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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....

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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...

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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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Claim Interest on Income Tax Refund for delay

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

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

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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Whether Section 6(3) of RTI Act is a “BOON” or a “CURSE”?

There is no doubt that the Subsection (3) of Section 6 of the RTI Act is a BOON to the Citizens/Applicants under the Act, so long the PIOs and FAAs at the Departments are functioning well by clearly understanding the spirit behind & specific purpose of this section. Otherwise, it is sure to be proved as a CURSE....

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Major draw backs or obstacles in achieving anticipated results under RTI Act

Whereas in the matter of Principles of Natural Justice, and the field of Justice Delivery the saying Justice Delayed is Justice Denied is honestly accepted, it seems that there is no weightage to such proverb in the Right to Information Act, 2005. In fact, there is no guarantee about supply of information within particular span of period....

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Admission & Disposal of First Appeal by First Appellate Authority under RTI Act, 2005

Those applicants under Right to Information Act, who could not receive the Information required by him/her or have aggrieved with the Order passed by the PIO or does not receive a decision within the time limit as applicable, have a right to Appeal to the First Appellate Authority under Section 19(1) of Right to Information Act, 2005...

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Receiving & Disposing of Applications by PIOs under RTI Act, 2005

The Applicants’ seeking information under Section 6(1) of the Right to Information Act, 2005, could make their request in writing in a language of English, Hindi or in the regional official language of the area, and could submit their “Applications’ to the Public Information Officer (PIO) appointed at an office, where you think or a...

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