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


Complainant pressed for action against the then CPIO u/S 20 of RTI Act for delay in transferring the RTI application beyond the stipulated period of 5 days - CIC called for the relevant dispatch & receipt records on the next date of hearing     Right to Information Act 2005    The FAA is an independent quasi-judicial authority; PIO could have sought assistance u/S 5(4) of the RTI Act from the concerned authority - PIO reprimanded to be more meticulous about his duties & give appropriate replies to the RTI applicant within time     Right to Information Act 2005    Information about pension was denied u/s 24 by DRDL, a Schedule II organisation - CIC: No violation of human rights is involved in service matters such as promotion, disciplinary actions, pay increments, retiral benefits, pension, gratuity, etc.     Right to Information Act 2005    CIC: It must be shown that the disclosure of the information would ‘impede’ or even on a lesser threshold ‘hamper’ or ‘interfere’ with the investigation; PIO has failed to discharge this burden u/Section 19(5) - CIC: PIO is hereby issued a strict warning     Right to Information Act 2005    Certain information related to a Medicolegal case was denied by AIIMS u/s 8(1)(j) - Appellant claimed to be the father of the patient - Respondent agreed to provide the information if the patient filed the application himself or authorised the appellant     Right to Information Act 2005    Information about Shram Suvidha cases was denied u/s 8(1)(d) without any explanation - CIC: Merely claiming an exemption under Section 8 is not enough to absolve a PIO from performing the duties cast upon him under the RTI Act; Warning issued to PIO     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    HC: Penalty proceedings u/s 20 for non compliance of the order passed by the SIC     Right to Information Act 2005    Madras HC directs TN Public Service Commission to disclose the details of caste, including sub-caste     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   

Case Laws

February 2, 2012
Stake of Mr. Kalanidhi Maran in Sun TV to be disclosed...more>>
February 2, 2012
Process of selection of the principals of the Sainik Schools ...more>>



February 2, 2012
Disclosure of complaint filed before the special cell...more>>
February 1, 2012
Delay in replying to on-line application...more>>



January 31, 2012
Is disclosure permissible in public interest in cases involving fraud?...more>>
January 30, 2012
Institute of Banking Personnel Selection is covered under the RTI Act – banking recruitment answer-sheets to be disclosed...more>>



Articles

Union Ministry of Defence directed to disclose Joint Operational Doctrines under the RTI Act
October 4, 2018
Fundamental principles by which the military forces guide their actions in support of objectives   more>>
There are a host of issues for law students to do research in respect of the RTI Act, 2005
August 8, 2018
Applications from law students for doing an online internship   more>>
Proposal to amend the RTI Act to vary the salaries payable to the Information Commissioners
July 31, 2018
Arguments against amending the service conditions of the Information Commissioners   more>>

Comments

Army schools are charging different fees from students as per category civil and defence
May 27, 2020
There are no criteria for fee in schools run by Army Welfare Education Society   more>>
महाराष्ट्र के राज्य सूचना आयोग की अमरावती पीठ ने ऑनलाइन सुनवाई करने की पहल की है
May 26, 2020
सूचना आयोग की अपील और शिकायतों की ऑनलाइन सुनवाई करने के लिए संवाद करने का निर्णय   more>>
SC: On the issue of limitation under all general and special Act, it is extended till further orders
May 25, 2020
It is a duty of every Court, Tribunal, Authority to go for video conferencing   more>>