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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 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 ...

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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 u...

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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 an...

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CIC awards Compensation to RTI Applicant for 2 year delay in providing info

Aabid Hussain Vs. CPIO (Central Information Commission) - Commission is convinced with the averment of the Appellant for having suffered gross detriment due to the delay of over 2 years in providing the information to him. Appellant deserves to be compensated on this account. ...

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Judicial proceedings & records are public records and can be availed under RTI

Shri Y N Prasad Vs. PIO (Central Information Commission) - Judicial proceedings and records thereof are public records and the appellant has a right to secure desired information. After hearing the appellant and perusal of record, the Commission deems it fit to direct the respondent PIO to offer inspection of the judicial file to the appellant on a mutual c...

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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 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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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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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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CIC awards Compensation to RTI Applicant for 2 year delay in providing info

Aabid Hussain Vs. CPIO (Central Information Commission)

Commission is convinced with the averment of the Appellant for having suffered gross detriment due to the delay of over 2 years in providing the information to him. Appellant deserves to be compensated on this account. ...

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Judicial proceedings & records are public records and can be availed under RTI

Shri Y N Prasad Vs. PIO (Central Information Commission)

Judicial proceedings and records thereof are public records and the appellant has a right to secure desired information. After hearing the appellant and perusal of record, the Commission deems it fit to direct the respondent PIO to offer inspection of the judicial file to the appellant on a mutual convenient day and time. ...

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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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