Utt. HC: Conditional Liberty Must Override Statutory Embargo Under NDPS Act  ||  Utt. HC: While Exercising Inherent Jurisdiction, HC Does Not Function As Court of Appeal or Revision  ||  Pat. HC: Alcohol Consumption Cannot be Conclusively Proved Through Breath Analyzer Report  ||  Ker. HC: Emp. Messaging in Pvt. Whatsapp Group About Safety of Company Doesn’t Attract Disc. Proc.  ||  Ker. HC: Circular Issued to Enable Service of Notice, Summons Through E-Post in Trivandrum  ||  Gau. HC: Compensation Denied Over Death of Man Not Proved to be Bonafide Passenger  ||  Madras HC: Public Service is Being Performed by Lawyers, They Cannot be Denied Funds  ||  Gau. HC: Compensation Awarded to Wife of Deceased Driver Enhanced  ||  Bom. HC: Bar Council of Mah. & Goa Directed to Take Action Against Lawyer Who Appeared Without Band  ||  Delhi High Court: Bail Granted to Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal in Liquor Policy Scam Case    

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International Cases

Notaries and lawyers exempt from disclosure scheme in Canadian tax law(03.06.2016)

Canada’s Supreme Court held unconstitutional tax provisions relating to request for information by the Revenue Agency in the assessment of tax payable.....

Tags : search and seizure, legal advice, privileged information, canada



Doctrine of illegality bows down to public interest(20.07.2016)

A party to a contract “tainted by illegality” is not barred from recovering money paid under the contract from the other party under the law of unjust.....

Tags : uk, doctrine of illegality, public interest, insider information



Supreme Court must not give leave to appeal on an interlocutory matter unless it is in interests of justice to have proposed appeal heard and determined before trial(11.04.2017)

Applicant is registered tax agent in respect of 15 companies having their registered offices in New Zealand. In 2014, Commissioner of Inland Revenue r.....

Tags : Notice, Issuance, Information, Disclosure



Disclosure of past record is necessary to meet pressing social need(30.07.2018)

Present appeal concerns the legality under the Human Rights Act, 1998 and the European Convention on Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms of an Enhan.....

Tags : Information, Disclosure, Record, Certificate



Interim Order could only be passed upon a condition that final order in proceedings was likely to take time and a situation existed where irreparable damage might occur.(17.08.2018)

In instant matter, Commission Show Cause Notice issued to Respondent notified that, there existed a prima facie case of contravention of Section 10(2).....

Tags : Dissemination, False information, Interim relief, Grant



The right to privacy is not sacrosanct, it must be balanced with the rights of other citizens(10.01.2022)

The issue before the present Court was whether the publication of the Facebook posts by Mr. Smuts is protected by the right to freedom of expression. .....

Tags : Publicity, Information, Dissemination



Disclosure for the purpose of an investigation or identification of wrongdoers is excluded from Section 42(1)(c) of RICA(04.04.2023)

The Appellant was an online store trading in corporate gifts and clothing. As a result of the nature of the business, it fell victim to a type of inte.....

Tags : Information, Disclosure, Provisions



Impermissible disclosure of confidential information is no less impermissible because information is passed on in confidence, or “off the record”(19.10.2016)

Claim by Ingenious Media and Mr McKenna was brought by way of an application for judicial review, it was a straightforward claim for breach of a duty .....

Tags : Information, Disclosure, Permissibility



Court has power to manage access to its records in a pending action.(16.01.2019)

The present application is about restricting access by persons who are not parties to the action. The applicant, Cockburn Cement Limited, has applied .....

Tags : Information, Access, Restriction



To prove conduct under Section 10(2)(a) of Competition Act, 2010, it is not necessary to show actual harm to a competitor(20.07.2017)

Present order is related to proceedings initiated under Section 30 of Competition Act, 2010 vide Show Cause Notice No. 14/2016 dated 08th March, 2016 .....

Tags : Consumers, Information, Provisions, Violations



Top Story

INDIA signs MOU relating to cyber security with US(12.01.2017)

In order give a boost to cyber-security cooperation recently, India and USA have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Indian Compute.....

Tags : MOU, Cyber security, Information sharing



Right to be forgotten rejected by Japan’s Supreme Court(03.02.2017)

The Supreme Court of Japan has rejected a man's demand that a Google web search showing up reports of his arrest for child prostitution be removed. Th.....

Tags : Privacy, Right, Personal information, Removal



Common Format for Issuance of Pollution Control Certificate across the Country notified(17.06.2021)

Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has issued a notification dated 14thJune, 2021 for a common format of the PUC (Pollution Under Control) Certif.....

Tags : PUC, Common format, Introduction



Government notifies Amendments to the Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules, 2021 for an Open, Safe and Trusted and Accountable Internet(29.10.2022)

In a major push towards an Open, Safe and Trusted and Accountable Internet, the Ministry of Electronics and IT notified amendments to the Information .....

Tags : Information Technology, Rules, Amendment



Ministry of Labour and Employment mandates Aadhar Information for Social Security Benefits(05.05.2021)

Ministry of Labour and Employment has now been mandated to seek the 12-digit unique identification number Aadhaar from people like employees and unorg.....

Tags : Social Security Benefits, Aadhar Information, Necessity



Judgments

Parties to a private contract and users of "WhatsApp" having voluntarily opted to avail services of said application are bound by terms of service offered(23.09.2016)

Petitioners claim to be the users of “WhatsApp”, an Internet Messaging Application, provided by Respondent No.2/"WhatsApp Inc.", a company based in US.....

Tags : Privacy, Right, Information, Sharing



Reasoning or rationing must be accorded by CIC while ordering disclosure of any information(08.11.2016)

Petitioner seeks quashing of order passed by Central Information Commission allowing appeal of Respondent and directing Petitioner to provide informat.....

Tags : Information, Disclosure, Directions



Vital information pertaining to rules for insurance claims should be widely disseminated and displayed on website(11.04.2017)

Appellant, vide her RTI application sought information regarding certified copy of extracts of rule/regulation/manual/policies/guidelines, primarily r.....

Tags : Information, Dissemination, Suo motu



Employment status of a person sought under RTI Act, can be furnished to spouse for purpose of deciding maintenance(02.08.2017)

Appellant had filed RTI application in year 2016, seeking information regarding details of EPF Account No. & EPF Account statement of wife of Appellan.....

Tags : Information, Disclosure, EPF Account



Notifications & Circulars

Cabinet approves signing of Memorandum of Understanding between India and Bangladesh for promoting cooperation in the field of Information Technology and Electronics(14.06.2017)

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi was apprised about an Memorandum of Understanding which has already been signed bet.....

Tags : Approval, MOU, Information Technology, Electronics



Launch of webpage by Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology for facilitating taxpayers with regard to addressing issues related to Information Technology Services & Electronics goods(21.06.2017)

In order to ensure preparedness for GST implementation from 1st of July 2017, Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology has launched a dedicate.....

Tags : Webpage, Launch, Information Technology, Services



Before imposing penalty, Commission has to be satisfied that, delay occurred was without reasonable cause or request was denied mala fidely(11.12.2017)

The Appellant vide his RTI application sought information regarding the date of payment and cheque number with amount against each bill submitted by t.....

Tags : Information, Denial, Validity



Authorities are entitled to claim exemption when disclosure of information risks possibility of its misuse(15.05.2019)

In facts of the present case, the Appellant filed an application under the Right to Information Act, 2005 (RTI Act) before the Central Public Informat.....

Tags : Information, Disclosure, Public interest



Ministry of Road Transport and Highways Issues Standard Operating Procedure for Acceptance of Transport Related Information in Electronic form(18.12.2018)

The Ministry of Road Transport & Highways has issued Standard Operating Procedure (SOPs) ensuring that vehicle owners may be allowed to present their .....

Tags : Procedure, Information, Electronic form



Information is liable to be disclosed when larger public interest of the employees is involved(18.04.2019)

The Appellant vide his RTI application sought information regarding Cambata Aviation Pvt. Ltd., certified copy of the balance sheet and P/L Account fo.....

Tags : Information, Disclosure, Entitlement



Health Ministry forms a Solidarity Human Chain; reaffirms commitment towards Universal Health Care(04.04.2019)

Ministry of Health and Family Welfare along with World Health Organization (WHO) today formed a Solidarity Human Chain as part of the World Health Day.....

Tags : Human Chain, Health Care, Formation



Submission of Information to the Office of Informant Protection(24.12.2019)

Securities and Exchange Board of India (Prohibition of Insider Trading) Regulations, 2015 (PIT Regulations) was amended, vide notification dated Septe.....

Tags : Submission, Information, Informant Protection



Concealing name itself protection for whistle-blower(06.08.2015)

In a case involving non-response to an application for information by a whistle-blower, the Central Information Commission passed orders for ceasing o.....

Tags : whistle blow, right to information, harass



No specific exemption is codified which allowed non-disclosure of information on basis that the matter on which information is sought is sub-judice(30.05.2019)

In facts of present case, the CPIO, vide its letter stated that as per the advice of the CVC, a prosecution sanction order issued against the Appellan.....

Tags : Information, Disclosure, Exemption



In absence of any remote connection with larger public interest, information relating to attendance record of staff members would be exempted(31.08.2020)

The Appellant filed an application under Delhi Right to Information Act, 2001 (DRTI Act, 2001) before Respondent No. 5 (Director of Education, Delhi) .....

Tags : Information, Disclosure, Entitlement



TRAI jointly organizes a Web dialogue along with ITU and GSMA on "Digital Transformation for Digital Economies @COVID-19 South-Asia"(30.07.2020)

A web dialogue is being organized jointly by Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI), International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and the GSM Ass.....

Tags : Web dialogue, Digital Transformation, Digital Economies



Opinions or advices can only be provided to the Applicants, if it is available on record of the public authority(06.11.2020)

The complainant filed an application under the Right to Information Act, 2005 (RTI Act) before the Central Public Information Officer (CPIO) Life Insu.....

Tags : Information, Opinion, Obligation



No larger public interest overriding the right to privacy of the donors and donees of electoral bonds; information are exempt under provisions of RTI Act(21.12.2020)

The Appellant has filed the instant appeal on the grounds that, reply given by the CPIO was wrong, incomplete and misleading. The Appellant pleaded th.....

Tags : Information, Disclosure, Public interest



Principal Director General of Income Tax (Systems) to be the designated authority for furnishing the 'bulk information' on certain identified parameters(21.06.2017)

In pursuance of sub-clause (ii) of clause (a) of sub-section (1) of Section 138 of the Income-tax Act, 1961, the Central Government, hereby specifies .....

