Case No. CIC/SS/A/2013/000887. Case: Mr. Rajender Prasad Vs Sashastra Seema Bal. Central Information Commission

Case NumberCase No. CIC/SS/A/2013/000887
JudgesSushma Singh, Information Commissioner
IssueRight to Information Act, 2005 - Section 24
Judgement DateJuly 26, 2013
CourtCentral Information Commission


Sushma Singh, Information Commissioner

  1. The present second appeal emanates from the RTIapplication dated 10.12.2012 filed by the appellant for the purpose of seeking certain information from the Respondent Organization under the Right to Information Act, 2005.

  2. It is to be noted that the Respondent Sashastra Seema Bal is an exempted organization listed under Schedule II of the RTI Act and therefore, is not amenable to any provision contained in the RTI Act by virtue of Section 24 of the RTI Act. Furthermore, the information sought by the Appellant does not pertain to any violation of human rights and allegation of corruption, and therefore, does not fall under Proviso (I) to Section 24 of the RTI Act.

  3. It has to be appreciated that 'allegation of corruption' does not mean mere conjectures and surmises. Allegations ought to be...

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