24 September 2018


Search Results for Tag : Information

Judgments

Concealing name itself protection for whistle-blower(06.08.2015)

In a case involving non-response to an application for information by a whistle-blower, the Central Information Commission passed orders for ceasing o.....

Tags : whistle blow, right to information, harass

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Commissioner cannot usurp Department’s plausible view(11.05.2016)

View taken by Assessing Officer, so long as it is a possible view, cannot be interfered by Commissioner under Section 263 of Income Tax Act 1961.
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Tags : Income tax, expenses, further information

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Parties to a private contract and users of "WhatsApp" having voluntarily opted to avail services of said application are bound by terms of service offered(23.09.2016)

Petitioners claim to be the users of “WhatsApp”, an Internet Messaging Application, provided by Respondent No.2/"WhatsApp Inc.", a company based in US.....

Tags : Privacy, Right, Information, Sharing

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Reasoning or rationing must be accorded by CIC while ordering disclosure of any information(08.11.2016)

Petitioner seeks quashing of order passed by Central Information Commission allowing appeal of Respondent and directing Petitioner to provide informat.....

Tags : Information, Disclosure, Directions

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Minutes of full house of Bar Council should not be disclosed and put in public domain(14.02.2017)

Petitioner impugns orders passed by Central Information Commission directing that, details sought by Respondent no. 2 be put in public domain voluntar.....

Tags : Meetings, Information, Disclosure

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Burden to show that a body is owned, controlled or substantially financed by appropriate Government is on applicant seeking information(09.03.2017)

Complainant filed an application under Right to Information Act, 2005 (RTI Act) on 7th April 2014 with CPIO, Institute of Rural Management (IRMA), see.....

Tags : Information, Public Authority, Determination

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Information relating to wages of employees has to be voluntarily disclosed by public authority(11.05.2017)

Appellant sought information regarding M/s. Laxmi Distribution. Specifically, he sought relationship between one Mr. H.B. Singhvi and M/s. Laxmi Distr.....

Tags : Information, Disclosure, Direction

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Employment status of a person sought under RTI Act, can be furnished to spouse for purpose of deciding maintenance(02.08.2017)

Appellant had filed RTI application in year 2016, seeking information regarding details of EPF Account No. & EPF Account statement of wife of Appellan.....

Tags : Information, Disclosure, EPF Account

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Entire process of grant of promotion to the eligible officials should be carried out in a completely transparent and objective manner(09.08.2017)

In present case, the Appellant sought information regarding details of total vacancies created in the cadre of Group 'A' (Assistant Commissioner), det.....

Tags : Promotions, Reservation, Information, Disclosure

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Vital information pertaining to rules for insurance claims should be widely disseminated and displayed on website(11.04.2017)

Appellant, vide her RTI application sought information regarding certified copy of extracts of rule/regulation/manual/policies/guidelines, primarily r.....

Tags : Information, Dissemination, Suo motu

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Externee is entitled before an order of externment is passed to know the material allegations against him(14.11.2017)

In present petition, the Petitioner is impugning the order passed by the Sub-Divisional Magistrate, passed under Section 56 (1) (b) of the Maharashtra.....

Tags : Externment, Material allegation, Information

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Before imposing penalty, Commission has to be satisfied that, delay occurred was without reasonable cause or request was denied mala fidely(11.12.2017)

The Appellant vide his RTI application sought information regarding the date of payment and cheque number with amount against each bill submitted by t.....

Tags : Information, Denial, Validity

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In an Appeal proceeding, the onus to prove that denial of information was justified shall be on the CPIO(10.10.2017)

The Appellant vide his RTI application sought information regarding file number relating to amendments made in the Central Excise Act by the Central E.....

Tags : Information, Disclosure, Direction

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A voluntary disclosure of all information that ought to be displayed in public domain should be the rule and members of public who having to seek information should be an exception(19.03.2018)

The Appellant vide his RTI application sought information regarding the inception date of Dr. B.R.A.- National Institute of Technology Jalandhar (form.....

Tags : Information, Dissemination, Website

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Mere apprehensions of misuse of information or alleged inconspicuous actions of a citizen cannot take away their right to information(06.06.2018)

The Complainant sought information regarding under construction officer's mess, accommodation in Coastal Regulatory Zone in terms of copy of the NOC o.....

Tags : Information, Disclosure, Denial, Suspicion

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Notifications & Circulars

India Exploring Signing of MoU with South Korea for Road Information System, Shri Gadkari Inaugurates the 29th National Road Safety Week(23.04.2018)

Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways, Shipping, Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Shri Nitin Gadkari has said that In.....

Tags : MOU, Signing of, Road Information System

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Cabinet approves signing of Memorandum of Understanding between India and Bangladesh for promoting cooperation in the field of Information Technology and Electronics(14.06.2017)

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi was apprised about an Memorandum of Understanding which has already been signed bet.....

Tags : Approval, MOU, Information Technology, Electronics

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Launch of webpage by Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology for facilitating taxpayers with regard to addressing issues related to Information Technology Services & Electronics goods(21.06.2017)

In order to ensure preparedness for GST implementation from 1st of July 2017, Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology has launched a dedicate.....

Tags : Webpage, Launch, Information Technology, Services

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Principal Director General of Income Tax (Systems) to be the designated authority for furnishing the 'bulk information' on certain identified parameters(21.06.2017)

In pursuance of sub-clause (ii) of clause (a) of sub-section (1) of Section 138 of the Income-tax Act, 1961, the Central Government, hereby specifies .....

Tags : Director General, Authority, Bulk Information

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Foreign investment limits in Credit Information Companies revised(19.05.2016)

Foreign Direct Investment caps in Credit Information Companies have been raised significantly, including up to 100 per cent foreign ownership.