Tags : Director General, Authority, Bulk Information



Government of India provides advance information on vaccine doses supply availability till 15th June 2021 to States and UTs(19.05.2021)

States advised to prepare a district-wise, COVID Vaccination Centre (CVC) wise plan for administration of COVID vaccines in advance and publicise it.<.....

Tags : Advance information, Vaccine doses, Supply availability



Roll out of new Annual Information Statement(01.11.2021)

Income Tax Department has rolled out the new Annual Information Statement (AIS) on the Compliance Portal which provides a comprehensive view of inform.....

Tags : Roll out, Information, Statement



Burden to show that a body is owned, controlled or substantially financed by appropriate Government is on applicant seeking information(09.03.2017)

Complainant filed an application under Right to Information Act, 2005 (RTI Act) on 7th April 2014 with CPIO, Institute of Rural Management (IRMA), see.....

Tags : Information, Public Authority, Determination



Information relating to wages of employees has to be voluntarily disclosed by public authority(11.05.2017)

Appellant sought information regarding M/s. Laxmi Distribution. Specifically, he sought relationship between one Mr. H.B. Singhvi and M/s. Laxmi Distr.....

Tags : Information, Disclosure, Direction



Minutes of full house of Bar Council should not be disclosed and put in public domain(14.02.2017)

Petitioner impugns orders passed by Central Information Commission directing that, details sought by Respondent no. 2 be put in public domain voluntar.....

Tags : Meetings, Information, Disclosure



Entire process of grant of promotion to the eligible officials should be carried out in a completely transparent and objective manner(09.08.2017)

In present case, the Appellant sought information regarding details of total vacancies created in the cadre of Group 'A' (Assistant Commissioner), det.....

Tags : Promotions, Reservation, Information, Disclosure



Externee is entitled before an order of externment is passed to know the material allegations against him(14.11.2017)

In present petition, the Petitioner is impugning the order passed by the Sub-Divisional Magistrate, passed under Section 56 (1) (b) of the Maharashtra.....

Tags : Externment, Material allegation, Information



In an Appeal proceeding, the onus to prove that denial of information was justified shall be on the CPIO(10.10.2017)

The Appellant vide his RTI application sought information regarding file number relating to amendments made in the Central Excise Act by the Central E.....

Tags : Information, Disclosure, Direction



Refusal to renew dealership of Informant resulting in pecuniary loss does not raise any competition concern, even if, dealership termination has proved advantageous to dealers of Opposite Party(25.11.2019)

Present appeal arises out of order passed by the Competition Commission of India ('CCI') under Section 26(2) of the Competition Act, 2002 in Case wher.....

Tags : Information, Closure, Legality



Foreign investment limits in Credit Information Companies revised(19.05.2016)

Foreign Direct Investment caps in Credit Information Companies have been raised significantly, including up to 100 per cent foreign ownership.

Tags : Credit information company, foreign investment



India Exploring Signing of MoU with South Korea for Road Information System, Shri Gadkari Inaugurates the 29th National Road Safety Week(23.04.2018)

Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways, Shipping, Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Shri Nitin Gadkari has said that In.....

Tags : MOU, Signing of, Road Information System



Information regarding fraud in the name of TRAI(15.11.2023)

1. It has been brought to the notice of Telecom Regulatory Authority of India that some companies / agencies / individuals are fraudulently asking pub.....

Tags : Information, Fraud, Companies



Formation of working groups to come out with comprehensive framework for cyber security in insurance sector(31.10.2016)

IRDAI is planning to come out with a comprehensive cyber security framework for Insurance sector of India in the wake of recent cyber-attacks and also.....

Tags : Formation, Working groups, Cyber security



Formation of a dedicated Export Promotion Council for Technical Textiles(01.12.2020)

Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs in its meeting held on 26th February 2020 has approved for constitution of dedicated Export Promotion Council (E.....

Tags : Formation, Council, Technical Textiles



Passenger Name Record Information Regulations, 2022(08.08.2022)

In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) read with clause (ab) of sub-section (2) of section 157 of the Customs Act, 1962 (52 of 1962), .....

Tags : Passenger Name, Record Information, Regulations



Statement by the Finance Minister regarding bold and courageous decisions being taken to transform the economy such as demonetization and GST(11.01.2017)

GANDHINAGAR - THE Union Finance Minister, Mr Arun Jaitley, reiterated the advantage of taking bold and courageous decisions to transform Indian econom.....

Tags : Decisions, Economy, Transformations



TRAI Releases Telecom Consumers Protection (Eighth Amendment) Regulations, 2015(07.08.2015)

TRAI released Regulations to protect the interest of consumers using wireless data service. The same originated on TRAI receiving complaints from cons.....

Tags : trai, mobile data, regulations, information



Information regarding Customs (Assistance in Value Declaration of Identified Imported Goods) Rules, 2023(11.01.2023)

1. The undersigned is directed to say that the second proviso to sub-section (1) of section 14 of the Customs Act lists out certain matters which may .....

Tags : Information, Imported Goods, Rules, 2023



Revised disclosure formats under Regulation 7 of SEBI (Prohibition of Insider Trading) Regulations, 2015(09.02.2021)

1. SEBI, vide Circular nos. CIR/ISD/01/2015 dated May 11, 2015 and CIR/ISD/02/2015 dated September 16, 2015, had specified the formats for disclosures.....

Tags : Revised, disclosure formats



IRDAI Information and Cyber Security Guidelines, 2023(24.04.2023)

1. IRDAI vide Circular ref: IRDAI/IT/GDL/MISC/082/04/2017 dated 07th Apr, 2017 has issued guidelines on Information and Cyber Security for Insurers, w.....

Tags : Information, Cyber Security, Guidelines



Commissioner cannot usurp Department’s plausible view(11.05.2016)

View taken by Assessing Officer, so long as it is a possible view, cannot be interfered by Commissioner under Section 263 of Income Tax Act 1961.
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Tags : Income tax, expenses, further information



Mere apprehensions of misuse of information or alleged inconspicuous actions of a citizen cannot take away their right to information(06.06.2018)

The Complainant sought information regarding under construction officer's mess, accommodation in Coastal Regulatory Zone in terms of copy of the NOC o.....

Tags : Information, Disclosure, Denial, Suspicion



A voluntary disclosure of all information that ought to be displayed in public domain should be the rule and members of public who having to seek information should be an exception(19.03.2018)

The Appellant vide his RTI application sought information regarding the inception date of Dr. B.R.A.- National Institute of Technology Jalandhar (form.....

Tags : Information, Dissemination, Website



Format for compliance report on Corporate Governance to be submitted to stock exchanges(24.09.2015)

In addition to the submission of the quarterly compliance report on corporate governance every quarter by listed entities, the Securities Exchange Boa.....

Tags : Corporate governance, format, report, quarterly



Exchange of information with Israel and Vietnam on tax matters approved(07.10.2015)

The Cabinet has approved amendment to the Agreement between India and Vietnam for the avoidance of double taxation and for prevention of fiscal evasio.....

Tags : Double taxation, tax, Vietnam, israel, information



Amendment in format of ANF-2H and ANF-2I of HBP, 2015-2020-reducing regulatory compliance burden(12.07.2021)

In exercise of powers conferred under paragraph 2.04 of the Foreign Trade Policy 2015-2020, the Director General of Foreign Trade hereby revises the f.....

Tags : Amendment, Format, HBP



Securities and Exchange Board of India (Issue of Capital and Disclosure Requirements) (Seventh Amendment) Regulations, 2015(27.10.2015)

The Securities and Exchange Board of India has introduced Regulations to amend the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Issue of Capital and Disclo.....

Tags : Securities, prospectus, information, legible



Format for Business Responsibility Report(04.11.2015)

The Securities and Exchange Board of India released a ‘Suggested Format for Business Responsibility Report’ pursuant to the SEBI (Listing Obligations .....

Tags : Business responsibility, listed entities, format



Format for Business Responsibility Report(04.11.2015)

The Securities and Exchange Board of India released a ‘Suggested Format for Business Responsibility Report’ pursuant to the SEBI (Listing Obligations .....

Tags : Business responsibility, listed entities, format



RBI signs MoU on Cooperation and Exchange of Information with Nepal Rastra Bank(14.09.2015)

The Reserve Bank of India signed a Memorandum of Understanding on "Supervisory Cooperation and Exchange of Supervisory Information" with Nepal Rastra .....

Tags : memorandum, Nepal, exchange, information



Central Government declares Critical Information Infrastructure of the Indian Bank to be protected systems(26.07.2023)

In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-sections (1) and (2) of section 70 of the Information Technology Act, 2000 (21 of 2000), the Central Govern.....

Tags : Critical Information, Infrastructure, Declaration



New format of Abridged Prospectus for public issues of Non-Convertible Debt Securities and/or Non-convertible Redeemable Preference Shares(04.09.2023)

1. Section 2(1) of the Companies Act, 2013 defines an abridged prospectus as a memorandum containing such salient features of a prospectus as may be s.....

Tags : New format, Prospectus, Public issues



Service in relation to IT Software exempt from service tax(01.03.2016)

The Ministry of Finance exempted services in relation to Information Technology Software leviable to service tax under Section 66B read with section 6.....

Tags : service tax, information technology, record, exempt



New procedures in light of DGFT’s move to IT(19.01.2016)

The Directorate General of Foreign Trade notified new trade facilitation measures across all offices in India and its New Delhi Headquarters. In light.....

Tags : Dgft, officer, meeting, information technology



Cabinet approves Memorandum of Cooperation between India and Japan on cooperation in the field of Information and Communication Technologies(29.10.2020)

The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has given its approval for signing Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) between India .....

Tags : MOU, Approval, Information Technologies



News

CIC to NCERT: Why Content on Netaji Reduced in NCERT Books(25.01.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has pulled up NCERT for cutting out content on national leaders like Subhas Chandra Bose and revolutionaries from.....

Tags : Central Information Commissio,NCERT



Ministry of Information & Broadcasting Frames New Business Policy for Publications Division(25.01.2016)

Ministry of Information & Broadcasting has framed a new business policy for Publications Division with the objective to streamline business practices .....

Tags : Ministry of Information & Broadcasting , Publications Division



Central Information Commission Asks if Subsidy was Given to Medanta Hospital(27.01.2016)

Central Information Commission has directed the Centre and Haryana Government to inform it that whether the private hospital Medanta Medicity was give.....

Tags : Central Information Commission, Medanta Medicity Hospital



CIC Pulls Up Delhi CM Office Over Senior Citizen's Pension Issue(28.01.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has pulled up Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for not applying its mind before transferring petition of a se.....

Tags : Central Information Commission, Senior Citizen's Pension Issue



CIC Asks Centre and Haryana, Medanta was Given Subsidy in Land Allotment or Not(29.01.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has directed Centre and Haryana Government to disclose if private hospital Medanta was given any subsidy or conce.....

