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Although the CIC had accepted that there was a delay in providing the necessary information to the petitioner, it had not imposed the penalty as required u/s 20(1) of the RTI Act, 2005 - HC: It is well settled that imposing of the penalty is discretionary     Right to Information Act 2005    CIC: The details of the meetings / annual reports of Indian Gulf Association & other State Associations are not exempt u/s 8 (1) (d) & (f); Disclosure of the names of the Southern Zonal Committee members having voting rights may danger to their security     Right to Information Act 2005    CIC: The RTI application & the first appeal were addressed to ‘NCTE, New Delhi’ which is not the complete address of the respondent authority; Hence, there is a doubt whether they were actually received - CIC: Provide an appropriate reply as per the Act     Right to Information Act 2005    PIO: There was a slight difference in the spelling of college name (the alphabet ‘h’ was missing in the records of AICTE) - CIC: PIO could mention in the reply that the college approved with the AICTE was ‘Vaageswari College’ & not ‘Vaageshwari College’     Right to Information Act 2005    Copies of requisition letter seeking anti-doping from NADA moved by National Rifle Association of India were sought - CIC directed the PIO, NADA & PIO, Min of Sports Affairs to facilitate inspection of the corresponding files & provide certified copies     Right to Information Act 2005    The appellant sought copies of complaint on the basis of which he was suspended - PIO expressed regret for the mistake committed; Assured that the inspection of the documents will be enlarged to the appellant - CIC: Provide copies of selected documents     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    Should “corruption” be factored into studies on the ‘ease of doing business’?     Right to Information Act 2005    Indian Bank Association is a public authority under the RTI Act, 2005     Right to Information Act 2005    Is Electoral Bond a retrograde step for transparency in political funding?     Right to Information Act 2005   
DOPT CIRCULAR 2009
O.M. No. and Date Subject
No. 1/4/2009-IR 05/10/2009 Guide on the Right to Information Act, 2005.
No. 1/33/2009 06/08/2009 Minutes of the Pre-Bid Meeting with the Organisations Shortlisted for Study on Proactive Disclosure held under the Chairmanship of JS(AT&A) on 3rd August, 2009.
No. 1/23/2008-IR 06/08/2009 Minutes of the Pre-Bid Meeting with the Organisations shortlisted for Knowledge Partner and National Resource Centre held under the Chairmanship of JS(AT&A) on 3rd August, 2009.
No. 10/2/2008-IR 01/06/2009 RTI applications received by a public authority relating to information concerning other public authority/authorities.
No.1/20/2009-IR 23/06/2009 Clarification on disclosure of file noting under the Right to Information Act, 2005.
No. 1/7/2009-IR 01/06/2009 Decision dated 3.4.2008 of the High Court of Bombay at Goa in Writ Petition No. 419 of 2007 in the case of Dr. Celsa Pinto Vs. Goa State Information Commission regarding information under the Right to Information Act, 2005.
No. 1/1/2009-IR 22/05/2009 Clarification on constitution of Bench by Central Information Commission (CIC).
No. 1/1/2009-IR 22/05/2009 Clarification on constitution of Bench by Central Information Commission (SIC).
No. 1/23/2008-IR 05/01/2009 Invitation for Expression of Interest (EOI) for Knowledge Partner and National Resource Centre for Implementing the Centrally Sponsored Plan Scheme on `Strengthening, Capacity Building and Awareness Generation for effective implementation of the RTI Act'.
No. 1/33/2008-IR 05/01/2009 Invitation for Expression of Interest (EOI) for Study on the current status of Proactive Disclosures under section 4 of the RTI Act, 2005 in Public Authorities of the Central Government across the country.