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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   
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.