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


PIO: Information asked regarding the salary/ payment audit report and objection of auditor on the pay scale of supervisory staff of Cantonment Board contains the disclosure of information of individuals - CIC: Denial of information u/s 8(1)(e) upheld     Right to Information Act 2005    Show-cause notice issued to PIO for penalty u/s 20 - CIC issued an advisory that orders/judgments of the CAT, Mumbai should be regularly uploaded on their website so that the citizens do not feel constrained to file RTI Applications to seek their copy     Right to Information Act 2005    Proof of payment made by IOCL against certain invoices raised by Supreme Advertising was sought - CIC: Appellant is seeking information in his individual capacity which is of commercial nature between IOCL and SAPL; Exempt u/s 8(1)(d) read with 8(1)(j)     Right to Information Act 2005    CIC: There is a delay in giving complete information - CIC: The respondent has tendered his unconditional apology for delay in giving reply to the appellant - CIC issued a strict warning to the PIO to be careful in future and dropped the show cause notice     Right to Information Act 2005    CIC heard 10 appeals against Tata Institute of Fundamental Research - CIC: It is a glaring example of misuse of the RTI mechanism where a never ending process of seeking information is resorted to by manufacturing a series of queries based on the response     Right to Information Act 2005    Appellant sought the norms to set up a retail outlet (Petrol pump) in a village & whether 3 retail outlets can be set in a village etc. - PIO: Feasibility Report is an internal assessment which is of commercial confidence - CIC: Denial u/s 8(1)(d) upheld     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    Is disclosure of reasons for seeking the information necessary under the RTI Act?     Right to Information Act 2005    The PM-KISAN Yojana require the proactive disclosure of the list of beneficiaries in every gram panchayat     Right to Information Act 2005    PM-KISAN beneficiary data gives opportunity to examine the situation of farmers     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.