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


Merely because one of the several points of the RTI application qualify for exemption u/s 8 of the Act, PIO cannot deny information on the remaining points on the conjecture that the said exemption shall extend to the all the major points of application     Right to Information Act 2005    Name and designation of the official accountable for deemed refusal u/s 7(2) - CIC: PIO has already confirmed that he was the custodian of the RTI application; Expecting the PIO to point out the name of the accountable official would entail interpretation     Right to Information Act 2005    CIC took a serious note of the fact that the PIO is seeking exemption under a wrong section of the RTI Act - CIC directed the Department of Post to arrange awareness conferences & seminars to sensitize and educate the concerned officials about RTI Act     Right to Information Act 2005    Complete information on rules about re-appointment of retired employees of Canara Bank after their retirement mentioning, norms for monetary & other benefits, facilities etc. available for post-retirement assignments - CIC: Complaint disposed as withdrawn     Right to Information Act 2005    Policy regarding disclosure complainant’s identity - CIC: RTI Application has been handled without any application of mind; Instead of transferring the Application to various PIOs on numerous occasions, the Nodal PIO could have provided consolidated reply     Right to Information Act 2005    Information as to whether the licence holders were having in-house testing facilities as per certain clauses of IS 15351:2015 was denied by BIS u/s 8(1)(d) of the RTI Act - CIC: The disclosure of only the number of licensees would not be exempt     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: Penalty proceedings u/s 20 for non compliance of the order passed by the SIC     Right to Information Act 2005    Madras HC directs TN Public Service Commission to disclose the details of caste, including sub-caste     Right to Information Act 2005    A 2 million question! How can you seek answers for your problems using RTI Act?     Right to Information Act 2005   
Supreme Court Cases
S.No. Case No. Petitioner Respondent Link
1 Special Leave Appeal (Civil) No. 23250 of 2008 Union Public Service Commission Shivshambhu and Others Click
2 Special Leave Petition (Civil) No. 34868 of 2009 Khanapuran Gandaiah Administrative Officer and Ors. Click
3 Civil Appeal No. 7571 of 2009 The Institute of Chartered Accountant of India Shaunak H. Satya and Ors. Click
4 Special Leave Appeal (Civil) No. 9592 of 2011 P.C. Wadhwa C.I.C. and Ors. Click
5 Special Leave Appeal (Civil) No. 19649 of 2009 Directorate of Enforcement Arun Kumar Agrawal and Ors. Click
6 Civil Appeal No. 6454 of 2011 Central Board of Secondary Education and Anr. Aditya Bandopadhyay and Ors. Click
7 CIVIL WRIT PETITION (CIVIL) NO. 210 of 2012 Namit Sharma Union of India Click
8 Review Petition [C] No.2309 of 2012 in WP [C] No.210 of 2012 with Review Petition [C] No.2675 of 2012 in WP[C] No.210 of 2012 Union of India,State of Rajasthan & Anr. Namit Sharma Click
9 Special Leave Petition (Civil) No. 27734 of 2012 Girish Ramchandra Deshpande Central Information Commr. & Ors. Click
10 Petition(s) for Special Leave to Appeal (Civil)....../2013 CC 1853/2013 Karnataka Information Commissioner. State Public Information Officer & Anr Click
11 Civil Appeal No. 9052 OF 2012 Bihar Public Service Commission. Saiyed Hussain Abbas Rizwi & Anr. Click
12 Civil Appeal Nos. 10787-10788 of 2011 Chief Information Commr. & another State of Manipur & another Click
13 Civil Appeal No. 9017 of 2013(Arising out of SLP (C) No.24290 of 2012) and Civil Appeal Nos. 9020, 9029 & 9023 OF 2013 (Arising out of SLP (C) No.24291 of 2012, 13796 and 13797 of 2013) Thalappalam Ser. Coop. Bank Ltd. and others State of Kerala and others Click
14 Civil Appeal No.(s).6159-6162 of 2013 Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) and others Angesh Kumar & others Click
15 Writ Petition (Civil) No.194 Of 2012 with T.C.(C) No. 129 of 2013 W.P.(C) No. 238 of 2014 T.C.(C) No. 32 of 2014 W.P.(C) No. 40 of 2016 W.P.(C) No. 205 of 2016 SLP(C) No. 30659 of 2017 Common Cause High Court of Allahabad & Anr. Click
16 Civil Appeal No. 9828 of 2013 With Civil Appeal Nos. 9844­9845 of 2013 Civil Appeal Nos. 9846­9857 of 2013 Civil Appeal No. 9860 of 2013 D.A.V. College Trust and Management Society & Ors. Director of Public Instructions & Ors. Click
17 Civil Appeal No(S).1966-1967 of 2020 (Arising out of SLP(C) No.5840 of 2015) Chief Information Commissioner . High Court Of Gujarat and Another . Click
18 Civil Appeal No 22 of 2009 Canara Bank C S Shyam and Another Click