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RTI -Income-tax department return scrutiny guidelines should be public – HC

Joginder Pal Gulati Vs The Officer On Special Duty (ITA II) Cum CPIO and ANR (Delhi High Court)

In so far as the impugned order is concerned, there is nothing stated in the operative part which would seem to indicate that the CIC has come to the conclusion which it has, is based on the fact that, the economic interest of the country, will get effected. The CIC, in the operative part has merely recorded what has been conveyed to it v...

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Guidelines for Suo Motu Disclosure by Central Government Ministries/Departments and Public Authorities Issued

Government has issued guidelines for suo motu disclosure by Central Government Ministries/Departments and Public Authorities thereunder. These guidelines are based on the recommendation of the Task Force set up by the Government for strengthening compliance with provisions for suo motu (proactive) disclosure as given in Section 4 of the R...

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File Online RTI Application, Payment of Fees, Guideline, FAQ

In this Article we have discussed how one can file Online RTI Application and Pay the RTI application Fees. We have further provided Instructions for Filing Online RTI Application / payment & Frequently asked questions related to the same. In a step towards greater transparency, the government has started a unique facility of submitti...

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RTI – Information on Disciplinary/Vigilance Proceedings

Circular No. 07/04/2013 (04/04/2013)

CIRCULAR NO. 07/04/2013 Delhi High Court's decision in LPA No.618/2012 dated 06.11.2012 in the matter of disclosure of information under the provisions of RTI Act, relating to disciplinary matters....

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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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