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Proof of payment made by IOCL against certain invoices raised by Supreme Advertising was sought - CIC: Appellant is seeking information in his individual capacity which is of commercial nature between IOCL and SAPL; Exempt u/s 8(1)(d) read with 8(1)(j)     Right to Information Act 2005    CIC: There is a delay in giving complete information - CIC: The respondent has tendered his unconditional apology for delay in giving reply to the appellant - CIC issued a strict warning to the PIO to be careful in future and dropped the show cause notice     Right to Information Act 2005    CIC heard 10 appeals against Tata Institute of Fundamental Research - CIC: It is a glaring example of misuse of the RTI mechanism where a never ending process of seeking information is resorted to by manufacturing a series of queries based on the response     Right to Information Act 2005    Appellant sought the norms to set up a retail outlet (Petrol pump) in a village & whether 3 retail outlets can be set in a village etc. - PIO: Feasibility Report is an internal assessment which is of commercial confidence - CIC: Denial u/s 8(1)(d) upheld     Right to Information Act 2005    Information regarding invoking the SARFAESI Act for realising the secured assets by Repco bank and the outcome of 187 Cases, which were referred for Arbitration by the Repco Bank Limited, between 2009-2019 - CIC: The PIO to justify denial of information     Right to Information Act 2005    CIC: Some queries of the appellant are in the nature of seeking explanation/opinion/advice from the PIO viz. “Whether the updated accounts of HAL PF Trust are submitted to the EPFO, etc”; PIO cannot first analyze the documents and then provide information     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

December 10, 2011
Compensation for misleading the applicant...more>>
December 10, 2011
Are the statements of witness liable for disclosure?...more>>



December 9, 2011
Can RTI be used for getting complete rations as per the allotted quota?...more>>
December 9, 2011
Can matters pending in Supreme Court be revealed?...more>>



December 9, 2011
Accounts of a Co-operative society...more>>
December 8, 2011
Disclosure of change of decision sanctioning prosecution...more>>



Articles

A critique of the Supreme Court judgment regarding appointment at Information Commission
September 16, 2012
The 107 page judgment has been demystified with comments   more>>
An analysis of the orders of the CIC: RTI Study 4
September 12, 2012
Information Commissioner wise and date wise analysis of the orders of the CIC   more>>
An analysis of the orders of the CIC : RTI Study 3
September 4, 2012
The format of the order and the monthly disposal of cases by the CIC were taken up for analysis.   more>>

Comments

Is there a limit of number of pages that may be given free to a BPL Card holder?
March 5, 2021
RTI Act does not limit the quantum of pages to be provided free of cost to a BPL Applicant   more>>
Can I file RTI in private hospital for the demand of payment bill?
March 1, 2021
How to obtain operations summary of my patient from the Doctor?   more>>
Information Commission has no authority to review and revise its order at all
February 22, 2021
The compensation has to be paid by the Public Authority and not PIO   more>>