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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 17, 2021
Even after receipt of the CIC’s hearing notice, the PIO failed to follow up the matter with the holder of the information nor was any effort made comply with the order of the FAA - CIC expressed its extreme displeasure and issued a strict warning to PIO...more>>
August 15, 2021
Appellant: Why juniors in the same Trade are drawing higher pay? Clarify the case and rectify the observations - PIO replied and claimed that the grievance was resolved - CIC is not an appropriate forum for raising grievance but to disseminate information...more>>



August 13, 2021
Information about a land purchased by Air India, the payment details, encumbrance certificate etc. was denied u/s 8(1)(j) of the RTI Act - CIC: Appellant has sought information without establishing any larger public interest in disclosure of information...more>>
August 11, 2021
Copy of note sheets with regard to action taken on appellant’s grievances was not provided despite FAA’s order - CIC: PIO to comply with the direction given by the FAA failing which action against him under the provisions of the RTI Act would be initiated...more>>



August 9, 2021
Status of representation submitted to Brig AS Katoch and related information was sought - PIO: Matter is sub-judice; They are not in a position to access any information from Deccan Technical Press being an entirely private organization - CIC: No action...more>>
August 6, 2021
Basis on which Sh. Rakesh Bhatt working as draftsman in Geo-Spatial Data Centre, Survey of India was given the charge of MT, Garage - CIC: information sought is related to a third party and the same is personal in nature; exempt u/s 8(1)(j) of the RTI Act...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>>