Tags : Credit information company, foreign investment

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TRAI Releases Telecom Consumers Protection (Eighth Amendment) Regulations, 2015(07.08.2015)

TRAI released Regulations to protect the interest of consumers using wireless data service. The same originated on TRAI receiving complaints from cons.....

Tags : trai, mobile data, regulations, information

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Exchange of information with Israel and Vietnam on tax matters approved(07.10.2015)

The Cabinet has approved amendment to the Agreement between India and Vietnam for the avoidance of double taxation and for prevention of fiscal evasio.....

Tags : Double taxation, tax, Vietnam, israel, information

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Service in relation to IT Software exempt from service tax(01.03.2016)

The Ministry of Finance exempted services in relation to Information Technology Software leviable to service tax under Section 66B read with section 6.....

Tags : service tax, information technology, record, exempt

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RBI signs MoU on Cooperation and Exchange of Information with Nepal Rastra Bank(14.09.2015)

The Reserve Bank of India signed a Memorandum of Understanding on "Supervisory Cooperation and Exchange of Supervisory Information" with Nepal Rastra .....

Tags : memorandum, Nepal, exchange, information

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New procedures in light of DGFT’s move to IT(19.01.2016)

The Directorate General of Foreign Trade notified new trade facilitation measures across all offices in India and its New Delhi Headquarters. In light.....

Tags : Dgft, officer, meeting, information technology

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Securities and Exchange Board of India (Issue of Capital and Disclosure Requirements) (Seventh Amendment) Regulations, 2015(27.10.2015)

The Securities and Exchange Board of India has introduced Regulations to amend the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Issue of Capital and Disclo.....

Tags : Securities, prospectus, information, legible

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News

Delhi High Court Directs Centre to Fill Up CIC, IC Posts in Six Weeks(09.11.2015)

Delhi HC has directed Centre to fill up vacant posts of Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) and Information Commissioners (IC) within six weeks.

Tags : Delhi HC, Centre , Chief Information Commissioner

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CIC: Don’t Make Information Public in Mediation Proceedings in Domestic Disputes(26.11.2015)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has ruled that information related to mediation proceedings in domestic disputes should not be made public, as ca.....

Tags : Central Information Commission, domestic disputes

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CCI Rejects Complaint against Symantec Corp(26.11.2015)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has rejected allegations of anti-competitive business practices made against anti-virus software maker Symantec C.....

Tags : Central Information Commission , Symantec Corp.

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CIC Seeks Details of Mining Lease and Orders File Inspection(04.12.2015)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has ordered Indian Bureau of Mines to disclose the plans submitted by private entities seeking mining lease.

Tags : Central Information Commission , Mining Lease

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CIC Issues Notice to CBSE Officials for Denying Information to Student on Class XII Papers(04.12.2015)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has issued a show cause notice to two CBSE (Patna) officials for denying a student his answer-sheet by imposing i.....

Tags : Central Information Commission , CBSE

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CIC: Accused Entitled to Copy of Complaint in Sexual Harassment Cases(10.12.2015)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has clarified that if a complaint of sexual harassment is made against an individual/individuals, they are entitl.....

Tags : Central Information Commission , Sexual Harassment Cases

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Allahabad HC Junks Termination Orders for 16 IIIT-A Teachers(14.12.2015)

Allahabad High Court has junked a resolution of board of management of Indian Institute of Information Technology-Allahabad (IIIT-A) and subsequent or.....

Tags : Allahabad High Court, Indian Institute of Information Technology-Allahabad

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CIC Orders Compensation to RTI Applicants for Wrongful Delay(14.12.2015)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has awarded compensation to applicants fighting for information on their salary dues and slammed the respective o.....

Tags : Central Information Commission , provident fund/salary

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SC: RBI Must Disclose All Info About Banks Under RTI(17.12.2015)

Supreme Court has ruled that Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is bound in law to give information regarding private and public banks under the Right To Inf.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Right To Information , Reserve Bank of India

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Gujarat HC Directs State to Appoint 2 Information Commissioners(22.12.2015)

Gujarat HC has directed State Government to appoint two more information commissioners in State Information Commission for speedy disposal of cases an.....

Tags : Gujarat HC , State Government, Right to Information

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CIC Seeks Information on Action Taken Against Those Who Leaked Information on IFS Officer Sanjiv(31.12.2015)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has ordered Prime Minister's Office to disclose details of any action taken against people for allegedly leaking .....

Tags : Central Information Commission , IFS Officer Sanjiv Chaturvedi

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CCI Permits Union Bank's 49% Stake Buy in Union KBC AMC(31.12.2015)

Central Information Commission (CIC)has approved Union Bank of India's proposed acquisition of 49 per cent stake in Union KBC Asset Management Company.....

Tags : Central Information Commission , Union KBC Asset Management Company

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CIC: Can't Disclose All Government Email IDs(04.01.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has ruled that email IDs of all government officials cannot be provided under the Right to Information Act as it .....

Tags : Central Information Commission , email IDs , Right to Information Act

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Delhi HC Sets Aside order Asking SC to Share Information on Reserved Verdicts(08.01.2016)

Delhi HC, while setting aside order of its single judge bench, has held that Central Information Commission (CIC) cannot direct any public authority t.....

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SC Directs Government to Appoint 3 ICs in 6 Weeks(08.01.2016)

Supreme Court has directed Government to appoint three Information Commissioners (ICs) in the Central Information Commission (CIC), whose posts are ly.....

Tags : Supreme Court , Information Commissioners, Central Information Commission (

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CIC Slams NGT over Spending Thousands to Claim Rs.40(12.01.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has slammed National Green Tribunal (NGT) for apparently paying over Rs 33,000 as litigation fee to contest its d.....

Tags : Central Information Commission, National Green Tribunal

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CIC Points Out Serious Procedural Lapses in Inductions of NHAI(15.01.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has pointed out serious procedural lapses in appointment of officers in important public undertakings like the NH.....

