The commission came heavily on the RTI applicant who wrote “cheated by SBI” above his name and signatures.
If such behavior continues on the part of the appellant, the Commission will have no option but to take action as per the law of the land. The appellant is advised to refrain from the use of such language in his communications in future.
The Public authority stated during the hearing that the appellant was in the habit of writing unpalatable words like “cheated by the SBI” and using unparliamentary language in his RTI applications Read more ›
It is not relevant if any organsation is covered under RTI or not, the public authority should give information which is available with him or which he can access from that organisation. In the recent matter which came up for hearing with CIC, Public Authority Canteen Stores Department, Mumbai denied information taking the plea that Unit Run Canteen (URC) is not a public authority.
“CPIO submitted that URC is not a public authority and hence information has been denied. “