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Appellant sought information pertaining to his pay alleging certain discrepancies - CIC directed to provide an opportunity to the Appellant to inspect relevant documents along with all the note sheets to the averred Pay Recovery order     Right to Information Act 2005    MIAL is not a ‘public authority’ and is not under obligation to reply to RTI applications     Right to Information Act 2005    Information about theft, FIR, investigation and related information was sought by a senior citizen - CIC: Provide copies of the FIR, investigation report, charge-sheet and connected documents that are permissible under the RTI Act and submit compliance     Right to Information Act 2005    PIO: Available photocopier machine is not capable to get the photocopy done of the larger pages measuring as 73*49 cm each page; Fee demanded as per the market rate - CIC: Provide relief in a cost effective manner; Soft copies to save paper also     Right to Information Act 2005    Bio-metric attendance record of appellant was not provided - CIC issued show cause notice to the PIO - CIC: In cases where an appellant specially asks for such a hearing before the FAA, such an opportunity should be granted; FAA cautioned     Right to Information Act 2005    Copy of the document submitted by the committee constituted by Dean, on furtherance of PhD programme of the appellant was sought form Vellore Institute of Technology - CIC: VIT is a private university and is not a public authority under RTI Act     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: No penalty if experienced lawyer says records destroyed by termites     Right to Information Act 2005    Amidst lockdown, The Right to Information Act (RTI Act) quietly turns sweet sixteen     Right to Information Act 2005    COVID 19 casualty – Most State Information Commissions in quarantine     Right to Information Act 2005   

Case Laws

May 15, 2020
Copy of the Show Cause Notice/Order issued u/s 206(4) of the Companies Act by the Registrar of Companies to the ICICI Prudential Life Insurance Company Ltd & others - CIC issued an advisory u/s 25(5) of RTI Act to the FAA to expedite the investigation...more>>
May 13, 2020
Copy of the documents submitted by Murari Kunj Saraswati Vidya Mandir Secondary School, Mathura for getting recognition for class 11th and 12th were not provided - CIC directed the PIO to provide a final reply & cautioned to follow the prescribed timeline...more>>



May 11, 2020
PIO: It is not mandatory for EPFO to keep the forms as they are supplied by the concerned company - CIC directed the PIO to seek assistance u/s 5(4) of the RTI Act from the concerned company to obtain the forms and provide to the appellant...more>>
May 9, 2020
CIC expressed its displeasure and directed the DGHS to examine the matter and furnish a suitable reply to the Appellant within a period of 30 days depending upon the condition for containment of the Corona Virus Pandemic in the Country or through email...more>>



May 7, 2020
Queries related to compassionate appointment were sought by the wife of a deceased soldier - CIC: It is third party information as understood under Section 8 (1)(j) of the RTI Act and is personal information of the applicant; It is barred from disclosure...more>>
May 5, 2020
Information regarding examination conducted for the post of Maintainer Electrician - CIC: Furnish a copy of list of the selected candidates along with the marks secured as also the formula adopted in Normalisation Process by DMRC...more>>



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March 11, 2020
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