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


CIC: Final results of promotion of selected employees i.e. final marks secured of selected candidates should have been published for the sake of transparency and accountability; Appellant was entitled to know the status of petition regarding low APAR mark     Right to Information Act 2005    CIC: No reply has been provided by the then CPIO within the time frame as envisaged under the RTI Act and also no substantial explanation for such delay was tendered by the present CPIO during the hearing; SCN issued for imposing penalty under RTI Act     Right to Information Act 2005    Complainant refused to have received the circular - CIC: The delay caused in furnishing the same which was in their custody all along was not justified by the respondent - A penalty of Rs. 5,000/- each imposed on both the then CPIO and the present CPIO     Right to Information Act 2005    Strategic Forces Command is exempted from the purview of the RTI Act u/s 24(2) of the Act; PIO, Headquarters, should take assistance u/s 5(4) of the RTI Act from 218 Medium Regiment and Unit 732 and send the replies received from them to the appellant     Right to Information Act 2005    Appellant claimed that the investigation in the matter had been concluded - CIC: Respondent is directed to verify the status of investigation and in case the same had been concluded, the information may be disclosed, after redacting names of third parties     Right to Information Act 2005    Passport related information is personal in nature qua the passport holder and cannot be disclosed to any other individual - CIC: It seems more of a roving and fishing query which lacks specific details and hence cannot be addressed under the RTI Act     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    Rule 12 of RTI (Subordinate Courts & Tribunals) Rules is not inconsistent with Article 19(1)(a) and the provisions of the RTI Act     Right to Information Act 2005    Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) focuses primarily on protecting workers in the workplace     Right to Information Act 2005    Providing copy of “Inter-Caste Marriage” certificates tantamounts to providing third party information     Right to Information Act 2005   

Case Laws

November 8, 2022
Information related to domain dispute resolution cases after 26.10.2020 - CIC noted that the information is available till 26.10.2020 only - A strict warning issued to the PIO for being unprepared and also for denying the information without any exemption...more>>
November 6, 2022
CIC: Provide details of amount paid on account of gratuity, due monthly payment, PF, arrears of due allowance - CIC: PIO SWAC can take assistance u/s 5(4) of the RTI Act from CPIO, Air HQ Vayu Bhawan and provide the relevant reply to avoid further delay...more>>



November 3, 2022
Information with reference to Show Cause Notice was denied u/s 8(1)(d) to the Director of the firm - PIO did not appear before the bench for hearing - Request for adjournment rejected - CIC: Denial of info rejected as being irrelevant and unsubstantiated...more>>
October 31, 2022
Appellant insisted on knowing reasons, answers, justifications for implementation of FTII CPF Scheme without the approval of the competent authority and against alleged illegal appointments made in FTII - CIC: Appellant may acquaint himself with RTI Act...more>>



October 28, 2022
Appellant filed numerous complaints regarding defects of his allotted flat; Sought details of all complaints filed by him - CPWD: Details can be accessed on their website - CIC expressed severe displeasure over the conduct of PIO & issued SCN for penalty...more>>
October 25, 2022
Permission to visit to CBI office - PIO: Appellant has wanted an answer in Yes or No terms which is not as per the provisions of the RTI Act; OM dtd 11.09.2012 is about official tours for the JS & above rank - CIC: Application does not conform to Sec 2(f)...more>>



Articles

Rule 12 of RTI (Subordinate Courts & Tribunals) Rules is not inconsistent with Article 19(1)(a) and the provisions of the RTI Act
October 17, 2022
Copies of ''A' diary of civil and criminal postings of the cases cannot be obtained under the RTI Act   more>>
Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) focuses primarily on protecting workers in the workplace
October 1, 2022
Global Symposium on Occupational Safety and Health: Challenges and Solutions   more>>
Providing copy of “Inter-Caste Marriage” certificates tantamounts to providing third party information
July 27, 2022
Madras HC: Details of the spouse of the candidate registered in employment exchange are exempt   more>>

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