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CIC: Appellant sought for humungous information based on conjecture and interrogative queries, all of which has been duly replied to in a point-wise manner by the PIO; Appellant has not made any substantial ground of appeal against it; Appeal rejected     Right to Information Act 2005    Information regarding land records based on which petrol pump was allotted was denied u/s 8(1)(j) & 8(1) (d) - CIC: Appellant shall submit necessary document establishing his ownership of the land; Respondent to offer inspection of documents if convinced     Right to Information Act 2005    Complaint regarding grabbing of settlement dues of appellant after forging her signatures on documents - CIC: Since the inquiry pending with UPSC, final outcome cannot be provided; Provide the latest position of the averred complaints to the Appellant     Right to Information Act 2005    CIC: Information as defined u/s 2(f) has been duly provided and no further intervention is warranted - CIC took grave exception to the absence of PIO during hearing without intimating any reasons and a called for written explanation justifying the conduct     Right to Information Act 2005    CIC: Informing the total number of short-listed candidates, eligibility criteria for short-listing the candidates, etc. would not invade the personal information of third party and would not attract Section 8(1)(j) of the RTI Act; Sec 2(f) wrongly invoked     Right to Information Act 2005    Inputs of Flight Standards Directorate on Renewal of pilot licenses - PIO: Renewal of Pilot License is a generic term and inputs might have been provided on various occasions on case to case - CIC: Information cannot be provided without specific details     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    Service particulars of colleagues to be furnished for dispute arises relating to confirmation, seniority, promotion     Right to Information Act 2005    Can Section 8(2) of the RTI Act overcome the Section 44(3) of the DPDP Act?     Right to Information Act 2005    Would the Digital Personal Data Protection (DPDP) Bill weaken the RTI Act, 2005?     Right to Information Act 2005   

Case Laws

September 22, 2023
CIC: Appellant sought for humungous information based on conjecture and interrogative queries, all of which has been duly replied to in a point-wise manner by the PIO; Appellant has not made any substantial ground of appeal against it; Appeal rejected...more>>
September 20, 2023
Information regarding land records based on which petrol pump was allotted was denied u/s 8(1)(j) & 8(1) (d) - CIC: Appellant shall submit necessary document establishing his ownership of the land; Respondent to offer inspection of documents if convinced...more>>



September 18, 2023
Complaint regarding grabbing of settlement dues of appellant after forging her signatures on documents - CIC: Since the inquiry pending with UPSC, final outcome cannot be provided; Provide the latest position of the averred complaints to the Appellant...more>>
September 15, 2023
CIC: Information as defined u/s 2(f) has been duly provided and no further intervention is warranted - CIC took grave exception to the absence of PIO during hearing without intimating any reasons and a called for written explanation justifying the conduct...more>>



September 13, 2023
CIC: Informing the total number of short-listed candidates, eligibility criteria for short-listing the candidates, etc. would not invade the personal information of third party and would not attract Section 8(1)(j) of the RTI Act; Sec 2(f) wrongly invoked...more>>
September 11, 2023
Inputs of Flight Standards Directorate on Renewal of pilot licenses - PIO: Renewal of Pilot License is a generic term and inputs might have been provided on various occasions on case to case - CIC: Information cannot be provided without specific details...more>>



Articles

Service particulars of colleagues to be furnished for dispute arises relating to confirmation, seniority, promotion
August 30, 2023
For redressal of grievance, an employee has to have full service particulars of other employees   more>>
Can Section 8(2) of the RTI Act overcome the Section 44(3) of the DPDP Act?
August 14, 2023
Section 44(3) of the DPDP Act restricts the disclosure of information in larger public interest u/s 8(1)(j)   more>>
Would the Digital Personal Data Protection (DPDP) Bill weaken the RTI Act, 2005?
August 5, 2023
With “Data” achieving the status of the new gold, the importance of safety of personal data is not disputed   more>>

Comments

The Tirumala Tirupati temple is a public authority which falls under the ambit of the RTI Act
September 18, 2023
Stop the interference of the Government to say that the TTD is independent   more>>
Can reply to the RTI application be sent on personal id which appears suspicious?
September 11, 2023
Reply to the RTI forwarded by speed post was returned back for incomplete address   more>>
On last date of the maximum time limit for the reply, the PIO stated that information doesn't fall under him
August 19, 2023
As per section 6(3) of the RTI Act, the request had to be transferred to other department within 5 days   more>>