[RTI] Thesis submitted by a research scholar a public document

Central Information Commissioner while considering an appeal against Rajasthan based ARID Forest Research Instituteホノミ漢方薬 チョウケイ錠「加味逍遥散」360錠×5個【剤盛堂薬品】【第2類医薬品】【4987474447219】【送料無料!】【メール便?ネコポス不可】, under the Right to Information Act observed that【便器は全品送料無料】アメージュZ シャワートイレ ECO4 床排水 便器【HBC-Z10ST】 機能部【DT-Z183TN】 Z3T 寒冷地?ヒーター?水抜併用方式 手洗付 INAX LIXIL?リ, the thesis submitted by a research student is not a personal or third party information and cannot be withheld by an Institution under the Right to Information Actもみじ 盆栽 小品盆栽. It was an appeal where the appellant sought for a copy of pre-thesis submission seminar details of a researcherその他 EBM 18-8 蛇口付 スープ寸胴鍋 60 EBM-3589000, copy of her thesis[ヨネックス バドミントン シャトル]エアロセンサ 700/AEROSENSA 700(AS-700)『1箱(10ダース・10本・120球入)』, all correspondence related to research workアクリルバードゲージカバー  観音開き式 W500×H600×D480 小ワイドタイプ【鳥かごケース、鳥、オウム、インコ、九官鳥、小動物、防塵、防音、保温、アクリルケース、バードケース、透明アクリル板, rules and regulation of research work and related records【EGD271】エバニュー(EVERNEW)交換袋 EGD261用.

Appellant☆ 特選盛込皿 ☆ 華唐草 長角大盛皿 [ 95 x 15.5 x 4.5cm 3100g ] | 盛り皿 盛皿 人気 おすすめ フルーツ皿 パーティー パスタ皿 食器 業務用 飲食店 カフェ うつ, while presenting her case before the Central Information Commissioner contented that【取寄せ】 ディズニー Disney 腕時計 時計 うでどけい とけい ウォッチ メンズ 大人 男性用 [並行輸入品] Invicta Disney Limited Edition Automati, her co-researcher cunningly and without the knowledge or consent of the appellant submitted the work of the appellant as her workリネンチェック?羽毛布団セット-ベッドタイプ(セミダブル). In order to prove the allegations, appellant sought for a copy of relevant documents such as thesis work etc. However, the Public Information Officer rejected the claim on the ground of “third party” information.

After considering arguments as well as the other facts in this case, Central Information Commission observed that, “one of the purposes of seminar of pre-submission and viva voce of Ph.D candidate is to ascertain whether research work of candidate is original and the work done by the candidate only. It is not third party information. Moreover, there is a public interest in knowing the originality of otherwise of the thesis, especially when a serious allegation of appropriating the research work is made by the co-researcher, it is the duty of the academic institution to clear the allegation after due verification.”

Central Information Commissioner further directed the Institute to treat the RTI application as a complaint against the researcher, whose documents have been demanded by the applicant and carry out an inquiry into the allegations.

Read the Full Judgment of Meeta Sharma v. PIO, ARID Forest Research Institution, decided on 30-03-2015

[RTI] Similar action taken against employees involves public interest

Central Information Commissioner while considering an appeal from Shri Pフランティシェク・ハラマ FH-1694 花瓶 朝・昼・夜 uranit(ウランガラス)【楽ギフ_包装選択】【楽ギフ_のし宛書】.R『わたしの讃歌』出産祝還暦桃の節句マイネームインポエム名前詩毛筆文字命名紙命名札百寿命名書お雛祭り桃の節句端午の節句短歌名前詩歌誕生日古希喜寿敬老金婚式ブライダル引き出物名前旗命名軸七五三. Chandol held that【強力ラジウム!ゲルマニウム入浴器】 玉川の湯 「癒」 【大判】 – 『玉川の湯 癒』を家庭のお風呂に沈めれば、「ラジウム」「ラドンガス」「マイナスイオン」「遠赤外線効果」で身体を芯から温めます。【s, any information sought whether similar treatment has been given to all the employees of Central Council of Homeopathy for the same action or inaction relates to transparency in the Council and involves public interestビューモント ウィスキーメジャースタンド ロータリー式 6本立1 1/2oz 245×H545最大H630mm <白>. Therefore【ポイント5倍】 オーツカ光学 (OOTSUKA) 照明拡大鏡 NEOLIGHT-MS 8倍 (マグネットスタンド式) (NEOLGHT-MS-8) 〈ネオライト〉, Central Information Commissioner directed Central Council of Homeopathy to provide information in the matter to the appellant【ポイント20倍】Bally(バリー) ブリーフケース TAJEST-MD 261 CHOCOLATE RED/WHITE.

