Probe into the motive behind repeated RTI

Continuing their earlier decision of ‘No Right to Repeat‘, now Central Information commission has gone a step ahead and directed to seek a probe by an appropriate authority into the motive behind the RTI applicant repeated RTI questions in such a reckless manner. This probe is intended for Public Authority to know whether repeated questions are […]

Don’t forget to ask all related information in one RTI or it shall now be refused

Continuing its similar decision, this time CIC has gone a step ahead and stated that when not taken to High Court for judicial review in stipulated period, the matter decided in second appeal assumes finality and cannot be sought for again from the public authority. It means that information once denied or decided by CIC […]

No Right to Repeat: Citizen has right to information only once- Rules CIC

In a significant decision, CIC ruled that citizen do not have right to repeat their RTI Application. CIC recorded that every repetition of RTI application is an obstruction of flow of information and defeats the purpose of the RTI Act. Though RTI Act, did not specifically provide this as a ground of refusing the information, it […]