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Sep 26 2018 (SC)

Justice k.s.puttaswamy(retd) Vs. Union of India

Court : Supreme Court of India

Decided on : Sep-26-2018

..... transparency. legislative and institutional changes are often capable of creating an atmosphere of transparency and accountability. the most visible example of a legislative enactment which brought institutional changes is the right to information act, 2005. commentators have often highlighted the importance 301 jean dreze and amartya sen, an uncertain glory, penguin (2013), at pages x and xi 302 ibid, at page xi 303 jean ..... rendered transparent to the state.383) mr. sibal also added that accountability of governments and the state is a phenomenon which is accepted across the world. in furtherance of the right to information act, 2005 was passed intended to ensure transparency and state accountability. through aadhaar, on the other hand, the state seeks transparency and accountability of an individual s multifarious writ petition (civil ..... . kaul, j.has held that the test to be applied is whether the law satisfies public interest . nariman, j., on the other hand, pointed out that the right to information act, 2005 has provided for personal information being disclosed to third parties subject to larger public interest being satisfied. if this test is applied, the result is that one would be entitled to invoke large .....

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Jan 05 2018 (HC)

T K Sabharwal vs.nct of Delhi & Ors

Court : Delhi

Decided on : Jan-05-2018

..... the petitioner appeared before the appeal committee on 30.01.2006 along with all the necessary documents.8. thereafter, the petitioner filed an application under the right to information act, 2005 seeking certain information regarding the matter and was informed that the appellate committee had recommended the case of the petitioner for allotment of a plot measuring 150-00 sq. mtrs. the w.p.(c) ..... 7670/2016 page 3 of 10 petitioner was further informed that the matter had been placed before the land and flat allotment committee, but the said matter ..... respondents also drew the attention of this court to a communication dated 13.03.2013 addressed to vikas industries (which the court noted is the proprietorship concern of the petitioner) informing that the unit had been declared provisionally eligible for allotment of an alternate plot measuring 150 sq. mtr. under the said scheme. in view of the above, writ ..... an industrial plot and also deposited earnest money of ?60,000/- along with his application (application no.11263).4. on 24.04.2000, respondent no.2 (hereafter dsiidc?) informed the petitioner that on scrutiny of his application, he was found to be provisionally eligible for allotment of an alternate industrial plot measuring 150-00 sq. mtr . the petitioner was .....

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Aug 14 2018 (HC)

Kavita vs.indian Oil Corporation Limited & Anr.

Court : Delhi

Decided on : Aug-14-2018

..... included the petitioner, alive. 3.7 perhaps exasperated with the delay, on 28.9.2011, the petitioner took recourse to the right to information act, 2005 (in short rti act ) by preferring an application in that behalf, whereby she chose to raise a query with regard to lois issued concerning the retail outlets. the ..... public information officer, vide a response dated 3.11.2011, attempted to provide the necessary information. w.p.(c) no.2919/2017 pg. 3 of 15 ..... in his favour on 31.08.2004, after a gap of 24 days. in order to demonstrate that iocl had not adopted a valid criterion, information gleaned via the rti route was placed before me, in the form of the following tabular chart: name applicant of the date of interview (as ..... appellate authority vide order dated 21.12.2011, directed the iocl to provide necessary information with regard to the said lois.4. resultantly, vide communication dated 27.12.2011, ..... 3.8 since, the petitioner was not satisfied with the response provided by iocl, she preferred an appeal with the appellate authority appointed under the rti act, on 1.12.2011. 3.9 the .....

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May 18 2018 (HC)

Dy. Comdt. Vivekanand Singh vs.union of India and Ors.

