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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 the second appeal filed by the appellant under Section 19 of the Right to Information Act,

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

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    Kerala High Court: In a case challenging the validity of Rule 12 of the Right to Information (Subordinate Courts and

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First Appellate Authority, Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI): Santosh Kumar Shukla, First Appellate Authority, observed that the name and designation

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Central Information Commission (CIC): Neeraj Kumar Gupta (Information Commissioner), decides whether Commission can provide a ruling regarding the merits of a case

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Central Information Commission (CIC): Neeraj Kumar Gupta (Information Commissioner) addressed a matter wherein it was alleged that the respondent intentionally provided an

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Delhi High Court: Expressing that, RTI Act is a tool that facilitates the employees and officers in airing their grievances systematically, the

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Central Information Commission (CIC): Saroj Punhani (Information Commissioner), harmonised the conflicting interests of the parties keeping with the letter and spirit of

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Central Information Commission (CIC): Uday Mahurkar, Information Commissioner, reiterated that the candidates/students have the right to access their own answer sheets as

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Central Information Commission (CIC): Amita Pandove (Information Commissioner) held that, “…information which is available in record or accessible by a public authority

Uttarakhand High Court
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Uttaranchal High Court: Manoj Kumar Tiwari, J., partly allowed an appeal which was filed challenging an order passed by the State Information

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Delhi High Court: In a petition seeking direction to quash the order of Central Information Commission, Jayant Nath, J. observed, “…where a

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Central Information Commission (CIC): Neeraj Kumar Gupta (Information Commissioner) held that: “Since filing of the Income Tax Returns by an individual with

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Central Information Commission (CIC): Neeraj Kumar Gupta (Information Commissioner) decide whether a legally wedded wife can seek the information regard to income

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Central Information Commission (CIC): Saroj Punhani, J., directed the CPIO of CBI to provide a cogent and descriptive justification for denying information

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Central Information Commission (CIC): Suresh Chandra (Information Commissioner) observed that disclosure of the names of the donors and donees of electoral bonds