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Appellant sought the total marks scored and a comparative chart for finalizing the promotional list - CIC: An officer is entitled to copy of his Performance Appraisal Report and information regarding the procedure followed for writing of the PARs     Right to Information Act 2005    CIC: Respondent is warned to ensure in future that RTI Applications are not transferred blindly - CIC took strong exception to the intemperate language & disparaging phrases used by the Appellant in the contents of Second Appeal as well as RTI Application     Right to Information Act 2005    The names and details of the criminal cases registered against the IRS officers of Customs and Excise & Income Tax etc. was sought - CIC: Disclose the number of cases where disciplinary / criminal proceedings were underway in respect of the IRS officers     Right to Information Act 2005    Information regarding the National Spot Exchange Limited (NSEL) - CIC instructed the Addl. Secretary, Department of Economic Affairs to examine the matter carefully and answer the queries giving precise information to the Appellant within 15 days     Right to Information Act 2005    Copy of certain recovery orders was sought - CIC: Complainant could perhaps be a fictitious person as both the CPIO reply as well as Commission’s notice of hearing has come back undelivered with remarks the addressee is not available - Complaint dismissed     Right to Information Act 2005    Respondent: Information sought was very large & voluminous; It tantamounts to diverting the meagre resources of the Public Authority - CIC advised the Appellant to specify the details of institutions to enable the Respondents to furnish the information     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    Is the recent appointment of Government Officials as Information Commissioners null and void?     Right to Information Act 2005    There can be no dispute that the human rights would include life and liberty     Right to Information Act 2005    What are the criteria for selecting the Information Commissioners?     Right to Information Act 2005   

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Will the Private Members Bill suffocate RTI Act?
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Accounts of a Co-operative society
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