A one stop destination for all Right to Information (RTI) matters
A one stop destination for all Right to Information (RTI) matters

CIC: The performance review should be provided to the appellant by IAF even if not generally given, as the appellant is already privy to the same; Copy of his own disagreement note should also be given - CIC: Study other points and provide a proper reply     Right to Information Act 2005    Brother of a deceased sought information relating to the death of his sister - PIO: Fee for photocopying charges was not provided - FAA reiterated and disposed appeal - CIC: If no proof of delivery of the demand letter, provide information free of cost     Right to Information Act 2005    CIC: The CVO, UGC needs to be looked into the alleged irregularities raised by the Appellant in the Janki Devi Memorial College (DU) and ensure redressal of the matter through proper mechanism keeping in mind equity and good conscience     Right to Information Act 2005    Action taken on appellant’s letter to the Law Minister - PIO: The RTI application/first appeal was not received; Dak was misplaced as some wings of MHA and D/o Justice had a common diary dispatch system - CIC: Streamline the RTI mechanism; Free enclosures     Right to Information Act 2005    Certified copy of correspondence between RBI and NCPI was denied u/s section 8 (1) (e) and 8(1)(j) - CIC: The reply was evasive and incomplete; Respondent to revisit the RTI application and provide proper reply against point nos. 2 & 3 of the application     Right to Information Act 2005    RBI denied the information on the ground of pending WP before Karnataka HC - CIC: PIO has claimed exemption u/s 8(1)(h); Not established that the disclosure of the information would impede investigation; Failed to assist the CIC properly; SCN for penalty     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    Should CBSE be allowed to charge Rs 500/- for a copy of the answer sheet?     Right to Information Act 2005    Supreme Court refused to stay the notices issued by RBI to PNB and UBI     Right to Information Act 2005    Do Citizens Misuse RTI or Powerful Misuse Discretion?     Right to Information Act 2005   

1.     Dr. (Mrs.) Anuradha Verma

All the contents appearing in the site have been written, compiled, and collected by Dr. (Mrs.) Anuradha Verma to which this site owes its thanks.

She is a post graduate in Zoology and her PhD thesis work “Impact of Tourism on the Ecology and Large Mammals of Pench National Park” has been widely acclaimed.

Her column “DATE WITH RTI” is perhaps the longest running regular column on the subject which debuted in the year 2008 in the site whispersinthecorridors.com. This column discusses one CIC order every Monday and is also a part of the monthly magazine by the same name.

She has co-authored the book “Right to Information – Law and Practice” published by M/s Taxmann, New Delhi which has been widely appreciated and its second edition has been released. Her recent book “PIO’s guide to RTI” has been published in September 2011 by the same publisher and has been well received by the readers. She has a new dimension to the RTI Act by analysing it from different angles based on the need of the users thereby giving a sectoral look to it.

She is working at the Indian Institute of Management, Indore looking exclusively after the RTI matters since May 2010. She has published many analytical studies and is conducting training for many organisations. She also provides consultancy on RTI matters to individuals and organisations.

2.     M/s InfoBeans

The site owes special thanks to M/s InfoBeans, particularly Mr Siddharth Sethi, Mr. Rajagopalan Kannan and Mr Ashish Jain who deserve applaud for the pains taken by them in creating the site. It is due to their efforts that you are able to see the site on the screen. They are the persons responsible for the “wow” effect.

3.     M/s Taxmann

M/s Taxmann, (New Delhi) is a leading publisher of India and has been a constant support in all the academic endeavours. Some of the material in the site is based on the book “PIO’s guide to RTI” for which the readers may also refer to the original publication.