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Applicant was legally wedded wife of deceased insurance policy holder & pleaded that the policy amount was paid to her mother in law without informing her - PIO: payments made as per valid nomination - CIC: no larger public interest; appeal rejected     Right to Information Act 2005    Copy of the report of the Board of Officers on the role and functioning of School of Foreign Languages, MOD and a copy of the reply submitted by the Director, SFL, against the report was denied being third party information – CIC: denial upheld     Right to Information Act 2005    List of applicants with their address, status of the case of Tej Singh Vs Union of India etc was sought - CIC: case remanded to Director (MOD) with directions to respond to the first appeal; adverse view taken for non appearance of PIO in spite of notice     Right to Information Act 2005    Information in respect of professional qualifications of Railway Doctors - Appellant: those who use the facilities should have knowledge about the person treating them - CIC: disclose the qualifications & posts held by doctors along with MCI guidelines     Right to Information Act 2005    CIC: RTI Act does not provide any additional time to the PIO in cases where an application may contain more than one queries or an applicant may have filed more than one applications; show cause notice issued to PIO to explain the delay     Right to Information Act 2005    The cause of death of Shri Prashant Singh as mentioned by his successors in the death claim form while claiming the amount from the insurance company was denied claiming that it was third party information - CIC: information denied u/s 8(1)(j)     Right to Information Act 2005    Sexual harassment charges levelled against 62 Delhi Police personnel     Right to Information Act 2005    Are the different socio-economic groups adequately represented in governance?     Right to Information Act 2005    1.13 lakh people reported dog bites while rabies has claimed 26 lives in Chennai     Right to Information Act 2005    Two day seminar to mark nine years of RTI Act, 2005     Right to Information Act 2005    Tejpal : How much money has been spend on rape charge investigation?     Right to Information Act 2005    70 year old RTI activist shot dead in Bankhanda village of Hapur     Right to Information Act 2005    Overcoming Apex Court’s ruling in Girish R Deshpande through the Lokayukta Act     Right to Information Act 2005    After passage of a month, the CRPF is yet to implement the CIC order     Right to Information Act 2005    Is the RTI Act gradually becoming ineffective?     Right to Information Act 2005   
How to file a RTI application

The RTI Act prescribes a very simple procedure for obtaining information. It requires :

Step 1. - Writing an application specifying the particulars of the information sought. More.....

Step 2. - Submitting the evidence of payment of application fee along with the application. More.....

Step 3. - Sending the application to the concerned Public Information Officer /Assistant Public Information Officer. More.....

 

The essential requirements of an application filed under the RTI Act are:

(a) The applicant should be a citizen of India.
(b) The application should contain the particulars of information sought.
(c) The evidence of payment of application fee should be enclosed.
(d) The address of the applicant should be available for sending a reply.

Personal details except those necessary for contacting an applicant are neither required to be mentioned nor can be called for by the PIO.