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A one stop destination for all Right to Information (RTI) matters


List of companies who has taken the assets of the Sambhar Salt Limited - CIC: There is a delay of two years in providing complete information; This amounts to grave violation of the provisions of the RTI Act - CIC imposed a penalty of Rs. 500/- on the PIO     Right to Information Act 2005    Action taken on his complaint along with copy of inquiry report was denied under section 8(1)(j) of the RTI Act - CIC: Copy of inquiry report cannot be provided; Provide the broad outcome of the inquiry to the RTI appellant     Right to Information Act 2005    CIC: Since the Cabinet Note was under implementation and the matter was closely connected with economic interest of the country, denial was justified - For not giving a revised reply despite CIC directions, the respondent cautioned     Right to Information Act 2005    Information regarding enquiry in respect of allegations of sexual harassment - CIC: Since the departmental enquiry is over and the appellant has been absolved of the charges, provide information after redacting any personal information of third party(s)     Right to Information Act 2005    Seeking information regarding promotion - PIO: No individual opinion of Central Promotion Committee (CPC) member was recorded and instead, a consolidated opinion was recorded - PIO agreed to furnish a copy of such consolidated opinion     Right to Information Act 2005    Information regarding the details of expenditure incurred by ONGC Mehsana for certain court cases was provided - CIC: As the matter is sub-judice before the District Court and the Commercial Court, no further intervention is required in the matter     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 2 million question! How can you seek answers for your problems using RTI Act?     Right to Information Act 2005    Ordinance amends the Banking Regulation Act as applicable to Co-operative Banks     Right to Information Act 2005    States and Union Territories are running out of beds for the patients of Covid -19 infection     Right to Information Act 2005   

Case Laws

March 10, 2012
PIO should explain why an information is exempt from disclosure under a specific section...more>>
March 9, 2012
Grant of compensation for non-supply of information ...more>>



March 9, 2012
Can an adopted child seek the details of deceased father’s records?...more>>
March 8, 2012
Records seized by DRI are not liable to be disclosed under section 24 of the RTI Act...more>>



March 8, 2012
Agreement between Western Union Money Transfer and Department of Posts not to be disclosed...more>>
March 7, 2012
Department of post ordered to take steps for payment of KVP...more>>



Articles

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>>
Can a Court disallow what an officer can permit under the RTI Act?
April 12, 2019
The recent Supreme Court review judgment on Rafale planes has a discussion regarding RTI Act   more>>

Comments

One cannot knock the door of Consumer Forum in case of deficiency in RTI
June 1, 2020
No additional remedy when there is deficiency of service by the Information Commission   more>>
Was PM Cares Fund established by an order made by the Government?
May 30, 2020
PMO: PM Cares Fund is not a public authority under the ambit of Section 2(h) of the RTI Act   more>>
Is asking for the tentative fee by the PIO legal?
May 29, 2020
The website RTI Foundation of India is really helpful for public at large   more>>