Ministries to keep trail of all previous Public Information Officer in the website

The Nodal Ministry, Department of Personnel and Training for Right to Information Act has earlier directed all the Ministries to keep the trail of all previous Public Information Officers in their website with effect from 1st January 2015. One of the items to be disclosed proactively by the public authorities under Section 4(1)(b) pertains to […]

Avoid unparliamentary language in your RTI

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 […]

Public Authority should give information without being bothered if at all an organisation is covered under RTI or not

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 […]