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  1. Knowingly Giving False/Misleading/Incorrect/Obstructing/Destroying information - Application of Section 20 (1) & (2) of RTI Act

    In the aforesaid circumstances, the remedy lies in setting in motion the Appellate Process/Supervisory Jurisdiction of the Information Commission as prescribed under the Act. In order to corroborate the authenticity of documents supplied, if there is a reason to doubt, the applicant may file another ...
  2. RTI Clause for false, misleading information

    Quote Originally Posted by rameshverma View Post
    In the scenario posed by the querist, as rightly suggested in Post 3 & 4, the remedy lies in setting in motion the Appellate Process/Supervisory Jurisdiction of the Information Commission as prescribed under the Act. In order to corroborate the authenticity of documents supplied, if there is a reason
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  3. Greetings on the 69th Independence Day

    Wishes all RTI India Team friend`s, seniors and Juniors a Very Happy Independence Day 2015 !
    Jai Hind
  4. Observation - Clarification by Full Bench of CIC regarding "Public Authority" and "Authority"

    The expression ‘public authority’ has been defined u/s 2 (h) of the RTI Act but the word ‘authority’ has not been defined under the said Act. In fact, the word ‘authority’ has not been defined under any law for the time being in force.
    Therefore, the word ‘authority’ requires to be construed as ...
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  5. RTI Second Appeal: How Central & State Information Commissioners (CIC / SIC) screw it up

    RTI Second Appeal: How Central & State Information Commissioners (CIC / SIC) screw it up

    Appellants have come to accept some of the below-mentioned ways of dealing with 2nd Appeals as legitimate, as the entire system is not working. But these are really instances of dereliction of ...
  6. The truth of an Air India Flight an Untold story, a blessing in disguise !

    The truth of an Air India Flight an Untold story, a blessing in disguise !

    On Sunday evening 13th July 2014 , the Air India's flight AI-144, a B-777, was ready for a routine flight from Newark to Mumbai with 300 passengers and 15 crew. The weather in New Jersey was heavy passing showers ...
  7. Scope of Section 8 (1)(j) of The RTI Act, 2005- 'Privacy' as abuse for claiming exemption

    Scope of Section 8 (1)(j) of The RTI Act, 2005- 'Privacy' as abuse for claiming exemption


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    Section 8(1)(J) of the Right to Information Act, 2005 (Hereinafter called 'The Act') provides that notwithstanding anything contained in this Act, there shall ...
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  8. Panchayat budget grants and Panchayat Works Expenditure

    Often advice is sought about seeking information from Panchayat or Municipality Budget Grants, Development Works including funds used from Central and State sponsored employment guarantee schemes, MP/MLA LAD funds etc. Help and advice is also sought about seeking information to ascertain whether Municipality ...

    Updated 22-07-15 at 01:38 PM by RAVEENA_O

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  9. Kindly do not worry about the exemptions at the stage of filing a RTI application.

    Kindly do not worry about the exemptions at the stage of filing a RTI application, as reasoned below:

    As per section 7(1): A PIO is supposed to either provide the information on payment of such fee as may be prescribed or reject the request for any of the reasons specified in sections 8
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    Updated 23-07-15 at 09:52 AM by Sunil Ahya

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  10. PIO Acts that makes you hate RTI ACT

    How many times have you been asked to inspect the document when you have never requested? Ideally if the you have not applied for inspection of document and the information requested is not voluminous, PIO should not ask the applicant to come for inspection of document.

    PIO Acts that makes ...
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