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Justice Vibhu Bakhru said the CIC "erroneously" concluded that the information sought by the convict, Ehtesham Qutubuddin Siddique, did not pertain to allegations of corruption or rights violation.
The Commission is left with four vacancies on the post of Information Commissioner after as many were recently appointed by the Centre.
The CIC directed Home Secretary Rajiv Gauba to depute a senior official to find out the status of the 13 reports, which are not available on the ministry's website as well.
Ex-Information commissioner alleges legal intimidation of CIC by government; seeks President's intervention
Sridhar Acharyulu Tuesday alleged that the Central Information Commission was facing threats of litigations filed against it by the government and sought President Ram Nath Kovind's intervention.
The CIC has given a "final opportunity" to Union home secretary Rajiv Gauba to produce records related to alleged fake encounter in Assam last year, reported by then CRPF IG Rajnish Rai.
Hockey India League (HIL), which is also known as Coal India Hockey India League, does not receive any government funding, according to its website and the CIC's order.
When asked about if he feels the RBI was unduly secretive about the information of big loan defaulters, Acharyulu replied that it is illegal, in my opinion.
A Transparency International India report indicates an alarming rise in the number of RTI requests being rejected by various arms of the government.
The order asked the PMO to disclose information related to deposits made by the government in bank accounts of Indian citizens from the black money brought from abroad.
Repeated attempts to reach the chief executive officer (CEO) of SCB proved futile.
A petitioner had sought to know the rules governing extension of security cover to a private individual and the authorities, which foot the bill of such cover to a private individual.
The proposed amendment to the RTI Act would "destroy and smash" the independence of the Central Information Commission, said Central Information Commissioner M Sridhar Acharyulu.
CIC, the top appellate authority in the matters pertaining to the RTI, held that it is in public interest that people get to know as to why a convict is being released.
Systems at 2,200 public authorities or central government departments have been aligned to receive, process and reply to online RTIs from applicants, it said.
The Supreme Court on Friday asked the Centre to file an affidavit detailing steps it intended to take to fill vacancies in the Central Information Commission.