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Comprehensive Guide on How to File RTI Applications in India

Corporate Law : Empower yourself with the Right to Information Act in India. Learn how to file RTI applications online, understand fee payment mod...

January 11, 2024 1536 Views 0 comment Print

Phone Surveillance Details Exempt From RTI Disclosure: Delhi HC

Corporate Law : Delhi High Court rules phone surveillance details fall under RTI Act exemption (Section 8). Explore the landmark judgment and its ...

December 25, 2023 603 Views 0 comment Print

ED Ordered to Disclose Sexual Harassment Information under RTI Act

Corporate Law : Non-disclosure of information of allegations of sexual harassment would fall clearly within the conspectus of human rights violati...

December 22, 2023 672 Views 0 comment Print

Step-by-Step Guide to Obtain Certified Copies of Answer Sheets via RTI Online

CA, CS, CMA : Learn how to get certified copies of your answer sheets using the RTI Online portal with our clear and concise step-by-step guide,...

July 9, 2023 2874 Views 0 comment Print

An Insight into Right to Information (RTI) Act, 2005

Corporate Law : Article provides a comprehensive understanding of Right to Information Act, discussing its objectives, applicability, process of s...

June 7, 2023 1224 Views 0 comment Print


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CPIO is not bound to provide any advice/guidance or opinion to Appellant

Corporate Law : Delve into the scope of the RTI Act, rights of applicants, and appeal procedures. Learn how to navigate through legal intricacies ...

June 1, 2024 402 Views 0 comment Print

Over 360K Income Tax Appeals Pending: CIT(A) Stats Revealed in RTI Reply

Income Tax : Discover the staggering figures of 361,748 pending Income Tax appeals as per RTI response. Dive into the detailed analysis of file...

February 27, 2024 2973 Views 1 comment Print

RTI reveals 54.57% GST Registration Applications rejected by Department

Goods and Services Tax : This article presents a detailed analysis of Goods and Services Tax (GST) Registration applications across multiple zones in India...

June 12, 2023 8232 Views 0 comment Print

GSTN advisories does not carry any legal binding on CBIC- RTI Reply

Goods and Services Tax : GSTN can issue advisory in respect of IT process designed for return filing process.  Further as the issue pertains to IT process...

July 7, 2022 4746 Views 0 comment Print

RTI Reply on New Income Tax Portal Designed by Infosys

Income Tax : On which date work regarding new Income Portal was granted to Infosys, when was it commenced, when was it completed and when was i...

December 21, 2021 1050 Views 0 comment Print


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Orissa HC Denies RTI on Tax Evasion Outcome

Corporate Law : Orissa High Court rules against disclosing tax evasion petition outcome under RTI Act. Detailed judgment highlights legal reasonin...

May 23, 2024 372 Views 0 comment Print

Bombay HC Clarifies RTI Act Applicability to Public Trusts Receiving State Grants

Corporate Law : The question before the Full Bench of the High Court of Judicature at Bombay, Nagpur Bench, involved determining the obligations o...

March 27, 2024 288 Views 0 comment Print

CIC directing to provide RTI relating to PM CARES Fund untenable: Delhi HC

Corporate Law : Delhi High Court held that Section 138(2) of the IT Act would prevail over Section 22 of the RTI Act. Thus, Central Information Co...

January 23, 2024 402 Views 0 comment Print

Directions issued to Central & State Commissions for effectuating Section 4 of RTI Act

Income Tax : In present facts of the case, the Honble Supreme Court have given directions to the Central Information Commission and the State I...

August 26, 2023 264 Views 0 comment Print

Public Authority not required to provide ‘opinion’ or ‘advice’ under RTI: CIC

Corporate Law : Unravel the Rahul Gupta vs CPIO case where the CIC upheld that public authorities are not obliged to provide opinions or advice u...

June 28, 2023 2076 Views 0 comment Print


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RTI Appeal: CPIO Not Required to Create Information or Reply vague queries

Corporate Law : The CPIO is not obligated to create new information for RTI requests. Learn about the limitations and scope of RTI Act in this det...

June 3, 2024 312 Views 0 comment Print

Merely being students of university do not trigger larger public interest under RTI

Corporate Law : Appellant has failed to establish how a larger public interest is involved warranting disclosure of requested information. Merely ...

May 22, 2024 99 Views 0 comment Print

Request for Computer Access Not Within RTI Act Scope

Corporate Law : Explore the RTI appeal decision involving Yogesh Kumar Gupta and the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India, detailing the chall...

May 22, 2024 114 Views 0 comment Print

RTI Act Does Not Obligate Public Authorities to Answer Queries

Corporate Law : Discover the RTI appeal decision of T Sujesh Nair vs. IBBI, focusing on the scope of RTI Act, 2005, and its application to Registe...

May 14, 2024 309 Views 2 comments Print

CPIO cannot be expected to create an information for sharing to a RTI Applicant

Corporate Law : Explore a detailed analysis of an RTI appeal before the Executive Director of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India. Unders...

May 10, 2024 249 Views 0 comment Print


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

November 13, 2019 1254 Views 0 comment Print

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 after concerns were expressed on disclosure of the names and the reasons for those who had not been approved. The position will keep forging new paths by taking into consideration the experiences of the past and the aspirations of the future

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

October 14, 2019 3723 Views 0 comment Print

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.

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

October 4, 2019 738 Views 0 comment Print

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 National and International News […]

Provide Info about Donors to Political Parties- CIC Directs DEA

October 1, 2019 501 Views 0 comment Print

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;

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

September 30, 2019 2487 Views 1 comment Print

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 following email IDs of respective exam, by giving their name, exam, month and year of exam, Control/reference number of the RTI/CertifiedCopies application, Registration Number, roll number, paper number, name of the subject and details of the errors/discrepancies that they notice.

No approval taken from Ministry of law in NCLT member appointment vacancy advertisement

September 25, 2019 903 Views 0 comment Print

A-44/50/2019-Ad.IV Government of India Ministry of Corporate Affairs 5′ Floor, ‘A’ Wing, Shastri Bhawan Dr. R. P. Road, New Delhi-110001 Date: 25 Sept, 2019 To. Shri Nipun Singhvi, 111-112 University Plaza, Above Chocolate Room, Vinjay Cross Roads, Ahmedabad-380009 Subject- Information sought under the Right to Information Act, 2005. Sir. I am to refer to your […]

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

September 13, 2019 2022 Views 0 comment Print

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 therefore, on such […]

Procedure to Obtain Information under RTI Act 2005 from ICAI

September 10, 2019 7740 Views 2 comments Print

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 Institute of Chartered […]

Aadhaar data cannot be shared : CIC

September 9, 2019 1020 Views 0 comment Print

Explore the legal battle: Anupam Saraph vs. UIDAI. The dispute over Aadhaar data security, personal information, and disclosure regulations. Central Information Commission’s decision analyzed.

Right to Information (Amendment) Act, 2019

August 1, 2019 3333 Views 0 comment Print

Right to Information (Amendment) Act, 2019 received the assent of the President on the 1st August, 2019 and amends Section 13,16, 27.

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