No third party exemption on discrimination

In yet another case Central Information Commission has allowed inspection of documents pertaining to third party citing larger public interest even though third party has said that his file should not be shown to anyone. The RTI applicant argued that the matter was a matter of interest to the public because the railways had indulged […]

Can RTI break the wife locker

CIC refused attempt by husband to get hold of information about his wife’s locker. Earlier the Public Information Officer (PIO) and First Appellate Authority (FAA) has denied the information citing section 8(1)(d), (e) and (j) of the RTI Act, as he is the third party. The appellant referred to his RTI application of 02.05.2012 and […]

Canara Bank denies Information of ‘Yes/No question’ citing Personal Fiduciary Exemption clauses

A simple request to Canara bank for ‘Yes’ or ‘No’ to know whether the Canara Bank has any account who has given this particular address was denied by the bank citing Personal and Fiduciary relationship exception clauses. The applicant suspected that certain malpractices are being routed through this bank account which could be money laundering. He […]