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PIO: Sharing of location is not allowed to anyone, including the owner - CIC: As the appellant is seeking information regarding the details & location of his own mobile, the same cannot be said to be a third party information; No exemption claimed by PIO     Right to Information Act 2005    Copy of the agreement entered into by BSNL with the Contractor in relation to the engaging vehicles and related information was denied - Appellant alleged irregularities and submitted that no agreement is secret - CIC upheld the denial of information     Right to Information Act 2005    Information pertaining to service details of her husband were denied u/s 8(1)(j) of the RTI Act - Appellant claimed that she continues to be the wife of the individual regarding whom information has been sought - CIC: Process as per Section 11 of RTI Act     Right to Information Act 2005    Details of the employees in terms of their monthly salary and all its components; parents’ names; date of birth, educational and qualification details etc. were denied u/s 8(1)(j) - CIC: Monthly emoluments ought to be suo motu disclosed u/s 4(1)(b)(x)     Right to Information Act 2005    CIC: PIO provided a grossly inappropriate reply stating that the information sought is not clear, even as the RTI Application was extremely specific; PIO warned against such sheer negligence & causing unwarranted obstruction to right to info of citizens     Right to Information Act 2005    Steps taken to implement Supreme Court directions issued regarding the implementation of NOTA option during elections - Deciding appeals is a quasi judicial function under RTI - Matter remanded matter back to the FAA to decide the First Appeal     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    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    HC: No penalty if experienced lawyer says records destroyed by termites     Right to Information Act 2005   
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Case Laws

February 7, 2012
Penalty may be recovered from the pension of the PIO...more>>
February 7, 2012
Accommodating the date of personal hearing for saving government expenses...more>>



February 7, 2012
Can the Telephone Bills be disclosed in Public Interest? ...more>>
February 6, 2012
Should the details of a government bank account be disclosed?...more>>



February 6, 2012
Information about CHA's registration and renewal is personal information...more>>
February 6, 2012
Can the Telephone Bills be disclosed in Public Interest? ...more>>



Articles

An analysis of the orders of the CIC : RTI Study 3
September 4, 2012
The format of the order and the monthly disposal of cases by the CIC were taken up for analysis.   more>>
An analysis of the orders of the CIC : RTI Study 2
August 31, 2012
Study of the penalty proceedings, compensation awarded and the recommendations given by the CIC   more>>
An analysis of the orders of the CIC : RTI Study 1
August 29, 2012
Outcome of the appeals filed with the CIC – 1 out of 4 appellants gets the complete information in second appeal   more>>

Comments

Is it required that the First Appellate Authority be the controlling officer of the records?
July 12, 2020
The First Appellate Authority should be a gazetted officer   more>>
RTI appeals and complaints are languishing in the Information Commissions for over a year
July 8, 2020
Information Commissions must dispose of second appeals within 45 days   more>>
Chief Information Commissioner of Maharashtra starts video conferencing for 2nd appeal
June 22, 2020
Mr. Sumit Mullick has cleared 164 cases in span of a week   more>>