Information from Exempted Organisations possible

Central Information Commission taking recourse to the Delhi High Court Judgement, Union Of India And Ors vs Adarsh Sharma of 9 October, 2013 directed Information from Exempted Organisations to be given ‘to an extent possible’. This was decided even though the Exempted organisation submitted that information was denied as per Section 24(1) of the RTI Act, were-in […]

Penalty only if applicant proves mala fide intent of PIO

Although the information was not provided within the stipulated time, it cannot be said that the CPIO acted consciously and deliberately with intent to deny the information sought by the appellant and thus CIC refused to initiate penalty procedure under Section 20(1) of the RTI Act. CIC instead has quoted High Court judgement for not […]