Tags : Central Information Commission, NHAI

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CIC Slams Govt. for Failing to Promote Retired Employee(22.01.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has directed two government departments to explain why they should not be made to pay Rs 75,000 in penalty and co.....

Tags : Central Information Commission, Retired Employee

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CIC to NCERT: Why Content on Netaji Reduced in NCERT Books(25.01.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has pulled up NCERT for cutting out content on national leaders like Subhas Chandra Bose and revolutionaries from.....

Tags : Central Information Commissio,NCERT

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Ministry of Information & Broadcasting Frames New Business Policy for Publications Division(25.01.2016)

Ministry of Information & Broadcasting has framed a new business policy for Publications Division with the objective to streamline business practices .....

Tags : Ministry of Information & Broadcasting , Publications Division

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Central Information Commission Asks if Subsidy was Given to Medanta Hospital(27.01.2016)

Central Information Commission has directed the Centre and Haryana Government to inform it that whether the private hospital Medanta Medicity was give.....

Tags : Central Information Commission, Medanta Medicity Hospital

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CIC Pulls Up Delhi CM Office Over Senior Citizen's Pension Issue(28.01.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has pulled up Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for not applying its mind before transferring petition of a se.....

Tags : Central Information Commission, Senior Citizen's Pension Issue

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CIC Asks Centre and Haryana, Medanta was Given Subsidy in Land Allotment or Not(29.01.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has directed Centre and Haryana Government to disclose if private hospital Medanta was given any subsidy or conce.....

Tags : Central Information Commission, Centre, Medanta

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CIC to AMU: Remove Inequality in Re-Check of Supplementary Papers(01.02.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has asked Executive Council of Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) to make appropriate changes in process of re—evalu.....

Tags : Central Information Commission , Aligarh Muslim University

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CIC: No Need to Disclose Records Related to Dorje’s Visit(02.02.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) , while observing that disclosure of documents related to visit of Ogyen Trinley Dorje to Sikkim can adversly aff.....

Tags : Central Information Commission, Ogyen Trinley Dorje

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CIC Issues Notice to Tihar over Not Disclosing Information(17.02.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has upheld dowry convict's right to freedom and issued a showcause notice to Tihar authorities for allegedly supp.....

Tags : Central Information Commission , Tihar

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CIC to Govt.: Ensure Officers' APAR Finalised Within Time Frame(26.02.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has directed Health Ministry to ensure that Annual Performance Appraisal Reports (APAR) are finalised within give.....

Tags : Central Information Commission, Annual Performance Appraisal Reports

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Delhi High Court Amends its RTI Rules(29.02.2016)

Delhi High Court while deciding the public interest writ petition moved by a group of law students has amended its Right to Information Rules, 2006, r.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Right to Information Rules, 2006

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Kerala HC Seeks Records on CIC Appointments(01.03.2016)

Kerala High Court has directed State Government to produce records pertaining to proposed appointment of former DGP Vinson M Paul as Chief Information.....

Tags : Kerala High Court, Chief Information Commissioner

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Delhi High Court Asks CIC to Evolve a Procedure to Avoid Any Confusion(04.03.2016)

Delhi High Court has asked Registry of the Central Information Commission (CIC) to evolve a procedure by which applications against non-compliance of .....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Central Information Commission

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CIC Slams Environment Ministry over its Response on Indira Sagar Polavaram Project(21.09.2015)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has slammed Environment Ministry for its repeated response of "files not traceable" on key projects as it ordered.....

Tags : Central Information Commission,Environment Ministry

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CIC Issues Summon to Secretary to L-G over RTI on Tax Fraud(22.09.2015)

Central Information Commission (CIC) while taking serious view of how an RTI application was handled by Lieutenant Governor secretariat, Information C.....

Tags : Central Information Commission,RTI on Tax Fraud

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CIC Brings Maha Ministers under Ambit of RTI(28.09.2015)

Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) of Maharashtra, Ratnakar Gaikwad, has brought offices of all ministers, ministers of state under the ambit of th.....

Tags : Chief Information Commissioner ,ministers,RTI

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CIC to Forest Authorities: Whether Forest Clearance Granted to Polavaram Project(01.10.2015)

Central Information Commissioner (CIC) has ordered Union Ministry of Environment and Forests to inform whether forest rights of tribal people were rec.....

Tags : Central Information Commissioner,Union Ministry of Environment and Forests

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CIC Asks Centre to Give Polavaram Project Information to RTI Applicant(12.10.2015)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has issued a show cause to Environment Ministry’s Public Information Officer H.C. Choudhury for not providing inf.....

Tags : Central Information Commission , RTI

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CIC Slams JKP on Refusal to Give Info About SOPs(18.08.2015)

Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) GR Sufi has directed Jammu and Kashmir Police (JKP) to reveal information, slamming forces over refusal to disclo.....

Tags : Chief Information Commissioner,Jammu and Kashmir Police (JKP)

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CIC Seeks Report on Sale of Illicit Tobacco Trading Inside Tihar(18.08.2015)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has directed Tihar Jail Authorities to inquire and submit a report before it within three months on alleged illi.....

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PMO to CIC: Cannot Declassify Bose’s File(28.08.2015)

Prime Minister's Office (PMO) has admitted before Central Information Commission (CIC) that it has files related to Bose but did not give any specific.....

Tags : Prime Minister's Office,Central Information Commission

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Madras High Court Denies Relief to Helios and Matheson(31.08.2015)

Madras HC has dismissed plea filed by M/s Helios and Matheson Information Technology Ltd. seeking to quash FIR against it, contending that Economic Of.....

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CIC: Ministers Answerable Under RTI(14.03.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has ruled that Ministers in Union and State Cabinets are “public authorities” liable to answer public questions a.....

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CIC Junks Need Of Hard Copies For Online Appeals(16.03.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has done away with the mandatory provision of sending signed hard copy of appeals through post even though the ap.....

