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Income Tax Returns out of RTI ambit – SC

The Supreme Court has ruled that the details of a person's income tax returns and performance of an employee are personal information which cannot be divulged under the provisions of the Right to Information Act unless a larger public interest is involved....

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Government declines to disclose two letters written to PM by former Sebi member

The Government has declined to disclose two letters written to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh by former Sebi member K M Abraham, who had alleged in another communication, interference by some corporates and top Finance Ministry officials in the working of the market regulator. ...

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Thing to Do Before /After Filing Return for Quick / Faster Income Tax Refund

Here are some of the things to do for while handling the entire income tax refund process so that you can receive the same quickly:- File the income tax return in time - The entire tax refund process starts with them taking some specific action. For any tax payer, doing nothing will not yield any result in any benefit on the tax front. ...

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RTI – CIC has no power to direct Public Authority to furnish information – SC

Chief Information Commissioner and Another- Appellant(s) Vs State of Manipur and Another- Respondent(s) (Supreme Court of India)

Chief Information Commissioner and another Vs. State of Manipur and another (Supreme Court)- Government of Manipur has notified the exemption of certain organizations of the State Government from the purview of the said Act.This Court makes it clear that those notifications cannot apply retrospectively. Apart from that the same exemption...

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RTI – Tribunal Member’s ACR Can Be Disclosed If In ‘Public Interest’- Delhi High Court

R K Jain Vs Union Of India & Anr (Delhi High Court)

R. K. Jain vs. UOI (Delhi High Court)- The matter is remanded back to the CIC for considering the issue whether, in the larger public interest, the information sought by the petitioner could be disclosed. If the CIC comes to a conclusion that larger public interest justifies the disclosure of the information sought by the petitioner, the...

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MMRDA demands Rs. 50000/- for giving report asked under RTI

THANE: Information comes at a price, but Thane resident Omprakash Sharma learnt that the cost could be prohibitive when the information concerns public issues and is to be given by a public body like the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA). The state-run agency has told Sharma to pay Rs 50,000 for copies of a study re...

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Get Income Tax Refund by making application under RTI Act

If your refunds, rectifications, other matters like not getting orders to give effect to the Appellate orders, etc. are pending since long, reminders not bringing any results, you may make application under the RTI Act to the Commissioner of Income-tax (CIT), under whose jurisdiction you are assessed to tax. The CIT has to dispose your a...

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CIC directs RBI to disclose names of top 100 loan defaulters

The Central Information Commission has directed the Reserve Bank of India to make public the names and other details of top 100 industrialists of the country who have defaulted on loans from public sector banks. The Commission also directed the central bank to post on its website complete information on all such industrialists as part of ...

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ICAI's reply to RTI application filed regarding 'Empanelment for Centralised Allotment of Tax Audit'

It is held that a matter regarding Empanelment for Tax Audit was discussed in the council at its 221st Meeting held on 6th , 07th and 08th December 2001 and council decided " It was decided that existing system of appointment of tax auditor by the respective assessee was satisfactory and there was no reason for any complain particularly i...

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Information furnished to I-T not come under fiduciary relationship and cannot be denied to an RTI applicant

Information given to Income Tax authorities by assesses does not come under fiduciary relationship and cannot be denied to an RTI applicant on that ground, the Central Information Commission has held. The transparency panel while hearing the plea of Rakesh Kumar Gupta, who had sought to know about estimated tax evasion figure, rejected th...

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