Sunday, February 20, 2011

Re: [HumJanenge] CIC bungles (and loses) yet again in LPA: Delhi High Court

I argued this matter for CIC in the division bench. I think the negative attitude of the CJ of DHC is more to blame. At one point he said govt would have got the penalty amount of 25000 and now they are getting only 5000. if govt is not worried, why is the CIC worried. I told him it is not about the money, but the deterrent effect that penalty has on PIOs that is important.

Anyway, CIC has so far decided not to challenge this in SC.


On 20 February 2011 17:55, Sarbajit Roy <> wrote:
Judgment date: 6-Jan-2011

1) CIC fails to prevent penalty being reduced from Rs 25,000 to Rs.5,000
2) Division Bench leaves it open if CIC can appeal a decision of the HC


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