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Sajib Nandi

RTI can be used even if info available through other means: Delhi HC

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GirijaSiva

Sajibji,

 

Could you please post the HC case number.

 

Could not find it in internet search engines.

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balaraghavan

Please attach the copy of the judgement.

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jps50

RTI Act can be used to access information which is available through any other route, Delhi High Courthas ordered.

 

In a recent order, Justice Vibhu Bakhru allowed a petition challenging a CIC decision which had directed withholding the disclosure of communication between Urban Development Ministry officials and those of CBI--an exempted organisation--in a corruption case.

 

Thus citizen can access information under RTI even when it can be accessed through other route. Which route to use is prerogative of information seeker.

 

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RTI can be used even if info available through other means: Delhi High Court - Economic Times

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