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Information pertaining to service details of her husband were denied u/s 8(1)(j) of the RTI Act - Appellant claimed that she continues to be the wife of the individual regarding whom information has been sought - CIC: Process as per Section 11 of RTI Act     Right to Information Act 2005    Details of the employees in terms of their monthly salary and all its components; parents’ names; date of birth, educational and qualification details etc. were denied u/s 8(1)(j) - CIC: Monthly emoluments ought to be suo motu disclosed u/s 4(1)(b)(x)     Right to Information Act 2005    CIC: PIO provided a grossly inappropriate reply stating that the information sought is not clear, even as the RTI Application was extremely specific; PIO warned against such sheer negligence & causing unwarranted obstruction to right to info of citizens     Right to Information Act 2005    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    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 16, 2020
CIC: Reply was not sent via speed post & hence it might not have been delivered; Resend the copy of replies via speed post - CIC cautioned the PIO to be careful in future in respect of despatch of RTI correspondence; Keep the tracking report for record...more>>
June 14, 2020
Information about medical claim - CIC: PIO to make fresh earnest efforts to trace the records sought by the Appellant on the basis of documents submitted by him; 11 weeks’ time granted to provide compliance on account of impending Delhi Assembly Elections...more>>



June 12, 2020
Information regarding appointment on compassionate ground - CIC: We do not find any other provision under the Act under which a direction can be issued to the public authority to collate the information in the manner in which it is sought by the applicant...more>>
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>>



Articles

A critique of the Supreme Court judgment regarding the fee to be charged under the RTI Act
March 30, 2018
Why does the Supreme Court judgment on RTI Fee rules need a review?   more>>
Analysis of the Supreme Court Judgment regarding disclosure of Civil Service results by UPSC
February 23, 2018
Supreme Court: Information sought regarding marks in Civil Services Exam cannot be furnished   more>>
Analysis of affidavits of candidates contesting in the Nagaland Assembly Elections
February 22, 2018
Average of assets per candidate contesting the Nagaland Assembly Elections is Rs 3.76 crores   more>>

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May 6, 2020
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