File No. CIC/DS/C/2012/000194RM. Case: Shri S.N. Venkatesh Babu Vs ITO and Addl. CIT, Bangalore. Central Information Commission

Case NumberFile No. CIC/DS/C/2012/000194RM
CounselFor Appellant: Shri Inder Sen, Advocate and For Respondents: Shri Sunder Rao, CIT and Ms. Shamala, ITO 3(4)/CPIO
JudgesRajiv Mathur, Central Information Commissioner
IssueRight to Information Act, 2005 - Sections 8(1)(d), 8(1)(j)
Judgement DateMay 05, 2014
CourtCentral Information Commission


Rajiv Mathur, Central Information Commissioner

  1. Vide RTI dt. 26.7.2011 appellant had sought copies of income tax returns of Shri S.N. Manjunath for the period 1991 to 2006 as the information was required as evidence in the court of Civil Judge.

  2. CPIO vide letter dt. 17.8.2011 denied the information u/s. 8(1)(d), (e) and (j) of the RTI Act.

  3. An appeal was filed on 21.9.2011.

  4. AA vide order dt. 17.10.2011 upheld the stand of the CPIO quoting several CIC decisions.

  5. Submissions made by the appellant and public authority were heard. Advocate for the appellant referred to the case of RK Jain as decided by the Apex Court in support of his demand for information. AA reiterated the stand taken by his predecessor and submitted that it was a personal dispute between the appellant and his brother, pending in a court of law and no larger public interest was involved.


  6. The Hon'ble Supreme Court in the case of Girish Ramchandra Deshpande, has held that...

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