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


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   
DOPT CIRCULAR 2011
O.M. No. and Date Subject
No. 4/26/2009-IR 29/10/2011 Appointment of Information Commissioners in the Central Information Commission
No. 1/27/2011-IR 26/12/2011 Guidelines on Internship for Undergraduates pursuing five year integrated course in Law under the Centrally sponsored Scheme on Improving Transparency and Accountability in government through effective implementation of Right to Information Act for the year 2011-2012.
No.1/18/2011-IR 16/09/2011 Observation of Honourable Supreme Court on Right to Information Act, 2005 in Civil Appeal no.6454 of 2011, arising out of SLP (C) No.7526/2009 in the case of Central Board of Secondary Education and Anr.Vs. Aditya Bandopadhyay and Ors.
No. 1/6/2011-IR 01/06/2011 Minutes of the meeting of the Task Force constituted for effect implementation of Section 4 of the RTI Act, 2005 - regarding.
No. 4/8/2011-IR 20/05/2011 Laying of Annual Reports of the Central Information Commission before the Houses of Parliament.
No. 1/7/2009-IR 20/05/2011 Decision dated 03.04.2008 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. 1/12/2010-IR 19/05/2011 Effective Implementation of RTI Act, 2005-Setting up of RTI Cells.
No. 4/10/2011-IR 18/05/2011 Strengthening Implementation of the Right to Information Act, 2005.
No. F.10/9/2008-IR 26/04/2011 Payment of fee under the RTI Act by Indian Postal Order.
No. F.1/5/2011-IR 26/04/2011 Harmonization of fee payable under the Right to Information Act.2005.
No. 1/28/2010-IR 01/03/2011 Offer of Award of Right to Information Fellowship.
No.A-33092/1/2011-ISTM(RTI) 19/01/2011 Improving Transparency and accountability through effective implementation of the Right to Information Act-2005 unde Central Sector Scheme.