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


CIC: RTI Applications are being filed for seeking clarifications on various policy matters of the Office of the Controller General of Patents, Designs & Trade Marks - CIC: Relevant information can be placed in the public domain as per suo motu disclosure     Right to Information Act 2005    Recruitment to the post of Scientist B and Scientific/ Technical Assistant A by NIELIT - CIC: Reply incomplete as no exemption clause claimed u/s 8 - CIC: Guidelines & instructions issued for conduct of an examination and cannot be termed as confidential     Right to Information Act 2005    Information regarding cost analysis of Cement and Steel produced in India - PIO was not able to locate the holder of information - CIC: Unless PIO is certain as to who is the custodian, he cannot transfer the RTI application to any other public authority     Right to Information Act 2005    LPG benefits under Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana - PIO: It does not pertain to RL Division - CIC: The PIO should have transferred the application to the holder of the information u/s 6(3), or obtained the information by taking assistance u/s 5(4)     Right to Information Act 2005    Reasons for not auctioning the property seized by SEBI and the likely date of auction - PIO: Clarification is not information u/s 2(f) - CIC: Appellant is investor in the said company, therefore he has a right to know the status of these seized properties     Right to Information Act 2005    Information about various Regulatory State Council (Medical, Dental, Nursing & Physiotherapy) - CIC: No reply has been provided by the then PIO or FAA; It is disappointing to note the utter disregard towards the provisions of the RTI Act; SCN for penalty     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    Providing copy of “Inter-Caste Marriage” certificates tantamounts to providing third party information     Right to Information Act 2005    Is a reply to a RTI application admissible in a court of law as evidence?     Right to Information Act 2005    Analysis of the Central Information Commission’s (CIC) Annual Report for the year 2020-21     Right to Information Act 2005   
FAQ

How should an appellant file the second appeal before the Information Commission?

In respect of Central Information Commission, the procedure to be adopted has been prescribed under the CIC (Appeal Procedure) Rules, 2005. Similarly, the procedure followed by State Information Commissions is governed by the Rules notified by the respective State Governments in this regard.

An appeal to the CIC should contain the following information:-

(i)  Name and address of the appellant;

(ii) Name and address of the CPIO against the decision of whom the appeal is preferred;

(iii) Particulars of the order including number, if any, against which the appeal is preferred;

(iv) Brief facts leading to the appeal

(v) If the appeal is preferred against deemed refusal, the particulars of the application, including number and date and name and address of the CPIO to whom the application was made;

(vi) Prayer or relief sought;

(vii) Grounds for the prayer or relief;

(viii) Verification by the appellant; and

(ix) Any other information which the Commission may deem necessary for deciding the appeal.

 

An appellant should enclose the following documents with the appeal:-

(i) self-attested copies of the Orders or documents against which the appeal is being preferred;

(ii) copies of documents relied upon by the appellant and referred to in the appeal; and

(iii) an index of the documents referred to in the appeal.