Tags : Central Information Commission , Online Appeals

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CIC Seeks Reply from MP, MLA as to Why They Should Not be Declared "Public Authority"(17.03.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has issued show cause notices to a BJP MP and a Nagaland MLA, in separate cases, seeking their explanation why th.....

Tags : Central Information Commission , RTI Act

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CIC Seeks CM's Reply over Address Change RTI(21.03.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has asked Kejriwal to respond to this RTI query, which sought to know how he was allowed to change his address du.....

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Kerala HC Rejets Petitions Challenging Appointment of CIC(25.03.2016)

Kerala High Court has rejected petitions challenging process of appointment of Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) and Information Commissioners in t.....

Tags : Kerala High Court, Chief Information Commissioner

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CIC Asks Intelligence Bureau: Why Report on Whistleblower Not Been Made Public(30.03.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has issued notice to Intelligence Bureau, an organisation exempted from transparency law except in some cases, as.....

Tags : Central Information Commission , whistleblower, Intelligence Bureau

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CIC Issues Notice to HRD Ministry over IGNOU Probe(31.03.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has issued a showcause notice to Ministry of Human Resource Development and Public Information Officer (PIO) for .....

Tags : Central Information Commission , IGNOU

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CIC: Bar Councils Come Under RTI(31.03.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has ruled that bar associations are constituted under a law made by Parliament and therefore come under Right to .....

Tags : Central Information Commission, Bar Councils

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Delhi HC to CIC: Maintain Daily Order Sheet(01.04.2016)

Delhi High Court has directed Central Information Commission (CIC) to maintain daily order sheets following complaints that while appellants' contenti.....

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CIC Slams Environment Ministry for Not Disclosing an Intelligence Bureau Report(01.04.2016)

Central Information Commissioner (CIC) has given show-cause notice to environment ministry for not disclosing an Intelligence Bureau (IB) report which.....

Tags : Central Information Commissioner , Intelligence Bureau Report

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CIC Directs Disclosure of UPA's Decision over De-Notifying 123 Wakf Properties(01.04.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has ordered disclosure of all records related to UPA Government's decision to de-notify 123 Wakf properties which.....

Tags : Central Information Commission, UPA Government, Delhi Wakf Board

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CIC Directs Govt. to Release Biosafety Data on GM Crops(07.04.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has directed the Environment Ministry to release biosafety data regarding all Genetically Modified (GM) crops in .....

Tags : Central Information Commission , Genetically Modified, crops

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Delhi HC Orders Information Commissioner M A Khan Yusufi to File Reply Plea Challenging His Decision(11.04.2016)

Delhi HC has sought response of Information Commissioner M A Khan Yusufi on a plea challenging his decision to bar appearance of a lawyer before his b.....

Tags : Delhi HC,Information Commissioner M A Khan Yusufi

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CIC: Modi’s Claim to Govt. Can’t be Disclosed(13.04.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has refused to disclose communication President Pranab Mukherjee had with Narendra Modi when he was called to for.....

Tags : Central Information Commission, Narendra Modi

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CIC Slams BCI for Not Following Mandatory RTI Clause(18.04.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has slammed Bar Council of India (BCI) for not following mandatory proactive disclosure clause of the Right to In.....

Tags : Central Information Commission , Bar Council of India

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CIC Recommends Action Against RTI Activist for Misuse of Law(21.04.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has recommended action against an RTI applicant for misusing the law to harass his colleagues in Bhai Parmanand I.....

Tags : Central Information Commission , Bhai Parmanand Institute of Business Studie

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CIC Directs IB to Provide Info to IFS Whistleblower(25.04.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has directed Intelligence Bureau (IB) to provide its report to whistleblower Sanjiv Chaturvedi, an Indian Forest .....

Tags : Central Information Commission , Sanjiv Chaturvedi

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CIC to DU: Give Information on Law Admissions(05.05.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has directed Delhi University (DU) to provide information on admission of students to first-year of law degree co.....

Tags : Central Information Commission , Delhi University

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CIC: Notaries Law Need to be Amended(05.05.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has recommended to Law Ministry to amend law of notaries and update notaries system leaving no scope for falsific.....

Tags : Central Information Commission, Notaries Law , Law Ministry

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CIC Issues Fresh Notice to Sonia Gandhi in RTI Matter(09.05.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has issued a fresh notice to Congress President Sonia Gandhi to explain her case before its Full Bench on allegat.....

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CIC: Disclose File Notings of MHA Order on LG Powers(09.05.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has directed Ministry Of Home Affairs (MHA) to disclose all file notings related to the controversial notificatio.....

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CIC Rules, Cabinet Secretariat Can’t Deny to Disclose Details of Agenda(16.05.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has ruled that Cabinet Secretariat can’t deny access to items on agenda of Cabinet after meeting is over under Ri.....

Tags : Central Information Commission, Cabinet Secretariat

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Allahabad HC Looks for Reply from UP Govt. over Appointment of CIC(16.10.2015)

Allahabad High Court on a plea alleging that the procedure adopted by the committee in selections of Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) was not in a.....

Tags : Allahabad High Court , Chief Information Commissioner

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CIC Discarding Away RTI Applications Without Photo Identity Proof(27.10.2015)

Contrary to the RTI Act rules, the Central Information Commission (CIC) is asking applicants to furnish a copy of a photo identity card with applicati.....

Tags : RTI Act , Central Information Commission

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CIC Raps MoEF for Withholding Information on K'taka Grasslands Issue(29.10.2015)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has rapped Environment Ministry for withholding information related to construction work in ecologically- sensiti.....

Tags : Central Information Commission, Environment Ministry

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CCI Dismisses Complaints against Jaypee Group(29.10.2015)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has dismissed five complaints against Jaypee Group entities Jaiprakash Associates and Jaypee Infratech which had .....

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CCI Rejects Complaint against Karnataka Government(29.10.2015)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has rejected allegations of unfair business practices made against Karnataka government and non-profit group Kann.....

