Arshi Noor | Legistify

Arshi Noor
Answered on 13 Mar 2020

You can file RTI with the Madhya Pradesh government to get details like file number and date to get information on appointments of non-government officials in the chief minister's office. Read More

Posted on 11 Mar 2020 | 1 Answer

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Aayushi Sang
Answered on 18 Feb 2020

Every candidate willing to contest the election to the Parliament or a State Legislature has to submit certain documents to the returning officer. Check List of documents to be submitted The following checklist of documents must be submitted by every contesting candidate. Nomination paper in Form 2A for Lok Sabha election and Form 2B for Assembly election. Affidavit in Form 26 with all the columns filled up and sworn before an Oath Commissioner or Magistrate of First Class or before a Notary Public. This includes details of pending criminal cases, movable & immovable assets including foreign assets, liabilities, sources of income, educational qualification etc. Certified extract of electoral roll (when a candidate is an elector of a different constituency) Form A and Form B (applicable in the case of candidates set up by political parties) Copy of Caste certificates (if the candidate claims to belong to SC/ST) Security deposit Oath and affirmation The details you seek can be obtained by an RTI to the ECI.Read More

Posted on 16 Feb 2020 | 1 Answer

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Aayushi Sang
Answered on 28 Jan 2020

 Section 2(f) says: "information" means any material in any form, including records, documents, memos, e-mails, opinions, advice, press releases, circulars, orders, logbooks, contracts, reports, papers, samples, models, data material held in any electronic form and information relating to any private body which can be accessed by a public authority under any other law for the time being in force; With this definition, the right of the citizen is expanded beyond public bodies and extended to private bodies also provided there is any legal access. The Medical Council Act gave that right while the health departments of various governments, regulating hospitals, have to secure the medical records from the private hospitals and provide it under the RTI Act. It is the duty of the departments of health to implement the Medical Council Act along with its regulations to secure the medical records without filing an RTI request. The Information Commissions concerned can direct the public regulatory to respect the right to access medical records, treatment, diagnosis, counsel, prescription etc., from the time of admission to discharge including relevant records pertaining to pre and post-hospital stages, can direct disclosure depending on the circumstances of the case.Read More

Posted on 26 Jan 2020 | 1 Answer

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Team Legistify
Answered on 26 Jan 2020

You can file an RTI with the appropriate authority in Gujarat to obtain this information.Read More

Posted on 07 Nov 2019 | 1 Answer

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Kinjal Shah
Answered on 21 Jan 2020

This is obviously the case of approaching the wrong department and therefore the application could either be rejected or sent to the department concerned. Alternatively, a fresh application to the concerned department must be made. To clarify the above questions:- Another public authority means PIO or any other dept. or in the same dept. Ans: It means another department which could be PIO. Who will transfer the application, public authority to whom the application was initially sent or the applicant has to apply afresh Ans: This question has been answered above. Generally, PIO asks the applicant to obtain the information from such and such dept. as it pertains to them. Even sometimes Information Commissioner says that ask this information from that dept. Ans: Follow the Information given. Read More

Posted on 04 Jan 2020 | 1 Answer

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Ayaskanta Parida
Answered on 19 Jan 2020

If it is a public sector bank, you might be able to get the information through RTI to the chief public information officer. It may not be possible in the case of a private bank. You cannot file RTI against a court.Read More

Posted on 05 Jan 2020 | 1 Answer

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Ayaskanta Parida
Answered on 09 Jan 2020

An RTI can be filed to get information only about a public institution. It cannot be used to get information out of a private body or an organisation. So you cannot use RTI in this situation.Read More

Posted on 05 Jan 2020 | 1 Answer

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Ayaskanta Parida
Answered on 23 Dec 2019

Courts do not come under RTI. You cannot file RTI as a result. What you can do is hire a lawyer who is going to ask the prosecution, who would be the opposite party to furnish more details about the alleged incident.Read More

Posted on 20 Dec 2019 | 1 Answer

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Ayaskanta Parida
Answered on 21 Dec 2019

No, the Public Service Commission cannot refuse to give the details. You can get the details under Section 24 of the RTI act, as it is a case of corruption.Read More

Posted on 26 Aug 2019 | 1 Answer

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Team Legistify
Answered on 10 Dec 2019

As ruled by the Hon'ble Supreme Court of India in the matter of Canara Bank Rep. by its Deputy Gen. Manager v. C.S. Shyam - It is fine to ask for educational documents of government employees only if it's being done for the public good. The burden of proof is always going to be on the applicant.Read More

Posted on 08 Nov 2019 | 1 Answer