An RTI appellant sought details of account statement (in certified copies) from a bank in this case UNION BANK OF INDIA the bank refused to part with information on the grounds that
a) The said information is confidential and privileged as the account pertains to the third party.
b) In in no way connected with the details of the account.
c) The Banking regulations do not permit furnishing of such information.
d) Is the stand taken by the bank correct? Can RTI applicant be denied information as asked above
e) Whether such information falls under sec 8(though he did not quote any section of RTI Act while replying).
f) The bank in their reply quoted Banking Regulations Act (for with holding of information) but not any setion under RTI Act
Will some one please englighten me on the matter.