RTI to the Ministry of Home Affairs
  • Sent an RTI query dated 26-05-2011 asking if any agency has been authorized under the Home Ministry to investigate into the cyber espionage and with which agency an FIR could be filed.
  • The application was transferred on 16-06-2011 to the Department of Information Technology saying "requested information does not fall totally within the jurisdiction of MHA". Later vide letter dated 30 June 2011 MHA informed that "CPIO is neither concerned with the subject matter nor has any information to furnish." The letter forwarded to Department of Information Technology was forwarded to the DG(Cert-In) (within the Department of Information Technology vide lettr no. 9(3)/2011-RTI dated 01-07-2011, requesting "relevant information may please be provided directly to the applicant under intimation to this Division."
  • Following this we sent an appeal dated 24-06-2011 stating that "matter is related to the internal as well a external security of the nation".