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Lokayukta & Lokpal

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

Mar 19, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday cleared his appointment.

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

Mar 18, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

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 was scared of putting himself under its scrutiny.


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.

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

Mar 15, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

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


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

Outlook Web Bureau

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 his brain on Thursday.


05 February, 2019

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

Outlook Web Bureau

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 accepted the activist's demands.


04 February, 2019

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

Outlook Web Bureau

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 civilian honour - if his demands were not conceded by the government soon.


04 February, 2019

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

Outlook Web Bureau

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

Outlook Web Bureau

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

Outlook Web Bureau

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

Outlook Web Bureau

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 indefinite hunger strike in Delhi for the first time in April 2011.


17 January, 2019

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

Outlook Web Bureau

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 it to complete its work.


04 January, 2019

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

Outlook Web Bureau

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

Outlook Web Bureau

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

Outlook Web Bureau

"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 delegation said.



24 July, 2018

SC Dissatisfied With Centre's Response On Appointment Of Lokpal

Outlook Web Bureau

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.


Photo Gallery

Opposition leader in the Karnataka Assembly Siddaramaiah and KPCC President D K Shivakumar ride on a bullock cart to reach Vidhanasoudha for the assembly session, in Bengaluru.

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Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla with Karnataka Assembly Speaker Vishweshwar Hegde Kageri and State Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai, arrives at Vidhanasoudha in Bengaluru. Birla addressed the joint session in the Karnataka...

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CPIM MLAs stage a protest after they were not allowed to discuss some issues in the Legislative Assembly, in Agartala.

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Commuters on a road during heavy rain in Surat

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Accredited Social Health Activist (ASHA) workers raise slogans during a protest to demand hike in wages and permanent jobs, in Bengaluru.

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