1. S. Vijayalakshmi VS Union of India, Rep. by its Secretary to Government, New Delhi - 09 Sep 11
Ratiosa. Provisions of Sec.8(1) and Sec.24(1) of the Right to Information Act, 2005 are exclusive of each other and operate in different fields.b. Provisions in Sec.24(1) of the Right to Information Act, 2005 exempting an organisation from the purview of that Act is not blanket and the same is subject to the condition that it has to furnish information regarding corruption and human rights violation.c. CBI is both intelligence organisation and security agency for the purpose of Sec.24 of the Right to Information Act, 2005. d. Exemption granted to CBI under Sec.24(1) of the Right to Information Act, 2005 from the purview of the Act is valid.
(D)Right to Information Act, 2005(22 of 2005)-Sec.8, 24-Fundamental right-Information-Right ... sought for is in respect of allegations of violation of human right, the information shall only be provided after the approval of ... right of the citizen against the need to ensure security of the Nation, which should not be jeopardised due to disclosure of information ... of the citizens to seek information.
India - Madras
2. Ramesh Sharma VS State Information Commission, Haryana - 08 Feb 08
(A) Right to Information--Delay in furnishing the information--State Commission imposed penalty calculating at the rate of Rs. 250 ... /- per day--Held, Information if not furnished within 30 days then public authorities can be penalized--Order upheld--//Right to ... (Para 5) ... (D) Right to Information--Delay in furnishing information ... On 1-2-2007 only a part of information was given and the supplementary information was made ... information was furnished to the appellant where the information was due to be furnished latest by 16-11-2006 under sub section ... or destroyed information which was the subject of the request or obstructed in any manner in furnishing the information, it shall
India - Punjab
3. The Public Information Officer/General Manger-in-charge, Villupuram District & Others VS The Tamil Nadu Information Commission & Others - 06 Jan 10
Ratios:a. Imposing penalty under the Right to Information Act, 2005 is penal in nature.b. The Information Commission is having discretion to impose appropriate punishment for default under the Act within the range provided under the Act.c. Proceeding to impose penalty under Sec.20 of the Right to Information Act, 2005 should be conducted separately.d. Before imposing penalty under Sec.20 of the Right to Information Act, 2005 against any officer, reasonable opportunity has to be afforded to him to state his defence.e. In the proceeding under Sec.20 of the Right to Information Act, 2005, the concerned officer is having the right to put forth his defence either about his bona fides or plead for minimum penalty.f. Before imposing any penalty under Sec.20 of the Right to Information Act, 2005 and recommending departmental action against any officer, such officer should be personally notified about the proposed action by the Information Commission.g. The High Court, in its writ jurisdiction can go into the question of proportionality of the punishment imposed and pass suitable orders.
(A)Right to Information Act, 2005 (22 of 2005)-Sec.20-Information-Right-Failure-Penalty-Natural justice-Procedure-Sentence-Punishment-Proportionality-Some ... persons had sought for information under the Right to Information Act-Petitioners had, either delayed in furnishing information ... Para 17 ... (C)Right to Information Act, 2005 (22 of 2005)-Sec.20-Information-Right-Failure-Penalty-Natural ... request for information or knowingly given incorrect, incomplete or misleading information or destroyed information which was the ... Penalties.- (1)Where the Central Information Commission or the State Information Commission, as ... (2) Where the Central Information Commission or the State Information
India - Madras
4. Secretary General, Supreme Court of India VS Subhash Chandra Agarwal - 12 Jan 10
to that part of the record which does not contain any information which is exempt from disclosure . ... ACT, 2005, Section 2(j) Constitution of India, Article 19(1)(a)----Right to information emerges from constitutional guarantee of right ... " includes even information relating to any private body which can be accessed by Public Authority----In absence of any specific ... , there cannot be any right in respect of such information under Section 2(j). ... information which was included within their right to freedom of speech and expression. ... Union of India, AIR 2001 Delhi 126, the Delhi High Court held that voters have a right to receive information about the antecedents
India - Karnataka
5. SHIVANNANAIK VS BANGALORE UNIVERSITY - 28 Sep 05
Section 2(c) of the Karnataka Right
India - Karnataka
6. Superintendent of Police VS R. Karthikeyan - 06 Apr 11
Ratiosa. ’Right to get information’ is an integral part of freedom of speech.b. Right to life under Art.21 of the Constitution of India includes the right to be informed. c. In respect of furnishing information relating to corruption and human rights, the intelligence and security organizations cannot claim exemption under Sec.24 of the Right to Information Act, 2005.
Of Expression-Right to life-Information- Nature-’Right to get information’ is an integral part of freedom of speech-Right to life ... (A)Right to Information Act, 2005(22 of 2005)-Sec.24(4)-Constitution of India-Art.19(1)(a), 21- Fundamental right-Freedom Of Expression-Information-Corruption-Exemption-Respondents ... right to life including the basic right to be informed. ... to get information has been recognised as a fundamental right. ... Right of information, thus, indisputably is a fundamental right." ... It includes the right to impart and receive information."
India - Madras
7. Tamil Nadu Dr. Ambedkar Law University, Represented by its Registrar, 'Poompoozhil', Chennai VS Tamil Nadu State Information Commission, Represented by its Assistant Registrar, Chennai - 14 Oct 19
When the Parliament enacted the law in order to develop transparency in public administration, undoubtedly, the other procedures or regulations formulated by any other institutions, cannot prevail over the Act of Parliament and those Rules and Regulations of such individual institutions can never override the purpose and object of the Right to Information Act, 2005.
copies of the answer scripts, which were not furnished and consequently, the second respondent approached the Tamil Nadu State Information ... to the information seekers. ... Thus, two options were provided to the information seekers. ... Every examinee will have the right to access his evaluated answer books, by either inspecting
India - Madras
8. K. K. Ramesh VS Chief Secretary - 07 Apr 16
Information can be disseminated through Internet.
, other modes of communication require to be continued considering mandate of Right to Information Act, 2005, that as much information ... , public announcements, media broadcasts so that public may have minimum resort to use Right to Information Act, 2005 to obtain information—However ... cause unwarranted invasion of the privacy of the individual unless the Central Public Information Officer or the State Public Information ... public interest, in the relief sought for, though the petitioner has not set out under which Act, Public is entitled, as a matter of right ... Information Technology (B4) Department G.O.
India - Current Civil Cases
9. S. P. Arora VS State Information Commission Haryana - 17 Oct 08
Right to Information--Harassment--Penalty--Penalty can be imposed only if there is no reasonable cause for not furnishing information within 30 days--Right to seek information not to be extended to extent that even if file is not available for good reasons still steps are required to be taken by office to procure the file to supply information.
within 30 days--Right to seek information not to be extended to extent that even if file is not available for good reasons still ... (A) Right to Information--Harassment--Penalty--Information sought in respect of steps taken for transfer of plot on 29.1.2007 when ... file was lying with bank in relation to project of computerization of official record--Information supplied on 10.4.2007 after files ... The right to seek information is not to be extended to the extent that even if the file ... misleading information in a mala fide manner. ... that the applicant was satisfied with the information provided.
India - Punjab
10. MEHRAJ KHAN VS MADHYAMIK SHIKSHA PARISHAD,U. P. ALLAHABAD - 19 Feb 09
out—Wherein the photocopy of answer copies of the Board Examination could not be provided under the Act, hence petitioner cannot seek information ... under Right to Information Act—Right of a person under the Right to Information Act could not be protected beyond the provisions
India - Allahabad