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


Whether wrong facts regarding Hindustan Zinc’s Disinvestment were placed by CBI intentionally before the Supreme Court - CIC: PIO cannot expect to communicate to the citizen the reason why a certain thing was done or not done in the sense of justification     Right to Information Act 2005    PIO: He has assumed charge only recently and has not been able to locate the records related to the instant RTI Application - Appellant: No reply received - CIC: Online RTI portal shows the online RTI application and reply; Show cause notice issued to PIO     Right to Information Act 2005    RTI Act does not make any provision for giving information to Corporations, Associations, Companies, etc. - CIC: If RTI application was filed by an office bearer of any legal entity, indicating his/her name and citizenship, information can be supplied     Right to Information Act 2005    Copies of CIRP forms of an Insolvency Professional submitted by him during the Corporate Insolvency Resolution Process of an entity - CIC: Disclosure of is unwarranted and undesirable in view of the bar imposed u/s 8(1)(e) of the RTI Act     Right to Information Act 2005    Copy of the file noting and the order issued on the complaint was denied u/s 8(1)(h) - CIC: Information sought was related to a complaint proceeding which was sub-judice at the time of filing of RTI and first appeal; May impede the on-going investigation     Right to Information Act 2005    Information about Transfer policy for GD officers, Options for transfer, criteria for induction, previous posting particulars etc. were sought from CRPF - CIC: Appellant has not been able to justify any allegation of corruption or human rights violation     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    Supreme Court dismissed petition against holding CIAL a public authority under RTI Act     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   

Case Laws

January 20, 2023
PIO: Schemes are related to Credit Co-operative Societies which do not fall under the regulatory purview of SEBI - CIC: PIO was bound to seek assistance u/s 5(4) from the Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare and provide the information...more>>
January 18, 2023
Information regarding the disciplinary action on the basis of which the payment of appellant’s father’s commission had been stopped was denied u/s 8(1)(h) - Respondent: Departmental proceedings have now concluded - CIC: Furnish a revised reply...more>>



January 16, 2023
Transfer u/s 6(3) - CIC: This bench has heard a multitude of appeals/complaints filed by the Appellant against different public authorities; The Appellant is well versed with the modalities of the RTI Act; No further relief is warranted in the matter...more>>
January 14, 2023
Documents pertaining to the case of molestation that took place in Habibullah Hall, NDA - CIC: Records do not indicate any deliberate denial or concealment of information on the part of the PIO; no action under Section 20(1) of the RTI Act...more>>



January 12, 2023
Information regarding recruitment to the post of Controller, INDO-US S&T Forum - His qualification is awarded from an overseas university but he is not in a position to provide the transcript of the degree certified by AIU - CIC: It's personal information...more>>
January 9, 2023
PIO did not provide the details of working of upgradation of Grade Pay of a retired official as the third party objected to disclosure - CIC found no ground to provide any relief as no public interest was involved in the case...more>>



Articles

Supreme Court refused to stay the notices issued by RBI to PNB and UBI
July 4, 2021
CIC has stayed FAA orders accepting that disclosure would cause irreparable loss and injury   more>>
Do Citizens Misuse RTI or Powerful Misuse Discretion?
July 1, 2021
A PIL has been filed before the Apex Court seeking guidelines against misuse   more>>
CIC expresses severe displeasure over the conduct of the then PIO for not providing timely reply
June 12, 2021
Action against the PIO under Section 20 for the gross violation of the provisions of the RTI Act   more>>

Comments

An applicant wants information regarding a complaint filed by him
July 27, 2022
The RTI Act empowers a citizen to seek and obtain information   more>>
Marks obtained by any of the candidates in the different levels of examination
July 21, 2022
The cut-off of MHA IB ACIO examination has not been disclosed   more>>
Copy of LFAR of the Bank of Maharashtra
June 12, 2022
Is the audit report of a bank required to be disclosed under RTI?   more>>