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


Information regarding certified copy of MOU signed by LIC of India & Indian Railways was denied u/s 8 (1) (d) - CIC: Furnish information in public interest in the form of a synopsis defining the broad contours of the agreement     Right to Information Act 2005    Appellant sought information regarding action taken on his complaint to CVC & issues related thereto - CIC: RTI Act was promulgated to make the public authorities more transparent & accountable to public; Provide certified copy of CVC investigation report     Right to Information Act 2005    Information relating to the official tours under taken by the Chairman of LIC, the gifts received by him & related issues - CIC: Provide all information pertaining to the expenditure incurred on National/International Travel except the personal details     Right to Information Act 2005    Appellant sought information regarding his complaint - CIC: Respondent could not justify as to how the disclosure of information would "impede" or "hamper" or "interfere" with the investigation; Provide the updated status of the outcome of investigation     Right to Information Act 2005    Respondent: Investigation report was sent to the CVC for further advice; Subsequently, the CVC informed that they treated the complaint as dealt with and closed - CIC: Provide a copy of the letter received from the CVC regarding closure of investigation     Right to Information Act 2005    Appellant asked for the copy of utilization certificate regarding amount released to Darbhanga Medical College by the GoI - Upon a query, the PIO stated that the information could not be furnished earlier for want of proper fee - CIC: Furnish information     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 critical look at the Supreme Court decision regarding setting up the Lokpal     Right to Information Act 2005    maintain a e-register for all PIOs in which all details of RTI applications would be displayed     Right to Information Act 2005    A quick analysis of the draft RTI Rules, 2017     Right to Information Act 2005   

Case Laws

February 1, 2017
UPSC - The process of recruitment of Principal is incomplete as the matter is sub-judice; CAT had directed the UPSC to keep the result of one candidate in a sealed cover & not to disclose the same without the leave of the Tribunal - CIC: Denial upheld ...more>>
January 30, 2017
Information about the eligibility for membership of CSOI - DoPT: Membership is open to serving & retired officers of the grade of Deputy Secretary to the GoI & above from AIS & Group ‘A’ officers of equivalent status - CIC: Provide complete information ...more>>



January 28, 2017
Information about de-reservation of a vacancy reserved for the OBC - CIC: Information in respect of point no. 3 of the RTI application was wrongly denied as the SC order (SLP No. 16870/2012, 16871/2012 & 16872/2012) does not apply to the present case...more>>
January 26, 2017
Information regarding permit to import small quantities of insecticides for test & trial was denied u/s 8 (1) (d) - CIC: Appellant’s allegation regarding release of the insecticides into the market cannot be treated as the ground of larger public interest...more>>



January 24, 2017
The PIO did not transfer the said RTI application u/s 6(3) of the RTI Act to the concerned PIO - CIC issued a Show Cause Notice to the then CPIO to explain why action u/s 20(1) of the RTI Act should not be taken against him...more>>
January 22, 2017
CIC: The term ‘investigation’ used in section 8(1)(h) of the Act should be interpreted broadly and liberally; No investigation could be said to be complete unless it has reached a point where the final decision on the basis of that decision is taken...more>>



Articles

Records must reflect a true and correct state of affairs at the Central Information Commission
May 28, 2016
The Delhi High Court had directed the CIC to maintain a Record of Proceedings   more>>
Does Section 24 apply only to the intelligence & security related activities of the exempt organisations?
April 12, 2016
Several High Court judgments have narrowed the scope of the Section 24 of the RTI Act   more>>
DoPT invites suggestions regarding the manner of disclosure of RTI Applications and appeals
April 6, 2016
Various Information Commissions across the country follow different practice   more>>

Comments

NCRDC has ignored the this minute issue
May 2, 2017
NCRDC has ignored the this minute issue   more>>
Create an online register in every office which has a public information officer
April 21, 2017
Put all the RTI applications filed in every office at every level on a single platform   more>>
There is a need to provide information regarding defence ministries & other paramilitary affairs
April 14, 2017
Officials hide themselves behind the back of national security   more>>