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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

February 5, 2012
Delay due to unnecessary transfer of RTI application...more>>
February 4, 2012
What to do if copy of the delegation of powers is not available?...more>>



February 4, 2012
Appreciation from the Information Commission for setting up a transparent system...more>>
February 3, 2012
Can a PIO take two different stands in respect of similar applications?...more>>



February 3, 2012
Is a private person entitled for a red light on a vehicle?...more>>
February 3, 2012
Can information regarding service benefits be termed as third party information? ...more>>



Articles

HC: No penalty if experienced lawyer says records destroyed by termites
May 14, 2020
Is it the responsibility of the RTI applicant to prove that the PIO is wrong?   more>>
Amidst lockdown, The Right to Information Act (RTI Act) quietly turns sweet sixteen
May 12, 2020
Statistically, RTI is not a burden on the PIOs, though mind-set is slow to change   more>>
COVID 19 casualty – Most State Information Commissions in quarantine
April 29, 2020
COVID lockdown has turned the citizenry into passive consumers of information   more>>

Comments

Details of the Immovable property returns have been put on the website
August 8, 2020
SC has held that property details are personal and can be disclosed in larger public interest   more>>
We have outsourced dialysis services of government hospitals to an agency
August 5, 2020
Details of salary & other benefits paid by the outsource agency to its employees   more>>
Public limited companies are run by the public share money by independent promoter
August 4, 2020
RTI must be implemented for public limited companies when promoter misuse the fund   more>>