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  • ashakantasharma

    How to Stop Corruption ?

    By ashakantasharma

    How to Stop Corruption?  Corruption is one of the most disruptive problems faced by the world and it needs to stop without further damage to the humanity so as to have a better future for the coming generation. Corruption is a disease, a cancer that eats into the cultural, political and economic fabric of society, and destroys the functioning of vital organs. In the words of Transparency International, “Corruption is one of the greatest challenges of the contemporary world. It undermines
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  • ashakantasharma

    What are some of the shocking, weirdest, silliest RTI requests made in India?

    By ashakantasharma

    What are some of the shocking, weirdest, silliest RTI requests made in India? As Abraham Lincoln said “Government is of the people, by the people, for the people” The government is our servant and we have no duty to explain why we seek information from them. The government holds all the information in our behalf, in trust. Like a banker can’t ask you why you want to see your bank account statement, similarly the government can’t deny if you ask them how they are governing our country.
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  • Priya De

    Four Biggest Mistakes you can avoid in your RTI Application

    By Priya De

    The Right to Information Act 2005 empowers every citizen to ask for information from Government Organisations. This information can be about your own personal case or more complex Government Policy. The Act also empowers us to take photocopies of the Government records and also online data in a form of CD. However, often PIO being Government Servant who perhaps is also the custodian of the information has a conflict of interest in giving out such information. Every Government Official at on
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    • 42,845 views
  • Priya De

    PIO Acts that makes you hate RTI ACT

    By Priya De

    How many times have you been asked to inspect the document when you have never requested? Ideally, if you have not applied for inspection of the document and the information requested is not voluminous, PIO should not ask the applicant to come for inspection of the document. PIO Acts that makes you hate RTI ACT But naturally, it is not the way. It is an easy way for PIO to first Get to know who is an actual RTI Applicant Intimidate the applicant by various means E
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  • Sunil Ahya

    Kindly do not worry about the exemptions at the stage of filing a RTI application.

    By Sunil Ahya

    Kindly do not worry about the exemptions at the stage of filing a RTI application, as reasoned below:   As per section 7(1): A PIO is supposed to either provide the information on payment of such fee as may be prescribed or reject the request for any of the reasons specified in sections 8 and 9   (Which means a PIO is supposed to either provide information or deny it under section 8 and 9). As per section 19(5): In any appeal proceedings, the onus to prove that a den
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This is to inform you all that due to server movement, we are not able to re-upload the attachements made in the posts. The error will only be noticed once you download the attachement.   WE are trying to rectify the same and once done, I would inform in my blog.

Shrawan

Shrawan

 

Suggestion required

To get an information from the Kuzhithurai Municipality, as suggested by my lawyer I made an application on prescribed form to The Tahsildar, Vilavancode Taluk, Kuzhithurai on 24.01.2008 along with a DD for Rs.50/- . The Tahsildar forwarded the application and the DD to the Commissioner, Kuzhithurai Municipality on 08.02.08 sending the carbon copy of his covering letter to me. On 06.03.08, I received a letter from the Commissioner dated 28.02.2008 requesting me for a fresh DD favoring him. For w

johnsonnirmal

johnsonnirmal

 

New Blogging Segment at RTI India

I would like to inform you all that RTI India has new Blogging segment which is much stable and organised. It will further provide all our members tools to start their own blog.   The bad news is that we are not yet been able to transfer all the blogs made previously by our esteemed RTI India Bloggers.   We do hope to revive the earlier blog posts after server stability and new technologies.   I apolozise all our active RTI India Bloggers for the temporary setup due to movement of server f

Shrawan

Shrawan

 

Seeking Information In Rti A Costly Affair

The CIC (management) Regulations 2007 says that "Before submitting an appeal or complaint to the Commission, the appellant or the complainant shall cause a copy of the appeal or complaint, as the case may be, to be served on the CPIO/PIO and the Appellate Authorities and shall submit a proof of such service to the Commission".   Is is mandatory for the appellant to send the copies of the appeal or complaint to the PIO and the AA before submitting the appeal to the CIC. and also does one have

bahl_ajay

bahl_ajay

 

Upgradation and server change underway

I am upgrading and changing the server. This will cause downtime to varying degrees.   Unfortunately I could not inform prior to the task.   Kindly bear with me for some time till the upgrade is finished. Many of the features have been disabled and many are removed.   The full list would be online once the upgrade is finished.

Shrawan

Shrawan

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