Information includes records, documents, memos, e-mails, opinions, advices, press releases, circulars, orders, logbooks, contracts, reports, papers, samples, models, data material held in any electronic form.
No, though it must contain name and the complete postal address of the person who is requesting for the information.
The basic object of the Right to Information Act is to empower the citizens of the country, promote transparency and accountability in the working of the Government, restrict corruption, and make our democracy work for the people in real sense.
No, sensitive information cannot be given by the government offices.
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Sub-section (1) of section 8 and section 9 of the Act enumerate the types of information which is exempt from disclosure. Sub-section (2) of section 8, however, provides that information exempted under sub-section 3 (1) or exempted under the Official Secrets Act, 1923 can be disclosed if public interest in disclosure overweighs the harm to the protected interest.