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Copy of the monthly progress report of contracts, orders, copy of cash book entry etc. was denied u/s 8(1)(d) & (e) of the RTI Act - PIO was unable to provide any justification for denial - CIC directed to provide a revised reply to the appellant     Right to Information Act 2005    Information regarding the course of action that Department of Expenditure takes on additional conditions imposed Promotion and Pay fixation orders - CIC: It is hypothetical in nature and non-specific; Not within the definition of information u/s 2 (f)     Right to Information Act 2005    Details of action taken on certain letters sent by the Principal of KM College of Education to UGC - CIC: PIO to provide a revised point-wise reply on the RTI Application free of cost to the Appellant within 10 days incorporating available information     Right to Information Act 2005    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    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

October 11, 2020
Report regarding over payment to Dr. Neelima Mondal, Associate Professor in JNU - PIO: The report is under consideration & has not been shared with the Parliament or with any other Section of organisation - CIC upheld denial u/s 8(1)(h) of the RTI Act...more>>
October 9, 2020
CIC: Provide the list of Tenders which have been cancelled by the NCCBM, mentioning the date of issuing/ releasing/ uploading and the date of cancellation of each tender; In case the reasons are available in a recorded form, the same should be supplied ...more>>



October 7, 2020
Appellant sought a compensation of Rs 20 lakhs for failure to provide information with reference to his complaint regarding mass copying and other irregularities going on in a Law College and university - CIC cautioned the PIO to remain careful...more>>
October 5, 2020
PIO: There is no procedure in the UGC Regulations to penalize any college who has not implemented the UGC Regulations, 2018; The concerned University with which it is affiliated has to keep a check on the Colleges - CIC: Provide a categorical reply...more>>



October 3, 2020
CIC: The contention that the CPIO should have followed the procedure u/s 11 of the RTI Act before denying the information is not correct as it is only to be followed in such cases where the CPIO intends to disclose any information related to a third party...more>>
October 1, 2020
CIC: Provide a copy of the transfer policy, audit report carried out by the Accountant General, reply given for the audit observations and a copy of the Agenda and Minutes of the meetings of the Board of Governors (BoG) for the specific period...more>>



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December 19, 2011
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Comments

The order is ultra virus to the RTI Act and it ought to be challenged before Supreme Court
July 12, 2012
Is it mandatory to impose penalty for delay under the RTI Act?   more>>
I am working as a CPIO for 4 months
July 6, 2012
Before my appointment as the CPIO, I was not given any formal training.   more>>
It is a unique site with no competition
July 4, 2012
You are doing a great social service by educating the PIO and the citizens alike.   more>>