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


List of companies who has taken the assets of the Sambhar Salt Limited - CIC: There is a delay of two years in providing complete information; This amounts to grave violation of the provisions of the RTI Act - CIC imposed a penalty of Rs. 500/- on the PIO     Right to Information Act 2005    Action taken on his complaint along with copy of inquiry report was denied under section 8(1)(j) of the RTI Act - CIC: Copy of inquiry report cannot be provided; Provide the broad outcome of the inquiry to the RTI appellant     Right to Information Act 2005    CIC: Since the Cabinet Note was under implementation and the matter was closely connected with economic interest of the country, denial was justified - For not giving a revised reply despite CIC directions, the respondent cautioned     Right to Information Act 2005    Information regarding enquiry in respect of allegations of sexual harassment - CIC: Since the departmental enquiry is over and the appellant has been absolved of the charges, provide information after redacting any personal information of third party(s)     Right to Information Act 2005    Seeking information regarding promotion - PIO: No individual opinion of Central Promotion Committee (CPC) member was recorded and instead, a consolidated opinion was recorded - PIO agreed to furnish a copy of such consolidated opinion     Right to Information Act 2005    Information regarding the details of expenditure incurred by ONGC Mehsana for certain court cases was provided - CIC: As the matter is sub-judice before the District Court and the Commercial Court, no further intervention is required in the matter     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    A 2 million question! How can you seek answers for your problems using RTI Act?     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   

Case Laws

June 20, 2020
Under what rule did the Delhi Police allow Inspector Sandeep Panwar to pursue a regular LL.B degree? - CIC: The term “third party information” has not been defined in the RTI Act; Educational qualification of a third party is exempt u/s 8(1)(j) of RTI Act...more>>
June 18, 2020
Details of TA and DA paid against a bill in respect of her late husband was sought - CIC: Provide the certified copies of the complete TA bill; PIO cautioned to be careful in future and ensure that complete information is provided to prevent appeals...more>>



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>>



Articles

An analysis of the orders of the CIC : RTI Study 1
August 29, 2012
Outcome of the appeals filed with the CIC – 1 out of 4 appellants gets the complete information in second appeal   more>>
The details of the RTI applicant should not be made public
August 7, 2012
Many Public Authorities send the copy the RTI application to the third party   more>>
Do the terms VIP and VVIP need to be defined?
June 11, 2012
The terms VIP and VVIP are used widely with no clear definition   more>>

Comments

Service book of a government employee has to be maintained in each and every case
November 18, 2019
Denial of supply of copy of service to an applicant is wrong and attracts penal action u/s 20   more>>
Office of the Chief Justice is a public authority
November 13, 2019
When the CJI requires 14 years to decide that it should be open   more>>
I want to provide the portrait of A.P.J. Kalam to the government offices of my city
November 11, 2019
The entire money for the portrait shall be spend from my pocket   more>>