Tags : Central Information Commission, Centre, Medanta



CIC to AMU: Remove Inequality in Re-Check of Supplementary Papers(01.02.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has asked Executive Council of Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) to make appropriate changes in process of re—evalu.....

Tags : Central Information Commission , Aligarh Muslim University



Kerala HC Rejets Petitions Challenging Appointment of CIC(25.03.2016)

Kerala High Court has rejected petitions challenging process of appointment of Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) and Information Commissioners in t.....

Tags : Kerala High Court, Chief Information Commissioner



CIC Asks Intelligence Bureau: Why Report on Whistleblower Not Been Made Public(30.03.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has issued notice to Intelligence Bureau, an organisation exempted from transparency law except in some cases, as.....

Tags : Central Information Commission , whistleblower, Intelligence Bureau



CIC Issues Notice to HRD Ministry over IGNOU Probe(31.03.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has issued a showcause notice to Ministry of Human Resource Development and Public Information Officer (PIO) for .....

Tags : Central Information Commission , IGNOU



CIC: Bar Councils Come Under RTI(31.03.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has ruled that bar associations are constituted under a law made by Parliament and therefore come under Right to .....

Tags : Central Information Commission, Bar Councils



Delhi HC to CIC: Maintain Daily Order Sheet(01.04.2016)

Delhi High Court has directed Central Information Commission (CIC) to maintain daily order sheets following complaints that while appellants' contenti.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Central Information Commission



CIC Slams Environment Ministry for Not Disclosing an Intelligence Bureau Report(01.04.2016)

Central Information Commissioner (CIC) has given show-cause notice to environment ministry for not disclosing an Intelligence Bureau (IB) report which.....

Tags : Central Information Commissioner , Intelligence Bureau Report



Delhi HC Orders Information Commissioner M A Khan Yusufi to File Reply Plea Challenging His Decision(11.04.2016)

Delhi HC has sought response of Information Commissioner M A Khan Yusufi on a plea challenging his decision to bar appearance of a lawyer before his b.....

Tags : Delhi HC,Information Commissioner M A Khan Yusufi



CIC: Modi’s Claim to Govt. Can’t be Disclosed(13.04.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has refused to disclose communication President Pranab Mukherjee had with Narendra Modi when he was called to for.....

Tags : Central Information Commission, Narendra Modi



CIC Slams BCI for Not Following Mandatory RTI Clause(18.04.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has slammed Bar Council of India (BCI) for not following mandatory proactive disclosure clause of the Right to In.....

Tags : Central Information Commission , Bar Council of India



CIC Recommends Action Against RTI Activist for Misuse of Law(21.04.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has recommended action against an RTI applicant for misusing the law to harass his colleagues in Bhai Parmanand I.....

Tags : Central Information Commission , Bhai Parmanand Institute of Business Studie



CIC Directs IB to Provide Info to IFS Whistleblower(25.04.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has directed Intelligence Bureau (IB) to provide its report to whistleblower Sanjiv Chaturvedi, an Indian Forest .....

Tags : Central Information Commission , Sanjiv Chaturvedi



CIC Asks MEA to Disclose Bills of Air India Charter Plane for PMs Travel Abroad(27.02.2018)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has directed the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) to disclose records related to the expenses incurred on chart.....

Tags : Central Information Commission, external affairs ministry



CIC Denies Disclosure of Assets & Liabilities of SEBI Chairman(14.06.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has ruled that disclosure of assets and liabilities of SEBI Chairman Sinha is "likely to cause unwarranted invasi.....

Tags : Central Information Commission , SEBI



CIC Lifts ‘Iron Curtain’ over the Kerala Cabinet’s Decisions(23.06.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC), Kerala, has asked State Government to provide, in ten days, details of agendas and minutes regarding controversi.....

Tags : Central Information Commission, Government, Kerala Cabinet



CIC Directs Issue of Notices in Names of the-then Chiefs of Political Parties(24.06.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has directed its Registrar to issue fresh notices in the names of the then Chiefs of political parties after acti.....

Tags : Central Information Commission , Sonia Gandhi



CIC Directs Rural Development Ministry to Disclose Land Acquisition Ordinance(28.06.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has given a pro-disclosure order and directed Rural Development Ministry to divulge Cabinet note, file notings an.....

Tags : Central Information Commission, Rural Development Ministry



CIC Rules Out Mandatory Video Conferencing for Officials Outside Delhi(29.06.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has ruled out making public authorities based outside Delhi compulsorily avail of video-conferencing in hearings .....

Tags : Central Information Commission, Mandatory Video Conferencing



Reveal Probe Records on Lal Bahadur Shastri’s Death: CIC(15.05.2018)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has directed the Prime Minister's Office and Ministries of External Affairs and Home to make public the records o.....

Tags : Central Information Commission, Lal Bahadur Shastri



CIC Directs CBSE to Permit Inspection of Smriti Irani’s School Records(18.01.2017)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has directed Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) to permit examination of Textiles Minister Smriti Irani'.....

Tags : Central Information Commission, Smriti Irani, School Records



Bombay HC Notices State’s Police For Making Public Station Diary Under RTI Act(23.01.2017)

Bombay High Court has questioned Maharashtra Police’s act of making available details of its station diary to an accused, citing compulsions under Rig.....

Tags : Bombay High Court, Right to Information Act, Station Diary



Delhi HC Stays CIC’s Order on PM Modi DU Degree Case(24.01.2017)

Delhi High Court has stayed an order of Central Information Commission (CIC) that directed Delhi University to allow inspection of records of all stud.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Central Information Commission, PM, Modi, DU



CIC: Donations Received By Electoral Trusts And Its Distribution Thereof Not Personal Information(25.01.2017)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has said that details of donation received by Electoral Trusts and their further distribution to political partie.....

Tags : Central Information Commission, Donations, Electoral Trust



Delhi HC Stays CIC Order Directing Tihar Authority, Govt to Compensate Convict(30.01.2017)

Delhi High Court has stayed order of Central Information Commission (CIC) directing Tihar Jail Authorities and Delhi Government to compensate a convic.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Central Information Commission, Tihar Jail



SC Asks Centre to Explain Irregularities in Appointment of Information Commissioner(23.01.2019)

Supreme Court has required Centre to explain how, in the appointment of Information Commissioners, the selection committee has shortlisted names of th.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Appointment of Information Commissioner



CIC: Don’t Make Information Public in Mediation Proceedings in Domestic Disputes(26.11.2015)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has ruled that information related to mediation proceedings in domestic disputes should not be made public, as ca.....

Tags : Central Information Commission, domestic disputes



CCI Rejects Complaint against Symantec Corp(26.11.2015)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has rejected allegations of anti-competitive business practices made against anti-virus software maker Symantec C.....

Tags : Central Information Commission , Symantec Corp.



CIC Seeks Details of Mining Lease and Orders File Inspection(04.12.2015)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has ordered Indian Bureau of Mines to disclose the plans submitted by private entities seeking mining lease.

Tags : Central Information Commission , Mining Lease



CIC Issues Notice to CBSE Officials for Denying Information to Student on Class XII Papers(04.12.2015)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has issued a show cause notice to two CBSE (Patna) officials for denying a student his answer-sheet by imposing i.....

Tags : Central Information Commission , CBSE



CIC: Indian Banks Association A Public Authority Under RTI(23.11.2017)

Central Information Commission has declared the Indian Banks Association (IBA) a public authority accountable under the Right to Information Act, 2005.....

Tags : Central Information Commission, Right to Information



CIC: Delhi Soccer Association is a Public Authority Under the RTI Act(04.12.2017)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has ruled that the Delhi Soccer Association (DSA) is a public authority under the Right to Information Act.

Tags : Central Information Commission, Right to Information



Central Information Commission: ED can Withhold Names of Tax Evaders in Panama Papers(10.10.2019)

Central Information Commission has ruled that the names of alleged tax evaders appearing in the Panama Papers leak can be withheld by the Enforcement .....

Tags : Central Information Commission, Panama Papers



CIC: L-G Can’t Claim Immunity(26.05.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has directed L-G of Delhi and Union Home Ministry to disclose report on basis of which Delhi Assembly was dissolv.....

Tags : Central Information Commission, L-G



CIC: All Agusta Westland Deal Documents in CBI Custody Cannot be Disclosed(27.05.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has observed that as all documents related to the signing of Agusta Westland deal is in custody of CBI and that t.....

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Delhi HC Stays CIC Order to Disclose IB Report on Whistle-blower(09.06.2016)

Delhi High Court has stayed Chief Information Commission (CIC) order directing the Intelligence Bureau (IB) to make public its report on alleged haras.....

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People Legitimately Expect Antiquities Like Koh-i-Noor to be Brought Back: CIC(05.06.2018)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has directed the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) and the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) to spell out the effort.....

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Delhi HC Directs for Reformation and Rehabilitation Plan of POCSO Convict(04.03.2020)

Delhi High Court has directed the Superintendent of Tihar jail to prepare an appropriate rehabilitation programme for the convict under Protection of .....

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SC: RTI Cannot be Invoked to Get Information from Court Regarding Any Case(05.03.2020)

Supreme Court has held that a person cannot invoke the Right to Information Act, 2005 to get details of a case, which can be disclosed only as per rul.....

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CIC Seeks Information on Declassification of Files on Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose(12.08.2015)

Chief Information Commissioner has asked Prime Minister's Office to furnish all documents relating to declassification of files on Netaji Subhas Chand.....

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CIC Slams JKP on Refusal to Give Info About SOPs(18.08.2015)

Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) GR Sufi has directed Jammu and Kashmir Police (JKP) to reveal information, slamming forces over refusal to disclo.....

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CIC Seeks Report on Sale of Illicit Tobacco Trading Inside Tihar(18.08.2015)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has directed Tihar Jail Authorities to inquire and submit a report before it within three months on alleged illi.....

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CIC Directs RBI To Appoint Nodal CPIO(14.06.2017)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has directed Reserve Bank of India to appoint a Nodal Central Public Information Officer (CPIO), in addition to c.....

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CIC: 'BCCI' a Public Authority, Must Disclose Information Under RTI(19.06.2017)

Central Information Commissioner has declared BCCI to be a public authority and directed the Board to disclose information sought by RTI applicant.

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Delhi HC Directs Centre to Publicize Helpline Numbers and Covid Information Through Media(27.05.2021)

Delhi High Court has directed the Centre and the Delhi Government to publicize helpline numbers and other Covid information by way of audio visual and.....

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Government of India Asks Social Media Platforms on Compliance with IT Rules 2021(27.05.2021)

Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY), Government of India has written to Social Media Platforms requesting them to furnish detai.....

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CIC to CPIO of Supreme Court: Disclose Action Taken in NEET Judgment Leak Case(04.05.2017)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has directed Central Public Information Officer (CPIO) of Supreme Court to disclose what action has been taken on.....

