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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 2015
O.M. No. and Date Subject
No. 1/1/2013-IR (Vol.V)
14/12/2015

 

Extension/Improvement of RTI Online Portal - Action Plan 2016.

 

No. 14/9/2014-IR (Vol.II)
29/10/2015

 

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.

 

14/9/2014-IR(Vol.II)
29/10/2015

 

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

 

No. 10/1/2013-IR
06/10/2015

 

Format for giving information to the applicants under RTI Act - issue of guidelines regarding.

 

NA
06/10/2015

 

Compendium of Best Practices on RTI

 

No. 4/2/2015-IR
09/09/2015

 

Notice for inviting particulars for appointment to the post of Chief Information Commissioner and Information Commissioners in the Central Information Commission.( last date of receiving application is 12.10.2015)

 

No. 1/5/2011-IR
10/07/2015

 

Harmonization of RTI (Fee and Cost) Rules and Appeal Procedure Rules under Right to Information Act, 2005.

 

No. 1/1/2013-IR
09/07/2015

 

76th Report of the Department Related Parliamentary Standing Committee on Personnel, Public Grievances, Law and Justice - Recommendation regarding suo-motu disclosure under Section 4 of Right to Information Act, 2005.

 

No. 1/6/2012-IR
02/07/2015

 

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 Acts for the year 2015-16

 

NA
29/06/2015

 

Implementation of Suo Motu disclosure under Section 4 of RTI Act, 2005.

 

No. 1/1/2014-IR(Vol.III)
23/06/2015

 

Extended Date - Right to Information Fellowships - 2015

 

NA
05/06/2015

 

Right to Information Fellowship 2015 guidelines

 

10/1/2013-IR
17/03/2015

 

Format for giving information to the applicants under RTI Act seeking comments from public regarding.

 

1/32/2013-IR
17/02/2015

 

Guidelines for PIOs/First Appellate Authorities for supply of Information and disposal of first appeal respectively - reiteration of

 

1/3/2014-IR
14/01/2015

 

Introduction of postal stamps as RTI fee/cost - seeking comments from public regarding