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CIC has limited powers, should remain in its boundary: Delhi HC

Corporate Law - “Information is power. This is truer now, in this information age, than ever before. In a democracy this power of information which the public authorities possess is to be shared with the people. But at the same time, not every piece of information is to be made public. There is the public interest and democratic purpose in disseminatio...

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Term 'wholly charitable or religious' u/s 11 of I-T Act

Corporate Law - THE variety of information which is nowadays being sought under the RTI Act has indeed grown in quality and magnitude. One such quality question was volleyed at the CBDT which is related to Sec 11 of the Income Tax Act....

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CIC benches to continue hearings: Wajahat Habibullah

Corporate Law - Chief Information Commissioner Wajahat Habibullah on Tuesday convened a meeting of all the Information Commissioners to discuss the Delhi High Court’s stand that the Central Information Commission had no powers to frame rules for its regulation....

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Getting income tax details of third person under RTI is still not easy task

Corporate Law - If you thought getting income tax details of a third person would be an easy task following the recent order of Central Information Commission (CIC), then you are mistaken. In a case filed by Delhi-based chartered accountant R.K. Gupta, the CIC had on December 14 ordered the Income Tax (I-T) Department (Delhi) to allow him inspection of r...

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Provide Generic details of Gross Income of Husband to wife under RTI: CIC

Ambika Bhatia Vs CPIO (Central Information Commission) - CPIO to provide generic details of net taxable/gross income of husband to wife for defend her matrimonial court case & claiming Maintenance...

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CIC allowed RTI to disclose Only Limited Information of Income Tax Return of Husband to His Wife

Smt. Basavantamma Vs The CPIO (Central Information Commission) - The issue under consideration is whether the details related to someone's Income Tax Return can be obtained through Right To Information Act?...

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Provide Info about Donors to Political Parties- CIC Directs DEA

Venkatesh Nayak Vs CPIO (Central Information Commission) - The total number of representations or petitions or communications, by whatever name called, received by the Government of India, till date, from donors regarding the need for maintaining confidentiality of their identity while making donations to political parties;...

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Raw Marks & Scaling Records of CA Exam may be given under RTI

Rajat Kumar Mehra Vs CPIO, ICAI (CIC Delhi) - Rajat Kumar Mehra Vs CPIO (CIC Delhi) The Commission, after hearing the submissions of both the parties and perusing the records, observes that the appellant has sought his raw marks and scaling record. However, the CPIO vide letter dated 28.07.2017 incorrectly denied the information under Section 8...

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CIC instructs CCIT, Ranchi to educate concerned officials about RTI Act, 2005

Mr. Radha Raman Tripathy Vs. CPIO & Jt. Commissioner of Income Tax (Central Information Commission) - The Complainant vide his RTI application sought information regarding the total amount paid to Guest House/ Houses for stay by Shri S.K. Roy, JCIT, Range-3, Bokaro during the month of October, 2016....

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Balance in PF account can not be disclosed under RTI

Instruction No. PID/Circular/06 7/ 95 - (22/07/2011) - Shri Rabindra kumar B. Adhikari Vs Mr. Thothar (CIC) The PIO replied that the information sought by the applicant pertains to the third party and no public interest will be served in the disclosure. In accordance with Section 11 of the Act, a reference was made to the third party i.e., Sunitha Choud...

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Provide Generic details of Gross Income of Husband to wife under RTI: CIC

Ambika Bhatia Vs CPIO (Central Information Commission)

CPIO to provide generic details of net taxable/gross income of husband to wife for defend her matrimonial court case & claiming Maintenance...

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CIC allowed RTI to disclose Only Limited Information of Income Tax Return of Husband to His Wife

Smt. Basavantamma Vs The CPIO (Central Information Commission)

The issue under consideration is whether the details related to someone's Income Tax Return can be obtained through Right To Information Act?...

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Provide Info about Donors to Political Parties- CIC Directs DEA

Venkatesh Nayak Vs CPIO (Central Information Commission)

The total number of representations or petitions or communications, by whatever name called, received by the Government of India, till date, from donors regarding the need for maintaining confidentiality of their identity while making donations to political parties;...

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Raw Marks & Scaling Records of CA Exam may be given under RTI

Rajat Kumar Mehra Vs CPIO, ICAI (CIC Delhi)

Rajat Kumar Mehra Vs CPIO (CIC Delhi) The Commission, after hearing the submissions of both the parties and perusing the records, observes that the appellant has sought his raw marks and scaling record. However, the CPIO vide letter dated 28.07.2017 incorrectly denied the information under Section 8(1)(j) of the RTI Act stating that the a...

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CIC instructs CCIT, Ranchi to educate concerned officials about RTI Act, 2005

Mr. Radha Raman Tripathy Vs. CPIO & Jt. Commissioner of Income Tax (Central Information Commission)

The Complainant vide his RTI application sought information regarding the total amount paid to Guest House/ Houses for stay by Shri S.K. Roy, JCIT, Range-3, Bokaro during the month of October, 2016....

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GSTN: 1200 employees but no HR Policy: Balance Sheet Available only till 2013-14

Mr. R.K. Jain Vs. CPIO (Central Information Commission)

HR Policy had not been finalized, the detailed norms including delegation of powers for discharge of GSTN functions was under preparation, the rules/regulations and manual etc. to be used by its employees for discharging their functions was also under preparation, the annual statement of accounts and balance sheet was available till the p...

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CIC issues SCN to CPIO & JCIT for misconduct & negligence under RTI Act, 2005

Mr. Radha Raman Tripathi Vs. CPIO & Jt. Commissioner of Income Tax (Central Information Commission)

Central Information Commission observed that the response provided by the CPIO/Respondent with respect to Points 03 and 04 was in total disregard to the provisions of the RTI Act, 2005 and contradictory response was provided by the Respondent during the hearing. The Commission therefore directs the Respondent, Mr. Sanjiv Kumar Roy, CPIO/J...

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Information cannot be denied under RTI for lack of Aadhaar card

Vishwas Bhamburkar Vs. PIO, Housing & Urban Development Corporation Ltd. (Central Information Commission)

Commission records admonition for illegally insisting on Aadhar Card etc. to prove citizenship, identity and address, and also demanding proof of citizenship. Denial of information for lack of Aadhaar card will be a serious breach of right, which was guaranteed by the RTI Act ...

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Delhi Soccer Association is a Public Authority under RTI Act: HC

D K Bose Vs. PIO (Central Information Commission)

D K Bose Vs. PIO (Central Information Commission) CIC held that In fact, being a public body concerned with public activity like football, the Delhi Soccer Association (DSA) should have voluntarily disclosed entire information about it, including the bits and pieces asked by the appellant in this and several other appeals, and fulfill its...

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Indian Banks Association is a Public Authority Under RTI Act, 2005

Shri R K Jain Vs. Indian Bank Association (IBA) (Central Information Commission)

Shri R K Jain Vs. Indian Bank Association (IBA) (Central Information Commission) Taking into account that the IBA performs functions as State agency and its majority control vests in Government of India appointed Managing Directors of Public Sector Banks, the IBA qualifies to be a public authority under the RTI Act, 2005. The Commission...

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