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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 2014
O.M. No. and Date Subject
10/1/2013-IR
11/11/2014

 

Report of the Committee to evolve model format for RTI replies

14/9/2014-IR
10/11/2014

 

Guidelines on Internship for Undergraduates pursuing five year integrated course in Law or graduates pursuing Bachelors degree in Law under the Centrally sponsored Scheme on Improving Transparency and Accountability in government through effective implementation of Right to Information Act.

4/7/2014-IR
24/10/2014

 

Appointment of Chief Information Commissioner in the Central Information Commission.

No. 1/1/2013-IR
21/10/2014

 

Uploading of RTI replies on the respective website of Ministry/Department.

NA
20/10/2014

 

Regional Workshop on the theme Implementation of RTI Act -Problems faced and Roadmap for the future to be organised by HIPA, Gurgoan on 4th December,2014.

No. 1/10/2009-IR
07/10/2014

 

RTI online Certificate Course conducted by the Department of Personnel and Training.

No. 1/6/2011-IR
22/09/2014

 

Guidelines on implementation of suo-motu disclosure under Section 4 of RTI Act, 2005-Compliance of.

No. 1/6/2012-IR
22/08/2014

 

Guidelines for grants to ATIs and SICs under the various components of the Centrally Sponsored Scheme on Improving Transparency and Accountability in government through effective implementation of Right to Information Act for the year 2014-2015.

No. 1/3/2014-IR
14/08/2014

Publishing of Compendium of Best Practices on RTI-Volume II.

No. 1/3/2014-IR
30/07/2014

Publishing of Compendium of Best Practices on RTI-Volume.II

No. 4/4/2014-IR
16/07/2014

Appointment of Information Commissioners in Central Information Commission.

No. 1/3/2014-IR
10/07/2014

Extended Date - Publishing of Compendium of Best Practices on RTI - Volume II

No. 1/12/2010-IR
07/07/2014

Financial assistance for Setting up of RTI Cell in Public Authority.

No.1/3/2014-IR
28/05/2014

Publishing of Compendium of Best Practices on RTI-Volume-II

No. 11/14/2008-IR
01/05/2014

Residential training Programme on RTI Act,2005 by Institute by Public Administration (IPA),Bengaluru.

NA
28/03/2014

Report on the National Workshop on RTI Held on 9.1.2014.

No.1/1/2013-IR
14/03/2014

RTI Web Portal for online filing of RTI applications.

1/1/2014-IR


27/02/2014

Guidelines for Right To Information Fellowship - Extension of last date

NA


27/02/2014
Compendium of Best Practices on RTI - Volume I.
No. 4/4/2014-IR


25/02/2014

Appointment of Information Commissioners in the Central Information Commission.

No. 1/44/2009-IR


13/02/2014

Electronic Indian Postal Order-extension of service to Indian Citizens residing in India.

NA


05/02/2014

Guidelines for Right to Information Fellowship.

NA 08/01/2014 National Workshop on Right to Information 9th January, 2014.
No. 1/31/2013-IR


08/01/2014

Order dated 20.11.2013 of the High Court of Kolkata in Writ Petition No.33290 of 2013 in the Case of Mr Avishek Goenka Vs Union of India regarding Personal details of RTI applications-Circulation of.