RTI Act

Amendment to the Right to Information Act, 2005

The Union Cabinet has approved introduction of a Bill in the coming session of the Parliament to amend the Right to Information Act, 2005, to exclude the political parties from the definition of Public authority for the purpose of the Act. The Central Information Commission (CIC) in its decision dated 03.06.2013, has held that the… Read More

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Replies to Additional Queries raised regarding 360 degree study on implementation of RTI Act

No.1/26/2012-IR Government of India Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions                Department of Personnel and Training North Block, New Delhi-110001 Dated: 21.5.2013 Subject: Replies to queries raised regarding 360 degree study on implementation of RTI Act. With reference to the RFP issued on 26`h April, 2013 to invite bids from 16 shortlisted firms for… Read More

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Applicability of RTI Act for a Cooperative Society

RTI ACT¦.  for  Cooperative Society, Applicability ?: In general anticipation of atleast a consolation relief, scores of Society members and related activists have been consistently yearning for the Coop. Societies to come within the ambit of the Right to Information Act. CONTRARY to the increasing yearning !!!! : 01.   Direct application of "Right To Information… Read More

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Department of Posts Launches e-IPO for Indian Citizens Abroad

Department of Posts, Ministry of Communications & IT, today in association with Department of Personnel and Training launched Electronic Indian Postal Order (eIPO) to enable Indian citizens abroad to pay RTI fee online. This is a facility to purchase an Indian Postal Order electronically by paying a fee on-line through e-Post Office Portal i.e. https://www.epostoffice.gov.in.… Read More

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SEBI Response to Appeal under the RTI Act 2005 in a Case Grievance Redressal

Background The appellant had filed an application dated October 29, 2012 under the Right to Information Act, 2005 (hereinafter referred to as "RTI Act"). The respondent vide letter dated November 27, 2012, responded to the appellant. The appellant has filed this undated appeal which was received at SEBI on December 24, 2012, against the said… Read More

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Payment of fee under the RTI Act by Indian Postal Order

CLR Note: The person who is filing the application under Right to Information Act, can make payment through various modes including Indian Postal Order. If any authority refuses to accept the Postal order, it may be penalized by the Central  Information Commission on the concerned Central Pubic Information Officer No.F.10/9/2008-IR Government of India Ministry of Personnel, PG & Pension… Read More

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