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


Department of Estates regularised the retention of the allotted accommodation to an IRS officer & recovered the charges - CIC rejected the prayer for grant of monetary compensation; Work done pro bono publico is not a ground for grant of compensation     Right to Information Act 2005    CIC: DDA is required to clarify its policy on acceptance of Wills, means to ascertain their genuineness & the fact that they were last testament of the deceased; An adversely affected party has reason to know the rationale behind the decision u/s 4(1)(d)     Right to Information Act 2005    Appellant claimed illegal removal from employment in the Maharaja Agarsain Public School - PIO made all possible efforts to procure the necessary information from the School & the actual grievance of the appellant was redressed - Penal proceedings dropped     Right to Information Act 2005    Circular dated 10.08.1950 issued by Dr. Rajendra Prasad regarding categories of scheduled castes containing representations submitted before Constituent Assembly - CIC: Information should have been disclosed voluntarily u/s 4(1)(b); Provide the soft copy     Right to Information Act 2005    PIO: Appellant has not mentioned about his relationship with Ms. Prerna Kumari or the purpose for which he is seeking information about the account of Sukanya Samridhi Yojana - CIC found the reason for delay as reasonable & dropped the penalty proceedings     Right to Information Act 2005    CIC: The Appeal is liable to be abated as the Appellant has passed away and there is no question of any benefit accruing to Appellant’s wife - Appellant’s son concurred & stated that he has filed a fresh RTI Application in his name on the same subject     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    Union Ministry of Defence directed to disclose Joint Operational Doctrines under the RTI Act     Right to Information Act 2005    There are a host of issues for law students to do research in respect of the RTI Act, 2005     Right to Information Act 2005    Proposal to amend the RTI Act to vary the salaries payable to the Information Commissioners     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