CIC direct Vice Chancellor to take action against Registrar Allahabad University

In yet another case of blatant disregard to RTI Act, Allahabad University Registrar has yet again made deliberate attempt to deny information to RTI Applicant. The Commission also observed during various hearings that the Registrar of the University who is designated as an Appellate Authority, does not respond to any of the appeals put up before …

You cannot write RTI on Rotomac

An RTI applicant which sought information RTI on Rotomac Pvt Ltd, the amount of income tax paid by them since establishment and related issues was shot down by CIC on the premises that disclosure by a person in his Income Tax Returns are ‘personal information’ which stands exempt from disclosure u/s 8(1)(j) of the RTI Act. However, …

Joint Inspection of unauthorised construction in MCD under RTI Act

The commission has not allowed joint inspection of properties under MCD by using RTI Act provisions where the contention of inspection was  to expose unauthorised construction in the larger public interest and that it’s an exercise to disclose conspiracy between the Officers of MCD and constructers. Inspection of the ‘information’ would certainly not include private ‘house property’ as it would lead …