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

Multiple RTI Applications - CIC: Even if the complainant had filed 47 RTI applications, it is the duty of the PIO under the provisions of the RTI Act to dealt each application separately & give reply to the RTI applicants after proper application of mind     Right to Information Act 2005    Copies of guidelines by the Government of India and CBI as regards the policy parameters for initiation and acceptance of CBI enquiry in matters related with the Central or State Government - CIC: Appellant could not substantiate allegations of corruption     Right to Information Act 2005    Information regarding Aarogya Setu Data Access & Knowledge Sharing Protocol was sought - CIC: First appeal was not enclosed with complaint memo & might have been filed after the complaint was filed; This complaint cannot be converted into a second appeal     Right to Information Act 2005    Is an appellant is entitled to get a copy of the comparative statement of the tenderers for the aforesaid tender after its finalization? - CIC: Provide it after redacting the commercial /personal information of the bidders such as TIN no., PAN no. etc.     Right to Information Act 2005    ODI List - Information about number of officers in the ODI list, those exonerated, date of review meeting was denied u/s 8(1)(h) and 8(1)(j) - CIC: Disclosure would defeat the very purpose of surveillance conducted through the established procedure of ODI     Right to Information Act 2005    Web link of gazette notification was provided on request for a certified copy of UGC regulations making National Eligibility Test or PhD as minimum mandatory qualification for the appointment of lecturers - CIC: Providing certified copy is not mandatory     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

June 24, 2020
CIC is not aware of the contents of Dr. T Ramasami Committee report on revamping Agricultural Research and Development and it can’t be accessed, the denial of report upheld u/s 8(1)(a); Scope of RTI enquiry cannot be expanded at appeal stage...more>>
June 22, 2020
CIC: PIO shall note that the denial of merit list under Section 8(1)(j) of RTI Act was not appropriate as merit list of recruitments held for public posts should ordinarily be available in public domain in the interest of transparency and probity...more>>

June 20, 2020
Under what rule did the Delhi Police allow Inspector Sandeep Panwar to pursue a regular LL.B degree? - CIC: The term “third party information” has not been defined in the RTI Act; Educational qualification of a third party is exempt u/s 8(1)(j) of RTI Act...more>>
June 18, 2020
Details of TA and DA paid against a bill in respect of her late husband was sought - CIC: Provide the certified copies of the complete TA bill; PIO cautioned to be careful in future and ensure that complete information is provided to prevent appeals...more>>

June 16, 2020
CIC: Reply was not sent via speed post & hence it might not have been delivered; Resend the copy of replies via speed post - CIC cautioned the PIO to be careful in future in respect of despatch of RTI correspondence; Keep the tracking report for record...more>>
June 14, 2020
Information about medical claim - CIC: PIO to make fresh earnest efforts to trace the records sought by the Appellant on the basis of documents submitted by him; 11 weeks’ time granted to provide compliance on account of impending Delhi Assembly Elections...more>>