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15 Year Journey of RTI Act, 2005 & need for reforms

Corporate Law - 15 years have passed since the Historic Right to Information Act, 2005 was enacted. How was the journey of this Act for the people of India during this period? Did it bring the requisite ‘Transperancy & Accountability’ as guaranteed by the said Act? Right to Information Act is perhaps the most successful law in India. [&he...

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Certified Copies of Examination Answer Sheets under RTI by ICAI

Corporate Law - Update on Certified Copies of Answer Sheets under the RTI by ICAI for Nov 2019 Examination Dear Friends, I’m receiving many messages and mails reporting certified copies under the RTI was not received even after 30 days from the date of filing RTI application and many are worried about the decrease of marks upon suo-motu […]...

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Get CA/CS/CMA Exam Answer Sheet copies for free or at nominal Fee

Corporate Law - Now CA students get Answer Sheet copies at Free of Cost and CS, CMA students at nominal cost under RTI: Supreme Court Orders! RTI Act is the most revolutionary act for setting out the practical regime of the Right to Information, the 3 Key building pillars behind the act are Responsibility, Transparency and Accountability, which […...

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Revenue of ICAI through providing Certified Copies

Corporate Law - I have made an application to the ICAI under the Right to Information Act, 2005 to know the amount received by the ICAI by providing certified copies to the students by charging Rs. 500 per subject....

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Statistics of CA Final Elective Paper

Corporate Law - Every one of us interested to know the statistics of CA Final elective paper which was introduced in the CA Final New syllabus from the year May 2018 and onwards. I made an application to the ICAI under the Right to Information Act, 2005 seeking the statistics of number of candidates appeared, passed and the […]...

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CA Final Student Marks Verification data under RTI Act & ICAI Procedure

Corporate Law - Recently Mr. Somu Naga Chandra has sought for Certain Information under RTI Act from ICAI regarding  number of application received for inspection, Verification  or issue of  certified copies for CA Final Examination held in May, 2018, November, 2018 and May, 2019 under Normal ICAI Provisions and under RTI Law. He specifically asked th...

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RTIs related to J&K UT Administration to come under CIC jurisdiction

Corporate Law - Applications filed under the Right to Information (RTI) Act related to Offices in Jammu and Kashmir under the Union Territory Administration will soon come under the jurisdiction of the Central Information Commission CIC). ...

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Students can now raise grievances regarding award of step-wise marks: ICAI

Corporate Law - Examinees who had applied for certified copies of evaluated answer books relating to May 2019 exams and have already received copies of their evaluated answer books and are having grievances regarding award of step-wise marks, in their answer books, may send a mail thru their emailed registered at icaiexam.icai.org to ICAI at the follow...

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Procedure to Obtain Information under RTI Act 2005 from ICAI

Corporate Law - PROCEDURE FOR OBTAINING INFORMATION UNDER THE RIGHT TO INFORMATION ACT, 2005 FROM THE INSTITUTE OF CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS OF INDIA. Any citizen of India can obtain the required information by making a request under his / her signature addressed to the Central Public Information Officer / Central Assistant Public Information Officer of The ...

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Notice to ICAI to Provide certified copies of Answer-scripts under RTI

Corporate Law - Adv. Paras Jain and Adv. Kumar Shanu has served a Notice on Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) dated 21st July, 2019 to follow the procedure laid down by law in providing certified copies of Answer-scripts under the RTI Act, 2005. Earlier in a RTI filed Mr. B VINAY REDDY has requested for following […]...

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Penalty levied by Central Information Commission for not providing information

Shri Radha Raman Tripathy Vs CPIO (Central Information Commission) - Shri Radha Raman Tripathy Vs CPIO (Central Information Commission) Central Information Commission has levied a penalty of Rs. 500/- to The Joint Commissioner Of Income Tax, Range-3, Bokaro for not providing information to Mr. Radha Raman Tripathy. Please see the order dated 15.06.2020. FULL TEXT OF...

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EVM is beyond the scope of RTI Act : Delhi HC

Election Commission of India Vs Central Information Commission & Anr (Delhi High Court) - Election Commission Of India Vs Central Information Commission (Delhi High Court) An EVM which is sought for by this RTI application is not miniature/replica and hence cannot said to be a model. It cannot be termed to be information within the meaning of Section 2(f) of the Act. It is manifest that...

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Chief Justice of India is a public authority and covered under RTI : SC

CPIO, Supreme Court Vs Subhash Chandra Agarwal (Supreme Court) - Transparency and openness in judicial appointments juxtaposed with confidentiality of deliberations remain one of the most delicate and complex areas. Clearly, the position is progressive as well as evolving as steps have been taken to make the selection and appointment process more transparent and ...

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University Bound to Provide Copy of Answer Sheet under RTI Act, 2005

Tamil Nadu Dr. Ambedkar Law University Vs Tamil Nadu State Information Commission (Madras High Court) - Court would like to emphasis that the Law University, being a Public Institution, is bound to implement the provisions of the Right to Information Act, scrupulously in its letter and spirit....

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ED not Liable to disclose Panama Papers details under RTI: CIC

Mr. Durga Prasad Choudhary Vs CPIO & Dy. Director Directorate of Enforcement (Central Information Commission) - Mr. Durga Prasad Choudhary Vs CPIO & Dy. Director Directorate of Enforcement (Central Information Commission) Appellant stated that the information sought by him had not been provided whereas this was a serious matter pertaining to corruption at higher levels. He drew the attention of the Commis...

