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


Information regarding certified copy of MOU signed by LIC of India & Indian Railways was denied u/s 8 (1) (d) - CIC: Furnish information in public interest in the form of a synopsis defining the broad contours of the agreement     Right to Information Act 2005    Appellant sought information regarding action taken on his complaint to CVC & issues related thereto - CIC: RTI Act was promulgated to make the public authorities more transparent & accountable to public; Provide certified copy of CVC investigation report     Right to Information Act 2005    Information relating to the official tours under taken by the Chairman of LIC, the gifts received by him & related issues - CIC: Provide all information pertaining to the expenditure incurred on National/International Travel except the personal details     Right to Information Act 2005    Appellant sought information regarding his complaint - CIC: Respondent could not justify as to how the disclosure of information would "impede" or "hamper" or "interfere" with the investigation; Provide the updated status of the outcome of investigation     Right to Information Act 2005    Respondent: Investigation report was sent to the CVC for further advice; Subsequently, the CVC informed that they treated the complaint as dealt with and closed - CIC: Provide a copy of the letter received from the CVC regarding closure of investigation     Right to Information Act 2005    Appellant asked for the copy of utilization certificate regarding amount released to Darbhanga Medical College by the GoI - Upon a query, the PIO stated that the information could not be furnished earlier for want of proper fee - CIC: Furnish information     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 critical look at the Supreme Court decision regarding setting up the Lokpal     Right to Information Act 2005    maintain a e-register for all PIOs in which all details of RTI applications would be displayed     Right to Information Act 2005    A quick analysis of the draft RTI Rules, 2017     Right to Information Act 2005   

Case Laws

March 7, 2017
Information pertaining an IPS officer was denied by MHA on the ground that the same is not maintained by it - CIC: Transfer the RTI application to the Chief Secretary, Government of Uttarakhand for further necessary action u/s 6(3) of the RTI Act...more>>
March 5, 2017
Part of the information about pay fixation was not provided - CIC: The PIO was directed to provide the information and to show cause why action should not be taken against him for trying to deny information by not attending the hearing...more>>



March 2, 2017
Number of vigilance inquiries conducted against an IRS Commissioner etc was denied u/s 8(1)(b) - CIC: Chairman, CBEC to depute an officer not below the rank of JS to conduct a detailed enquiry into the matter to fix responsibility and accountability...more>>
March 1, 2017
NSE/NSDL rules & regulations regarding working days & work timing for OFF Market Share Transactions by DP was sought - CIC order dated 04.05.2010 declaring National Stock Exchange of India as a public authority was stayed by Delhi High Court on 21.08.2012...more>>



February 27, 2017
Information was sought from CDSL which is not a pubic authority - CIC: It is incumbent upon SEBI to launch consumer awareness & sensitization programmes on a large scale so that a common man is adequately protected against forces inimical to his interest ...more>>
February 25, 2017
CIC referred to Section 24(1) & observed that the Third party is not being called for his comments u/s 19(4) as there is apparent proof of corruption against him - PIO (DRDO) was directed to provide point wise information as available on record...more>>



Articles

Records must reflect a true and correct state of affairs at the Central Information Commission
May 28, 2016
The Delhi High Court had directed the CIC to maintain a Record of Proceedings   more>>
Does Section 24 apply only to the intelligence & security related activities of the exempt organisations?
April 12, 2016
Several High Court judgments have narrowed the scope of the Section 24 of the RTI Act   more>>
DoPT invites suggestions regarding the manner of disclosure of RTI Applications and appeals
April 6, 2016
Various Information Commissions across the country follow different practice   more>>

Comments

NCRDC has ignored the this minute issue
May 2, 2017
NCRDC has ignored the this minute issue   more>>
Create an online register in every office which has a public information officer
April 21, 2017
Put all the RTI applications filed in every office at every level on a single platform   more>>
There is a need to provide information regarding defence ministries & other paramilitary affairs
April 14, 2017
Officials hide themselves behind the back of national security   more>>