Posts tagged with rti

Relevance of much-much delayed CIC-verdict on declassification of files relating to Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose (CIC-verdict attached)

Posted Friday December 04, 2015 by Subhash Chandra Agrawal

It refers to long-pending CIC-verdict allegedly dated 01.12.2015 (retirement-date of the then Chief Information Commissioner Vijai Sharma) in appeal-number CIC/CC/A/2015/001530/VS against Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) regarding declassification of files relating...

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Relevance of much-much delayed CIC-verdict on declassification of files relating to Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose (CIC-verdict attached)

Understanding the Right to Information Act

Posted Thursday November 12, 2015 by CSLRA India

Elonnai Hickok summarises the Right to Information Act, 2005, how it works, how to file an RTI request, the information that an individual can request under the Act, the possible...

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What should an Ideal RTI Reply contain?

Posted Thursday November 12, 2015 by CSLRA India

A common complaint made by RTI applicants is about the improper reply given by PIOs. Most replies do not contain adequate information, thus making it impossible to contact the relevant...

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Freedom of speech and Right to Information

Posted Tuesday November 10, 2015 by CSLRA India

Free speech vis-a-vis right to know vis-a- vis right to  of speech and expression is guaranteed by sub-clause (a) of Article 19(1) of the Constitution of India. This right is....

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Fill up CIC, Information Commissioner vacancies says Delhi High Court

Posted Tuesday November 10, 2015 by CSLRA India

The Delhi High Court has directed the Central Government to finalize appointments to the post of Chief Information Commissioner and Information Commissioners. The government has been given six weeks to finalise...

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State is duty bound to provide easy access to up-to-date Legal Information to its citizens; CIC pulls up Legislative Department in a complaint by Law Student [Read Order]

Posted Sunday November 08, 2015 by CSLRA India

CIC orders to pay Rs.10000/- as a token compensation to the library of the National Law School of India University, Bangaluru, for causing loss of time of several law students...

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