Larger Public interest does not mean that which is interesting as gratifying curiosity or love of information or amusement

A mere allegation of evasion by Smt Sonia Gandhi cannot be construed to fall under larger public interest of RTI Act 2005. Public interest does not mean that which is interesting as gratifying curiosity or love of information or amusement; but that in which a class of the community have a pecuniary interest, or some interest by which their […]

Vigilance proceedings against a third party

If public interest so demands, information, even in such a situation, would have to be disclosed, though after taking into account the rights of the individual concerned to whom the information pertains.  The CIC ruled that the information should be revealed and PIO cannot take exemption that the information is a personal information in respect and […]