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Appellant: When an Enquiry Officer had accepted in his report that he was clear and had no allegations, how he was found guilty and punished? CIC: For redressal of his grievance, the Appellant is advised to approach an appropriate forum     Right to Information Act 2005    Copy of complaint, enquiry report & action taken against Mr. S. Gopalakrishnan, S. Talluri, P. Siva Prasad, C. Ravindernath, V. Srinivasan & V.S. Prabhakara Gupta, for professional misconduct in the Satyam case was denied by ICAI - Denial upheld by CIC     Right to Information Act 2005    An alleged victim of sexual harassment was not provided with the documents of the enquiry based on which the matter was adjudicated - CIC: Prevention of Sexual Harassment Act, 2013 does not eclipse the right of a victim to access the same under RTI     Right to Information Act 2005    Due to the inability of the Appellant to establish the suitability of the Respondent (DAV Centenary Public School, Sirsa) falling within the purview of Section 2(h) of the RTI Act, 2005, no further intervention of the CIC is required in the matter     Right to Information Act 2005    The CPIO had not complied with the directions of the FAA’s order - CIC directed to issue a Show Cause Notice to the CPIO, State Bank of India for explaining as to why action under Section 20(1) of the RTI Act should not be initiated against him     Right to Information Act 2005    CIC: Copy of order of the SBI to publish the advertisement in ‘Bureau Times-An International Magazine’ & the amount paid for advertisement cannot be construed as information that relates to commercial confidence & personal information of a third party     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    Analysis of the Supreme Court Judgment regarding disclosure of Civil Service results by UPSC     Right to Information Act 2005    Analysis of affidavits of candidates contesting in the Nagaland Assembly Elections     Right to Information Act 2005    Does the Government have any mechanism to monitor compliance of its own directive?     Right to Information Act 2005   

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October 5, 2017
Appellant sought information about steps taken to promote Boudh Circuit and World Heritage sites by the Central and State Governments - CIC: Provide certified copies of documents related to sanctioning of the projects under Swadesh Darshan Theme...more>>
October 3, 2017
Appellant mentioned the name as Tapas Sen and on another occasion as Tapas Sarkar - PIO sought correct identification to which the appellant did not respond - CIC: In the absence for specific request for information, the appeal cannot be entertained ...more>>

October 1, 2017
CIC: It is height of adamant anti-RTI attitude to say that request about frauds & action taken on them is ‘no information’ u/s 2(f) - CIC directed to provide a comprehensive report - Show cause notice for penalty & initiating disciplinary action issued...more>>
September 29, 2017
65 Appeals & Complaints were pending for adjudication by CIC - The Central Registry of CIC failed to provide any related documents because their efforts have not yielded any result in tracing documents to enable reconstruction of files - CIC: Cases closed...more>>

September 27, 2017
List of research publications of Dr. Tewary was sought - Respondent: Research publications of IGFRI scientists are published in the Annual Report & are available on website, Scientists wise information was not compiled separately - CIC upheld the order ...more>>
September 25, 2017
Information about certain roll numbers was sought - UGC transferred the RTI application to Global Open University - CIC: The Global Open University is recognized by UGC & the information sought could have been obtained from the University concerned...more>>