EarlierBlu-ray・DVD 全巻購入特典 うしおととら とらフィギュア 徳間ジャパンコミュニケーションズ【中古】, appellant sought information vide his RTI Application dated 04勝?新 メソッド 古田新太編「体」 [DVD] 新品.02ブラックムートン【BlackMouton】コットンメランジサロペット(65538)【ワンピース | オールインワン・サロペット】.2014 regarding action taken by the office against the officials who came late to office in respect to an Office Memorandum dated 09送料無料(沖縄離島除く) amadana サーバー アマダナ サーバー クリティア【メーカー直送品】 ポイント2倍 豪華特典付きアマダナ ウォーターサーバー amadana × CLYTIA [HC1.09.2013 and the Public Information Officer (PIO) informed the appellant that, the Office Memorandum mentioned herein above are addressed only to the appellant. In such cases, there is no point in taking action against any other personal or staffs who comes late to the office.

It was contented by the appellant before the CIC that, five casual leaves (CL) were deducted against him for late coming, and he wanted to know that, whether similar action taken against other employees who comes late to the office. Accordingly, he filed the application under Right to Information Act.

However, PIO submitted before the Central Information Commissioner that, the appellant’s application was referring to a specific Office Memorandum where, it is specifically issued to the appellant. Therefore, there is no relevance in taking action against other employees for late arrival on the basis on the Office Memorandum mentioned in the RTI Application. Hence, it was informed by the Public Information Office that, they were not in a position to provide any information to the appellant.

CIC after hearing both the parties came to a conclusion that, the information sought relates to transparency in the Council and also involves public interest, whether similar treatment has been meted out to the other employees for the same lapse/action. CIC further directed the respondent, i.e., Central Council of Homeopathy to provide complete information in with respect to action taken by them for similar lapse of late coming to office by other employees.

However, the respondent is not supposed to disclose the names of such employees against which, they have taken any similar action. CIC further directed that, in case no similar action is taken against any employees for late coming, then proper justification for the same shall be provided to the appellant.

Read the Full Judgment of PR Chandol v. Central Council of Homeopathy decided on 28-04-2015

Ordinary Postal Stamps as RTI fee instrument

In two different cases, the Information Commissioners Shri R K Jain and Shri Raghubir Singh have made a common recommendation to the Department of Personnel and Training for implementing postal stamps as a mode of payment of RTI fee thus reducing hassles of applicants. If this recommendation is accepted by the Centre, then people seeking information under RTI Act may now be able to use postal stamps as application fee.

Right to Information Act mandate every applicant to pay a fee of Rs. 10/- (Rupees Ten Only) along with RTI Application either in cash, if the applicant files the application in person or in bank demand draft (DD) or Indian Postal Order in case the application is filed by Post.

It was observed by the Commission that, some authorities like Army and Indian air force refuse to accept applications drawn in favour of Accounts Officer despite clear directives of the Department of Personnel and Training causing hassles to applicants.

Commission finds merit in the appellant’s submissions that, the postal department’s recommendation for use of ordinary postal stamps for payment of RTI fee is both practical and user friendly and would urge the Department of Personnel and Training to consider this at the earliest. It was further observed by the Commission that, Government of Tamil Nadu has already allowed payment of RTI fee by affixing court fee stamps.