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CIC to Ministry of Law & Justice: Disclose Status of MoP for Judges, Judicial Accountability Bill(04.05.2017)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has expressed anguish over lack of transparency and accountability in process of appointment of Judges and direct.....

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CIC: Initiate Steps to Introduce RTI Stamps for Payment of RTI Fees(08.05.2017)

Central Information Commission has reiterated its recommendation for issue of RTI-stamps or numbered RTI-coupons as mode for payment of RTI-fees.

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Fee for RTI Application shall be Sought as per RTI Rules Only: SC(24.04.2019)

Supreme Court has held that if a person seeks information under the provisions of the Right to Information Act, then payment has to be sought under th.....

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CIC: Staff Entitled To Know About Financial Status of Company(25.04.2019)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has held that employee is entitled to know under Right To Information Act 2005 about the financial status of the .....

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Staff Entitled to Know About Financial Status of Company: CIC(26.04.2019)

Central Information Commission has held that an employee is entitled to know under Right to Information Act, 2005 about the financial status of the em.....

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Ministry of Labour & Employment Mandates Aadhar Information for Social Security Benefits(06.05.2021)

Ministry of Labour & Employment has now been mandated to seek the 12-digit unique identification number Aadhaar from people like employees and unorgan.....

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CIC Brings Maha Ministers under Ambit of RTI(28.09.2015)

Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) of Maharashtra, Ratnakar Gaikwad, has brought offices of all ministers, ministers of state under the ambit of th.....

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CIC to Forest Authorities: Whether Forest Clearance Granted to Polavaram Project(01.10.2015)

Central Information Commissioner (CIC) has ordered Union Ministry of Environment and Forests to inform whether forest rights of tribal people were rec.....

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Delhi HC Upholds CIC Order, Says IB Liable to Share Report on Whistleblower IFS Officer(28.08.2017)

Delhi High Court has upheld order of Central Information Commission directing the Intelligence Bureau & Ministry of Environment and Forests to share w.....

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Supreme Court: Employees Personal Info Exempt from Disclosure Under RTI Act(04.09.2017)

Supreme Court has held that service details of employees fall within the ambit of ‘personal information’ u/s 8(1)(j) of Right to Information Act, and .....

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Bombay HC: Right to Carry on Competing Business Not to Extend Illicit Use of Information(05.07.2021)

Bombay High Court has observed that the right to carry on a competing business does not and cannot extend to the illicit use of another party's confid.....

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SC Directs Union, States to File Status Reports on Vacancies in Central & State Information Commissio(07.07.2021)

Supreme Court has directed Union of India and all States to file status reports on the latest developments regarding vacancies and pendency in the Cen.....

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CIC: Accused Entitled to Copy of Complaint in Sexual Harassment Cases(10.12.2015)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has clarified that if a complaint of sexual harassment is made against an individual/individuals, they are entitl.....

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Allahabad HC Junks Termination Orders for 16 IIIT-A Teachers(14.12.2015)

Allahabad High Court has junked a resolution of board of management of Indian Institute of Information Technology-Allahabad (IIIT-A) and subsequent or.....

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CIC Orders Inquiry Into Notes Exchanged at Delhi Post Office Branches(20.09.2017)

Central Information Commission has ordered an inquiry into the exchange of old currency notes after demonetisation at post office branches in Pinto Pa.....

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Central Information Commission Orders NDMC to Disclose Details of Defaulters(03.10.2017)

Central Information Commission has ordered NDMC to put up all information on the allottees and dues owed to the civic body on its website. Secondly it.....

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Karnataka HC Refuses to Interfere With Govt Notification on Regular Format SSLC Examination(27.07.2021)

Karnataka High Court has refused to interfere with a government notification mandating nine days regular format SSLC examination for students register.....

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Delhi HC: Personal Information Having No Relation with Any Public Activity Cannot be Disclosed(27.07.2021)

Delhi High Court has observed that any personal information having no relation with any public activity or public interest cannot be disclosed under t.....

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Delhi HC Sets Aside order Asking SC to Share Information on Reserved Verdicts(08.01.2016)

Delhi HC, while setting aside order of its single judge bench, has held that Central Information Commission (CIC) cannot direct any public authority t.....

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Delhi High Court Orders Micromax, Sanjay Kapoor to Settle Dispute Via Mediation(08.01.2016)

Delhi High Court has asked Micromax Informatics and its former chairman Sanjay Kapoor to settle a dispute over alleged denial of stock options through.....

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SC Directs Government to Appoint 3 ICs in 6 Weeks(08.01.2016)

Supreme Court has directed Government to appoint three Information Commissioners (ICs) in the Central Information Commission (CIC), whose posts are ly.....

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CIC Slams NGT over Spending Thousands to Claim Rs.40(12.01.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has slammed National Green Tribunal (NGT) for apparently paying over Rs 33,000 as litigation fee to contest its d.....

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Does Intelligence Bureau Have to Provide Info on Corruption Under RTI: Delhi High Court(13.12.2017)

Delhi High Court has asked the Intelligence Bureau (IB) to state whether it fell under the ambit of the Right to Information Act in cases where inform.....

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SC Refuses to Entertain Plea Seeking Centralized Portal for Information On COVID Essentials(08.09.2021)

Supreme Court has refused to entertain a PIL filed seeking directions to maintain Centralised Portal to disseminate real-time information regarding es.....

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Gujarat HC Rejects Plea Seeking Direction to Furnish Details on Jailbreak under RTI(15.11.2016)

Gujarat High Court has turned down an appeal seeking direction to Chief Information Commissioner to ask Government to furnish details on 2013 jailbrea.....

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Delhi HC Stays CIC’s 2012 Order to Disclose Institutional Donors Details to PMNRF(16.11.2016)

Delhi High Court has stayed operation of a 2012 order passed by Central Information Commission (CIC) asking Prime Minister's National Relief Fund (PMN.....

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CIC Directs Army to Share Macchil Encounter Info(17.11.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has directed Army to provide details to an RTI applicant about Court Martial of five soldiers in fake encounter o.....

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CIC Notices DU’s CPIO for Rejecting RTI Application on Modi’s Degree(21.11.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has issued show cause notice to Delhi University’s Central Public Information Officer (CPIO) asking why maximum p.....

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ITAT, Delhi: Fee for Cloud Services Not Royalty(27.04.2022)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal, Delhi while granting relief to a subsidiary company of Information Technology giant Microsoft Corporation, Ministry of .....

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AP HC: Criminal Proceedings Can't be Quashed if Specific Accusations Made Against Accused U/S 482(28.04.2022)

Andhra Pradesh High Court has reiterated that when there are definite accusations in the First Information Report, charge sheet and witness statement .....

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Allahabad HC: Information Commission Don’t Have Power to Review or Change its Own Order(03.11.2016)

Allahabad High Court has ordered that UP State Information Commission does not have a power to review and change its own orders, including order of im.....

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Supreme Court: Reasons for Cancelling Bail to Co-Accused Also Applies to Another Accused(05.04.2022)

Supreme Court has held that the reasons which weigh with the Court to cancel the bail granting to co-accused would also apply in bail preferred by ano.....

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Delhi HC: Breach of Contract u/s 74 Not Applicable at Pre-Formation Stage(07.04.2022)

Delhi High Court has admitted a writ petition that seeks refund of bid security paid by Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL) and has dismissed the all.....

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ITAT, Mumbai: Depreciation Allowable on Marketing Information and Non-Compete Fee(11.04.2022)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal, Mumbai has observed that the depreciation is allowable on intangible assets such as marketing information comprising of.....

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Delhi HC: Partial Quashing of FIR, Qua Accused with Whom Complainant has Settled Matter Permissible(13.04.2022)

Delhi High Court has held that partial quashing or part quashing of First Information Report only qua the accused with whom the complainant has compro.....

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Orissa HC: Pre-Payment Charges Can’t Be Imposed Without Giving Prior Information(13.04.2022)

Orissa High Court has held that pre-payment charges cannot be imposed by the banks without furnishing prior information about the same.

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Bombay HC: Proactive Approach May Tackle Cyber Crimes(31.01.2017)

Bombay High Court has said cyber crime and websites indulging in objectionable services are a problem for society at large, and police should be proac.....

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Delhi HC Notices AAP Govt Over Non Implementation of CIC Order on Environ Cost(01.02.2017)

Delhi High Court has sought response of Delhi Government on why it has not complied with a 2011 Central Information Commission (CIC) order to display .....

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Gujarat HC Seeks State’s Reply Over Appointment of CIC(02.02.2017)

Gujarat High Court has sought State Government's reply on a PIL seeking transparency in process for selection of next Chief Information Commissioner (.....

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Ker. HC: Legal Advice Given by Advocate General to Government Exempted from Disclosure Under RTI Act(03.10.2022)

Kerala High Court has held that the legal advice rendered by the Advocate General to the Government is exempted from disclosure under Section 8(1)(e) .....

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J&k&L HC: Situation in Kashmir Doesn’t Permit Disclosure of Confidential Info. in Detention Order(10.10.2022)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has held that the disclosure of confidential and sensitive information in the grounds of detention of a person.....

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P&H HC Quashes FIRs against Tajinder Pal Singh Bagga(12.10.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has quashed an FIR against BJP leader Tajinder Pal Singh Bagga, who was accused by Punjab Police of spreading misinforma.....

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RIGHT TO INFORMATION - Delhi HC Stays CIC Order Putting EVMs Under RTI(19.03.2019)

Delhi High Court has stayed Central Information Commission order holding that Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) fall within the preview of RTI Act.

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RIGHT TO INFORMATION - CIC to Govt.: Share List of Tainted Officers Since 2010(27.03.2019)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has ordered government to reveal names of all the IAS officers against whom prosecution sanction has been grante.....

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Central Government Introduces Social Media Guidelines for Facebook, Twitter and Others(25.02.2021)

Central Government has introduced Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules 2021 for digital content, socia.....

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Guj. HC: Citizens Have Right to Know Rules Under Which They Are Denied Permission to Protests(18.01.2023)

Gujarat High Court while observing that citizens have the right to know the rules based on which the State Police grants or denies permission to hold .....

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Madhya Pradesh HC Quashes Rape FIR Against Indian Railway Officer In Case Of Malicious Prosecution(27.01.2023)

Madhya Pradesh High Court has quashed a First Information Report (FIR) registered against the then Additional Divisional Railway Manager, Bhopal Gaura.....

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Madhya Pradesh HC Quashes Rape FIR Against Indian Railway Officer In Case Of Malicious Prosecution(27.01.2023)

Madhya Pradesh High Court has quashed a First Information Report (FIR) registered against the then Additional Divisional Railway Manager, Bhopal Gaura.....

