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CIC: The PIO has failed to understand that the appellant had filed the RTI application seeking certain information and even though she may be an employee of the organisation, she has filed the RTI as an individual citizen and the PIO had to give a reply     Right to Information Act 2005    CIC: There is delay in responding to the RTI application and therefore, the PIO is hereby issued a warning for future to be careful and not to contravene the provisions of the RTI Act - CIC: The appellant is not entitled to seek own documents using RTI     Right to Information Act 2005    Two RTI applications having been filed on the same date about one person namely Mr. Srinivas M V and in the name of another person Mr. Srinivas elicited different responses - CIC: The view taken by the PIO was not implausible; No penalty on PIO     Right to Information Act 2005    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    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 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>>
May 1, 2020
Appellant sought inspection of the Dak Dispatch & Receipt Register of the O/o Secretary of Ministry of Railways - Respondent offered inspection of the DAK/Receipts registers of the Central Registry Section - CIC: Provide inspection as desired by Applicant...more>>



April 29, 2020
Information regarding the action taken on an application filed by appellant - Respondent: The reward claim of the Appellant was under consideration - CIC directed to furnish the outcome of the Reward Committee Meeting as and when it gets completed...more>>
April 27, 2020
The matter was tossed between EPFO, Barrackpore and EPFO, Bandra, and both stating that the PF account details are not maintained by either of them - CIC: The PIO, EPFO Bandra cannot transfer the RTI application any further; Provide a categorical reply ...more>>



Articles

HC: No penalty if experienced lawyer says records destroyed by termites
May 14, 2020
Is it the responsibility of the RTI applicant to prove that the PIO is wrong?   more>>
Amidst lockdown, The Right to Information Act (RTI Act) quietly turns sweet sixteen
May 12, 2020
Statistically, RTI is not a burden on the PIOs, though mind-set is slow to change   more>>
COVID 19 casualty – Most State Information Commissions in quarantine
April 29, 2020
COVID lockdown has turned the citizenry into passive consumers of information   more>>

Comments

One cannot knock the door of Consumer Forum in case of deficiency in RTI
June 1, 2020
No additional remedy when there is deficiency of service by the Information Commission   more>>
Was PM Cares Fund established by an order made by the Government?
May 30, 2020
PMO: PM Cares Fund is not a public authority under the ambit of Section 2(h) of the RTI Act   more>>
Is asking for the tentative fee by the PIO legal?
May 29, 2020
The website RTI Foundation of India is really helpful for public at large   more>>