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Get CA/CMA Exam Answer Sheet copies for free & at nominal cost

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

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RTI – A weapon to CA CS CMA Students

Corporate Law - Today, I have a great news to share with you all, especially for the students of Professional courses viz., CA – Chartered Accountancy, CS – Company Secretary, CMA – Cost and Management Accountancy and also useful for other students. On 11th of April, 2019 The Supreme Court of India under the Coram, HON’BLE MR. JUSTI...

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Claim Interest on Income Tax Refund for delay

Corporate Law - DELAYS AREN'T DENIALS -Before getting into the actual process, it is important to know some of the reasons that may have caused the delay. If your bank account details or your PAN number is entered incorrectly in the form or you end up filing your tax in the wrong ward/circle, then the chances for delay are high.Tax authorities have espe...

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Anti-Profiteering – an RTI Experience

Corporate Law - The GST Legislation has incorporated an Anti-Profiteering clause (‘APC’) under Section 171 of Central Goods and Services Tax Act, 2017 (‘CGST Act’). The basic idea behind such clause is to keep a check on the Inflation (if any) arising out of the introduction of GST in India. ...

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Guide on Right to Information Act, 2005

Corporate Law - The right to information is implicitly guaranteed by the Constitution. However, with a view to set out a practical regime for the citizens to secure information as a matter of right, the Indian Parliament enacted the Right to Information Act, 2005. This law is very comprehensive and covers almost all matters of governance. This Law has a ...

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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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Report Card on Performance of Information Commissions in India

Corporate Law - The number of appeals and complaints pending on December 31, 2016 in the 23 information commissions, from which data was obtained, stood at an alarming figure of 1,81,852. The pendency increased to 1,99,186 at the end of October 2017....

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Bank notes with writing or ink mark continue to be legal tender: RBI in RTI Reply

Corporate Law - Bank notes with writing or ink mark on them continue to be legal tender, however, bank notes bearing religious or political messages will not be treated as eligible for exchange as per Note Refund Rules, 2009....

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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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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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RTI Information supplied after statuary period of delay- Rs. 25000 penalty imposed

Rajesh Kumar Patel S/o Shri Ramsharan Vs Chief Information Commission (Chhattisgarh High Court) - Rajesh Kumar Patel S/o Shri Ramsharan Vs Chief Information Commission (Chhattisgarh High Court) Admittedly, in this case, up till the filing of the second appeal, no information was supplied, however, the information when was supplied i.e. the copy of the cash-book, the petitioner contended that one...

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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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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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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 Commission to various media reports in Nationa...

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

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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RTI Information supplied after statuary period of delay- Rs. 25000 penalty imposed

Rajesh Kumar Patel S/o Shri Ramsharan Vs Chief Information Commission (Chhattisgarh High Court)

Rajesh Kumar Patel S/o Shri Ramsharan Vs Chief Information Commission (Chhattisgarh High Court) Admittedly, in this case, up till the filing of the second appeal, no information was supplied, however, the information when was supplied i.e. the copy of the cash-book, the petitioner contended that one copy was supplied twice. The commission...

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Procedure to Obtain Information under RTI Act 2005 from ICAI

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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Posted Under: Corporate Law |

Get CA/CMA Exam Answer Sheet copies for free & at nominal cost

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

Read More
Posted Under: Corporate Law |

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

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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Posted Under: Corporate Law |

RTI – A weapon to CA CS CMA Students

Today, I have a great news to share with you all, especially for the students of Professional courses viz., CA – Chartered Accountancy, CS – Company Secretary, CMA – Cost and Management Accountancy and also useful for other students. On 11th of April, 2019 The Supreme Court of India under the Coram, HON’BLE MR. JUSTI...

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Posted Under: Corporate Law |

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