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

June 16, 2017 1353 Views 0 comment Print

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.

CIC directs CBDT to educate concerned officials about RTI Law

June 8, 2017 1578 Views 0 comment Print

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.

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

May 29, 2017 1440 Views 0 comment Print

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) (C) No 573/2003.

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

May 18, 2017 1341 Views 0 comment Print

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.

RTI reveals PF Scam Worth Crores involving 191 Accounts

May 12, 2017 1929 Views 1 comment Print

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.

Introduce RTI Stamps For Payment of RTI Fees: CIC

May 5, 2017 1506 Views 0 comment Print

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 basis.

RTI Information cannot be denied under the excuse of Missing file

April 20, 2017 7197 Views 0 comment Print

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

CIC Disposes 1,282 RTI Appeals by a single Order

April 18, 2017 11643 Views 0 comment Print

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 in different bunches.

Maintain E-Register of RTI Application & Disposal: Maharashtra CIC

April 16, 2017 1158 Views 0 comment Print

Chief Secretary,Govt of Maharashtra should create an online RTI register in every office which has a Public Information Officer and put on a single platform all the RTI applications filed in every office at every level where RTI applications are submitted and filed and also upload this information on the websites of Public Authorities so that Citizens can also access this vital information.

Investigate leakages of Confidential Data / ITR filed by Tax Payers: CIC

April 10, 2017 15882 Views 0 comment Print

It is essential to protect the Confidential Financial Data filed by millions of Tax Payers from falling into wrong hands in the larger public interest.

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