PIO not to draw inferences or make assumptions to provide information

Information Officer is not required to furnish information which require drawing of inferences and/or making of assumptions. In the decision Kerala HC – Mohd Saiyad Vs State, decided that though RTI Act provides access to all information that is available and existing, if the information sought is not a part of the record, and where such information is […]

Right to vote and Right to Information of the “little” citizen is of profound significance in a democracy

Central Information Commission came down heavily over Election Office for not providing details of Voter ID card stating that “It is clear that their inaction and non response to RTI application is violation of both of his rights- right to information and right to vote.” Citing Krishak Bharti Cooperative Ltd. vs Ramesh Chander Bawa on 14th May, 2010, W.P. (C) […]

Stock and Sale Records of Ration in Delhi not online

During the time of digitization, Delhi Food and Supply Department still cannot put the details of Fair Price Shops online.  Department of Food and Supply of Delhi should disclose monthly stocks released to the Fair Price Shops (FPS) and the distribution of that stock along with the list of names of eligible ration card holders. This information should […]