PF account details of wife denied to husband

Appellant had sought PF account details of his wife.  CIC after referring to the Supreme Court’s decision in Girish Ramchandra Deshpande vs. CIC – SLP(C) No. 27734 of 2012 dated 03/10/2012 and of the High Court of Delhi in the matter of Municipal Corporation Delhi vs. Rajbir W.P.(C) 13219/2009 and CM 14393/2009, dated 24.08.2017 held […]

Personal information – categorization by Supreme Court

The Supreme Court in Supreme Court of India Vs. Subhash Chandra Agarwal in Civil Appeal No. 10044 of 2010 with Civil Appeal No. 10045 of 2010 and Civil Appeal No. 2683 of 2010 has held thus: “…59. Reading of the aforesaid judicial precedents, in our opinion, would indicate that personal records, including name, address, physical, […]

Caste of a person cannot be disclosed under RTI 

Among other information, the Appellant had also sought the list of SC / ST and OBC employees of the bank. Bank had denied it under Sec.8(1)(j). CIC following the judgement of Delhi High Court in UPSC vs. Pinki Ganeriwal  has held that information concerning the caste of employees is their personal information and is exempted […]

Disclosure of details of property is exempted

Appellant, among others, had also sought details of movable / immovable property filed by the branch manager, which was denied. CIC held that that information is covered by Section 8(1)(j) in terms of the Supreme Court judgment  in Girish Ramchandra Deshpande vs. Central Information Commissioner and that the Appellant had not established any larger public […]

Address of employees exempted from disclosure

CIC has observed that a part of the information sought by the appellant, such as the hometown and permanent address of the employees, is their personal information and exempted from disclosure under Section 8 (1) (j) of the RTI Act.