Tags : Central Information Commission , Karnataka Government

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CIC Seeks Information on Declassification of Files on Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose(12.08.2015)

Chief Information Commissioner has asked Prime Minister's Office to furnish all documents relating to declassification of files on Netaji Subhas Chand.....

Tags : Chief Information Commissioner , Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose

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CIC to Green Ministry: Make Coastal Area Expert Panel Report Public(17.05.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has asked Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar’s office to submit the response and to make action taken on expe.....

Tags : Central Information Commission , Environment Minister , India’s coastal areas

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CIC to NGT: Do Not Charge More Than Rs Two as Photocopy Fee(20.05.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has directed NGT to amend its RTI rules and not charge more than Rs two per page for providing photocopies of doc.....

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Delhi HC Stays CIC Order to Disclose IB Report on Whistle-blower(09.06.2016)

Delhi High Court has stayed Chief Information Commission (CIC) order directing the Intelligence Bureau (IB) to make public its report on alleged haras.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Chief Information Commission, Sanjiv Chaturvedi

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CIC Denies Disclosure of Assets & Liabilities of SEBI Chairman(14.06.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has ruled that disclosure of assets and liabilities of SEBI Chairman Sinha is "likely to cause unwarranted invasi.....

Tags : Central Information Commission , SEBI

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CIC Lifts ‘Iron Curtain’ over the Kerala Cabinet’s Decisions(23.06.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC), Kerala, has asked State Government to provide, in ten days, details of agendas and minutes regarding controversi.....

Tags : Central Information Commission, Government, Kerala Cabinet

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CIC Directs Issue of Notices in Names of the-then Chiefs of Political Parties(24.06.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has directed its Registrar to issue fresh notices in the names of the then Chiefs of political parties after acti.....

Tags : Central Information Commission , Sonia Gandhi

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CIC Directs Rural Development Ministry to Disclose Land Acquisition Ordinance(28.06.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has given a pro-disclosure order and directed Rural Development Ministry to divulge Cabinet note, file notings an.....

Tags : Central Information Commission, Rural Development Ministry

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CIC Rules Out Mandatory Video Conferencing for Officials Outside Delhi(29.06.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has ruled out making public authorities based outside Delhi compulsorily avail of video-conferencing in hearings .....

Tags : Central Information Commission, Mandatory Video Conferencing

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Gujarat HC Stays CIC Order on PM Modi's Degree(04.07.2016)

Gujarat High Court has stayed Central Information Commission (CIC) order asking the Gujarat University to provide details of the MA degree of Prime Mi.....

Tags : Gujarat High Court, Central Information Commission, Narendra Modi, Arvind Kejriwal

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CIC Seeks Disclosure of Every Action on Misconduct of Lawyers(22.07.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has directed Bar Council of Delhi to proactively make public the cases of professional misconduct, both proved an.....

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CIC: L-G Can’t Claim Immunity(26.05.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has directed L-G of Delhi and Union Home Ministry to disclose report on basis of which Delhi Assembly was dissolv.....

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CIC: All Agusta Westland Deal Documents in CBI Custody Cannot be Disclosed(27.05.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has observed that as all documents related to the signing of Agusta Westland deal is in custody of CBI and that t.....

Tags : Central Information Commission, Agusta Westland deal

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CIC Directs IT Department to Probe into Leak of IT Returns to Third Parties(17.04.2017)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has directed Income Tax Department to investigate into an incident of IT returns of an RTI applicant being releas.....

Tags : Central Information Commission, IT Returns

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CIC Rejects Plea Seeking Details of PM Modi’s Passport Application(06.03.2017)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has upheld CPIO’s refusal to provide to an RTI applicant copies of applications submitted by Prime Minister Naren.....

Tags : Central Information Commission, Passport Application, Modi

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CIC Directs CBSE to Permit Inspection of Smriti Irani’s School Records(18.01.2017)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has directed Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) to permit examination of Textiles Minister Smriti Irani'.....

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Bombay HC Notices State’s Police For Making Public Station Diary Under RTI Act(23.01.2017)

Bombay High Court has questioned Maharashtra Police’s act of making available details of its station diary to an accused, citing compulsions under Rig.....

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Delhi HC Stays CIC’s Order on PM Modi DU Degree Case(24.01.2017)

Delhi High Court has stayed an order of Central Information Commission (CIC) that directed Delhi University to allow inspection of records of all stud.....

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CIC: Donations Received By Electoral Trusts And Its Distribution Thereof Not Personal Information(25.01.2017)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has said that details of donation received by Electoral Trusts and their further distribution to political partie.....

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Delhi HC Stays CIC Order Directing Tihar Authority, Govt to Compensate Convict(30.01.2017)

Delhi High Court has stayed order of Central Information Commission (CIC) directing Tihar Jail Authorities and Delhi Government to compensate a convic.....

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Bombay HC: Proactive Approach May Tackle Cyber Crimes(31.01.2017)

Bombay High Court has said cyber crime and websites indulging in objectionable services are a problem for society at large, and police should be proac.....

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Delhi HC Notices AAP Govt Over Non Implementation of CIC Order on Environ Cost(01.02.2017)

Delhi High Court has sought response of Delhi Government on why it has not complied with a 2011 Central Information Commission (CIC) order to display .....

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Gujarat HC Seeks State’s Reply Over Appointment of CIC(02.02.2017)

Gujarat High Court has sought State Government's reply on a PIL seeking transparency in process for selection of next Chief Information Commissioner (.....

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CIC Directs Disclosure of Numeric Data of Officers Facing Corruption Charges(04.07.2017)

Central Information Commission has directed Government to disclose numeric details of pending as well as disclosed Departmental/ Vigilance/ Court case.....

