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


List of companies who has taken the assets of the Sambhar Salt Limited - CIC: There is a delay of two years in providing complete information; This amounts to grave violation of the provisions of the RTI Act - CIC imposed a penalty of Rs. 500/- on the PIO     Right to Information Act 2005    Action taken on his complaint along with copy of inquiry report was denied under section 8(1)(j) of the RTI Act - CIC: Copy of inquiry report cannot be provided; Provide the broad outcome of the inquiry to the RTI appellant     Right to Information Act 2005    CIC: Since the Cabinet Note was under implementation and the matter was closely connected with economic interest of the country, denial was justified - For not giving a revised reply despite CIC directions, the respondent cautioned     Right to Information Act 2005    Information regarding enquiry in respect of allegations of sexual harassment - CIC: Since the departmental enquiry is over and the appellant has been absolved of the charges, provide information after redacting any personal information of third party(s)     Right to Information Act 2005    Seeking information regarding promotion - PIO: No individual opinion of Central Promotion Committee (CPC) member was recorded and instead, a consolidated opinion was recorded - PIO agreed to furnish a copy of such consolidated opinion     Right to Information Act 2005    Information regarding the details of expenditure incurred by ONGC Mehsana for certain court cases was provided - CIC: As the matter is sub-judice before the District Court and the Commercial Court, no further intervention is required in the matter     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 2 million question! How can you seek answers for your problems using RTI Act?     Right to Information Act 2005    Ordinance amends the Banking Regulation Act as applicable to Co-operative Banks     Right to Information Act 2005    States and Union Territories are running out of beds for the patients of Covid -19 infection     Right to Information Act 2005   

Case Laws

July 14, 2020
PIO: Sharing of location is not allowed to anyone, including the owner - CIC: As the appellant is seeking information regarding the details & location of his own mobile, the same cannot be said to be a third party information; No exemption claimed by PIO...more>>
July 12, 2020
Copy of the agreement entered into by BSNL with the Contractor in relation to the engaging vehicles and related information was denied - Appellant alleged irregularities and submitted that no agreement is secret - CIC upheld the denial of information ...more>>



July 10, 2020
Information pertaining to service details of her husband were denied u/s 8(1)(j) of the RTI Act - Appellant claimed that she continues to be the wife of the individual regarding whom information has been sought - CIC: Process as per Section 11 of RTI Act...more>>
July 8, 2020
Details of the employees in terms of their monthly salary and all its components; parents’ names; date of birth, educational and qualification details etc. were denied u/s 8(1)(j) - CIC: Monthly emoluments ought to be suo motu disclosed u/s 4(1)(b)(x)...more>>



July 6, 2020
CIC: PIO provided a grossly inappropriate reply stating that the information sought is not clear, even as the RTI Application was extremely specific; PIO warned against such sheer negligence & causing unwarranted obstruction to right to info of citizens...more>>
July 4, 2020
Steps taken to implement Supreme Court directions issued regarding the implementation of NOTA option during elections - Deciding appeals is a quasi judicial function under RTI - Matter remanded matter back to the FAA to decide the First Appeal ...more>>