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Details on RTI Amendments cannot be disclosed: DoPT

No.12/207/2018-IR - (14/06/2018) - The matter regarding amendment in the RTI Act, 2005 is under consideration and has not reached finality. As per section 8(1)0) of the RTI Act, 2005, information requested by you cannot be supplied at this stage....

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RTI in respect of request made to foreign tax authorities under tax treaties- Reg

F.No.500/120/2017/FT&TR-III - (30/10/2017) - It is noticed that RTI applications, where information is sought in respect of a request for information made to any foreign jurisdiction under tax treaties, are being transferred to the FT&TR division in a routine manner by CPIOs and First Appellate Authorities functioning in the field....

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Govt releases draft Right to Information Rules, 2017 for comments

No. 1/5/2016-IR - (31/03/2017) - A proposal for making Rules under RTI i.e. RTI Rules, 2017 in supersession of RTI Rules, 2012-by the Central Government under section 27 of the RTI Act, 2005, is under consideration of the Department of Personnel & Training....

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CBDT instructs department to Comply with orders passed by CIC

Instruction No. FTS -300294447/2016 - (17/05/2016) - It has been brought to the notice of the Board by Registrar, Central Information Commission, New Delhi that in certain cases orders passed by the CIC are not being complied with by the Income Tax Department. Reference has been made to some orders passed by CIC in this regard. ...

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RTI – Information on Disciplinary/Vigilance Proceedings

Circular No. 07/04/2013 - (04/04/2013) - CIRCULAR NO. 07/04/2013 Delhi High Court's decision in LPA No.618/2012 dated 06.11.2012 in the matter of disclosure of information under the provisions of RTI Act, relating to disciplinary matters....

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Penalty levied by Central Information Commission for not providing information

Shri Radha Raman Tripathy Vs CPIO (Central Information Commission)

Shri Radha Raman Tripathy Vs CPIO (Central Information Commission) Central Information Commission has levied a penalty of Rs. 500/- to The Joint Commissioner Of Income Tax, Range-3, Bokaro for not providing information to Mr. Radha Raman Tripathy. Please see the order dated 15.06.2020. FULL TEXT OF THE CENTRAL INFORMATION COMMISSION 1. ...

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15 Year Journey of RTI Act, 2005 & need for reforms

15 years have passed since the Historic Right to Information Act, 2005 was enacted. How was the journey of this Act for the people of India during this period? Did it bring the requisite ‘Transperancy & Accountability’ as guaranteed by the said Act? Right to Information Act is perhaps the most successful law in India. [&he...

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CA Final Student Marks Verification data under RTI Act & ICAI Procedure

Recently Mr. Somu Naga Chandra has sought for Certain Information under RTI Act from ICAI regarding  number of application received for inspection, Verification  or issue of  certified copies for CA Final Examination held in May, 2018, November, 2018 and May, 2019 under Normal ICAI Provisions and under RTI Law. He specifically asked th...

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Posted Under: Corporate Law |

Certified Copies of Examination Answer Sheets under RTI by ICAI

Update on Certified Copies of Answer Sheets under the RTI by ICAI for Nov 2019 Examination Dear Friends, I’m receiving many messages and mails reporting certified copies under the RTI was not received even after 30 days from the date of filing RTI application and many are worried about the decrease of marks upon suo-motu […]...

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Posted Under: Corporate Law |

RTIs related to J&K UT Administration to come under CIC jurisdiction

Applications filed under the Right to Information (RTI) Act related to Offices in Jammu and Kashmir under the Union Territory Administration will soon come under the jurisdiction of the Central Information Commission CIC). ...

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Posted Under: Corporate Law |

Get CA/CS/CMA Exam Answer Sheet copies for free or at nominal Fee

Now CA students get Answer Sheet copies at Free of Cost and CS, CMA students at nominal cost under RTI: Supreme Court Orders! RTI Act is the most revolutionary act for setting out the practical regime of the Right to Information, the 3 Key building pillars behind the act are Responsibility, Transparency and Accountability, which […...

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Posted Under: Corporate Law |

Revenue of ICAI through providing Certified Copies

I have made an application to the ICAI under the Right to Information Act, 2005 to know the amount received by the ICAI by providing certified copies to the students by charging Rs. 500 per subject....

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Posted Under: Corporate Law |

Statistics of CA Final Elective Paper

Every one of us interested to know the statistics of CA Final elective paper which was introduced in the CA Final New syllabus from the year May 2018 and onwards. I made an application to the ICAI under the Right to Information Act, 2005 seeking the statistics of number of candidates appeared, passed and the […]...

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Posted Under: Corporate Law |

EVM is beyond the scope of RTI Act : Delhi HC

Election Commission of India Vs Central Information Commission & Anr (Delhi High Court)

Election Commission Of India Vs Central Information Commission (Delhi High Court) An EVM which is sought for by this RTI application is not miniature/replica and hence cannot said to be a model. It cannot be termed to be information within the meaning of Section 2(f) of the Act. It is manifest that Section 3 of the […]...

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Chief Justice of India is a public authority and covered under RTI : SC

CPIO, Supreme Court Vs Subhash Chandra Agarwal (Supreme Court)

Transparency and openness in judicial appointments juxtaposed with confidentiality of deliberations remain one of the most delicate and complex areas. Clearly, the position is progressive as well as evolving as steps have been taken to make the selection and appointment process more transparent and open. Notably, there has been a change a...

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