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


CIC: If Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports says that they do not know the schedule or roster of sports of the year in the nation, there is nothing more embarrassing that this - CIC: Post copies of schedules on the official website as required u/s 4(1)(b)     Right to Information Act 2005    CIC: With respect to the six missing pages in the file, the CIC directs an Enquiry to be conducted to examine the cause behind such untraceable papers; The enquiry report should be submitted before the CIC within three weeks of receipt of this order     Right to Information Act 2005    CIC admonished the representatives of the PIO over the incorrigible conduct of the said PIO, as has been observed in a number of matters adjudicated upon by the bench in the past - Show case notice issued to Lt. Col Rohit Jalwi for imposing penalty     Right to Information Act 2005    Information regarding granting of MACP - CIC: The Respondent should post the minutes of the decision taken by the duly constituted committee for grant of MACP, in accordance with the laid down criterion on its website within 15 days     Right to Information Act 2005    Information about training programme attended loco pilots of various grades etc. was denied stating that information is voluminous & exempt u/s 8(1)(j) - CIC: Sec 7(9) of the RTI Act is not an exemption clause & cannot be quoted for denying information     Right to Information Act 2005    Around 450 RTI applications and 400 appeals relating to Central University Jharkhand were filed seeking information on alleged corruption - Appellant requested the CIC to allow him to withdraw all his appeals which was accepted by CIC     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    Code of Conduct for Judicial Employees and Judges     Right to Information Act 2005    Making RTI an engine of development     Right to Information Act 2005    Official data regarding the complaints of human rights violations between 2012-2016     Right to Information Act 2005   
Acknowledgement

1.     Dr. (Mrs.) Anuradha Verma

All the contents appearing in the site have been written, compiled, and collected by Dr. (Mrs.) Anuradha Verma to which this site owes its thanks.

She is a post graduate in Zoology and her PhD thesis work “Impact of Tourism on the Ecology and Large Mammals of Pench National Park” has been widely acclaimed.

Her column “DATE WITH RTI” is perhaps the longest running regular column on the subject which debuted in the year 2008 in the site whispersinthecorridors.com. This column discusses one CIC order every Monday and is also a part of the monthly magazine by the same name.

She has co-authored the book “Right to Information – Law and Practice” published by M/s Taxmann, New Delhi which has been widely appreciated and its second edition has been released. Her recent book “PIO’s guide to RTI” has been published in September 2011 by the same publisher and has been well received by the readers. She has a new dimension to the RTI Act by analysing it from different angles based on the need of the users thereby giving a sectoral look to it.

She is working at the Indian Institute of Management, Indore looking exclusively after the RTI matters since May 2010. She has published many analytical studies and is conducting training for many organisations. She also provides consultancy on RTI matters to individuals and organisations.

2.     M/s InfoBeans

The site owes special thanks to M/s InfoBeans, particularly Mr Siddharth Sethi, Mr. Rajagopalan Kannan and Mr Ashish Jain who deserve applaud for the pains taken by them in creating the site. It is due to their efforts that you are able to see the site on the screen. They are the persons responsible for the “wow” effect.

3.     M/s Taxmann

M/s Taxmann, (New Delhi) is a leading publisher of India and has been a constant support in all the academic endeavours. Some of the material in the site is based on the book “PIO’s guide to RTI” for which the readers may also refer to the original publication.