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Information can’t be denied under RTI Act: P&HHC

The Punjab and Haryana High Court has recently ruled that right to information cannot be denied under the Right to Information Act merely because a statutory mechanism is evolved and prescribed under a different Act where alternative procedure and conditions … Continue reading

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CBI out of purview of Right to Information Act: DHC

The Delhi High Court recently reiterated that the expression ‘Human Rights Violation’ as used in proviso to Section 24(1) of the Right to Information Act, 2005 (“Act”) cannot be extended to include controversies relating the service matters, and hence information … Continue reading

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Online filing of RTI applications: Govt.

Government of India has started a RTI online web portal whereby Right to Information (RTI) applications can be filed online by Indian citizens, including those who are living abroad.   The detailed procedure in filing of on-line RTI application is as … Continue reading

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Public Authority not to provide information already made available: DHC

The Delhi High Court clarified that under the Right to Information Act (“Act”) neither can information already made available by the public authority on its own in discharge of obligations be requested under the Act nor is the public authority … Continue reading

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AGI Office within purview of RTI Act: DHC

The Delhi High Court ruled that the office of Attorney General of India (“AGI”) is a ‘public authority’ under the Right to Information Act (“Act”) as it is established under the Constitution of India. The Court said that, “the role … Continue reading

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