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CIC: The certified copy of a circular issued in 2008 could not be provided after more than one and half years - CIC: The mere administrative transfer of RTI application to the corporate office of the IRCTC was not the correct procedure; PIO warned     Right to Information Act 2005    CIC cautioned the appellant to desist from abuse of RTI Act and stop harassing the public authority & the Commission - CIC: The abusive & repetitive RTI applications could be rejected in the public interest & to secure the interests of genuine RTI seekers     Right to Information Act 2005    Applicant: Is Provident Fund at IIFM, Bhopal was governed by PF Act, 1925? - CIC: Appellant is not allowed to deviate from the subject matter of the RTI application at appellate stage; For additional information, a fresh RTI application may be filed     Right to Information Act 2005    Copies of certain documents in connection with Regency Convention Centre & Hotels Pvt. Ltd., Mumbai were sought - CIC: It is a matter of internal confidential official communications which is well protected under the RTI Act & the Evidence Act, 1882     Right to Information Act 2005    Certified copy of rolls of advocate submitted by Karnataka State Bar Council to Bar Council of India was sought - CIC advised to maintain updated list of advocates on roll; PIO advised to be cautious in future & ensure information is provided within time     Right to Information Act 2005    The complainant sought to know action taken by the CBSE on the application for amendment in the date of birth of her daughter - CIC: As the date of birth of the complainant’s daughter has been corrected by the Board, no further action is called for     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    Details of negotiations regarding the return of hydel projects in J & K denied     Right to Information Act 2005    CIC holds that the Special Investigation Team is a public authority under RTI     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   
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Articles

Details of negotiations regarding the return of hydel projects in J & K denied
November 1, 2017
CIC rules that disclosure would affect the commercial confidence of NHPC   more>>
CIC holds that the Special Investigation Team is a public authority under RTI
October 11, 2017
SIT was constituted by the Government to investigate all matters relating to 'black money'   more>>
Proviso to Section 24 of RTI Act applies to all cases of corruption or human rights violation
September 13, 2017
Whether the information pertains to the exempt intelligence & security organization or not is irrelevant   more>>

Comments

PIO getting away with only warning for years of delay is disgusting
November 16, 2017
Is penalty the only solution for delay in reply to RTI Application?   more>>
Third Party has the right represent as to why it will be unnecessary invasion to his right to privacy
November 15, 2017
The CPIO is to decide if the information is prima-facie in larger public interest   more>>
‘Sushasan ke liye Charcha’ will be held on 13 Novemeber at 5.45. PM in Mumbai
November 13, 2017
Success stories through RTI to be discussed   more>>