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A combined reading of the provisions of the RTI Act and the observation of the Supreme Court crystalizes the interpretation and meaning of the word ‘information’ as defined in the section 2(f) of the Act which only refers to such material as is already available in the records of the public authority.

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    Central Information Commission: In the second appeal filed by the appellant under Section 19 of the Right to Information Act,

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    Central Information Commission: In a second appeal filed by the appellant being dissatisfied and aggrieved by the reply furnished by

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Central Information Commission: In a second appeal filed under Section 19 of the Right to Information Act, 2005 on the ground of

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Central Information Commission: In a complaint for an action against the Central Public Information Officer (CPIO) for willfully misleading and furnishing false

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Disclosure is the norm and refusal to information, an exception

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Central Information Commission (CIC): Saroj Punhani, Information Commissioner addressed a matter with regard to the disclosure of the inspection reports of the

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Central Information Commission (CIC): Bimal Julka, Chief Information Commissioner, noted that the RTI application seeking very pertinent information with regard to COVID-19 pandemic

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Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh, who is also the MoS In-Charge Department of Personnel & Training (DOPT), which is the nodal department

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Delhi High Court: The Single Bench of Sanjeev Sachdeva, J. has stayed the order of Central Information Commission, whereby, it has directed the

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Central Information Commission (CIC): CIC has directed Department of Land Resources (Ministry of Rural Development) to disclose the records relating to the promulgation

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Central Information Commission (CIC): CIC has directed Chief Minister Office, Delhi to provide all relevant documents before the Chief Minister to facilitate him

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Central Information Commission (CIC): CIC has held that Bhagyanagar Gas Ltd., which is a joint venture company constituted with participation of GAIL India

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Central Information Commission (CIC): While declaring an RTI applicant as misuser of social media and RTI, CIC warned him to stop misusing the

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Central Information Commission (CIC): “Voice transcripts/CDR of a subscriber fall under the category of personal information and cannot be disclosed to third

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Central Information Commission (CIC): While coming down heavily upon Director, General Health Services, Haryana for non-compliance of earlier orders of CIC, the

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Central Information Commission (CIC): While taking note of the fact that CPIOs failed to mention their name in the replies to RTI applications, CIC reiterated that CPIOs and FAAs should mention their name, address, telephone and fax number in all correspondence on RTI matters. CIC