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Information regarding the course of action that Department of Expenditure takes on additional conditions imposed Promotion and Pay fixation orders - CIC: It is hypothetical in nature and non-specific; Not within the definition of information u/s 2 (f)     Right to Information Act 2005    Details of action taken on certain letters sent by the Principal of KM College of Education to UGC - CIC: PIO to provide a revised point-wise reply on the RTI Application free of cost to the Appellant within 10 days incorporating available information     Right to Information Act 2005    CIC: The queries raised are clarificatory and interpretative of certain mediclaim policy - CIC: Respondent cautioned for not transferring the RTI application within the stipulated time period [Sec 6(3)] and for not adhering to the time limits [Sec 7(1)]     Right to Information Act 2005    Name, State, community, marks obtained by the candidates in Hindi Teachers Training Programme ‘Parangat’ - CIC: PIO erred in allowing inspection; Marks are exempt u/s 8(1)(j); Different officers of the same organization cannot take different stand     Right to Information Act 2005    Copy of Charge-sheet, reply and the enquiry proceedings were sought - CIC: The performance of an employee in an organization is primarily a matter between the employee and the employer; Falls under the expression "personal information exempt u/s 8(1)(j)     Right to Information Act 2005    The Appellant sought information in reference to his Complaint regarding demand of bribe by the LIC Agent and related information - CIC directed the LIC to furnish the decision on his Complaint either in the form of the Note-sheet or an Office Order     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    The PM-KISAN Yojana require the proactive disclosure of the list of beneficiaries in every gram panchayat     Right to Information Act 2005    PM-KISAN beneficiary data gives opportunity to examine the situation of farmers     Right to Information Act 2005    HC: Penalty proceedings u/s 20 for non compliance of the order passed by the SIC     Right to Information Act 2005   

Case Laws

December 18, 2020
RTI Application and the First Appeal were filed by Neeraj Khattar while the Complaint has been filed in the name of Geeta Khattar - The appellant did not avail the opportunity for hearing to pursue her case - CIC: Complaint is ab initio not maintainable...more>>
December 16, 2020
Copy of caveat alongwith receipt evidence of dispatch of the caveat to caveatee was sought - CIC: Certified copies of documents on the judicial side to be obtained through the mechanism provided under the Supreme Court Rules and not under the RTI Act 2005...more>>



December 14, 2020
Status of CCTNS, Mission Mode Project in Chhattisgarh alongwith supporting documents available with MHA - Respondent: Copies of the contracts, bills, project reports etc. ought to be available with state government - CIC: Re-examine the RTI application...more>>
December 11, 2020
RBL Bank Ltd filed second appeal dated 16.10.2020 as an aggrieved party against the order of First Appellate Authority - Appellant: Grave and irreparable loss would be caused to the Bank if the order passed by the FAA is not stayed - CIC granted a stay ...more>>



December 9, 2020
Appellant informed that she was unable to locate the information on the website of the public authority as no hyper-link was given in the reply - CIC: Consider the RTI application afresh and provide all the available information in the form of hard copies...more>>
December 7, 2020
ICMR manual on hospital infection control guidelines for reducing infection rates morbidity & mortality due to hospital acquired infections - CIC: Contention that the replies did not mention designation of PIO/FAA are noted but there appears no malafide...more>>



Articles

Power to regulate the tenure, salaries and allowances of Information Commissioners
July 19, 2019
A Bill is likely to be tabled today in the Lok Sabha today to amend the RTI Act, 2005   more>>
When shall the Whistleblowers Protection Act be implemented?
June 18, 2019
The murders of whistleblowers can be prevented only by hiding their identity   more>>
How much respect should the order of the Supreme Court command?
April 27, 2019
Supreme Court judgment directing the RBI to disclose the details of defaulters is yet to be enforced   more>>

Comments

Can I file RTI in private hospital for the demand of payment bill?
March 1, 2021
How to obtain operations summary of my patient from the Doctor?   more>>
Information Commission has no authority to review and revise its order at all
February 22, 2021
The compensation has to be paid by the Public Authority and not PIO   more>>
Service book of a government employee contains the history of his/her entire service
February 11, 2021
It is maintained by government and it is not a private record kept by the employee   more>>