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 Indirect taxes are destination based taxes & the intermediaries merely pass on the burden on to the ultimate beneficiary; The payee has an equitable right to know if the amount paid as tax reaches Government or not; no loss to third party     Right to Information Act 2005    Respondent: Information sought was not maintained in the desired format & compilation sought would result in disproportionate diversion of their resources - CIC: Provide inspection to the appellant to identify the record for getting copies thereof     Right to Information Act 2005    Report of Board of Inquiry on the INS Sindhurakshak (S 63) Submarine for cause of blast was denied u/s 8(1)(a) & 8(1)(j) - CIC summoned the relevant files where findings of the Board of proceedings is recorded for an ‘in-camera’ hearing - Hearing on Oct 6     Right to Information Act 2005    Appellant alleged that there was a fraud in the account of M/s Fiber Texfab Pvt. Ltd. & funds were misappropriated by forging his signature - CIC: Appellant to submit a Board Resolution authorizing him to obtain information concerning the company     Right to Information Act 2005    CIC directed the PIO (IIM, Ahmedabad) to put the rules on disciplinary action & human resource policy manual on the department’s website u/s 4 of the RTI Act; provide in writing that there was no administrative order to not put these documents on website     Right to Information Act 2005    Complainant wanted compensation u/s 19(8)(b) of the RTI Act for not providing information u/s 7(1) of the Act - CIC: Compensation can be ordered if second appeal u/s 19 of the Act is submitted; the plea for payment of compensation was summarily rejected     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    Proviso to Section 24 of RTI Act applies to all cases of corruption or human rights violation     Right to Information Act 2005    Code of Conduct for Judicial Employees and Judges     Right to Information Act 2005    Making RTI an engine of development     Right to Information Act 2005   

Case Laws

August 11, 2017
CIC: PIO is legally obliged to collect the information from the concerned department, instead of merely forwarding it to the concerned officer - CIC: The deemed PIO to show cause the reason for not appearing before the CIC despite intimation by the PIO...more>>
August 9, 2017
Copy of a lease deed from M/s Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited and information regarding NOC to run a petrol pump and related issues was sought - CIC: Appellant has passed away and an appeal is abated on the passing away of the Appellant...more>>



August 7, 2017
39 appeals of the appellant were heard together - CIC: As the appellant has withdrawing her appeals & also the Central University Jharkhand had taken proactive steps to provide her the information sought, the Commission sees no reason to intervene ...more>>
August 4, 2017
UGC was asked whether B.Ed. (in service modular) course conducted by Lucknow University was equivalent to regular B.Ed. course - CIC: PIO, NCTE to obtain clear information as to who grants equivalence to degrees & whether the course is equivalent to B.Ed....more>>



August 2, 2017
Respondent: No reply could be furnished since the RTI application was not received in the respondent office - CIC: Respondent to file an affidavit deposing that neither the RTI application nor the first appeal of the complainant was received in the office...more>>
July 31, 2017
PIO: Due to oversight, the action taken on the appellant’s representation dated 25.08.2011 instead of 27.08.2011 was provided - CIC took a serious note of this lapse & counselled the PIO to be more careful in future so that such lapses do not recur...more>>



Articles

Proviso to Section 24 of RTI Act applies to all cases of corruption or human rights violation
September 13, 2017
Whether the information pertains to the exempt intelligence & security organization or not is irrelevant   more>>
Code of Conduct for Judicial Employees and Judges
August 7, 2017
The United States Courts have framed the some rules for their employees   more>>
Making RTI an engine of development
July 29, 2017
Can RTI aid in providing a solution to the difficulties faced in Kashmir?   more>>

Comments

Is information about the awarding a contract to a private farm without a tender exempt?
September 16, 2017
I had filed a RTI Application before CBI seeking certain information   more>>
Present salary details of BSF officers and their rank
August 14, 2017
Does the information sought affect the defence or security system?   more>>
सांसदों के लिए सक्रिय उपस्थिति अनिवार्य हो
August 3, 2017
देश को सशक्त बनाने वाले चरित्रसम्पन्न व्यक्ति राज्यसभा में जुडे़   more>>