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The Registrar Supreme Court Of … vs Commodore Lokesh K. Batra & Ors. on 7 January, 2016

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: G.ROHINI, CHIEF JUSTICE

1. This appeal has been preferred against the order of the learned Single
Judge dated 04.12.2014 in W.P.(C) No.6634/2011. The writ petitioner is the
appellant before us.
2. The respondent No.1 herein made two applications dated 17.12.2009
and 22.12.2009 under the Right to Information Act, 2005 seeking details of
the cases pending before the Supreme Court of India in which the arguments
have been heard and the orders are reserved during the period 2007-2009.
The Central Public Information Officer (CPIO) of the Supreme Court of
India had not provided the information on the ground that it was not
available in that form. The appeals preferred by the respondent No.1 were

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dismissed by the First Appellate Authority under the Act. However, the
Second Appeals were disposed of by the Central Information Commission
(CIC) by order dated 03.08.2011 directing the CPIO to provide the
information within 15 days if available centrally and if the information
sought was centrally not available to bring it to the notice of the competent
authority in the Supreme Court to ensure that necessary arrangements are
made in future for compiling such information and disclosing it in the public
domain.

Source: Indian Kanoon

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