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Maintenance of record copy of newspaper by RNI - Appellant: PIO has provided a false and misleading reply; Quoted Rule 5 of Reg. of Newspaper (Central) Rules, 1956 - CIC: PIO to place this order before their competent authority to look into the allegation     Right to Information Act 2005    CIC: Information sought is indeterminate and also appears to be voluminous in nature, collation and compilation of which would entail diversion of manpower resources of the Public Authority and thus, cannot be provided in view of Section 7(9) of RTI Act     Right to Information Act 2005    CIC: The issue raised by the Appellant regarding the anomaly reflected in his closing PF balance coupled with rejection of his PF claim is purely a matter of grievance which cannot be resolved under the mandate of RTI Act     Right to Information Act 2005    Information about the enrolment number an advocate, authenticated copy of certificate of enrolment and other supporting document - CIC: No reply was provided to the Appellant is a violation of the provisions of the RTI Act; SCN issued for imposing penalty     Right to Information Act 2005    Status of passport application - CIC: Information held by the public authority had been duly disseminated to the Complainant, no question of deliberate or wilful denial of information arises in this case; The germane issue case has also been resolved     Right to Information Act 2005    Action taken on a complaint regarding encroachment of Govt. land - PIO informed that the action taken is pending - CIC: Since the FA had directed the PIO to furnish a reply within 15 days, a reply ought to have been given by the PIO; Warning issued to PIO     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    Is the educational degree a piece of personal information under the RTI Act, 2005?     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   

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February 10, 2023
IBBI PIO: No specific delegation of authority has been made for the purpose of taking a decision in the matter of 2nd proviso to sub-rule 1 of rule 5 of the Companies Registered Valuer and Valuation Rules, 2017 - CIC: No further action required...more>>
February 8, 2023
CIC: The expression “Human Rights Violation” as used in proviso to Section 24(1) cannot be read to extend to all matters where a person alleges violation of fundamental rights; It cannot be extended to include controversies relating to service matters...more>>

February 6, 2023
Action taken on a complaint alleging recruitment using fake documents - Appellant invoked public interest - CIC: Processing of complaint becomes personal information of that third party; except for the final outcome, no other information can be provided...more>>
February 3, 2023
The complainant has failed to seek condonation of the delay nor gave any valid and acceptable reason that could have been considered as a sufficient cause preventing the complainant from filing his complaint - CIC: Case dismissed as time barred...more>>

February 1, 2023
Information about DPC was denied as classified and personal - CIC: Provide a revised reply on all the points where information has been denied, by indicating the exemption clause as per the RTI Act, for denial with full justification for the same...more>>
January 30, 2023
CIC: The present complaint is not admissible; The complainant has no onus in filing this complaint as the RTI application was not filed by him but Col (Retd) Satpal Singh Sandhu - RTI applicant is at liberty to file a fresh complaint in his name...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>>
Would the RBI provide information about the loan defaulters and inspection reports?
April 29, 2021
SC dismisses recall applications in Jayantilal Mistry judgment paving way for disclosure   more>>
Is disclosure of reasons for seeking the information necessary under the RTI Act?
April 18, 2021
The recent Delhi High Court judgment for disclosure of interest raises a lot of questions   more>>


Which government body decides the charges of courier services in India?
December 11, 2022
Each and every courier company charges different rates and is not liable for any loss   more>>
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>>