Delhi High Court in its order dated 01.07.2019 in W.P.(C) 776/2016 & CM. No. 3376/2016 titled as Baljeet Singh v. The Pio, Industrial Training Institute, Jahangirpuri &Anr has observed as follows:- “11. In the case in hand, the respondent no.2 has sought the caste certificate issued to the petitioner. The information is a personal information […]
RTI applicant had sought 1. Copy of the attendance register, 2. Approved tour diary and 3. Details of T.A bill drawn by one Venugopal. PIO denied disclosure of items 2 and 3 being personal information and exempted u/s.8(1)(j). Regarding item No.1 it was submitted that the concerned officer was not obliged to mark his attendance. […]
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 […]
Wife’s request for her husband’s PPO No., name of the bank, branch and savings bank account number in which her husband was receiving his railway pension had been denied. On appeal, the PIO stated that the information sought was a third-party information exempted u/Section 8(1)(j) of the RTI Act and there was no involvement of […]
Father was denied all documents pertaining to the appointment order of his son, it being third party information. CIC has observed that the CPIO has rightly invoked the exemption under Section 8(1)(j) of the RTI Act, 2005 as the information sought relates to the personal information of a third party, the disclosure of which has […]
Delhi High Court in its decision dated 29.01.2018 Satpal vs. Central Information Commission & ors. WP(C) No. 5057/2015 has held as under: “6. It is apparent from the above that personal information or details submitted by an employee to an employer for the purposes of his employment are expected to be kept confidential. Plainly, the […]
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, […]
The High Court of Delhi in UPSC vs. Pinki Ganeriwal [W.P.(C) No. 5812/2010]:- CIC/SH/A/2016/000806 has observed – “In the present case, the information such as date of birth, institution and year of passing graduation, field experience and caste is personal information of the selected candidates. There is no finding by the Commission that it was […]
CIC in its decision in Shankar Singh v. PIO, EPFO, Jabalpur has held that the term personal information used in Sec. 8(1)(j) applies to individuals & not to bodies/institutions’ or entities working for the public good.
Appellant stated that she had sought information regarding break-up of salary paid to her husband and the name of the person whom he had mentioned as his wife in his service book but she was informed only the net salary without any breakup. CPIO clarified that gross salary had been furnished and other information was […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
The Bank had denied, under section 8 (1) (j) of the RTI Act, the disclosure of information relating to the “attendance of an Officer on 13.3.2008 or reason for not attending the office and if he was on duty on that day, then to provide copy of ‘attendance register’ and ‘movement register’ leaf for that […]
Appellant had sought copies of educational qualification and other documents submitted by the candidate but it was not supplied as it related to third party and exempted under Section 8(1)(j) of the RTI Act. CIC has held that educational qualification and other documents submitted by a candidate in connection with his employment is in the nature […]