If Public Information Officers (PIOs) reject Right to Information (RTI) applications on the ground that the applicant have asked questions, it will be deemed contrary to the RTI Act, according to the latest ruling from Ravindra Jadhav, State Information Commissioner (SIC), Pune bench.
DOPT had earlier directed for Suo-motu disclosure of departmental information in dept’s website and now instructs that most sought after information under RTI may also be published in website
Public Opinion on the Format of RTI reply sought earlier. Now Public authorities who provide information under RTI to give their comments
Committee recommends for strengthening of Section 4 of RTI Act which was accepted by Competent Authority
Format suggested for giving information under RTI – Public opinion sought – Committee opined there can not be a standard format but suggested procedure to be followed while replying for RTI query
Use of Postal Stamps for payment of RTI fees not feasible says committee formed by DOPT – RTI Online portal for online filing of RTI applications, including online payment of RTI fee/costs
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