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: Deemed PIO, Railway Board to show cause why action should not be taken under the RTI Act for misconduct and negligence in providing information to the appellant within the stipulated time period - CIC: Provide the information regarding recruitment     Right to Information Act 2005    CIC: The Second Appeal is infructuous as it has been filed in the name & signature of a different person other than that of the RTI Applicant - CIC: No document is available to suggest that the Appellant was authorised to file this Second Appeal     Right to Information Act 2005    CIC: Spending Rs 35/- for speed post to seek Rs 10/- is a reckless act - CIC: University has a moral & legal responsibility to provide complete information to the father whose son died in mysterious circumstances; Compensation of Rs. 5,000/- granted     Right to Information Act 2005    CIC directed the PIO (Ganapati Public School) to publish the list of teachers, their salary and subjects on their official website u/s 4(1)(b) of the RTI Act; The residential addresses & pay-bills of the teachers or other staff members not to be provided     Right to Information Act 2005    Appellant’s request for copy of treatment of his wife Ms Shobha in Psychiatry ward was denied u/s 8(1)(j) without calling for comments of the third party - CIC directed the PIO to invite comments from the third party u/s 11 & arrive at a reasoned decision     Right to Information Act 2005    CIC: The disciplinary proceedings are continuing since 2008 & the respondent has failed to show reasons as to how disclosure of information would result in impeding the ongoing proceedings; No blanket exemption of Section 8(1)(h) could be invoked     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    PM: People have a right to know where the funds of the political parties are coming from     Right to Information Act 2005    A total of 54,139 corruption cases were registered between 2001-2015 in India     Right to Information Act 2005    Can the Chief Information Commissioner transfer an Information Commissioners to another place?     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.....

 

Now, facility for online filing of RTI application is available for certain ministries - Link http://www.rtifoundationofindia.com/rti-web-portal-launched-citizens-can-file-rti-appl-3393#.VUBWtdKqqko

For a list of public authorities for which RTI application can be filed, please refer to the list attached with the article “Online filing of RTI applications taking a real shape” Read more at: http://www.rtifoundationofindia.com/online-filing-rti-applications-taking-real-shape#.VUBWlNKqqko

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.