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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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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 pilla...

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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 citize...

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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 Deve...

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

Mr. Badal Satapathy Vs. The CPIO (Central Information Commission)

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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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 Choudhury to make submission in writing or or...

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CIC benches to continue hearings: Wajahat Habibullah

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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