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Certified copy of answer sheet of two candidates who appeared for the post of reader etc. was denied u/s 8(1)(d) & 8(1)(j) - CIC: provide question paper, answer key & marks of the selected candidates; copy of answersheet of others need not be supplied     Right to Information Act 2005    PIO asked the appellant to make payment of Rs. 10/- for the required information; later transferred the RTI application to the concerned PIO and subsequently denied the required information u/s 8(1)(h) - CIC: denial justified in the eyes of Law     Right to Information Act 2005    Information on the ambulances purchased in connection with the Commonwealth Games 2010, which were subsequently rejected etc was sought - CIC: matter is of high public interest; provide the relevant information along with file notes and other papers     Right to Information Act 2005    Bank denied information as the identity of the appellant being the owner of the account in question not established - CIC: denial upheld; Commission refrained from interfering with the procedure of the bank to establish the identity of an account holder     Right to Information Act 2005    Photocopies of documents issued for payment of superannuation pension to her estranged husband were denied as fiduciary information - CIC: it is a confidential document as per Section 44 of the SBI Act, 1955 which is pari materia with the RTI Act     Right to Information Act 2005    CIC: provide documents on meeting(s) of PMO with Walmart lobbyists, files notings on setting up of Justice Mukul Mudgal Committee to probe lobbying by foreign and steps taken to prevent lobbying; update information of website u/s 4(2)     Right to Information Act 2005    HC issues notice to Haryana government     Right to Information Act 2005    Road repaired by spending Rs. 71 lakhs develops cracks and potholes     Right to Information Act 2005    Meet to discuss experiences of RTI activists     Right to Information Act 2005    SIC imposes a fine of Rs. 500/- on Thane police commissioner office     Right to Information Act 2005    Financial aid to states to set up facilities for online filing of applications under RTI Act     Right to Information Act 2005    RTI activist presumed to be dead turns alive     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.