A one stop destination for all Right to Information (RTI) matters
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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    Information regarding ambulances purchased for the Commonwealth Games 2010, which were subsequently rejected & again taken from the same dealer was sought - CIC: the matter is of high public interest; provide file notes & other records of purchase     Right to Information Act 2005    Marks of Civil Services Exam of a candidate who failed were denied in terms of the gazette notification - CIC: Section 22 of the RTI Act has overriding effect; Public authority is free to clarify that these are raw marks & have not been moderated     Right to Information Act 2005    CIC: public authority to voluntarily disclose the criteria for grant of permission for digging the recharge wells, details of fee to be paid & any other information required to process an application so that a citizen does not to file an RTI Application     Right to Information Act 2005    CIC: it appears that no personal hearing was afforded to the appellant to make their submissions before the FAA, hence, the order of FAA is against the principles of natural justice & Section 19(1); it is not legally tenable; matter remanded to FAA     Right to Information Act 2005    Copy of the original order signed by the Reviewing Authority to dispose of the review petition of appellant against dismissal was denied u/s 8(1)(d) & Section 8(1)(e) - CIC: disclosure can’t harm the competitive position of the Bank or of a third party     Right to Information Act 2005    RTI activist presumed to be dead turns alive     Right to Information Act 2005    HC directs CIC to dispose complaint against Sonia Gandhi expeditiously     Right to Information Act 2005    No action taken against advocates by state Bar Council in past five years     Right to Information Act 2005    Nearly 50 abortions in Delhi everyday     Right to Information Act 2005    CIC ask the Delhi High Court to amend its RTI rules     Right to Information Act 2005    HC: Bring all schemes for victims of sexual assault under one authority     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.