Rejected proposal under subsidy scheme not to be disclosed

The CPIO need not provide information regarding those proposals that were received, but were rejected and no disbursal was made.- CIC He (the Appellant) has sought information regarding the financing proposals under the subsidy scheme, received by the bank from the District Rural Development Agency, Balasore.

Opinion given by the Legal Officers / Branch of the public authority cannot be hidden under RTI

An opinion given by the panel advocate of a public authority can be denied under Section 8 (1) (e) of the RTI Act in view of the fiduciary relationship involved.  However, the same is not the case with the opinion given by the Legal Officers / Branch of the public authority. The public authority claimed […]