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CIC: The queries raised are clarificatory and interpretative of certain mediclaim policy - CIC: Respondent cautioned for not transferring the RTI application within the stipulated time period [Sec 6(3)] and for not adhering to the time limits [Sec 7(1)]     Right to Information Act 2005    Name, State, community, marks obtained by the candidates in Hindi Teachers Training Programme ‘Parangat’ - CIC: PIO erred in allowing inspection; Marks are exempt u/s 8(1)(j); Different officers of the same organization cannot take different stand     Right to Information Act 2005    Copy of Charge-sheet, reply and the enquiry proceedings were sought - CIC: The performance of an employee in an organization is primarily a matter between the employee and the employer; Falls under the expression "personal information exempt u/s 8(1)(j)     Right to Information Act 2005    The Appellant sought information in reference to his Complaint regarding demand of bribe by the LIC Agent and related information - CIC directed the LIC to furnish the decision on his Complaint either in the form of the Note-sheet or an Office Order     Right to Information Act 2005    Details of action taken on complaint filed by the applicant was sought from the National Commission for Scheduled Tribes - CIC: PIO to provide a detailed reply in respect of action taken on the complaint within 5 days from the date of issue of this order     Right to Information Act 2005    Information related to the biometric attendance of the staff members of Office of Vice Chairman, NITI Aayog during a particular period was denied u/s 8(1)(j) - CIC: In absence of even a remote connection with any larger public interest, denial upheld     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    The PM-KISAN Yojana require the proactive disclosure of the list of beneficiaries in every gram panchayat     Right to Information Act 2005    PM-KISAN beneficiary data gives opportunity to examine the situation of farmers     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   

Case Laws

February 14, 2021
Status of an application of the Rohini EWS/Janta Scheme of DDA and related information was sought - CIC: PIO has not bothered to send a reply to the appellant prior to the date of hearing despite receiving the RTI application; A very strict warning issued...more>>
February 12, 2021
The name of appellant’s mother was incorrect in the passing certificate issued by NIOS - CIC: The issuance of a correct passing certificate means the creation of new information which does not come under the provision of Section 2(f) of the RTI Act...more>>



February 10, 2021
The Nodal CPIO is transferring the RTI applications to numerous CPIOs within the public authority without application of mind - CIC: Show cause notice issued to the PIO; The Vice Chairman, DDA advised to look into the style of work in the RTI cell ...more>>
February 8, 2021
Details of employees who had availed LTC 80 ticket from 2010 to 2017 - CIC: CPIO is neither obliged to compile any fresh data which entails disproportionate diversion of the resources of the public authority nor is he expected to provide interpretation...more>>



February 6, 2021
Updated status of a matter related to registered Trade Mark - PIO: Most of the information sought is already available on their website - Appellant: Website was not working - CIC: PIO to provide a revised reply; FAA cautioned to follow the RTI regime...more>>
February 4, 2021
Information about the National Iodine Deficiency Disorders Control Programme - PIO: In all the RTI applications where the appellant was directed to pay the requisite photocopying charges, he has never paid the same - CIC: Appellant himself is non-serious...more>>



Articles

An analysis of judgments interpreting the proviso to Section 8(1) of the RTI Act
January 29, 2013
Information that cannot be denied to Parliament/ State Legislature cannot be denied to any citizen   more>>
In search of “Information” - Seven years of RTI
January 15, 2013
Is the RTI Act decaying? A look at the RTI in the new year.   more>>
A second look at the CIC order regarding Attorney General
December 19, 2012
The CIC has ruled that the Attorney General is not a public authority   more>>

Comments

The information submitted by the RTI applicants is third party information
August 27, 2020
The information submitted by the RTI applicants is third party information   more>>
A religious trust registered under a particular act should be within the purview of RTI
August 23, 2020
RTI would bring in transparency in the working of religious trust   more>>
Greater Noida authority refuse to give details u/s 8(1)(j) of the RTI Act
August 16, 2020
These plots are allotted in fake firms names and there is a scandal   more>>