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


Deciding appeals under the RTI Act is a quasi judicial function - The FAA should see that justice is not only done but it should also appear to have been done - The expression "public interest" must be viewed in its strict sense with all its exceptions     Right to Information Act 2005    CIC: The PIO to showcause why action should not be taken under the RTI Act for his misconduct & negligence - CIC instructed the MGM Medical College to convene periodic conferences to sensitize & educate the concerned officials about the RTI provisions     Right to Information Act 2005    CIC perused the two RTI Applications written in the same hand writing filed by different individuals - CIC: This does not take away the gross violation of the RTI provisions by the PIO - CIC expressed severe displeasure & marked a copy of the order to FAA     Right to Information Act 2005    Appellant: Denial of information u/s 8(1)(h) is rather bizarre as the case pertains to a period dating back 22 years - CIC: PIO mechanically invoked the exemption on the premise that de novo inquiries are pending against the Appellant; Inspection allowed     Right to Information Act 2005    Appellant sought copy of remarks, noting of concerned authorities on her 9 letters, copy of show-cause notice issued to her husband Lt. Col. Arun Gulati and copy of the said officer’s reply - CIC: The denial of information u/s 8(1)(j) is not appropriate     Right to Information Act 2005    Copies of testimonials submitted by the candidates at the time of their appointments was denied under Section 8(1)(e) of the RTI Act - CIC: Mere allegation of corruption cannot imply larger public interest; No further intervention of the CIC is required     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 the recent appointment of Government Officials as Information Commissioners null and void?     Right to Information Act 2005    There can be no dispute that the human rights would include life and liberty     Right to Information Act 2005    What are the criteria for selecting the Information Commissioners?     Right to Information Act 2005   
DOPT CIRCULAR 2013
O.M. No. and Date Subject
No. 1/6/2011-IR 10/12/2013 Guidelines on implementation of suo-motu disclosure under Section 4 of RTI Act, 2005 — Compliance of.
No. 1/32/2013-IR 28/11/2013 Guide on the Right to Information Act, 2005 - Updated Version.
No. 1/6/2011-IR 21/11/2013 Guidelines for suo motu disclosure by state govt.
No. 1/22/2013 - IR 1/11/2013 Guidelines on Internship for Undergraduates pursing five year integrated course in Law or graduates pursuing Bachelors dergree 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 2012-2013
No. 1/44/2009-IR 7/10/2013 Extending the facility of e-IPO for payment of RTI fee in Indian Missions by Indian citizens abroad.
No. 1/37/2009-IR 4/10/2013 Quarterly progress on the flagship programmes under the DMU mechanism.
No. 11/2/2013-IR 14/08/2013 Disclosure of personal information under the RTI Act, 2005.
No. 1/1/2013-/IR 12/08/2013 Extension of RTI web portal for online filing of RTI application.
No. 1/6/2010 -IR 16/08/2013 Guidelines on Awareness Generation and Capacity building components of the Central Sector Scheme on "Improving Transparency and Accountability in government through effective implementation of Right to lnformation Act"
No. 1/3/2013-IR 2/08/2013 A 360 Degree study on the implementation of the Right to Information Act, 2005.
No. 1/1/2013 -IR 30/07/2013 Extension of RTI web portal for online filing of RTI application.
No. 1/13/2013 -IR 23/07/2013 Proposal for an amendment to the Right to Information Act, 2005 in the light of the decision of Central Information Commission dated 03.06.2013 in the case of political parties
No. 1/6/2012 -IR 18/07/2013 Guidelines on Awareness Generation and Capacity building components of the Centrally Sponsored Scheme on "Improving Transparency and Accountability in government through effective implementation of Right to Information Act" for the year 2013-2014 to 2015-2016
No.1/3/2012-IR 15/07/2013 Publishing of Compendium of Best Practices on RTI
No. 1/3/2013-IR 28/06/2013 Publishing of Compendium of Best Practices on RTI.
No. 1/26/2012-IR 21/05/2013 Replies to Additional Queries raised regarding 360 degree study on implementation of RTI Act.
No. 1/1/2013-IR 17/05/2013 Extension of RTI web portal. for online filling of RTI application
No. 1/26/2012-IR 14/05/2013 Replies to queries raised in the pre-bid conference regarding 360 degree study on implementation of RTI Act.
No. 4/3/2013 -IR 31/05/2013 Appointment of Information Commissioners in the Central Information Commission
No. 1/3/2013-IR 14/05/2013 Publishing of Compendium of Best Practices on RTI
No. 1/26/2012-IR 26/04/2013 A 360 Degree study on the implementation of the Right to Information Act, 2005 - Issue of RFP
No. 1/1/2013-IR 22/04/2013 Launch of RTI web portal for online filing of RTI application.
No. 1/1/2013-IR 15/04/2013 Hiring of Personnel for Project Monitoring Unit.
No. 1/6/2011-IR 15/04/2013 Implementation of suo motu disclosure under Section 4 of RTI Act, 2005 - Issue of guidelines regarding.
No. 1/26/2012-IR 11/04/2013 A 360 degree study on implementation of RTI Act, 2005
No. 1/8/2012-IR 03/04/2013 Suo motu disclosure on official tours of Ministers and other officials.
No.G-14019/2/Cash/11 22/03/2013 Sub moto disclosure on official tours of the Officers on the Website of DOPT.
No. 1/44/2009-IR 22/03/2013 Electronic Indian Postal Order - launching of.
No.12/31/2013-IR 11/02/2013 Timely intimation about payment of additional fee under RTI Act, 2005.
No. 1/26/2012-1R 18/01/2013 Last date for submission of the EOI has been extended upto 5 PM on 28.1.2013.
No. 1/37/2009-1R 07/01/2013 Quarterly progress on the flagship programmes under the DMU mechanism.
No. 1/26/2012-IR 04/01/2013 A 360 degree study of the implementation of the RTI Act, 2005.