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Registration details of a vehicle involved in a road accident sought for claiming compensation & other actions against the owner - CIC: such cases have to be treated as extraordinarily urgent; pertains to life & liberty of the victim; reply within 48 hour     Right to Information Act 2005    CIC: National Archives of India to convert the large volume of records held by it into microfilm or digitized form, accompanied by an elaborate index, so as to make it easier for researchers and scholars to look for the information that they need     Right to Information Act 2005    Details of probe into medical lapses in the death of former Chief Justice of India were sought - CIC: medical bill are exempt u/ 8(1)(j) - CIC: Facility provided by govt. to a hospital is out of public funds; provide details of facilities given to Medanta     Right to Information Act 2005    Appellant: for denial of information u/s 8(1)(h), PIO is required to explain as to how disclosure of information would impede the process of investigation - CIC: Public authority advised a proper speaking order should have been issued for denial     Right to Information Act 2005    Details of basis of allotment of the shops at the Lok Nayak Hospital - PIO: there is no policy or guideline - CIC: the Public Authority recommended coming out with a policy of allotting the shops/kiosks to the bidders & uploading the same in their website     Right to Information Act 2005    Information regarding classification of his industry as NPA under SARFAESAI Act etc., was sought - CIC: indicate the specific portion of RBI guidelines according to which a loan account becomes NPA if one fails to pay a loan installments after 90 days     Right to Information Act 2005    Data reveals a sharp drop in the number of Tigers in Maharashtra     Right to Information Act 2005    CIC issues notice to the national political parties for non implementation of its order     Right to Information Act 2005    Karnataka State Open University seeks Rs. 1000/- as fee for providing answersheets     Right to Information Act 2005    51 lakhs spent for electrical fittings and maintenance at Sonia‚Äôs residence     Right to Information Act 2005    Kochi Metro: Tree plantation yet to achieve the target     Right to Information Act 2005    Assets of spouse not to be made public under the Lokpal and Lokayukta Act     Right to Information Act 2005    Evaluation of attendance and work performance of the MPs     Right to Information Act 2005    Amendment in the All India Service (Conduct) Rules, 1968     Right to Information Act 2005    Amendment to the Public Interest Disclosure Resolution by the government     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.