Court : Delhi

Decided on : May-18-2018

..... , 2011.8. learned counsel for the petitioner has submitted that after the rejection of his representation in september, 2011, the petitioner had been trying to obtain information under the right to information act, 2005 and was making various representations for redressal of his grievance. as the request of the petitioner for re-fixation of the seniority has been finally rejected on 28 ..... the second schedule of the act and has been given exemption from the provisions of the rti act.10. legal position is well settled that under article 226 of the constitution ..... . the time spent by the petitioner in obtaining information through the rti route or repeatedly making representations to the respondents on the same ground, cannot be a valid ground to condone the inordinate delay in availing legal remedy. the petitioner had been informed that in terms of section 24 of the rti act, 2005, bsf being a security organisation, is listed in ..... forward stale claims, thereby trying to unsettle settled matters. (rel. p.s.sadasivaswamy vs. state of tamil nadu air1974sc2271.11. in the instant case, the petitioner was informed in september, 2011 itself that his appointment as an assistant commandant was with the 37th batch dago crpf. though the petitioner had qualified the written examination and interview in the .....

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Oct 22 2018 (HC)

Mange Ram & Anr Thr Gpa Holder vs.union of India & Ors

Court : Delhi

Decided on : Oct-22-2018

..... the year 2005 to allot alternate land to them but the same could not be fructified owing to the repeal of the ..... shri mange ram / shri ram mehar in the year 2005.12. in the rejoinder before the learned single judge, late shri mange ram and shri ram mehar have denied having taken physical possession of the land in the year 1962. they have relied on the documents received through the medium of right to information act, 2005. they have claimed that a decision was taken in ..... act. that after the filing of the petition before the learned single judge, vide notification dated august 19, 2010, powers have been delegated for disposal of pending claims under the displaced ..... to a circular dated september 22, 2008 of the ministry of home affairs, wherein it is clarified that the repeal act, 2005 would not effect the disposal of certain cases including unsatisfied verified claims filed under the displaced persons act, in which right has accrued lpa4422016 and connected matter page 16 of 30 or has been acquired and which were pending as on september .....

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May 09 2018 (SC)

Kalpana Mehta and Ors. Vs. Union of India and Ors.

Court : Supreme Court of India

Decided on : May-09-2018

..... proceedings of the house, its committees etc., received from courts of law and investigating agencies were given a fresh look, particularly in the light of the provisions of the right to information act,2005. the committee, with the permission of the speaker, took up the examination of the matter. the twelfth report in the matter was presented to the speaker lok sabha ..... case whether only a certified copy of the document should be sent or an officer of the house should produce it before the court. 58. after the enforcement of right of information act, 2005, on the basis of a report submitted by the committee of privileges, the procedure for making available documents relating to the proceedings of the house has been modified. ..... concern. this court should follow the principles of the comity of the institution instead of relying on principles of separation of power and conflict of the institution. under the right to information act, the parliamentary 16 reports can be sought for and used by all concern. the present is an age of transparency, in which period the respondent cannot be heard ..... essential morality that flows from the constitution, interest of the citizens in certain spheres like environment, sustenance of social interest, etc. and empowering the populace with the right to information or right to know in matters relating to candidates contesting election. there can be many an example where this court has issued directions to the executive and also formulated guidelines for .....

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Jan 23 2018 (HC)

All India Institute of Medical Sciences vs.sakshi Mathur

Court : Delhi

Decided on : Jan-23-2018

..... :-" required information 1. certified copy of question booklet of aiims-mbbs entrance examination, 2013 of roll no.3214065. w.p.(c) 9087/2015 page 1 ..... information commission (hereafter the cic?) directing the petitioner to provide question papers along with relevant answer key for the aiims- mbbs entrance examination, 2013.2. the respondent is a candidate who had appeared in aiims-mbbs entrance examination, 2013 held on 01.06.2013 and had filed an application dated 03.07.2013 under the right to information act, 2005 (hereafter the act?) seeking the following information ..... 2. certified copies of correct answers of all respective questions asked in mch super-speciality entrance exam conducted from 2005-2010. 9. in vikrant bhuria s case, this court accepted the contention of aiims that the information as sought for could not be provided as the examination in question was for entrance to one of the ..... to section 8 (1) (h) of the act. according to aiims, the information sought is exempt from disclosure under section 8(1)(h) of the act, which reads as under :-" 8. exemption from disclosure of information - (1) notwithstanding anything contained in this act, there shall be no obligation to give any citizen, - information which would (h) investigation or apprehension of prosecution .....

