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CIC: Initially the information was denied by PIO stating that the information sought does not involve any public interest - CIC upheld the reply of FAA that since the points raised are interrogative in nature, information cannot be provided; PIO cautioned     Right to Information Act 2005    Information about the new Village Level Entrepreneur - CIC: PIO should not have kept the RTI applications pending for more than a year - CIC cautions the PIO to be careful in future; Directed to send a suitable reply to the appellant explaining the delay     Right to Information Act 2005    Details of the employees appointed through Open Recruitment by submitting NOC during the period from 2006 to 2016 was sought - CIC: Appellant has sought information relating to many third parties and has failed to substantiate any larger public interest     Right to Information Act 2005    Appellant: Information such as Appointments, Postings, Promotions etc. relate to public activity - PIO submitted a revised reply addressing the appellant’s contentions in her second appeal which she claimed to have not received - CIC: e-mail the letter     Right to Information Act 2005    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    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    Impact of the Digital Personal Data Protection Bill, 2022 on the RTI Act, 2005     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   

Case Laws

November 20, 2022
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...more>>
November 16, 2022
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...more>>



November 14, 2022
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...more>>
November 11, 2022
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...more>>



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>>



Articles

How much respect should the order of the Supreme Court command?
April 27, 2019
Supreme Court judgment directing the RBI to disclose the details of defaulters is yet to be enforced   more>>
Can a Court disallow what an officer can permit under the RTI Act?
April 12, 2019
The recent Supreme Court review judgment on Rafale planes has a discussion regarding RTI Act   more>>
Is the recent appointment of Government Officials as Information Commissioners null and void?
February 18, 2019
Information Commissioners to be appointed from all streams and not limited to officials   more>>

Comments

Will the reason "urgent personal work" amount to disclosing personal information?
November 28, 2022
Furnishing information about the reason for availing leave by a public servant   more>>
The records are available in the vernacular which is the official language of the state
November 20, 2022
Can RTI Applicant demand translation by the PIO from vernacular to English?   more>>
बहुत से विभाग आरटीआई का जवाब ही नहीं देते है
November 9, 2022
लखनऊ आयोग में न पेश होने की वजह से कई अपील खारिज हो जाती है   more>>