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Husband cannot seek under RTI Bank & ITR details of wife

Pawan Kumar Saluja Vs CPIO (Central Information Commission)

It has been clarified that in a private dispute between husband and wife, the basic protection afforded by virtue of the exemption from disclosure enacted under Section 8(1)(j) cannot be lifted or disturbed unless the petitioner is able to justify how such disclosure would be in ‘public interest’....

RTI applicants not expected to Clog System with Barrage of RTIs

Radha Raman Tripathy Vs CPIO (Central Information Commission)

Radha Raman Tripathy Vs CPIO (Central Information Commission) As much as a CPIO has a statutory responsibility of complying with the provisions of the RTI Act, it is also expected of the RTI Applicant/s to not undermine the spirit of the RTI Act by clogging the system with such a barrage of RTI applications, merely […]...

RTI Application cannot be rejected for mere non-annexing of Citizenship Proof: CIC

R K Malik Vs Central Public Information Officer (CIC)

R K Malik Vs Central Public Information Officer (Central Information Commission) Section 3 of the Act reads, ‘Subject to the provisions of this Act, all citizens shall have the right to information’. Nowhere does it say, nor imply, that a person would be required to prove his citizenship every time that he was asking for [&hel...

Disclosure of information relating to electoral bonds issued to various political parties is exempt from RTI

Vihar Durve Vs CPIO: State Bank of India (Central Information Commission)

Vihar Durve Vs CPIO (Central Information Commission) The Commission after adverting to the facts and circumstances of the case, hearing both parties and perusal of records, observes that the respondent has revisited the RTI application and reiterated its earlier stand in respect of point no. 6 and 7 of the RTI application that the disclos...

HC remanded back the matter to CIC as order was passed without discussing the issue

S R Dass Vs CPIO and Nodal Officer (Delhi High Court)

S R Dass Vs Cpio And Nodal Officer (Delhi High Court) The learned counsels for the respondents, however, again reiterates that the documents of a third party are exempted from disclosure under Section 8(1)(d) of the Act. They submit that a reply on the similar terms had also been issued to the petitioner vide letter […]...

Wife can Know Husband’s Income by filing RTI application: CIC

Rahmat Bano Vs. The CPIO, O/o the Income Tax Officer (Central Information Commission, New Delhi)

In a litigation, where the issue involved is of maintenance of wife, the information relating to the salary details no longer remain confined to the category of personal information concerning both husband and wife, which is available with the husband hence accessible by the wife. But in the present case, as stated earlier, the applicatio...

Income Tax Refund and Right to Information Act (RTI)

If there is one area in the income-tax administration which has remained perennially incurable, it is the Refunds, we shows you an easy way to solve the problem. In a Press Release dated April 19, 2007, the Central Board of Direct Taxes stated: “It has been reported in some sections of the media that a large number of taxpayers are awai...

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RTI Seeking Details of Minutes of Meeting of GSTN – HC refers matter back to CIC

Goods and Service Tax Network Vs Information Commissioner, CIC & Anr. (Delhi High Court)

The issue under consideration is whether RTI application seeking disclosure of Minutes of the Board Meeting & resolutions of Goods & Service Tax Network (GSTN) by information commissioner will be sustain in law?...

Public Records Act 1993 & RTI – Prosecution for loss/misplacement of government files

It is common knowledge that the files in the government departments are often permanently misplaced or lost or deliberately destroyed leading to a lot of problems/ loss for the Government as well as the affected party. Sometimes, the government records are eliminated as a part of larger conspiracy to safeguard the erring officials. The Go...

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CIC allowed RTI to disclose Only Limited Information of Income Tax Return of Husband to His Wife

Smt. Basavantamma Vs The CPIO (Central Information Commission)

The issue under consideration is whether the details related to someone's Income Tax Return can be obtained through Right To Information Act?...

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