Central Information Commission

CIC criticises Casual Approach of I-T Dept. in responding RTI application

Mr. Arun G Jogdeo Vs CPIO ITO, (Central Information Commission)

The Court directed the department to form a Vigilance Cell to ensure that there is a monitoring authority, which would monitor various policy decisions which are taken. It also directed the setting up of a self auditing mechanism to ensure that the income tax assessees are not made to run from pillar to post for the purpose of redressal o...

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Why BCCI not been made Public Authority Under RTI Act?: CIC

Subhash Chandra Agarwal Vs PIO, Department of Sports (Central Information Commission)

Central Information Commissioner, Prof. M Sridhar Acharyulu, in the case of Subhash Chandra Agrawal Vs. PIO, Department of Sports, declared the BCCI to be a public authority and directed the Board to disclose information sought by the RTI applicant....

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Disclose Numeric data of Officers Facing Corruption Charges: CIC

Shri Ashok Kumar Reddy Vs PIO, Chief Office of Chief Secretary (Central Information Commission)

he public authorities working under the aegis of Union Government shall make public: (a). Year wise Numeric data of pending as well as disposed Departmental / Vigilance / Court cases against their employees initiated at instance of the employer;(b). Rank/Post held by the charge sheeted employee; without disclosure of identity of the indi...

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CIC directs CBDT to educate concerned officials about RTI Law

Mr. Radha Raman Tripathy Vs. CPIO (Central Information Commission)

Commissiono instructs CBDT to convene periodic conferences/ seminars to sensitise, familiarise and educate the concerned officials about the relevant provisions of the RTI Act, 2005 for effective discharge of its duties and responsibilities....

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Provide Info on Demonetization under RTI: CIC to Dept of Posts

Ramswaroop Vs PIO, Department of Posts (Central Information Commission)

The CIC, in the case of Ramswaroop Vs PIO, Department of Posts, has directed the authority concerned to provide information regarding the number of currency notes exchanged during the demonetization period to the petitioner since demonetization had a huge impact on the everyday life of every citizen of the nation. ...

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CIC not to direct RBI To disclose defaulters & NPAs List till SC Verdict

A full-Bench of the Central Information Commission recently refused to direct the RBI to disclose list of defaulters and non-performing assets, in view of a similar issue being under consideration before the Supreme Court in the case of Center for Public Interest Litigation v. Housing and Urban Development Corporation Ltd. & Ors., WP(s) (...

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RTI reveals PF Scam Worth Crores involving 191 Accounts

Sandeep.Tanwar Vs PIO, EPFO (Central Information Commission)

The PIO stated that the PF contribution of employers are getting credited in someone else’s account instead of their respective PF account and consequently the appellant alleged that his PF money was sent to some other account and someone else’s PF money has been received in his account. ...

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Introduce RTI Stamps For Payment of RTI Fees: CIC

Mr. Subhash Chandra Agrawal Vs CPIO & Under Secretary (Central Information Commission)

Commission felt that DoP&T and Department of Posts necessarily need to coordinate and initiate steps to introduce RTI stamps or numbered RTI coupons to eliminate prevailing ambiguity with regard to Rule 06 of the RTI Rules, 2012, on the mode of payment of RTI Fee keeping in view the experience in handling similar issues on a day to day ba...

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CIC Disposes 1,282 RTI Appeals by a single Order

Wg. Cdr. Sanjeev Sharma Vs. CPIOs, Indian Air Force (Central Information Commission)

The present set of Appeals (1282 in number) arise out of RTI Applications filed by the Appellant against different Commands of Indian Air Force and it has been decided to adjudicate upon the Appeals by putting same subject matters under one head (which may or may not have the same date of RTI Application) and have been listed for hearings...

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RTI Information cannot be denied under the excuse of Missing file

Balendra Kumar Vs PIO, M/o Labour & Employment (Central Information Commission)

The complainant sought details with regard to the file notings of all corresponding papers of file no. DGE&T-A-32013/1/1996-Adm-II. The CPIO replied by stating the concerned file was not traceable. First appeal was filed. The FAA vide his Order dater 11.08.2015...

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