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Allahabad HC Looks for Reply from UP Govt. over Appointment of CIC(16.10.2015)

Allahabad High Court on a plea alleging that the procedure adopted by the committee in selections of Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) was not in a.....

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CIC Discarding Away RTI Applications Without Photo Identity Proof(27.10.2015)

Contrary to the RTI Act rules, the Central Information Commission (CIC) is asking applicants to furnish a copy of a photo identity card with applicati.....

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Rajya Sabha Passes Right to Information (Amendment) Bill, 2019(26.07.2019)

Rajya Sabha has passed the Right to Information (Amendment) Bill, 2019, was passed in the Rajya Sabha on Thursday amid high drama. The Bill seeks to .....

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Karnataka HC Directs to Issue Directions to State Police to Prevent Leak of Information to Media(16.06.2021)

Karnataka High Court has directed the state government to issue comprehensive directions to the State police, to ensure that before investigation is c.....

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Ministry of Information and Broadcasting Amends Cable Television Network Rules 1994(18.06.2021)

Union Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has amended the Cable Television Network Rules, 1994, in order to set up a three-tier mechanism for red.....

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SC: Death Penalty in Rarest of Rare Case Required Only if No Chance of Reformation(22.03.2023)

Supreme Court has observed that ‘rarest of rare’ doctrine requires that death sentence not be imposed only by taking into account grave nature of crim.....

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CIC to Govt.: Ensure Officers' APAR Finalised Within Time Frame(26.02.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has directed Health Ministry to ensure that Annual Performance Appraisal Reports (APAR) are finalised within give.....

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Delhi High Court Amends its RTI Rules(29.02.2016)

Delhi High Court while deciding the public interest writ petition moved by a group of law students has amended its Right to Information Rules, 2006, r.....

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Kerala HC Seeks Records on CIC Appointments(01.03.2016)

Kerala High Court has directed State Government to produce records pertaining to proposed appointment of former DGP Vinson M Paul as Chief Information.....

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Delhi High Court Asks CIC to Evolve a Procedure to Avoid Any Confusion(04.03.2016)

Delhi High Court has asked Registry of the Central Information Commission (CIC) to evolve a procedure by which applications against non-compliance of .....

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Delhi HC Directs National Institute of Electronics & Information Technology to Pay Statutory Dues(18.10.2021)

Delhi High Court has directed the National Institute of Electronics & Information Technology to ensure payment of statutory dues and salaries of data .....

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SC: Blanket Exclusion of Certain Offences from Scope of Remission is Against Ideals of Reformation(25.09.2023)

Supreme Court has held that blanket exclusion of certain offences, from the scope of grant of remission, especially by way of an executive policy, is .....

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CIC: No Need to Disclose Records Related to Dorje’s Visit(02.02.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) , while observing that disclosure of documents related to visit of Ogyen Trinley Dorje to Sikkim can adversly aff.....

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Delhi High Court: Not Mandatory for Authority to Call for Info Under RTI(29.01.2018)

Delhi High Court has held that even if a public authority has the power to call for certain information, it is not mandatorily required to seek the da.....

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SIC, Pune: Religious Trusts Do Not Fall Under the RTI Act(05.02.2018)

State Information Commission (SIC), Pune has ruled that the religious or public trusts that are receiving financial aid or grant from government agenc.....

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Karnataka HC Issues Notice on Plea Challenging Govt Communication for Collection of Information(26.10.2021)

Karnataka High Court has issued notice to the state government on a petition filed by People's Union For Civil Liberties, challenging the communicatio.....

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Karnataka HC Directs Police Officers to Strictly Follow Circular of State Government(27.10.2021)

Karnataka High Court has directed police officers who are in-charge of investigations to strictly follow the circular issued by the State government a.....

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All. HC: Merely Liking a Message Will Not Attract Penalty U/S 67 of IT Act(20.10.2023)

Allahabad High Court while observing that Section 67 Information Technology (IT) Act, 2000 is for obscene material and not for other provocative mater.....

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CIC to DU: Give Information on Law Admissions(05.05.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has directed Delhi University (DU) to provide information on admission of students to first-year of law degree co.....

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CIC: Notaries Law Need to be Amended(05.05.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has recommended to Law Ministry to amend law of notaries and update notaries system leaving no scope for falsific.....

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CIC Issues Fresh Notice to Sonia Gandhi in RTI Matter(09.05.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has issued a fresh notice to Congress President Sonia Gandhi to explain her case before its Full Bench on allegat.....

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CIC: Disclose File Notings of MHA Order on LG Powers(09.05.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has directed Ministry Of Home Affairs (MHA) to disclose all file notings related to the controversial notificatio.....

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SC: Employer Can Terminate Service for Suppressing or Submitting False Information by Employee(15.11.2021)

Supreme Court has reiterated that in the event of any suppression or on submitting false information, it is always open for the employer to cancel the.....

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Delhi High Court: CIC Doesn’t Have Jurisdiction to Direct Furnishing of Information u/s 138 IT Act(23.01.2024)

Del. HC while setting aside Central Information Commission (CIC)’s order directing IT department to provide details regarding tax exemption granted to.....

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CIC Points Out Serious Procedural Lapses in Inductions of NHAI(15.01.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has pointed out serious procedural lapses in appointment of officers in important public undertakings like the NH.....

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CIC Slams Govt. for Failing to Promote Retired Employee(22.01.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has directed two government departments to explain why they should not be made to pay Rs 75,000 in penalty and co.....

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Delhi HC Sets Aside CIC Order Declaring Every Minister A Public Authority Under RTI Act(08.12.2017)

Delhi High Court has set aside ‘as not sustainable’ the order of the Central Information Commission declaring every minister a “public authority” unde.....

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Delhi HC Upholds CIC Order Denying Information to Husband About Complaints Filed by Estranged Wife(31.08.2021)

Delhi High Court has upheld an order passed by Central Information Commission denying information to a husband about complaints lodged by his estrange.....

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SC to Centre and States: Fill Vacancies in Information Commissions(31.10.2023)

Supreme Court while directing Central and State Governments to fill the vacancies in the Information Commissions, has observed that failure to do so d.....

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PM Modi Degree Case: Gujarat HC Rejects Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal's Review Petition(10.11.2023)

Gujarat HC has dismissed the review petition filed by Delhi CM seeking review of order quashing Central Information Commission’s directions to the uni.....

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CIC: UGC Must Give Clarifications on Recognized Courses(06.10.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC), while rejecting the plea of Higher Education Regulator, has said that UGC and other public authorities cannot de.....

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CIC: Develop System to Compensate Prisoners Kept in Jail for More than Term(07.10.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has asked country's largest prison Tihar to develop a system of giving compensation to inmates who have been inca.....

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CBDT Issues Instructions on Uploading Information on VRU Functionality on Insight Portal(16.12.2021)

Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has issued the instructions regarding uploading information on Verification Report Upload (VRU) functionality on .....

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SC: Information Disclosing Cognizable Offence to Be Recorded as FIR & Not in General Diary(27.02.2024)

Supreme Court has held that except in cases where preliminary inquiry is needed, commission of cognizable offence should be recorded as a First Inform.....

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Del. HC: Order of CIC Directing CBDT to Give Information Regarding Ram Janmabhoomi Trust Set Aside(01.03.2024)

An order passed by the Chief Information Commission (CIC) that directed the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) to provide information regarding Shri.....

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NBDSA Issue Guidelines For Broadcasting Information Related to LGBTQIA+ Community(04.03.2024)

News Broadcasting & Digital Standards Authority (NBDSA) issued guidelines with regard to broadcasting information related to the LGBTQIA+ community wh.....

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CIC Orders Indian Navy to Make Public, Report on Lt Cdr Rahul Nair Death(28.09.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has ordered Indian Navy to make public the inquiry report on death of Lt Cdr Rahul Nair during a 2010 air show ev.....

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Central Information Commission Kendriya Bhandar within the Purview of RTI Act(03.10.2016)

Central Information Commission has declared Government Employees' Cooperative Society Kendriya Bhandar to be a public authority under the Right to Inf.....

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Central Information Commission Slams Income Tax ‘Informer’ for Using RTI to Earn Incentives(03.10.2016)

Central Information Commission has admonished a Right to Information (RTI) applicant who was allegedly seeking massive information from the Income Tax.....

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CIC Seeks Info on Steps Taken to Reclaim Koh-i-Noor, Tipu Sultan’s Sword(29.08.2018)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has directed Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) and Ministry of Culture to intimate an RTI applicant about the efforts.....

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MP HC Imposes Cost on Police Officer for Furnishing Incorrect Information to Court(07.03.2022)

Madhya Pradesh High Court has imposed a cost of Rs. 25,000 on a Station House Officer for providing incorrect information to the Court regarding crimi.....

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Bombay HC: Court Setting Aside Magistrate's Order for Police Investi. Won’t Lead to Quashing of FIR(15.04.2024)

Bombay High Court has held that if a revision court sets aside a Magistrate’s order to conduct a police investigation in a cognizable offence under Se.....

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CIC Seeks Details of LTC Cases(29.08.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has directed the Department of Space to make public details of the investigation against those officials accused .....

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P&H HC: Person Not Being Complainant Cannot Ask in FIR for Addition of Offences(19.04.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has observed that a no complainant can seek directions of addition of particular offences in a First Information Report .....

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Delhi HC: Domain Name Registrars Are Intermediaries Under Information Technology Act(19.04.2022)

Delhi High Court has observed that the Registrars of Domain Name are intermediaries, within the meaning of section 2(1)(w) of the Information Technolo.....

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Delhi HC: Domain Name Registrars Are Intermediaries Under Information Technology Act(19.04.2022)

Delhi High Court has observed that the Registrars of Domain Name are intermediaries, within the meaning of section 2(1)(w) of the Information Technolo.....

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Delhi HC: FIR for Non-Compoundable Offences Can be Quashed in Matrimonial Disputes(20.04.2022)

Delhi High Court has held that First Information Report or complaints can be quashed even with regard to non-compoundable offences pertaining to matri.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, First Information Report, matrimonial disputes, non-compoundable



Bombay HC Allows 2 Weeks Protection to Narayan Rane, Union Minister(22.04.2022)

Bombay High Court has allowed two weeks interim protection to Narayan Rane, Union Minister in a First Information Report over his slap comment against.....

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CIC Imposes Penalty of Re 1 on RTI Applicant(21.09.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has slapped penalty of Re one on an RTI applicant who was acting as a front for a pesticide lobbying group seekin.....

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CIC: Inquire Fake Birth Certificates Racket in NDMC(26.09.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has ordered inquiry into "gross irregularities" in issuance of fake birth certificates by North Delhi Municipal C.....

