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Kerala Governor Signs Ordinance To Amend Lokayukta Act

Kerala Governor Signs Ordinance To Amend Lokayukta Act

The Governor signed the ordinance a day after Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan had appraised Khan of the circumstances that led to an ordinance to amend the Lokayukta Act in the state.

07 February 2022
Lok Ayukta Act Amendment: Opposition UDF Meets Ker Governor

Lok Ayukta Act Amendment: Opposition UDF Meets Ker Governor

The front leaders, led by Leader of Opposition in the state Assembly V D Satheesan, appraised him about the concerns regarding the amendment and pointed out...

27 January 2022

Himachal Pradesh: Ahead Of Upcoming Polls, Jai Ram Thakur Govt Brings In ‘Lokayukta’ Bill

Himachal Pradesh government has brought the bill inside the assembly to amend Lokayukta act, as it has been unable to appoint new Lokayukta for almost four...

Former Supreme Court Judge PC Ghose Becomes India's First Lokpal

Former Supreme Court Judge PC Ghose Becomes India's First Lokpal

President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday cleared his appointment.

19 March 2019

AAP Declares It Will File Corruption Complaint Against PM Modi In Lokpal

Senior AAP leader Gopal Rai noted that Lokpal's appointment marks the culmination of the most intense peoples' struggle in India and said Prime Minister Modi...

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17 March 2019
Former SC Judge Justice P C Ghose Likely To Be India's First Lokpal

Former SC Judge Justice P C Ghose Likely To Be India's First Lokpal

Former Supreme Court judge Justice Pinaki Chandra Ghose was on Sunday recommended to be the first Lokpal or anti-corruption ombudsman of India.


15 March 2019
Mallikarjun Kharge To Boycott Lokpal Meeting Again, Says Opposition Can't Be Made Voiceless

Mallikarjun Kharge To Boycott Lokpal Meeting Again, Says Opposition Can't Be Made Voiceless

Kharge has turned down the government six times since February last year, objecting to the "Special invitee" designation.


07 March 2019
Apprise Within 10 Days Dates for Lokpal Selection Committee Meeting: SC To Govt

Apprise Within 10 Days Dates for Lokpal Selection Committee Meeting: SC To Govt

The apex court refused to pass directions to disclose three panels of names recommended by the Lokpal search committee.


14 February 2019
Anna Hazare Hospitalised Due To Lack Of Blood Supply To Brain

Anna Hazare Hospitalised Due To Lack Of Blood Supply To Brain

Social activist Anna Hazare broke his week-long fast on February 5 but was admitted to a hospital after complaining of weakness due to lack of blood supply to...


06 February 2019
Anna Hazare Calls Off Fast Over Lokpal, Says Happy With Outcome Of Talks With CM Fadnavis

Anna Hazare Calls Off Fast Over Lokpal, Says Happy With Outcome Of Talks With CM Fadnavis

Fadnavis, who reached Hazare's native Ralegan Siddhi village in Ahmednagar district in the afternoon and held prolonged talks with him, said the government has...


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04 February 2019
'Yes, BJP Used Me In 2014', Says Anna Hazare On Day 6 Of Hunger Strike

'Yes, BJP Used Me In 2014', Says Anna Hazare On Day 6 Of Hunger Strike

Hazare's strong remarks came on the sixth day of his indefinite hunger strike and a day after he threatened to return his Padma Bhushan - India's third highest...


04 February 2019
Shiv Sena Asks Govt To Save Anna Hazare's Life As His Fast Enters Sixth Day

Shiv Sena Asks Govt To Save Anna Hazare's Life As His Fast Enters Sixth Day

MNS chief Raj Thackeray and noted water conservationist Rajendra Singh on Monday met social activist Anna Hazare in Maharashtra.


04 February 2019
Will Return Padma Bhusham If Centre Does Not Agree For Lokpal, Lokayukta: Anna Hazare

Will Return Padma Bhusham If Centre Does Not Agree For Lokpal, Lokayukta: Anna Hazare

Anna Hazare, an anti-corruption crusader, was awarded the third highest civilian honour in 1992.


03 February 2019
As Anna Hazare's Hunger Strike Over Lokpal Enters Day 5, Villagers In Ahmednagar Block State Highway

As Anna Hazare's Hunger Strike Over Lokpal Enters Day 5, Villagers In Ahmednagar Block State Highway

Around 5,000 farmers from the district are likely to stage a protect outside the Ahmednagar collector's office on Monday to support Hazare's agitation.


21 January 2019
Anna Hazare Says Lokpal Would Have Prevented Rafale 'Scam', Announces Indefinite Hunger Strike

Anna Hazare Says Lokpal Would Have Prevented Rafale 'Scam', Announces Indefinite Hunger Strike

This will be Anna Hazare's third hunger strike over the demand of Lokpal in the last eight years. Leading civil society members and groups, he sat on an...


17 January 2019
Lokpal: SC Aks Search Committee To Recommend Names By February End

Lokpal: SC Aks Search Committee To Recommend Names By February End

A bench headed by the Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi directed the Centre to provide the search committee with the requisite infrastructure and manpower to enable...


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04 January 2019
SC To Centre: File Affidavit On Steps Taken To Set Up Lokpal Committee Since Sept 2018

SC To Centre: File Affidavit On Steps Taken To Set Up Lokpal Committee Since Sept 2018

The apex court asked Attorney General K K Venugopal to file the affidavit on the matter by January 17.


28 September 2018
Despite Congress Boycott, Modi Government Forms Lokpal Search Committee

Despite Congress Boycott, Modi Government Forms Lokpal Search Committee

The committee has former chief of SBI Arundhati Bhattacharya, Prasar Bharati chairperson A Surya Prakash and ISRO head A S Kiran Kumar as members.


09 August 2018
SAD-BJP Opposes Appointment Of 'Congressman' Justice Gill (Retd.) As Punjab Lokpal

SAD-BJP Opposes Appointment Of 'Congressman' Justice Gill (Retd.) As Punjab Lokpal

"Justice Gill (retd) abused power as head of the Commission of Inquiry formed by the Congress government to look into cases during the Akali-BJP regime," the...


11 August 2018
Chasms Of Middle Earth

Chasms Of Middle Earth

The unscripted reign of the commons’ king and the crossroads he stares at



24 July 2018
SC Dissatisfied With Centre's Response On Appointment Of Lokpal

SC Dissatisfied With Centre's Response On Appointment Of Lokpal

A bench of Justices Ranjan Gogoi, R Banumathi and Navin Sinha asked the Centre to file a fresh affidavit giving relevant details of the search committee.


17 July 2018
Lokpal: Selection Committee To Meet On July 19, Centre Tells SC

Lokpal: Selection Committee To Meet On July 19, Centre Tells SC

The committee comprises the prime minister, the chief justice of India, Lok Sabha Speaker, the leader of the largest opposition party and an eminent jurist.


23 March 2018
Anna Hazare Joins Farmers Crusade Against Agrarian Crisis, Starts Indefinite Hunger Strike

Anna Hazare Joins Farmers Crusade Against Agrarian Crisis, Starts Indefinite Hunger Strike

Earlier, 31 apolitical farmer associations from Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, and Uttar Pradesh participated to set the agenda for the March 23...


08 March 2018
Govt Ignored 20 Letters Demanding More Security: Former SC Judge After Attack On Karnataka Lokayukta Inside Office

Govt Ignored 20 Letters Demanding More Security: Former SC Judge After Attack On Karnataka Lokayukta Inside Office

Yesterday, the state's Lokayukta was stabbed inside his office premises in Bengaluru by an alleged contractor from Tumakuru over complaints regarding some...


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