RTI

FAQ on certified copies of answer sheets under RTI

Corporate Law - To establish and follow the law laid down by Supreme Court in the judgement ICSI Vs. Paras Jain, ICAI appointed CPIOs exclusively for providing certified copies under RTI dated 29th Aug 2019....

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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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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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Logic for extension of GST Return after due date: GSTN have no answer

Corporate Law - Recently a CA from Maharashtra has filed a RTI with GSTN to know reason of  failure of  1. Poor IT infrastructure being used in GST, 2. What action was taken against Infosys who has designed GST portal, 3. If one has already filed September 3B return within due i.e. 20th October, how to revise it […]...

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60% denials were in violation of the RTI Act: Study

Corporate Law - The assessment found that there is a growing tendency among adjudicators to exempt information from disclosure citing grounds which are not provided for in the RTI Act. From among the appeals where part or full information was denied, more than 60% denials were in violation of the RTI Act, i.e. the IC denied information on grounds which a...

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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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Aadhaar data cannot be shared : CIC

Anupam Saraph Vs Asst. Director General & CPIO (Central Information Commission) - Anupam Saraph Vs Asst. Director General & CPIO (Central Information Commission) Aadhaar data contains Personal Identifiable Information (PII) including Biometric details of Indian residents which is highly sensitive in nature. Aadhaar data being a national asset, therefore sharing the requested ...

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Fees for certified copies sought under RTI cannot be charged under CS Act, 1980

ICSI Vs Paras Jain (Supreme Court of India) - Avenue for seeking certified copies as well as inspection is provided both in the Right to Information Act and in Company Secretaries Act, 1980. We are cognizant of the fact that guidelines of the appellant, framed by its statutory council, are to govern the modalities of its day-to­day concerns an...

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Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) is an ‘information’ under RTI Act

Razaak K Haidar Vs CPIO (Central Information Commissioner) - Razaak K Haidar Vs CPIO (Central Information Commissioner) EVM which is available with the respondent in a material form and also as samples, as admitted by the respondent during the hearing, is an information under the RTI Act. The Commission also notes that as per the respondent, the software inst...

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

A-44/50/2019-Ad.IV - (25/09/2019) - 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- Informa...

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Right to Information (Amendment) Act, 2019

Notification No. 24 of 2019 - (01/08/2019) - 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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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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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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Aadhaar data cannot be shared : CIC

Anupam Saraph Vs Asst. Director General & CPIO (Central Information Commission)

Anupam Saraph Vs Asst. Director General & CPIO (Central Information Commission) Aadhaar data contains Personal Identifiable Information (PII) including Biometric details of Indian residents which is highly sensitive in nature. Aadhaar data being a national asset, therefore sharing the requested information can affect the security inte...

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

A-44/50/2019-Ad.IV (25/09/2019)

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 Informati...

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FAQ on certified copies of answer sheets under RTI

To establish and follow the law laid down by Supreme Court in the judgement ICSI Vs. Paras Jain, ICAI appointed CPIOs exclusively for providing certified copies under RTI dated 29th Aug 2019....

Read More
Posted Under: Corporate Law |

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 |

Right to Information (Amendment) Act, 2019

Notification No. 24 of 2019 (01/08/2019)

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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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 |

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