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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 6, 2023
Construction of flats on the land of Sanatan Dharam Girls Inter College - CIC: Denial of information without any exemption clause is not tenable under the RTI Act; Take assistance from the custodian u/s 5(4) of the RTI Act and provide complete information...more>>
January 4, 2023
Reply was given after an inordinate delay of more than 01 year - CIC: Reason given by the CPIO is not acceptable as by the time the RTI application was filed, the peak time of COVID was already over - CIC expressed concern over delay & cautioned the PIO...more>>

January 2, 2023
PIO: The IPO was blank and should be in favour of “AO Cash BSNL O/o CGMT Jaipur - Appellant submitted that he shall submit the correct IPO - CIC: PIO shall revisit the RTI application after receipt of the correct IPO and send a suitable point-wise reply...more>>
December 31, 2022
Information about the income tax return of the spouse was sought for use in a matrimonial dispute - CIC: Provide the “generic details of the net taxable income/gross income” of the wife for the specified time period as contained in the RTI Application...more>>

December 28, 2022
Information about Bank frauds - CIC: Under Section 18 of the RTI Act, 2005, the CIC has no jurisdiction to direct disclosure of any information; The adequacy of information cannot be adjudicated by the Commission while examining the complaint...more>>
December 26, 2022
Action taken on complaint - PIO: Concerned department has not taken any action as it relates to business decision of the branch - CIC: Complaint was pertaining to the misconduct of their bank’s branch; the status of his complaint could have been provided...more>>


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