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Jan 24 2018 (HC)

Prabhat Kumar Sharma & Anr vs.govt of Nct of Delhi & Anr.

Court : Delhi

Decided on : Jan-24-2018

..... such passage/raasta/road was passing through khasra nos.487 and 490 of the village.51. the petitioner no.1 had separately addressed a query under section 6 of the right to information act, 2005 to the office of the deputy conservator of forest (south) in connection with the existence of path/road/passage through khasra nos.487 to 490 in the revenue estate ..... in existence for so many years. in view of this confusion and position stated above the undersigned has personally visited the area on the 15.07.2016 to have a right information about the road passing through forest khasras cited above. the following points emerged during the inspection:1. 2. that the concrete slabs are placed upon the road and it has ..... pakka without prior permission of the central government. as such action, if undertaken even in the anticipation of such approval, would be considered violative of the forest (conservation) act. no person had any right to put a path over this land. the action in paving, tiling such path, maintaining and using it was and is completely illegal. ix. fencing of the forest ..... . counsel for the appellants in fao(os)no.200/2017 premised on the provisions of section 15 of the indian easements act, 1882 which is concerned with acquisition of an easementary right by prescription. this provision states that where a right of way or any other easement has been peaceably and openly enjoyed by any person claiming title thereto, as an easement and .....

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Jan 24 2018 (HC)

Deepak Batra and Anr vs.govt of Nct of Delhi and Anr

Court : Delhi

Decided on : Jan-24-2018

..... such passage/raasta/road was passing through khasra nos.487 and 490 of the village.51. the petitioner no.1 had separately addressed a query under section 6 of the right to information act, 2005 to the office of the deputy conservator of forest (south) in connection with the existence of path/road/passage through khasra nos.487 to 490 in the revenue estate ..... in existence for so many years. in view of this confusion and position stated above the undersigned has personally visited the area on the 15.07.2016 to have a right information about the road passing through forest khasras cited above. the following points emerged during the inspection:1. 2. that the concrete slabs are placed upon the road and it has ..... pakka without prior permission of the central government. as such action, if undertaken even in the anticipation of such approval, would be considered violative of the forest (conservation) act. no person had any right to put a path over this land. the action in paving, tiling such path, maintaining and using it was and is completely illegal. ix. fencing of the forest ..... . counsel for the appellants in fao(os)no.200/2017 premised on the provisions of section 15 of the indian easements act, 1882 which is concerned with acquisition of an easementary right by prescription. this provision states that where a right of way or any other easement has been peaceably and openly enjoyed by any person claiming title thereto, as an easement and .....

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Mar 09 2018 (HC)

Hitender Kumar vs.union of India & Ors

Court : Delhi

Decided on : Mar-09-2018

..... that given the order which i propose to pass, he does not wish to file a counter affidavit in the matter.3. the petitioner has been denied information under the right to information act, 2005 (in short the act ) on the single ground that he is not a citizen of india. the petitioner is an overseas citizen. as per the record, the petitioner has in his ..... , however, was terminated in and about 2015.4. the petitioner, being aggrieved by the fact that he was not paid the bonus and increment for 2014, took recourse to the right to information act, 2005 (rti act) to seek information qua these aspects. 4.1 an application for this purpose was preferred by the petitioner on 22.2.2015. the cpio (mea), however, declined to give ..... page 2 of 4 in view of the above, it is proposed that we may dismiss the complaint on the ground that the complainant is not empowered to seek information under the rti act, 2005 which is applicable to indian citizens only. (emphasis is mine) 6. apparently, this proposal was counter signed by member, cic. it is this order which is assailed in the ..... information to the petitioner vide his order dated 30.3.2015, on the ground that the petitioner was an australian national. in this behalf, the cpio (mea) relied upon the provisions of rti act. 4 .....

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