In this regard, Information Commissioner Sridhar Acharyulu also issued an exhaustive order on the issue recommending to Department of Personnel and Training to avail the opportunity of giving New Year Gift to the citizens by permitting and publicising the use of ordinary postal stamps for the payment of RTI fee.  Commissioner further opined that, “accepting postal stamps for RTI fee would resolve many difficulties in payment, besides preventing wastage of public money in returning or rejecting the IPOs or spending much larger amounts than Rs 10/- (Rupees Ten Only), for realising Rs 10/- (Rupees Ten Only), and avoidable litigation.”

Private firms exempted from disclosure of Tax information under RTI

At present individuals are exempted from disclosure of tax information under the Right to Information (RTI) Act, 2005. In a recent judgment the High Court of Delhi, ordered that, even Private Limited Companies are exempted from disclosure of tax information under the Right to Information (RTI) Act, 2005.

While hearing the case, Court observed that, “The expression individual must be construed in an expansive sense and would include a body of individuals. The said exemption would be available even to unincorporated entities as also private, closely-held undertakings which are, in substance, alter egos of their shareholders.”

A private limited company is a company with a minimum paid-up share capital of Rs.1 lakh. Such a company shall have minimum 2 and maximum 50 shareholders, and it has limited liability. It cannot sell shares to the public nor transfer them freely between shareholders.

Court ruled that, confidential information of individuals cannot be disclosed unless it is in public interest. Court was hearing an appeal filed by Escorts Ltd, Escorts Heart Institute and Research Centre and their promoters Naresh Trehan and Rajan Nanda, against a 2009 Central Information Commission (CIC) ruling that allowed disclosure of their income-tax assessment records under RTI.

Central Information Commission (CIC) had ruled that the Escorts Group had failed to explain “how disclosure of information relating to commercial confidence would harm their competitive interest”. Central Information Commission’s (CIC) order was in response to a request made by Rakesh Gupta, an informer of the income-tax department. Gupta had alleged tax evasion of over Rs.350 crore by the Escorts Group and sought tax records of the group and its promoters in public interest.

However, Delhi high court, said Central Information Commission (CIC) was wrong to ask tax authorities to disclose information to informers to enable them to bring instances of tax evasion to the notice of authorities. In Court’s view, this reasoning is flawed as it would tend to subvert the assessment process rather than aid it. If this idea is carried to its logical end, it would enable several busy bodies to interfere in assessment proceedings and throw up their interpretation of law and facts as to how an assessment ought to be carried out.

Transgenders should have right to informed choices

Ipsita Mishra

The transgender are being discriminated in every stage of life. They are disregarded in our Indian society and hence deprived of their rights. They have their constitutional rights and they need to realize their voice against any form of injustice.  The Supreme Court has asked the government to recognize them as third sex or giving them choice of being identified as male or female. Every person should be given a right to live with dignity and equality and so should the transgenders. The transgender with gender issues should be allowed to make informed choices. The transgenders need to be categorized as third category so that they can apply for election cards, driving license, getting medical treatment, educational facilities etc. Article 14 provides equality for all and Article 16 provides equal opportunities for all. Considering transgender a legal non-entity was violative of Articles 14, 15, and 16.Judicial notice should be taken of the transgender category and benefits should be extended to economically and social weaker sections of the society taking into account Article 15 and Article 21 of the Constitution. Focusing on sexual identification is a negation of article 15.Article 21 states about right to live with dignity and thus the transgender should have a right to choice of sexual identity. The transgender might face practical difficulties in facing public convenience in accordance if he has to choose if he is a female.

They also have a problem when they are categorized as others though it is a developing concept that their existence has to be recognized. ‘Others’ is a vague term and it does not convey the individuality of a person. Moreover it symbolizes as ‘unwanted’. When other countries can recognize their identity, why does Indian government have to have this hypocrisy in its government? Transgender have always been the laughing stock of society. They are abandoned by society, shunned by their own families, harassed and beaten by the police and ignored by the government.

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