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Is MEA is aware that Dr. Ambedkar in his work “The Riddles in Hinduism” had attacked Indian Gods? CIC: Since no information was to be provided to the complainant, it cannot be said that information was withheld; No action for imposition of penalty on PIO     Right to Information Act 2005    After a lapse of more than 2 years, the applicant was asked to apply in CA-I form to obtain the requisite information - CIC: There is an apparent violation of the RTI Act and the same cannot be condoned; Show cause notice issued to PIO for penalty     Right to Information Act 2005    The Appellant sought information pertaining to the actions taken in the last one year on his representation from the National Commission for Scheduled Castes – CIC: PIO to reply why penal action should not be initiated against him u/s 20 of the RTI Act     Right to Information Act 2005    Monad (private) University was unable to provide the information due to destruction of records in a fire incident which is substantiated by the FIR lodged - CIC: PIO shall make an effort to trace the records & provide any additional relevant information     Right to Information Act 2005    Copy of Charge Memo and other documents connected with a departmental proceedings were denied citing the matter as sub-judice - CIC expressed displeasure over the conduct of PIO in citing Section 8(1)(h) for denying information & warned him to be careful     Right to Information Act 2005    PIO did not attend the hearing though the notice was duly served - The representative seemed poorly prepared and was unable to provide proper replies to the queries - CIC: The casual approach of the PIO was viewed seriously and a last opportunity given     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    Electoral Bonds have become the preferred route for corporates and individuals making large donations     Right to Information Act 2005    Office of the Chief Justice of India is covered under the ambit of the RTI Act     Right to Information Act 2005    Government notifies amendment to RTI Rules in respect of the Information Commissioners     Right to Information Act 2005   
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O.M. No. and Date Subject
No. F.10/9/2008-IR 05/12/2008 Payment of fee under the RTI Act by demand draft/bankers cheque/Indian Postal Order.
No. 1/38/2007-IR 20/11/2008 Guidelines on `Plan Scheme'.
No. 1/5/2005-IR Vol.II 20/11/2008 Filling up of the post of Registrar in the pay scale of Rs. 18400-22,400 (Pre-revised) in the Central Information Commission, New Delhi.
No. 1/14/2008-IR 28/07/2008 Clarification regarding Sub-sections (4) and (5) of Section 5 of the Right to Information Act, 2005.
No.11/2/2008-IR 10/07/2008 Clarification regarding format in which information should be supplied under the RTI Act, 2005.
No. 4/9/2008-IR 24/06/2008 Courteous behavior with the persons seeking information under the RTI Act, 2005.
No. 1/12/2008-IR 23/06/2008 Initiatives for effective implementation of the RTI Act, 2005.
No. 10/2/2008-IR 12/06/2008 RTI applications received by a public authority regarding information concerning other public authority/authorities.
No. 13/10/2007-IR 29/04/2008 Special Civil Application No. 23305 of 2007 - Ahmedabad Education Society & Another Vs. UOI & Ors.
No. 1/3/2008-IR 25/04/2008 Guidelines for the officers designated as first appellate authority under the Right to Information Act, 2005.
No. 1/4/2008-IR 25/04/2008 Guidelines for the Public Authorites under the Right to Information Act, 2005.
No. 11/12/2008-IR 22/04/2008 Transfer of applications under the RTI Act, 2005.
No. 1/69/2007-IR 27/02/2008 Guidelines for the officers designated as Central Public Information Officer under the Right to Information Act, 2005.
No. 1/26/2007-IR 09/01/2008 Involving Non-Governmental Organisations for spreading awareness about the RTI Act, 2005.