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Karnataka HC Asks State to Publish Information on Hospital Beds in Kannada(15.07.2020)

Karnataka High Court has directed the State Government and Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) to ensure that the website developed to give rea.....

Tags : Karnataka High Court, Publishing Information in Kannada



SC Wants All Information on Reliance, Sistema, Aircel & Videocon Bankruptcy Cases(21.07.2020)

Supreme Court has asked for all records pertaining to the bankruptcy proceedings of Reliance Communications, Sistema Shyam Teleservices, Aircel and Vi.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Information on Bankruptcy Cases



Bombay HC Rules ‘Chief Information Commissioner has Power to Transfer Information Commissioner’(17.10.2016)

Bombay HC has ruled that State Chief Information Commissioner has power to transfer State Information Commissioner from one region to other to ensure .....

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CIC Directs JNU to Disclose Steps Undertaken to Prevent Thefts on Campus(17.10.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has held that Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) must pro-actively disclose steps taken to ward off menace of thef.....

Tags : Central Information Commission, Jawaharlal Nehru University, theft



Delhi HC: Make CNG-Kit App or Use Private One(18.10.2016)

Delhi High Court has told AAP government to ask National Informatics Centre (NIC) to develop online software to address problem of spurious CNG kits i.....

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CIC: Constitution Club Public Authority under RTI Act(19.10.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has held that Constitution Club which is a "platform for interaction amongst past and present member of Parliamen.....

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Delhi HC Issues Notice on Plea Against Media Coverage of Sensitive Information About Riots Accused(26.08.2020)

Delhi High Court has issued notice to the Delhi Government, Delhi Police etc., in a Writ Petition filed by an accused in a case related to Delhi riots.....

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SC Refuses to Entertain Plea for Vacation of Stay on Formation of 3 Capital Cities(26.08.2020)

Supreme Court has refused to entertain the plea for vacation of stay passed by the Andhra Pradesh High Court on the formation of three capital cities .....

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Karnataka HC: PIL Seeking Declaration that Temples are Not Public Authorities, Dismissed(13.06.2024)

Karnataka High Court has dismissed a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) seeking a declaration that temples in Karnataka are not public authorities withi.....

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Supreme Court Asks SAD Leader to Approach High Court for Quashing of FIR(11.05.2022)

Supreme Court has granted liberty to Shiromani Akali Dal Leader Bikram Singh Majithia to approach the Division Bench of P&H High Court for the quashin.....

Tags : Supreme Court, First Information Report, narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances, Shiromani Akali Dal, Bikram Singh Majithia



CIC Directs Home Ministry to Release Jet Airways Security Clearance Details(05.12.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has ordered Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) to release details of security clearances related to Jet Airways.

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Delhi HC Seeks Centre's Response on Plea Regarding Denial of Information on Creation of Aarogya Setu(20.01.2021)

Delhi High Court has issued notice to the Public Information Officers of the Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology (MeitY), and its Nationa.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Information on Aarogya Setu App



CIC: Husband Not Entitled to Seek Information Regarding Bank Details & ITR of His Wife(25.01.2021)

Central Information Commission has said that a husband is not entitled to seek information regarding bank details & income tax returns of his wife und.....

Tags : Central Information Commission, Bank Details and ITR of Wife



Kerala HC Directs CBSE to Consider Representation Against New Application Format(01.12.2020)

Kerala High Court has directed the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) to consider a representation against its new application format regardi.....

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MIB: No Ads Promoting Online Betting(14.06.2022)

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (MIB) has issued an advisory to print, electronic and digital media to refrain from advertising online bettin.....

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FSSAI: Food Delivery Apps Must Give Nutrition Information(16.06.2022)

Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has directed the food delivery apps to upgrade their interface so that food business operators ca.....

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Guj. HC: Penalty U/S 20 of RTI Act for Destruction of Information Attracted Only if Act Malafide(20.06.2022)

Gujarat High Court has held that where any information sought under the Right to Information Act is destroyed and it is not the case of malafide destr.....

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Orissa HC: State Vigilance Department Can't be Completely Exempted from RTI Act(22.06.2022)

Orissa High Court has held that the State Vigilance Department cannot be completely exempted from Right to Information (RTI) Act, 2005 and directed th.....

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CIC Rejects Plea Seeking Details of PM Modi’s Passport Application(06.03.2017)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has upheld CPIO’s refusal to provide to an RTI applicant copies of applications submitted by Prime Minister Naren.....

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Chief Information Commissioner Should have Status of Chief Election Commissioner: SC(15.02.2019)

Supreme Court has issued directives regarding filling vacancies in Central and State Information Commissions under RTI Act which include directives th.....

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SC Dismisses Plea to Stop Dissemination of Information/ Data of Covid19 on Basis of Religion(28.09.2020)

Supreme Court has refused to entertain a plea for issuance of directions to prohibit and stop dissemination of information or data of Coronavirus dise.....

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SEBI: Companies to Disclose Forensic Audit Information to Stock Exchanges(30.09.2020)

Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has made it mandatory for all listed entities to disclose to the stock exchanges any forensic audit that.....

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CIC Rejects Plea Seeking Inquiry Report of Collision & Sinking of INS Vindhyagiri(24.10.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has rejected a plea of providing inquiry / investigation report of collision and sinking of INS Vindhyagiri, whic.....

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Bombay HC: Cyber Crimes Affecting Country’s Image Can’t be Ignored(25.10.2016)

Bombay High Court has observed that cyber crimes that affect image of Country cannot be brushed aside on premise that offences under Information Techn.....

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Bombay HC Rules ‘Chief Information Commissioner May Transfer Information Commissioner under RTI Act’(25.10.2016)

Bombay High Court has held that State Chief Information Commissioner has powers under Right to Information Act (RTI) to transfer State Information Com.....

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Delhi HC Stays CIC Order against BJP MLA's Wife on MCD Pensions(26.10.2016)

Delhi High Court has stayed Central Information Commission's (CIC) direction to BJP MLA Vijender Gupta's wife to explain how she had authorized disbur.....

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Rajasthan HC Dismisses PIL to Make Public Information Regarding Chinese Intrusion(21.09.2020)

Rajasthan High Court has dismissed a Public Interest Litigation seeking a direction to Central Government to place the true and relevant information c.....

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Kar. HC Upholds Maintainability of Google’s Plea to Restrain CCI from Exposing Confidential Info(15.07.2022)

Karnataka High Court has rejected the application filed by Alliance of Digital India Foundation challenging the maintainability of Google India' plea .....

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Delhi HC: CPIO Cannot Withhold Information Without Reasonable Cause Under RTI Act(01.02.2021)

Delhi High Court has held that the Central Public Information Officer (CPIO) or PIOs cannot withhold information without reasonable cause and that suc.....

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SC: Employee Can be Terminated for Suppression or False Information Regarding Suitability(27.09.2022)

Supreme Court has held that an employee can be terminated from service if it is found that he had suppressed or given false information in regard to m.....

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CIC: PM’s Travel Bills Can’t be Disclosed for Security Concerns(13.01.2017)

Central Information Commission has held that procedure involved in raising bills for chartered flights for Prime Minister's visit abroad cannot be dis.....

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Delhi HC: Providing Information Regarding Ongoing Investigation to Informer, Injurious(18.11.2020)

Delhi High Court has cautioned that providing information regarding an ongoing investigation in an income tax case to its informer is not only inappro.....

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Delhi HC Restrains Publication of Confidential Info of Players in Ex-Hockey India Coach's New Book(02.11.2022)

Delhi High Court has temporarily restrained former coach of Indian Women Hockey Team Sjoerd Marijne and HarperCollins Publishers India from publishing.....

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Madras HC Seeks Reason to Abolish Puducherry State Information Commission(21.12.2016)

Madras High Court has asked that under what circumstances did Centre has decided to abolish State Information Commission in Union Territory of Puduche.....

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Appointment of Information Commissioners: SC Asks Centre to Disclose Info on Shortlisted Candidates(26.12.2018)

Supreme Court has directed Centre as well as States to disclose information pertaining to shortlisted candidates and the criteria being following for .....

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CIC to PMO: Re-Examine RTI App. Seeking Information on Planning Behind Lockdown & COVID Control(26.07.2022)

Central Information Commission has directed the Prime Minister's Office to re-examine an RTI application seeking details regarding imposition of natio.....

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Delhi HC Dismisses Appeal Seeking Details of SC Collegium's December 2018 Meeting(27.07.2022)

Delhi High Court has dismissed an appeal against the order passed by a Single Judge which had declined a plea seeking information regarding decisions .....

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Delhi HC: State Has Expertise & Confidential Info to Evaluate Threat Perception of Individuals(02.08.2022)

Delhi High Court has held that once State authority is of the view that petitioner does not need round the clock security cover that in where the matt.....

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RIGHT TO INFORMATION - EVMs are 'Information' Under RTI Act: CIC(25.02.2019)

Central Information Commission has ruled that an Electronic Voting Machine is “information” under Right to Information Act and can be demanded by an a.....

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SEBI Penalises NDTV Over Non-disclosure of Loan Terms(30.12.2020)

Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has imposed a penalty of Rs. 5 Crores on New Delhi Television Ltd (NDTV) for not disclosing information .....

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Madras High Court: RTI Cannot Be Invoked When Alternate Remedies Available(05.06.2017)

Madras High Court has held that Right to Information (RTI) Act, 2005 cannot be invoked at first instance, if an effective alternative remedy is availa.....

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CIC Slaps Max Penalty for Denying Information on Illegal Constructions Near Taj Mahal(06.06.2017)

Central Information Commissioner has imposed maximum penalty of Rs. 25,000 on two officials of Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) for failing to pro.....

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CIC to Sports Ministry: Is BCCI a National Sports Federation?(12.06.2017)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has questioned status of BCCI, asking Sports Ministry to clarify if it is a national sports federation.

Tags : Central Information Commission, BCCI



CIC Asks Government to List Records of all Leased Properties(12.06.2017)

Central Information Commission has directed government to compile records of all properties leased out by government, including prime properties lease.....

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CIC: SC’s 1993 Order on Salaries to Imams Violated Constitution of India(30.11.2022)

CIC has held that Supreme Court’s 1993 judgment in All India Imam Organisation v. UOI where Supreme Court had directed the State Waqf Boards to give r.....

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J&K&L HC: Employee's Performance is Personal Information Exempted Under RTI Act(07.11.2022)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has held that the performance of an employee or an officer in an organisation is primarily a matter between th.....

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Supreme Court to Launch Online RTI Portal Soon(11.11.2022)

Supreme Court has said that it will soon launch an online portal which can be used by public to file applications under Right to Information Act (RTI .....

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PMO to CIC: Cannot Declassify Bose’s File(28.08.2015)

Prime Minister's Office (PMO) has admitted before Central Information Commission (CIC) that it has files related to Bose but did not give any specific.....