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Central Information Commission: Officers However High Not Above RTI Act(18.07.2017)

Central Information Commission has treated Chief Vigilance Officer of Employees State Insurance Company (ESIC) as its deemed PIO, and issued him a sho.....

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Madras High Court: RTI Cannot Be Invoked When Alternate Remedies Available(05.06.2017)

Madras High Court has held that Right to Information (RTI) Act, 2005 cannot be invoked at first instance, if an effective alternative remedy is availa.....

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CIC Slaps Max Penalty for Denying Information on Illegal Constructions Near Taj Mahal(06.06.2017)

Central Information Commissioner has imposed maximum penalty of Rs. 25,000 on two officials of Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) for failing to pro.....

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CIC to Sports Ministry: Is BCCI a National Sports Federation?(12.06.2017)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has questioned status of BCCI, asking Sports Ministry to clarify if it is a national sports federation.

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CIC Asks Government to List Records of all Leased Properties(12.06.2017)

Central Information Commission has directed government to compile records of all properties leased out by government, including prime properties lease.....

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CIC Directs RBI To Appoint Nodal CPIO(14.06.2017)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has directed Reserve Bank of India to appoint a Nodal Central Public Information Officer (CPIO), in addition to c.....

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CIC: 'BCCI' a Public Authority, Must Disclose Information Under RTI(19.06.2017)

Central Information Commissioner has declared BCCI to be a public authority and directed the Board to disclose information sought by RTI applicant.

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Maharashtra CIC Directs State Government to Maintain E-register of RTI Applications, Disposal(18.04.2017)

Maharashtra State Chief Information Commissioner has directed Chief Secretary of Government of Maharashtra to maintain an e-register with details of a.....

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CIC: Disclosure of IT Return Information Under RTI Invades Privacy of Assessee(19.04.2017)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has upheld an order rejecting an RTI application seeking details of income tax returns of a person on ground that.....

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Bombay High Court Says 'No' to Fresh FIR on Receipt of Subsequent Info in Respect of Same Incident(20.04.2017)

Bombay High Court has held that there cannot be a fresh FIR on receipt of every subsequent information in respect of same cognizable offence or same i.....

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CIC to CPIO of Supreme Court: Disclose Action Taken in NEET Judgment Leak Case(04.05.2017)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has directed Central Public Information Officer (CPIO) of Supreme Court to disclose what action has been taken on.....

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CIC to Ministry of Law & Justice: Disclose Status of MoP for Judges, Judicial Accountability Bill(04.05.2017)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has expressed anguish over lack of transparency and accountability in process of appointment of Judges and direct.....

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CIC: Initiate Steps to Introduce RTI Stamps for Payment of RTI Fees(08.05.2017)

Central Information Commission has reiterated its recommendation for issue of RTI-stamps or numbered RTI-coupons as mode for payment of RTI-fees.

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CIC to Indian Navy: Disclose Why India Accepted Cost Escalation for Gorshkov(22.05.2017)

Central Information Commission has asked Indian Navy to disclose reasons for India agreeing to cost escalation by Russia for purchase of refurbished a.....

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CIC: Private Hospitals 'Fleecing' Patients for Cardiac Stent(22.05.2017)

Central Information Commission, while taking a serious view of private hospitals "fleecing" patients for cardiac stents, has directed Employees State .....

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Gujarat HC Rejects Plea Seeking Direction to Furnish Details on Jailbreak under RTI(15.11.2016)

Gujarat High Court has turned down an appeal seeking direction to Chief Information Commissioner to ask Government to furnish details on 2013 jailbrea.....

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Delhi HC Stays CIC’s 2012 Order to Disclose Institutional Donors Details to PMNRF(16.11.2016)

Delhi High Court has stayed operation of a 2012 order passed by Central Information Commission (CIC) asking Prime Minister's National Relief Fund (PMN.....

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CIC Directs Army to Share Macchil Encounter Info(17.11.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has directed Army to provide details to an RTI applicant about Court Martial of five soldiers in fake encounter o.....

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CIC Notices DU’s CPIO for Rejecting RTI Application on Modi’s Degree(21.11.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has issued show cause notice to Delhi University’s Central Public Information Officer (CPIO) asking why maximum p.....

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CIC: Records of Loans to Adani Groups Cannot be Disclosed under RTI(28.11.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has held that records related to loans given to industries promoted by Gautam Adani cannot be disclosed as these .....

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CIC Directs Home Ministry to Release Jet Airways Security Clearance Details(05.12.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has ordered Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) to release details of security clearances related to Jet Airways.

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Madras HC Seeks Reason to Abolish Puducherry State Information Commission(21.12.2016)

Madras High Court has asked that under what circumstances did Centre has decided to abolish State Information Commission in Union Territory of Puduche.....

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CIC: PM’s Travel Bills Can’t be Disclosed for Security Concerns(13.01.2017)

Central Information Commission has held that procedure involved in raising bills for chartered flights for Prime Minister's visit abroad cannot be dis.....

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CCI Endorses NCPCR Guidelines in Schools(25.07.2016)

Central Information of India (CCI) has endorsed guidelines laid down by National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR), for Eliminating Co.....

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CIC to School Boards: Record Corporal Punishment Data, Take Action(27.07.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has said that all school education boards must take note of cases of corporal punishment in their schools, form a.....

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CIC to Army: Identify Men Mutilated by Enemy(29.07.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has ordered Army to provide details of soldiers whose bodies were mutilated by insurgents and enemy soldiers duri.....

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CIC Suggests Declaration of Threat of Honour Killing in Marriage Form(12.08.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has suggested to Central and State Governments to include a declaration by couple who intend to have a court marr.....

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CIC Asks Govt. to Reveal Bio-Safety Data on GM Mustard Trials(16.08.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has directed Environment Ministry to reveal safety data regarding trials of Genetically Modified (GM) mustard wit.....

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CIC: Duly Consider Public Interest While Deciding RTI on ITR(16.08.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has directed Income Tax department to "duly consider the larger public interest" while responding to an RTI requ.....

