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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

July 29, 2017
Vide e-mail, the appellant informed the Commission that he does not want to pursue the present second appeal and requested to drop the proceedings in respect of his second appeal - CIC: The second appeal is dismissed as ‘Withdrawn’...more>>
July 26, 2017
On a query from the CIC whether the order of the FAA had been complied with or not, the Respondent replied in the negative & gave an evasive reply - CIC recorded its displeasure over the casual manner in which the matter had been dealt with...more>>



July 24, 2017
If the identity of the author of the file-notings is revealed by his name, designation or in any other manner & there is a possibility of such employee being targeted by the persons against whom an adverse noting is recorded, exemption is fully justified...more>>
July 22, 2017
39 appeals of the appellant were heard together - In view of the position of the appellant withdrawing her appeals & also the university had taken proactive steps to provide her the information sought, the CIC sees no reason to intervene in the matter...more>>



July 20, 2017
CIC: It is abundantly clear that such matters are being ignored & set aside without application of mind - CIC: The PIO & FAA to showcause why action should not be taken for misconduct & negligence; Conduct periodic RTI training & seminar...more>>
July 18, 2017
Respondent: It was a joint enquiry report & the facts of all charged officers were closely inter-mingled making it virtually impossible to sift out the portion of the enquiry report pertaining to the appellant - CIC agreed to the respondent’s submissions...more>>



Articles

How many RTI applications are received from citizens all over the country in a given year?
October 6, 2016
There is an urgent need to ensure the publication of annual reports of the States   more>>
A comparative assessment of national legal frameworks for the right to information
September 28, 2016
28 September has now been recognised as International Day for Universal Access to Information   more>>
Does the outcome show evidence of adequate value for money spent in ‘disturbed areas’?
September 15, 2016
How much money has been spent in the States covered by AFSPA for combating militant groups?   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>>