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


Information about pension was denied u/s 24 by DRDL, a Schedule II organisation - CIC: No violation of human rights is involved in service matters such as promotion, disciplinary actions, pay increments, retiral benefits, pension, gratuity, etc.     Right to Information Act 2005    CIC: It must be shown that the disclosure of the information would ‘impede’ or even on a lesser threshold ‘hamper’ or ‘interfere’ with the investigation; PIO has failed to discharge this burden u/Section 19(5) - CIC: PIO is hereby issued a strict warning     Right to Information Act 2005    Certain information related to a Medicolegal case was denied by AIIMS u/s 8(1)(j) - Appellant claimed to be the father of the patient - Respondent agreed to provide the information if the patient filed the application himself or authorised the appellant     Right to Information Act 2005    Information about Shram Suvidha cases was denied u/s 8(1)(d) without any explanation - CIC: Merely claiming an exemption under Section 8 is not enough to absolve a PIO from performing the duties cast upon him under the RTI Act; Warning issued to PIO     Right to Information Act 2005    Information regarding date of receipt of his book for award, whether it was sent for evaluation, etc. - Respondent: Book was received after the last date & could not be considered - CIC: Provide complete reply & clarification about the typographical error     Right to Information Act 2005    Definition of Non-Resident Indian (NRI) - CIC: Regarding shuffling the RTI Application between the public authorities is concerned, the action of either of the PIOs cannot be deemed as malafide or deliberate; Query requires deduction and interpretation     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    HC: Penalty proceedings u/s 20 for non compliance of the order passed by the SIC     Right to Information Act 2005    Madras HC directs TN Public Service Commission to disclose the details of caste, including sub-caste     Right to Information Act 2005    A 2 million question! How can you seek answers for your problems using RTI Act?     Right to Information Act 2005   
Supreme Court Cases
S.No. Case No. Petitioner Respondent Link
1 Special Leave Appeal (Civil) No. 23250 of 2008 Union Public Service Commission Shivshambhu and Others Click
2 Special Leave Petition (Civil) No. 34868 of 2009 Khanapuran Gandaiah Administrative Officer and Ors. Click
3 Civil Appeal No. 7571 of 2009 The Institute of Chartered Accountant of India Shaunak H. Satya and Ors. Click
4 Special Leave Appeal (Civil) No. 9592 of 2011 P.C. Wadhwa C.I.C. and Ors. Click
5 Special Leave Appeal (Civil) No. 19649 of 2009 Directorate of Enforcement Arun Kumar Agrawal and Ors. Click
6 Civil Appeal No. 6454 of 2011 Central Board of Secondary Education and Anr. Aditya Bandopadhyay and Ors. Click
7 CIVIL WRIT PETITION (CIVIL) NO. 210 of 2012 Namit Sharma Union of India Click
8 Review Petition [C] No.2309 of 2012 in WP [C] No.210 of 2012 with Review Petition [C] No.2675 of 2012 in WP[C] No.210 of 2012 Union of India,State of Rajasthan & Anr. Namit Sharma Click
9 Special Leave Petition (Civil) No. 27734 of 2012 Girish Ramchandra Deshpande Central Information Commr. & Ors. Click
10 Petition(s) for Special Leave to Appeal (Civil)....../2013 CC 1853/2013 Karnataka Information Commissioner. State Public Information Officer & Anr Click
11 Civil Appeal No. 9052 OF 2012 Bihar Public Service Commission. Saiyed Hussain Abbas Rizwi & Anr. Click
12 Civil Appeal Nos. 10787-10788 of 2011 Chief Information Commr. & another State of Manipur & another Click
13 Civil Appeal No. 9017 of 2013(Arising out of SLP (C) No.24290 of 2012) and Civil Appeal Nos. 9020, 9029 & 9023 OF 2013 (Arising out of SLP (C) No.24291 of 2012, 13796 and 13797 of 2013) Thalappalam Ser. Coop. Bank Ltd. and others State of Kerala and others Click
14 Civil Appeal No.(s).6159-6162 of 2013 Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) and others Angesh Kumar & others Click
15 Writ Petition (Civil) No.194 Of 2012 with T.C.(C) No. 129 of 2013 W.P.(C) No. 238 of 2014 T.C.(C) No. 32 of 2014 W.P.(C) No. 40 of 2016 W.P.(C) No. 205 of 2016 SLP(C) No. 30659 of 2017 Common Cause High Court of Allahabad & Anr. Click
16 Civil Appeal No. 9828 of 2013 With Civil Appeal Nos. 9844­9845 of 2013 Civil Appeal Nos. 9846­9857 of 2013 Civil Appeal No. 9860 of 2013 D.A.V. College Trust and Management Society & Ors. Director of Public Instructions & Ors. Click
17 Civil Appeal No(S).1966-1967 of 2020 (Arising out of SLP(C) No.5840 of 2015) Chief Information Commissioner . High Court Of Gujarat and Another . Click
18 Civil Appeal No 22 of 2009 Canara Bank C S Shyam and Another Click