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


Passport details, copies of birth certificate and copies of records of educational qualification are personal information, the disclosure of which would cause unwarranted invasion of privacy of individuals unless there was an overbearing public interest     Right to Information Act 2005    Information about the Mumbai blast - The area in respect of which information is sought has security implications, the judgment is best left to the wisdom of the agencies concerned, who are tasked with the responsibility of sifting such information     Right to Information Act 2005    In the larger public interest, the CIC advised the Min of Health and Family Welfare to appoint a Nodal Officer for the compilation and collation of all available OMs / Notifications issued in the form of a compendium for ready reference of all concerned     Right to Information Act 2005    CIC was appalled to learn that an organization like FSSAI meant to research, preserve & notify standards for food safety for normal consumption by the mankind was itself pleading helpless in securing, maintaining, documenting & digitizing its own records     Right to Information Act 2005    PIO requested the appellant to provide details of information sought so that complete information could be provided; Letter was returned undelivered as address not traceable - CIC: Respondent has made due efforts to furnish information; appeal dismissed     Right to Information Act 2005    PIO: There was no “Transfer Policy” followed by the Respondent Public Authority before 2018 - CIC: Furnish an updated status of transfer policy guidelines; For redressal of his grievance, the Appellant is advised to approach an appropriate forum     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    Power to regulate the tenure, salaries and allowances of Information Commissioners     Right to Information Act 2005    When shall the Whistleblowers Protection Act be implemented?     Right to Information Act 2005    How much respect should the order of the Supreme Court command?     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