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


Overcharging by hospitals - CIC advised the Public Authority officials to re-examine and re-evaluate the steps under taken by them for implementation of the mediclaim policy and ensure that the delivery mechanism is strengthened and made more robust     Right to Information Act 2005    The complainant was informed that the records relating to his representation are not traceable - CIC: In the absence of any malafide intention, it would not be appropriate to initiate any action for imposition of penalty on the PIO for the delay in reply     Right to Information Act 2005    Information pertaining to printing of new Rs. 500 and Rs. 2000 notes was denied u/s 8(1)(a) - CIC: Respondent had made an error of judgement, but the due information was provided to the appellant subsequently - CIC: No further intervention is required     Right to Information Act 2005    IPO payment of Application fee was in favour of Accounts officer - CBSE: Since the IPO was not drawn in favour of the Secretary, hence no information was provided - CIC: Regulations of CBSE cannot prevail over the rules made under the RTI Act, 2005     Right to Information Act 2005    Outcome of Income Tax investigation - CIC: The broad outcome of the investigation should be disclosed to the appellant as soon as the investigation is completed - whether the allegations made in the TEP are fully true, partially true or untrue     Right to Information Act 2005    CIC: Dissemination of the guidelines relating to grant of Certificate of Registration to Securitization companies etc. would not only helps the prospective applicants to access information, but would also enhance transparency in the grant of CoRs     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    Inquiry held and the action taken by the Government following the Mumbai attack     Right to Information Act 2005    Union Ministry of Defence directed to disclose Joint Operational Doctrines under the RTI Act     Right to Information Act 2005    There are a host of issues for law students to do research in respect of the RTI Act, 2005     Right to Information Act 2005   

Case Laws

September 30, 2018
Information about MOU entered with EPIL for construction and development of the Police Academy Project at Nalanda, date of completion of project etc. was sought - CIC advised to suo motu disclose all details relating to commercial contracts ...more>>
September 29, 2018
Whether temporary employees were engaged in LIC & issues related thereto were asked - CIC: An applicant can get any information which is already in existence & accessible to the public authority under law; Act does not envisage compilation & collation...more>>



September 27, 2018
Information relating to Circulars pertaining to the Probationary Officers having Loss of Pay & details of the procedure followed in such cases etc. was sought - CIC advised the United India Insurance Co. to suo motu disclose such information on website...more>>
September 25, 2018
Appellant: MIS Marksheet had been provided earlier in a previous RTI & could not be denied now citing Sec 8(1)(j) - CIC: Director of the Institute is advised to introspect the unhealthy academic atmosphere in the Institute and initiate remedial measures ...more>>



September 23, 2018
Copy of records which showed that 89 Kgs of Gold was replaced with scrap at the Delhi Airport’s strong room was sought - CIC: The onus to prove that denial of a request was justified shall be on the PIO who denied the request; Information to be proided...more>>
September 21, 2018
CIC: Proper reply was not provided to the appellant by quoting Sec 8(1)(j) & 8(1)(g) exemptions which are not applicable as the appellant wanted information pertaining to herself - CIC passed stricture against the GM, FCI for quoting inappropriate section...more>>



Articles

Inquiry held and the action taken by the Government following the Mumbai attack
November 25, 2018
It has been a decade since the terrorist attack on Mumbai   more>>
Union Ministry of Defence directed to disclose Joint Operational Doctrines under the RTI Act
October 4, 2018
Fundamental principles by which the military forces guide their actions in support of objectives   more>>
There are a host of issues for law students to do research in respect of the RTI Act, 2005
August 8, 2018
Applications from law students for doing an online internship   more>>

Comments

The decision by the CIC is beyond jurisdiction and scope of RTI Act
April 6, 2018
This decision must be challenged before an appropriate court to set it aside   more>>
There is no knowledge of The Right to Hearing Act, 2012
April 3, 2018
A workshop on the subject can be helpful to streamline the issue   more>>
A 6% dip in the number of RTI applications received by the Central Government
March 30, 2018
An analysis of the trends in field of RTI based on the Annual report of CIC   more>>