Monthly Archives: July 2014

What is that RTI Question which does not reflect a balanced state of mind of an applicant?

balance state of mind of an applicantIf you file at least 20 RTI applications on the same subject the Central Information Commission might advise you not to resort to repetition of RTI questions which does not reflect a balanced state of mind and also causes enormous wastage of public time supposed to be used for public interest by the Public Authorities. If there is no public interest and the questions are harassing in nature, the same are liable to be rejected. If you want to file RTI Online, read our guide here!

Mr. Manish Aggarwal has filed at least 20 RTI applications on the same subject, mostly relating to the same school from different angles. Complete information was given to the present RTI application which was also recorded by the First Appellate Authority. (If you have any query regarding RTI, please post at our forum here!) Read more ›




DMRC to provide complete list of incidences of Delhi Metro train halts

delhi metro haltsDelhi Metro Rail Corporation are under legal obligation to provide complete list of incidences when Delhi Metro trains services are halted due to technical snag or due to other reasons on all routs/ lines, along with duration of halt and service, free of cost rules CIC. The decision can be downloaded from here!

Does this decision has a wider ramification? Can citizen ask for information about other trains, bus services and also the flights which are delayed or cancelled. Post you views at our forum. Read more ›




CIC advice to Commissioner of Excise to have exact list of cable subscribers

list of cable subscribersThe Central Information Commission observes that in case cable operator gives wrong information about the number of subscribers, there is a possibility of loss of revenue to the Excise department. The Commission recommends the Public Authority to develop a mechanism to have exact list of cable subscribers so that tax is collected based on the exact no. of subscribers. Though it appears to be an information issue, it is also an issue of revenue. If you want to file RTI online, please visit out guide on how to file RTI Online here!

During the hearing, when queried as to why the list of subscribers was not furnished, the Commissioner of Excise Delhi submitted that they do not have such a list. When queried as to how they would assess the tax without verifying the list of subscribers, it was the submission of Respondent officer that they depend on MSOs for the information and tax assessment.

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