Central Information Commission

CIC issues show-cause notice to two postal department officers for giving evasive replies

Information Commissioner Uday Mahurkar also said that it is evident that wilful obstruction in the flow of information has been caused which is a grave violation of the RTI Act.

published on : 25th March 2021

56 per cent RTI pleas rejected due to disclosure of personal information, exemption to security agencies: CIC

More than 13.74 lakh RTI applications were received in 2019-20 across 2,131 public authorities, an all-time high figure.

published on : 24th March 2021

Central Information Commission asks CBI to cite rules under which LOCs were issued on Vijay Mallya

Mallya left the country in March 2016 for the United Kingdom where he is legally contesting the extradition ordered by the British Government.

published on : 17th January 2021

Delhi HC stays CIC order directing IAF to provide information about PM's foreign visits

Justice Navin Chawla said the information sought by the RTI applicant with regard to details of ministry or department officials who accompanied the PM on a trip cannot be disclosed.

published on : 11th December 2020

Justify denial of information; don't merely cite exemption clause: CIC to CBI

Section 8(1)(h) allows a public authority to withhold information, the disclosure of which would impede the process of an investigation or the apprehension or prosecution of offenders.

published on : 9th November 2020

NIC in collaboration with volunteers from industry, academia developed Aarogya Setu: Government

The statement came after a show cause notice issued by the CIC to Meity, NIC and National e-Governance Division (NeGD) for their failure to explain who created the app.

published on : 29th October 2020

CIC pulls up NIC, electronics ministry over lack of info on creators of Aarogya Setu

The development comes in a complaint filed by one Saurav Das, stating that the relevant authorities,  had failed to furnish information about the process of creation of Aarogya Setu App.

published on : 28th October 2020

CIC's functioning not interrupted even for single day due to COVID-19: Jitendra Singh

Citing figures compiled by the Commission, Singh said that e-office was extended to the home computers of officers and intensive use of technological tools was implemented for disposal of cases.

published on : 13th August 2020

Provide names of big loan defaulters: Central Information Commission to RBI

The RBI had accordingly directed banks to file insolvency applications against 12 large accounts comprising about 25 per cent of the total NPAs.

published on : 27th May 2019

Make public all remission orders of life convicts: CIC on Rajiv Gandhi assassin's plea

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.

published on : 19th August 2018

There should be no delay in pension disbursal in name of Aadhaar linking: CIC

The Central Public Information Officer of the post office explained that, out of 757 pensioners, 640 pensioners had submitted their Aadhaar details to the Senior Postmaster.

published on : 10th April 2018

Finance Ministry rejected highest number of RTI applications in the year demonetisation was implemented: CIC report

The Finance Ministry was closely followed by the Home Ministry which rejected 16.08 per cent of 59,828 applications addressed to it.

published on : 16th March 2018