RTI Act does not allow seeking futuristic or presumptive information

RTI application related to the requests regarding initiation of action for appointment of 74 employees. CIC has observed that the appellant is seeking futuristic /presumptive response w.r.t. redressal of his grievance, which the PIO is not obliged to answer under the RTI Act, 2005 in terms of the judgment of the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India in CBSE and Anr. Vs. Aditya Bandopadhyay and Ors., 2011 (8) SCC 497.

No. CIC/NCRAL/A/2018/107581 D.D. 30-9-2019 Shrikant Gupta vs CPIO, M/o. Railways, North Central Railway, Allahabad.

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