getting recognition for class 11th and 12th were not provided - CIC directed the PIO to provide a final reply & cautioned to follow the prescribed timeline...more>>
May 11, 2020
PIO: It is not mandatory for EPFO to keep the forms as they are supplied by the concerned company - CIC directed the PIO to seek assistance u/s 5(4) of the RTI Act from the concerned company to obtain the forms and provide to the appellant...more>>

May 9, 2020
CIC expressed its displeasure and directed the DGHS to examine the matter and furnish a suitable reply to the Appellant within a period of 30 days depending upon the condition for containment of the Corona Virus Pandemic in the Country or through email...more>>
May 7, 2020
Queries related to compassionate appointment were sought by the wife of a deceased soldier - CIC: It is third party information as understood under Section 8 (1)(j) of the RTI Act and is personal information of the applicant; It is barred from disclosure...more>>

May 5, 2020
Information regarding examination conducted for the post of Maintainer Electrician - CIC: Furnish a copy of list of the selected candidates along with the marks secured as also the formula adopted in Normalisation Process by DMRC...more>>
May 1, 2020
Appellant sought inspection of the Dak Dispatch & Receipt Register of the O/o Secretary of Ministry of Railways - Respondent offered inspection of the DAK/Receipts registers of the Central Registry Section - CIC: Provide inspection as desired by Applicant...more>>


Is the recent appointment of Government Officials as Information Commissioners null and void?
February 18, 2019
Information Commissioners to be appointed from all streams and not limited to officials   more>>
There can be no dispute that the human rights would include life and liberty
February 3, 2019
Petitioner alleged that he was falsely implicated in Mumbai train blast & copy of IB report   more>>
What are the criteria for selecting the Information Commissioners?
January 21, 2019
Namit Sharma judgment should be strictly enforced for appointing the Information Commissioners   more>>


The Press should come under the ambit of the RTI Act, 2005
March 1, 2020
The media is insincere, hypocrite and has a two faced attitude   more>>
It should be mandatory to cover all Private Hospital and Private Dental Clinics under RTI Act
February 29, 2020
Healthcare should be answerable to the people   more>>
The PIO directed the Custodian to supply the information
January 14, 2020
Is the Custodian expected to merely follow the directions of PIO?   more>>