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  1. 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 ...
  2. 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 ...
  3. 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


    INTRODUCTION

    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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  4. 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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  5. 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
    ...

    Updated 23-07-15 at 09:52 AM by Sunil Ahya

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  6. 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 ...
  7. Four Biggest Mistakes you can avoid in your RTI Application



    The Right to Information Act 2005 empowers every citizen to ask for information from Government Organisations. This information can be about your own personal case or more complex Government Policy. The ...
  8. a Complaint and an Appeal

    When to file a Complaint
    18 (1) Subject to the provisions of this Act, it shall be the duty of the Central Information Commission or State Information Commission, as the case may be, to receive and inquire into a complaint from any person, -
    a. who has been unable to submit a request ...

    Updated 27-06-15 at 12:28 AM by D.T.RATHAVA

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  9. Landmark Decisions of CIC

    My Collection
    Landmark Decisions of CIC
    ( For Guidance ONLY )

    It has been observed that many information seekers as well as officers/staff are approaching RTI cell for clarification guidance on the various aspect of the RTI ...

    Updated 27-07-15 at 11:57 AM by D.T.RATHAVA

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  10. Delay in electricity connection - how to file rti application.

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