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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   

Case Laws

September 13, 2017
Grievance regarding non-payment of retirement benefits - CIC: The contention of human rights violation could not be sustained keeping in view the nature of information sought in the RTI application wherein the queries were of a different nature...more>>
September 11, 2017
Respondent: The loan taken by M/s Gardenia Aims Developers Pvt. Ltd. became NPA & a settlement proposal is under consideration - CIC: Around 1400 persons have been affected due to non-delivery of flats, Disclosure is in larger public interest...more>>

September 9, 2017
Information regarding documents concerning disposal of appellant’s appeal against the order passed by the Disciplinary Authority was denied u/s 8(1)(e) - CIC: Since the disciplinary proceedings are over, there is no ground to deny the information...more>>
September 8, 2017
CIC: Information pertaining to the disciplinary proceedings should not be disclosed & the reason why such disclosures should not be encouraged is governance - CIC: The proceedings in the disciplinary case have not reached a logical conclusion...more>>

September 6, 2017
CIC recommends that the details of the impugned order of the lower Courts/Tribunal etc. be made available on the website of the High Court to help the stake holders in linking the Court's judgments with the impugned orders...more>>
September 4, 2017
Commission was appalled to learn that exemption u/s 8(1)(j) was claimed on generic information - CIC directed to have this matter inquired & to convene periodic conferences to sensitize the concerned officials about the relevant provisions of the RTI Act...more>>