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CIC Directs Disclosure of Numeric Data of Officers Facing Corruption Charges(04.07.2017)

Central Information Commission has directed Government to disclose numeric details of pending as well as disclosed Departmental/ Vigilance/ Court case.....

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Ker. HC Allows Litigants to Seek Deletion of Personal Identities in Family Cases(22.12.2022)

Kerala High Court has held that personal information of parties may not be published on High Court website in respect of family and matrimonial cases .....

Tags : Kerala High Court, Personal Information, Right to be Forgotten, Matrimonial Cases



Central Information Commission to RBI: Disclose Names of Big Defaulters(28.05.2019)

Central Information Commission has directed the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to disclose the list of big loan defaulters it had sent to banks for resol.....

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Karnataka HC Asks State to Respond Plea to Not Leak Information Collected During Investigation(15.04.2021)

Karnataka High Court has asked the State government to respond to a plea to not “leak” information collected during the course of investigation in any.....

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Patna HC Directs State to Ensure Public Briefing Everyday Disclosing Covid Related Information(19.04.2021)

Patna High Court has directed Principal Secretary of the State Health Department to bring information about availability of covid related facilities i.....

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Supreme Court Grants Time to Centre, States for Providing Information on Pending Vacancies(19.04.2021)

Supreme Court has granted two weeks time to Union of India and States for providing information as regards to the pending vacancies in District and St.....

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CIC Directs IT Department to Probe into Leak of IT Returns to Third Parties(17.04.2017)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has directed Income Tax Department to investigate into an incident of IT returns of an RTI applicant being releas.....

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CIC to Indian Navy: Disclose Why India Accepted Cost Escalation for Gorshkov(22.05.2017)

Central Information Commission has asked Indian Navy to disclose reasons for India agreeing to cost escalation by Russia for purchase of refurbished a.....

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CIC: Private Hospitals 'Fleecing' Patients for Cardiac Stent(22.05.2017)

Central Information Commission, while taking a serious view of private hospitals "fleecing" patients for cardiac stents, has directed Employees State .....

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Madras High Court Denies Relief to Helios and Matheson(31.08.2015)

Madras HC has dismissed plea filed by M/s Helios and Matheson Information Technology Ltd. seeking to quash FIR against it, contending that Economic Of.....

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CIC: Make Public Godse’s Statement in Bapu’s Assassination Trial(20.02.2017)

Central Information Commissioner (CIC) has ruled that statement of Nathuram Godse, along with other relevant records related to assassination of Mahat.....

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Delhi HC: Public Authority to Give Cogent Reasons for Withholding Information Under RTI(08.02.2021)

Delhi High Court has observed that when a public authority withholds information under Right to Information Act, 2005 the burden is on the public auth.....

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Guj. HC: Communication B/W Govt. Pleader and State Regarding Proceeding Outside Scope of RTI(16.02.2023)

Gujarat High Court has observed that Professional correspondence between government advocate and various offices of the State regarding a matter in wh.....

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Kar. HC: PIOs’ Not Supposed to Create Information(17.02.2023)

Karnataka High Court has held that under Right to Information Act only such information that is available and existing and held by the public authorit.....

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SC Disapproves Uttarakhand HC’s Approach of Disposing Matters in Same Format(20.02.2023)

Supreme Court has disapproved the practice of Uttarakhand High Court of disposing of various criminal writ petitions by passing same-format orders and.....

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Maharashtra CIC Directs State Government to Maintain E-register of RTI Applications, Disposal(18.04.2017)

Maharashtra State Chief Information Commissioner has directed Chief Secretary of Government of Maharashtra to maintain an e-register with details of a.....

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CIC: Disclosure of IT Return Information Under RTI Invades Privacy of Assessee(19.04.2017)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has upheld an order rejecting an RTI application seeking details of income tax returns of a person on ground that.....

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Bombay High Court Says 'No' to Fresh FIR on Receipt of Subsequent Info in Respect of Same Incident(20.04.2017)

Bombay High Court has held that there cannot be a fresh FIR on receipt of every subsequent information in respect of same cognizable offence or same i.....

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Delhi HC Issues Notice on Plea Challenging Information Technology Rules, 2021(09.03.2021)

Delhi High Court has issued notice on petition challenging Information Technology (Guidelines for Intermediaries and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules,.....

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CIC Seeks Information on Action Taken Against Those Who Leaked Information on IFS Officer Sanjiv(31.12.2015)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has ordered Prime Minister's Office to disclose details of any action taken against people for allegedly leaking .....

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CCI Permits Union Bank's 49% Stake Buy in Union KBC AMC(31.12.2015)

Central Information Commission (CIC)has approved Union Bank of India's proposed acquisition of 49 per cent stake in Union KBC Asset Management Company.....

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CIC: Can't Disclose All Government Email IDs(04.01.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has ruled that email IDs of all government officials cannot be provided under the Right to Information Act as it .....

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Supreme Court Issues Notice on Plea Against Continued Use of 66A Information Technology Act(02.08.2021)

Supreme Court has issued notice to States, Union Territories and Registrar of High Courts in plea filed by Peoples Union for Civil Liberties (PUCL) se.....

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CIC to Centre: 'Clarify Stand on Claims of Taj Mahal Being a Shiva Temple'(14.08.2017)

Central Information Commission has recommended that Ministry of Culture should clarify its stand on conflicting claims regarding Taj Mahal being a Shi.....

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Del. HC: No Absolute Bar on Disclosure of Information to Non-Citizens Under RTI Act(15.03.2023)

Delhi High Court while observing that it would be inherently contradictory to Right to Information (RTI) Act to hold that only citizens are entitled t.....

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CIC to National Medical Commission: Upload Medical College Assessment Data on Your Website(30.03.2023)

Central Information Commission has adviced National Medical Commission to upload Medical College assessment reports for the current academic year on i.....

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CIC Stays Order on Disclosure of Information on Non-Performing Assets(08.07.2021)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has stayed the order of the First Appellate Authority (FAA) of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) which had directed.....

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CIC Asks Centre to Give Polavaram Project Information to RTI Applicant(12.10.2015)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has issued a show cause to Environment Ministry’s Public Information Officer H.C. Choudhury for not providing inf.....

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Delhi HC Issues Summons on Suit Against Dissemination of False Information on Coronil(04.06.2021)

Delhi High Court has issued summons to Patanjali Ayurved's Ramdev Baba, Twitter Inc, Facebook Inc, Google LLC, and Vedic Broadcasting Ltd on a suit by.....

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SC Pulls Up West Bengal Govt for Not Uploading Information of Children Orphaned During COVID(08.06.2021)

Supreme Court has asked the State of West Bengal to comply with the Court's previous orders, and gather and upload the information regarding children .....

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CIC Raps MoEF for Withholding Information on K'taka Grasslands Issue(29.10.2015)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has rapped Environment Ministry for withholding information related to construction work in ecologically- sensiti.....

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CCI Dismisses Complaints against Jaypee Group(29.10.2015)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has dismissed five complaints against Jaypee Group entities Jaiprakash Associates and Jaypee Infratech which had .....

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CCI Rejects Complaint against Karnataka Government(29.10.2015)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has rejected allegations of unfair business practices made against Karnataka government and non-profit group Kann.....

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Delhi High Court Directs Centre to Fill Up CIC, IC Posts in Six Weeks(09.11.2015)

Delhi HC has directed Centre to fill up vacant posts of Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) and Information Commissioners (IC) within six weeks.

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Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India Relaxes Norms for Information Utilities(06.10.2017)

Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India has relaxed norms for information utilities, paving way for Indian companies listed on the stock exchanges to.....

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SIT On Black Money Is Public Authority Under RTI: CIC(12.10.2017)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has held the special investigation team on black money a ‘public authority’ as per the Right to Information Act.

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Kar. HC Dismisses Twitter’s Plea Challenging Blocking Order Issued by MeiTY(30.06.2023)

Karnataka High Court has dismissed the plea filed by Twitter challenging the blocking orders issued by the Ministry of Electronics and Information Tec.....

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CIC Slams Environment Ministry over its Response on Indira Sagar Polavaram Project(21.09.2015)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has slammed Environment Ministry for its repeated response of "files not traceable" on key projects as it ordered.....

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CIC Issues Summon to Secretary to L-G over RTI on Tax Fraud(22.09.2015)

Central Information Commission (CIC) while taking serious view of how an RTI application was handled by Lieutenant Governor secretariat, Information C.....

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Central Information Commission: Officers However High Not Above RTI Act(18.07.2017)

Central Information Commission has treated Chief Vigilance Officer of Employees State Insurance Company (ESIC) as its deemed PIO, and issued him a sho.....

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Lok Sabha Passes Right to Information (Amendment) Bill, 2019(23.07.2019)

Lok Sabha has passed the Right to Information (Amendment) Bill, 2019 which proposed to give the Centre the power to set the tenure and salaries of the.....

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Kerala HC: Education Loan Can’t be Rejected for Low CIBIL Score of Student(31.05.2023)

Kerala High Court has held that an application for education loan by a student could not be rejected by a bank on the ground of a low Credit Informati.....

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Delhi HC Issues Notice to UOI on Women Plea Seeking Information on Missing Husband(17.08.2021)

Delhi High Court has issued notice to the Union of India on the woman's plea seeking verified information about her husband's whereabouts and repatria.....

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SC Imposes Fine on Ministry of Information of Being in Contempt of Top Court Judgment(23.08.2021)

Supreme Court has imposed a fine of Rs 1,00,000 on Ministry of Information and Broadcasting of being in contempt of the Top Court's judgment dated Sep.....

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CIC: Ministers Answerable Under RTI(14.03.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has ruled that Ministers in Union and State Cabinets are “public authorities” liable to answer public questions a.....

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CIC Junks Need Of Hard Copies For Online Appeals(16.03.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has done away with the mandatory provision of sending signed hard copy of appeals through post even though the ap.....

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CIC Seeks Reply from MP, MLA as to Why They Should Not be Declared "Public Authority"(17.03.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has issued show cause notices to a BJP MP and a Nagaland MLA, in separate cases, seeking their explanation why th.....

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CIC Seeks CM's Reply over Address Change RTI(21.03.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has asked Kejriwal to respond to this RTI query, which sought to know how he was allowed to change his address du.....

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Ker. HC: Art. 226 Can’t be Invoked to Impose Penalty u/s 20 of RTI Act(20.09.2023)

Kerala High Court has held that the authority competent to impose a penalty under Section 20 of the Right to Information Act, 2005 cannot approach the.....

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CIC Orders Compensation to RTI Applicants for Wrongful Delay(14.12.2015)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has awarded compensation to applicants fighting for information on their salary dues and slammed the respective o.....

