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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


Latest Judiciary


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


Comprehensive Guide on How to File RTI Applications in India

January 11, 2024 1536 Views 0 comment Print

Empower yourself with the Right to Information Act in India. Learn how to file RTI applications online, understand fee payment modes, and access crucial government information.

Phone Surveillance Details Exempt From RTI Disclosure: Delhi HC

December 25, 2023 603 Views 0 comment Print

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

ED Ordered to Disclose Sexual Harassment Information under RTI Act

December 22, 2023 672 Views 0 comment Print

Non-disclosure of information of allegations of sexual harassment would fall clearly within the conspectus of human rights violations, as exempted by the proviso to Section 24 of the RTI Act, 2005.

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

August 26, 2023 264 Views 0 comment Print

In present facts of the case, the Honble Supreme Court have given directions to the Central Information Commission and the State Information Commissions to ensure proper implementation of the mandate of Section 4 of the RTI Act,

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

July 9, 2023 2874 Views 0 comment Print

Learn how to get certified copies of your answer sheets using the RTI Online portal with our clear and concise step-by-step guide, which also includes a helpful application format sample.

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

June 28, 2023 2076 Views 0 comment Print

Unravel the Rahul Gupta vs CPIO case where the CIC upheld that public authorities are not obliged to provide opinions or advice under the Right to Information Act, 2005.

RTI reveals 54.57% GST Registration Applications rejected by Department

June 12, 2023 8232 Views 0 comment Print

This article presents a detailed analysis of Goods and Services Tax (GST) Registration applications across multiple zones in India, providing insights into the rejection rates and the reasons behind them. According to the data provided, an overwhelming 4,935,505 GST Registration application were received across 21 zones in the country. Astonishingly, approximately 54.57% of these applications […]

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

June 7, 2023 1224 Views 0 comment Print

Article provides a comprehensive understanding of Right to Information Act, discussing its objectives, applicability, process of seeking information, exemptions, appeal mechanisms, and consequences of non-compliance.

Procedure u/r 7 of Anti-Dumping Rules cannot be bypassed by resorting to RTI

April 19, 2023 411 Views 0 comment Print

Delhi High Court held that procedure prescribed under rule 7 of the Customs Tariff (Identification, Assessment and Collection of Anti-Dumping Duty on Dumped Articles and for Determination of Injury) Rules, 1995 is to be followed for any party (including the person who participated in the anti-dumping investigation) requires any information. Rule 7 procedure cannot be bypassed by resorting to RTI.

Information relating to income tax returns & balance sheets of an individual, not a public documents

April 12, 2023 816 Views 0 comment Print

K.Chiranjeevi Vs Union of India (Madras High Court) The Central Information Commission (in short ‘CIC’) in the case of Shir Milap Choraria V. Central Board of Direct Taxes (Appeal No.CIC/AT/2008/00628 dated 15.06.2009), was concerned with the request for disclosure of income tax returns and financials of a third party, and at paragraph 12, the Bench […]

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