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CIC Issues Show Cause Notice to 2 Scientists in Environment Ministry(17.08.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has issued a show cause notice to two scientists of Environment Ministry for not following its orders to proacti.....

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CIC: Information on Disbanded Army Intel Unit can't be Sought(19.08.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has dismissed appeal seeking disclosure of internal Army report on now-disbanded intelligence unit, Technical Ser.....

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CIC Seeks Details of LTC Cases(29.08.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has directed the Department of Space to make public details of the investigation against those officials accused .....

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CIC to PMO: Respond to RTI Query on Modi's Black Money Promise(02.09.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has asked Prime Minister's Office (PMO) to reply to RTI applicant, who wishes to know status of black money that .....

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CIC Asks PMO to be Cautious over Delay in Reply to RTI Queries(15.09.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has cautioned the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) to adopt “due seriousness” in handling of Right to Information ap.....

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CIC Imposes Penalty of Re 1 on RTI Applicant(21.09.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has slapped penalty of Re one on an RTI applicant who was acting as a front for a pesticide lobbying group seekin.....

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CIC: Inquire Fake Birth Certificates Racket in NDMC(26.09.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has ordered inquiry into "gross irregularities" in issuance of fake birth certificates by North Delhi Municipal C.....

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CIC Orders Indian Navy to Make Public, Report on Lt Cdr Rahul Nair Death(28.09.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has ordered Indian Navy to make public the inquiry report on death of Lt Cdr Rahul Nair during a 2010 air show ev.....

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Central Information Commission Kendriya Bhandar within the Purview of RTI Act(03.10.2016)

Central Information Commission has declared Government Employees' Cooperative Society Kendriya Bhandar to be a public authority under the Right to Inf.....

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Central Information Commission Slams Income Tax ‘Informer’ for Using RTI to Earn Incentives(03.10.2016)

Central Information Commission has admonished a Right to Information (RTI) applicant who was allegedly seeking massive information from the Income Tax.....

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CIC: UGC Must Give Clarifications on Recognized Courses(06.10.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC), while rejecting the plea of Higher Education Regulator, has said that UGC and other public authorities cannot de.....

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CIC: Develop System to Compensate Prisoners Kept in Jail for More than Term(07.10.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has asked country's largest prison Tihar to develop a system of giving compensation to inmates who have been inca.....

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Bombay HC Rules ‘Chief Information Commissioner has Power to Transfer Information Commissioner’(17.10.2016)

Bombay HC has ruled that State Chief Information Commissioner has power to transfer State Information Commissioner from one region to other to ensure .....

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CIC Directs JNU to Disclose Steps Undertaken to Prevent Thefts on Campus(17.10.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has held that Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) must pro-actively disclose steps taken to ward off menace of thef.....

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CIC: Constitution Club Public Authority under RTI Act(19.10.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has held that Constitution Club which is a "platform for interaction amongst past and present member of Parliamen.....

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CIC Rejects Plea Seeking Inquiry Report of Collision & Sinking of INS Vindhyagiri(24.10.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has rejected a plea of providing inquiry / investigation report of collision and sinking of INS Vindhyagiri, whic.....

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Bombay HC: Cyber Crimes Affecting Country’s Image Can’t be Ignored(25.10.2016)

Bombay High Court has observed that cyber crimes that affect image of Country cannot be brushed aside on premise that offences under Information Techn.....

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Bombay HC Rules ‘Chief Information Commissioner May Transfer Information Commissioner under RTI Act’(25.10.2016)

Bombay High Court has held that State Chief Information Commissioner has powers under Right to Information Act (RTI) to transfer State Information Com.....

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Delhi HC Stays CIC Order against BJP MLA's Wife on MCD Pensions(26.10.2016)

Delhi High Court has stayed Central Information Commission's (CIC) direction to BJP MLA Vijender Gupta's wife to explain how she had authorized disbur.....

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Allahabad HC: Information Commission Don’t Have Power to Review or Change its Own Order(03.11.2016)

Allahabad High Court has ordered that UP State Information Commission does not have a power to review and change its own orders, including order of im.....

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Reveal Probe Records on Lal Bahadur Shastri’s Death: CIC(15.05.2018)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has directed the Prime Minister's Office and Ministries of External Affairs and Home to make public the records o.....

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People Legitimately Expect Antiquities Like Koh-i-Noor to be Brought Back: CIC(05.06.2018)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has directed the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) and the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) to spell out the effort.....

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CIC Seeks Info on Steps Taken to Reclaim Koh-i-Noor, Tipu Sultan’s Sword(29.08.2018)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has directed Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) and Ministry of Culture to intimate an RTI applicant about the efforts.....

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Inspection of Answer Sheets by Examinee Should Be Allowed Under RTI Act: CIC(21.06.2018)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has held that an examinee holds the right to inspect his own answer sheets under the Right to Information Act, 20.....

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CIC: Impediment in Self Defence in Penal Proceedings is Violation of Human Rights(29.06.2018)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has held that it is the human right of a person accused of sexual harassment in his capacity as a citizen and acc.....

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Punjab and Haryana High Court Launches IT Services for Litigants, Lawyers(20.08.2018)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has launched Information Technology (IT) initiatives for ease of litigants and lawyers and to address their grievances.

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Supreme Court Repels Challenge Against Sec. 70 Of IT Act(02.04.2018)

Supreme Court has repelled challenge to the constitutional validity of Section 70 of the Information Technology Act 2000, which gives power to the gov.....

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CIC: Judicial Proceedings & Records Can Be Accessed Through RTI(02.11.2017)

Central Information Commission has held that judicial proceedings and records thereof are public records and a person, even if he is not party to the .....

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CIC: Indian Banks Association A Public Authority Under RTI(23.11.2017)

Central Information Commission has declared the Indian Banks Association (IBA) a public authority accountable under the Right to Information Act, 2005.....