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SC: RBI Must Disclose All Info About Banks Under RTI(17.12.2015)

Supreme Court has ruled that Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is bound in law to give information regarding private and public banks under the Right To Inf.....

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Gujarat HC Directs State to Appoint 2 Information Commissioners(22.12.2015)

Gujarat HC has directed State Government to appoint two more information commissioners in State Information Commission for speedy disposal of cases an.....

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CIC: Judicial Proceedings & Records Can Be Accessed Through RTI(02.11.2017)

Central Information Commission has held that judicial proceedings and records thereof are public records and a person, even if he is not party to the .....

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Delhi HC Stays Order Requiring TRAI to Furnish Alleged Phone Tapping Information(11.08.2021)

Delhi High Court has stayed an order of the Central information Commission (CIC), requiring the Telecom Authority of India (TRAI) to collect and furni.....

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CIC: Impediment in Self Defence in Penal Proceedings is Violation of Human Rights(29.06.2018)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has held that it is the human right of a person accused of sexual harassment in his capacity as a citizen and acc.....

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SC to CIC/SICs: Ensure Mandate of Section 4 of RTI Act is Followed by Public Authorities(21.08.2023)

Supreme Court has directed Central Information Commission and State Information Commissions to ensure that the Public Authorities fulfill their co-rel.....

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Denial of Information For Lack of Aadhaar is a Serious Breach of RTI Act: CIC(03.01.2018)

Central Information Commission has held that denial of information for lack of Aadhaar card will be a serious breach of right, which was guaranteed by.....

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AP High Court to State DGP: Can't Register FIR For Proceedings U/S 107 & 145 of CrPC(04.10.2021)

Andhra Pradesh High Court has directed the State Director-General of Police (DGP) to instruct the Station House Officers of all Police Stations that a.....

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SC: Can’t Claim EWS Quota if Certificates are Not Provided in Prescribed Format Before Cut Off Date(09.10.2023)

Supreme Court has held that UPSC can reject a candidate’s claim for EWS quota if he fails to provide the certificates in the prescribed format before .....

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SC: Hybrid Mode of Hearings Must be Deployed by SIC(10.10.2023)

Supreme Court while observing that use of technology is no longer an option, has directed all State Information Commissions (SIC) to provide hybrid mo.....

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Cal. HC: Nature and Gravity of Offence Not the Only Criteria for Imposition of Death Penalty(11.09.2023)

Calcutta High Court while observing that nature and gravity of offence is not the only criteria on which imposition of death penalty depends, has held.....

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CIC Rules, Cabinet Secretariat Can’t Deny to Disclose Details of Agenda(16.05.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has ruled that Cabinet Secretariat can’t deny access to items on agenda of Cabinet after meeting is over under Ri.....

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CIC to Green Ministry: Make Coastal Area Expert Panel Report Public(17.05.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has asked Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar’s office to submit the response and to make action taken on expe.....

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CIC to NGT: Do Not Charge More Than Rs Two as Photocopy Fee(20.05.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has directed NGT to amend its RTI rules and not charge more than Rs two per page for providing photocopies of doc.....

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Supreme Court Issues Notice to Government on Change in Right to Information Law(03.02.2020)

Supreme Court has issued notices to the Government on a Petition alleging that it had diluted the law to give itself absolute discretionary powers ove.....

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CIC Issues Notice to Tihar over Not Disclosing Information(17.02.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has upheld dowry convict's right to freedom and issued a showcause notice to Tihar authorities for allegedly supp.....

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Government Curtails CIC Tenure From 5 Years to 3 Years(30.10.2019)

Government has curtailed the tenure of information commissioners in central and state information commissions from five years to three years by notify.....

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Bom. HC to SIC: Establish Time Limit for Disposal of Second Appeals Under RTI Act(14.12.2023)

Bombay High Court has directed the Maharashtra State Information Commission (SIC) to take appropriate steps to formulate some reasonable time limit an.....

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Gujarat HC Stays CIC Order on PM Modi's Degree(04.07.2016)

Gujarat High Court has stayed Central Information Commission (CIC) order asking the Gujarat University to provide details of the MA degree of Prime Mi.....

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Inspection of Answer Sheets by Examinee Should Be Allowed Under RTI Act: CIC(21.06.2018)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has held that an examinee holds the right to inspect his own answer sheets under the Right to Information Act, 20.....

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Rajasthan HC: Formation of Committee Can't Take Away Rights of Private College(24.01.2022)

Rajasthan High Court has observed that mere formation of a committee cannot take away rights of a private college/institution, which is otherwise elig.....

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Supreme Court Strikes Down Electoral Bond Scheme as Unconstitutional(15.02.2024)

Supreme Court has struck down the Electoral Bond Scheme stating it to be violative of Article 19(1)(a) of Constitution of India and the Right to Infor.....

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CIC Asks PMO to be Cautious over Delay in Reply to RTI Queries(15.09.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has cautioned the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) to adopt “due seriousness” in handling of Right to Information ap.....

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CIC to Army: Identify Men Mutilated by Enemy(29.07.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has ordered Army to provide details of soldiers whose bodies were mutilated by insurgents and enemy soldiers duri.....

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Del. HC: Court is Seeing Increasing Abuse/Misuse of the RTI Act(20.12.2023)

Delhi High Court has observed that Right to Information Act was enacted to provide secure access to information to every citizen, to prevent corruptio.....

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JKL HC: No Punishment Can be Imposed on Minor Under POCSO for Providing False Information(28.12.2023)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has held that a perusal of Section 22(2) of the POCSO Act would reveal that if a false complaint has been made.....

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CIC Directs Disclosure of UPA's Decision over De-Notifying 123 Wakf Properties(01.04.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has ordered disclosure of all records related to UPA Government's decision to de-notify 123 Wakf properties which.....

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CIC Directs Govt. to Release Biosafety Data on GM Crops(07.04.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has directed the Environment Ministry to release biosafety data regarding all Genetically Modified (GM) crops in .....

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Supreme Court Repels Challenge Against Sec. 70 Of IT Act(02.04.2018)

Supreme Court has repelled challenge to the constitutional validity of Section 70 of the Information Technology Act 2000, which gives power to the gov.....

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Bombay HC: Nothing in RTI Act Empowers CIC to Constitute Any Committee or Conduct Any Enquiry(16.01.2020)

Bombay High Court has ruled that nothing in the Right to Information Act, 2005 empowers the State or Central Information Commission to constitute any .....

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Karnataka High Court Imposes Cost on Police Officers for Registering FIR Under Section 66A of IT Act(17.01.2020)

Karnataka High Court has directed two police officers to pay a cost of Rs. 10,000 each for registering a First Information Report under Section 66 (A).....

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Karnataka High Court: FIRs Cannot be Transferred by Invoking Powers Under Section 407 CrPC(24.01.2024)

Karnataka High Court has held that First Information Reports (FIRs) cannot be transferred by invoking powers under Section 407 of the Code of Criminal.....

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MP HC Asks State on Steps on Direction for Formation of Additional Forensic Lab(03.02.2022)

Madhya Pradesh High Court has asked the State Government as to what steps have been taken by it with regard to the Court's directions issued for the f.....

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CIC: Records of Loans to Adani Groups Cannot be Disclosed under RTI(28.11.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has held that records related to loans given to industries promoted by Gautam Adani cannot be disclosed as these .....

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File Report Regarding Steps Taken to Fill Vacancies in Information Commissions: SC to Centre & States(06.12.2018)

Supreme Court has directed Union of India and 8 states to file their status report indicating the steps which have been taken for filling up of vacant.....

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RTI Not Applicable to Religious Institutions Not Funded by Government: T & AP HC(10.12.2018)

Telangana and Andhra Pradesh High Court has held that religious institutions like temples, churches, mosques, which are not financed/funded by the gov.....

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Kerala HC: Cabinet Papers Yet to be Brought Before CoM Exempted from Disclosure Under RTI Act(30.06.2022)

Kerala High Court has ruled that potential cabinet papers which have not yet been brought before the Council of Ministers (CoM) are exempted from disc.....

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Supreme Court Directs State of UP to File Details Uploaded on E-module as Prepared by NIC(05.03.2024)

Supreme Court has directed the State of Uttar Pradesh to file an affidavit furnishing the details they have uploaded so far, in relation to the convic.....

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Jharkhand HC Upholds Fine Imposed on State Govt for Providing Late Information Under RTI Act(11.02.2022)

Jharkhand High Court has upheld the fine of INR 60,000 imposed by the State Information Commissioner on the concerned department of the State governme.....

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CIC Suggests Declaration of Threat of Honour Killing in Marriage Form(12.08.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has suggested to Central and State Governments to include a declaration by couple who intend to have a court marr.....

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CIC Asks Govt. to Reveal Bio-Safety Data on GM Mustard Trials(16.08.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has directed Environment Ministry to reveal safety data regarding trials of Genetically Modified (GM) mustard wit.....

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CIC: Duly Consider Public Interest While Deciding RTI on ITR(16.08.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has directed Income Tax department to "duly consider the larger public interest" while responding to an RTI requ.....

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CIC Issues Show Cause Notice to 2 Scientists in Environment Ministry(17.08.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has issued a show cause notice to two scientists of Environment Ministry for not following its orders to proacti.....

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CIC: Information on Disbanded Army Intel Unit can't be Sought(19.08.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has dismissed appeal seeking disclosure of internal Army report on now-disbanded intelligence unit, Technical Ser.....

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CIC to PMO: Respond to RTI Query on Modi's Black Money Promise(02.09.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has asked Prime Minister's Office (PMO) to reply to RTI applicant, who wishes to know status of black money that .....

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Punjab and Haryana High Court Launches IT Services for Litigants, Lawyers(20.08.2018)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has launched Information Technology (IT) initiatives for ease of litigants and lawyers and to address their grievances.

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CIC Seeks Disclosure of Every Action on Misconduct of Lawyers(22.07.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has directed Bar Council of Delhi to proactively make public the cases of professional misconduct, both proved an.....

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CCI Endorses NCPCR Guidelines in Schools(25.07.2016)

Central Information of India (CCI) has endorsed guidelines laid down by National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR), for Eliminating Co.....

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CIC to School Boards: Record Corporal Punishment Data, Take Action(27.07.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has said that all school education boards must take note of cases of corporal punishment in their schools, form a.....

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SC: Suppression of Information of Criminal Case Can be Ignored in Certain Conditions(22.03.2022)

Supreme Court has held that suppression of information relating to a criminal case by a candidate can be ignored in certain situations. The Court has .....

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Ori. HC: ‘Online RTI Portal’ Launched by Orissa High Court(02.05.2024)

Orissa High Court has launched a Right to Information portal on which the citizens may register themselves to obtain information under the Right to In.....

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