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PIO informed the applicant that RSMB proceedings dated 27.05.2000 is not available with their office, as the same had already been forwarded to PCDA(P), Allahabad - CIC: PIO erred by not transferring the RTI application u/s 6(3) of the RTI Act     Right to Information Act 2005    CIC observed that the complainant has filed complaint under Section 18 of the RTI Act without exhausting the remedy of filing second appeal - CIC: The Commission does not find any substance in the complaint; Hence, the complaint is rejected     Right to Information Act 2005    CIC: Condonation of delay has been sought by the appellant; the reason given by the appellant that the last reply was given on 20.12.2019 certainly does not account for a delay of over 05 months in filing the Second Appeal; not found satisfactory by CIC     Right to Information Act 2005    Application for issue of death certificate of daughter was rejected by the officials of Cantonment Board Jabalpur (CBJ) - CIC: Father is entitled to apply for a death certificate of his daughter; For delay in reply, a show cause notice is issued to PIO     Right to Information Act 2005    Information regarding two IMPS transactions from SBI was provided 16 months later claiming that the RTI application was inadvertently skipped on the portal - Appellant alleged financial loss - CIC: Penalty of Rs. 5,000/- each on the then PIO & present PIO     Right to Information Act 2005    Details of guest rooms being maintained in Officers’ Mess at Suranussi Military Station was denied u/s 8(1)(j) - CIC: Some part of the information such as building name, name of guest rooms, location etc can be provided; Denial of names of guest upheld     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    Entries in Birth and Death Register are public documents and cannot be termed a 'Third Party Information'     Right to Information Act 2005    Karnataka HC: Provide copy of report with enclosures when the investigation in the matter had been concluded     Right to Information Act 2005    Papers containing details of the operations launched by Indian Defence Forces in J&K in 1947     Right to Information Act 2005   

Case Laws

August 30, 2021
Information about registration of a Safe House for couples being managed by an NGO - CIC expressed extreme displeasure at the conduct of the PIO for not giving any reply and for not forwarding the RTI application to the concerned; Strict warning issued...more>>
August 27, 2021
Information regarding maintenance allowance granted to appellant’s wife was denied u/s 8(1)(e) & 8(1)(j) - CIC: Under the RTI Act, a husband is considered as a third party to his wife & the same applies vice-versa; No larger public interest in disclosure...more>>



August 25, 2021
Information about a representation - PIO: Copy of the representation was not received in their office, hence no information was provided - FAA directed the PIO to re-examine and dispose the case within 15 days - CIC issued a strict warning to the then PIO...more>>
August 23, 2021
TRAI: Information regarding surveillance, tapping or interception is not available with TRAI; RTI application was transferred & MHA gave a reply - CIC: Main issue is sub-judice before the Delhi High Court; Query is not strictly covered u/s 2(f) of RTI Act...more>>



August 21, 2021
Article 356 and reorganisation of J&K - Information regarding file movement and e- office was denied u/s 8(1)(e) as fiduciary - CIC directed the PIO to re-examine the RTI Application and provide an appropriate response by 30.09.2021...more>>
August 19, 2021
Copies of departmental investigations carried regarding the environmental clearance given by CPCB to Cairn Energy, Vedanta Ltd, Focus Energy, etc. for extraction of oil and gas in Jaisalmer & Barmer - CIC: Approach Rajasthan State Pollution Control Board...more>>



Articles

Entries in Birth and Death Register are public documents and cannot be termed a 'Third Party Information'
October 31, 2021
High Court directs to provide copies of Death Certificate under RTI Act   more>>
Karnataka HC: Provide copy of report with enclosures when the investigation in the matter had been concluded
October 20, 2021
Option of getting it from Magistrate cannot be a ground to deny the information under RTI   more>>
Papers containing details of the operations launched by Indian Defence Forces in J&K in 1947
October 11, 2021
Disclosure of archival information kept confidential for more than half a century in Public interest   more>>

Comments

My Second Appeal is not admitted by CIC as the CPIO replied in Gujarati
November 19, 2021
The CIC requires the documents in English or Hindi only   more>>
RTI reply was not delivered as the person was not present at the said address
October 20, 2021
What is the next action to be taken in the matter?   more>>
I sent an email to Education Minister requesting to intimate likely date of release of HRM list of KV
October 12, 2021
There is no information about the release of the HRM list of Kendriya Vidyalaya   more>>