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Denial of Information For Lack of Aadhaar is a Serious Breach of RTI Act: CIC(03.01.2018)

Central Information Commission has held that denial of information for lack of Aadhaar card will be a serious breach of right, which was guaranteed by.....

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Delhi High Court: Not Mandatory for Authority to Call for Info Under RTI(29.01.2018)

Delhi High Court has held that even if a public authority has the power to call for certain information, it is not mandatorily required to seek the da.....

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SIC, Pune: Religious Trusts Do Not Fall Under the RTI Act(05.02.2018)

State Information Commission (SIC), Pune has ruled that the religious or public trusts that are receiving financial aid or grant from government agenc.....

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CIC Asks MEA to Disclose Bills of Air India Charter Plane for PMs Travel Abroad(27.02.2018)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has directed the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) to disclose records related to the expenses incurred on chart.....

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CIC: Delhi Soccer Association is a Public Authority Under the RTI Act(04.12.2017)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has ruled that the Delhi Soccer Association (DSA) is a public authority under the Right to Information Act.

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Delhi HC Sets Aside CIC Order Declaring Every Minister A Public Authority Under RTI Act(08.12.2017)

Delhi High Court has set aside ‘as not sustainable’ the order of the Central Information Commission declaring every minister a “public authority” unde.....

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Does Intelligence Bureau Have to Provide Info on Corruption Under RTI: Delhi High Court(13.12.2017)

Delhi High Court has asked the Intelligence Bureau (IB) to state whether it fell under the ambit of the Right to Information Act in cases where inform.....

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CIC: Make Public Godse’s Statement in Bapu’s Assassination Trial(20.02.2017)

Central Information Commissioner (CIC) has ruled that statement of Nathuram Godse, along with other relevant records related to assassination of Mahat.....

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CIC to Centre: 'Clarify Stand on Claims of Taj Mahal Being a Shiva Temple'(14.08.2017)

Central Information Commission has recommended that Ministry of Culture should clarify its stand on conflicting claims regarding Taj Mahal being a Shi.....

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Delhi HC Upholds CIC Order, Says IB Liable to Share Report on Whistleblower IFS Officer(28.08.2017)

Delhi High Court has upheld order of Central Information Commission directing the Intelligence Bureau & Ministry of Environment and Forests to share w.....

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Supreme Court: Employees Personal Info Exempt from Disclosure Under RTI Act(04.09.2017)

Supreme Court has held that service details of employees fall within the ambit of ‘personal information’ u/s 8(1)(j) of Right to Information Act, and .....

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CIC Orders Inquiry Into Notes Exchanged at Delhi Post Office Branches(20.09.2017)

Central Information Commission has ordered an inquiry into the exchange of old currency notes after demonetisation at post office branches in Pinto Pa.....

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Central Information Commission Orders NDMC to Disclose Details of Defaulters(03.10.2017)

Central Information Commission has ordered NDMC to put up all information on the allottees and dues owed to the civic body on its website. Secondly it.....

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Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India Relaxes Norms for Information Utilities(06.10.2017)

Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India has relaxed norms for information utilities, paving way for Indian companies listed on the stock exchanges to.....

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SIT On Black Money Is Public Authority Under RTI: CIC(12.10.2017)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has held the special investigation team on black money a ‘public authority’ as per the Right to Information Act.

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International Cases

Supreme Court must not give leave to appeal on an interlocutory matter unless it is in interests of justice to have proposed appeal heard and determined before trial(11.04.2017)

Applicant is registered tax agent in respect of 15 companies having their registered offices in New Zealand. In 2014, Commissioner of Inland Revenue r.....

Tags : Notice, Issuance, Information, Disclosure

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Disclosure of past record is necessary to meet pressing social need(30.07.2018)

Present appeal concerns the legality under the Human Rights Act, 1998 and the European Convention on Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms of an Enhan.....

Tags : Information, Disclosure, Record, Certificate

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Interim Order could only be passed upon a condition that final order in proceedings was likely to take time and a situation existed where irreparable damage might occur.(17.08.2018)

In instant matter, Commission Show Cause Notice issued to Respondent notified that, there existed a prima facie case of contravention of Section 10(2).....

Tags : Dissemination, False information, Interim relief, Grant

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Impermissible disclosure of confidential information is no less impermissible because information is passed on in confidence, or “off the record”(19.10.2016)

Claim by Ingenious Media and Mr McKenna was brought by way of an application for judicial review, it was a straightforward claim for breach of a duty .....

Tags : Information, Disclosure, Permissibility

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To prove conduct under Section 10(2)(a) of Competition Act, 2010, it is not necessary to show actual harm to a competitor(20.07.2017)

Present order is related to proceedings initiated under Section 30 of Competition Act, 2010 vide Show Cause Notice No. 14/2016 dated 08th March, 2016 .....

Tags : Consumers, Information, Provisions, Violations

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Notaries and lawyers exempt from disclosure scheme in Canadian tax law(03.06.2016)

Canada’s Supreme Court held unconstitutional tax provisions relating to request for information by the Revenue Agency in the assessment of tax payable.....

Tags : search and seizure, legal advice, privileged information, canada

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Doctrine of illegality bows down to public interest(20.07.2016)

A party to a contract “tainted by illegality” is not barred from recovering money paid under the contract from the other party under the law of unjust.....

Tags : uk, doctrine of illegality, public interest, insider information

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Top Story

Right to be forgotten rejected by Japan’s Supreme Court(03.02.2017)

The Supreme Court of Japan has rejected a man's demand that a Google web search showing up reports of his arrest for child prostitution be removed. Th.....

Tags : Privacy, Right, Personal information, Removal

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INDIA signs MOU relating to cyber security with US(12.01.2017)

In order give a boost to cyber-security cooperation recently, India and USA have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Indian Compute.....

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