Can First Appellate Authority bring in fresh provisions of RTI Act to deny information?

While Public Information Officer denied the information on a question asked regarding steps taken for implementation of the DOPT guidelines regarding proactive disclosure of tours of officials of the rank of Joint Secretaries and above to implement and copies of all tour orders issued and details of TA/DA paid for each of Joint Secretaries of […]

RTI for Record Retention Schedule in Central Government

Does a formal order of Record Retention Schedule an eye wash for RTI applicant? The Record Retention Schedule brought out by DAPRG also available at our Download segment here was a welcome move. It was expected that it shall become boon for Right to Information by prescribing an authentic record retention schedule. However, if you […]

Suggestions on improvement of Right to Information Rules

By  M.V.Ruparelia via email: This is the extract of the correspondence sent to Shri V. Narayanasamy, Hon Minister of State, Ministry of Personnel, P.G. & Pension, with a request for Up-dation of Central Information Commission (Appeal Procedure), 2012- GSR 603(E) dt 31-7-12 & other important Procedure Orders. We are very much thankful to Ministry of Personnel for […]