Gujarat Lokayukta

'Intolerance' is a political issue, says Guj Lokayukta

Amid the raging controversy over the issue of 'intolerance' in India, Gujarat Lokayukta Justice (retd) D P Buch today said intolerance is a political issue and does not fall under the purview of law.

Nov 26, 2015, 15:27 PM IST

New Gujarat Lokayukta to be sworn on Wednesday

Retired Gujarat High Court Judge DP Buch will be sworn on Wednesday as the state`s Lokayukta, a post lying vacant for a decade.

Dec 11, 2013, 00:11 AM IST

Modi govt recommends appointment of ex-HC judge DP Buch as Guj Lokayukta

Narendra Modi government on Wednesday recommended to Gujarat Governor Kamla Beniwal to appoint former high court judge D P Buch as Lokayukta of the state.

Nov 27, 2013, 20:38 PM IST

New Lokayukta Bill `mockery of judicial process`: Gujarat governor

"This is nothing but mockery of the whole judicial process," Guj Governor said in a remarks against Modi govt as she returned new Lokayukta Bill.

Sep 03, 2013, 17:38 PM IST

Did CM meet chief justice for next Gujarat Lokayukta?

Following allegations of lacklustre approach towards appointing Lokayukta, the post lying vacant for eight years, chief minister Narendra Modi is believed to have started the process afresh.

Sep 02, 2013, 15:06 PM IST

Mehta `betrayed` Gujarat over Lokayukta: Civil rights activist

Justice (retd) Mehta`s refusal to assume office of the Gujarat Lokayukta invited a strong reaction from an eminent jurist and civil rights activist.

Aug 08, 2013, 21:56 PM IST

Wind blowing in Gujarat indicates no space for counter view: Cong

In a veiled attack on Narendra Modi on the issue of Justice RA Mehta declining to assume office of Gujarat Lokayukta, Congress on Thursday said the wind blowing in that state indicates there is "no space for counter view".

Aug 08, 2013, 20:17 PM IST

Manish Tewari slams Gujarat govt after Mehta declines Lokayukta post

I&B minister Manish Tewari on Wednesday hit out at the Narendra Modi government after Justice(retd) R A Mehta refused to join as Gujarat Lokayukta.

Aug 07, 2013, 22:24 PM IST

Congress compares Modi to Hitler; targets BJP over election panel

Comparing Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi to Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler, the Congress Saturday took a dig at the BJP, saying its election campaign would be led by a man who had put a lock on institutions of accountability.

Jul 20, 2013, 19:52 PM IST

Lokayukta issue exposed Narendra Modi`s double speak: Gujarat Congress

Gujarat Congress alleged that the review petition in the apex court on the Lokayukta issue has exposed the "double speak" Narendra Modi.

Feb 04, 2013, 23:14 PM IST

Guj govt requests RA Mehta to take charge as new Lokayukta

The Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld the appointment of Lokayukta done unilaterally by Governor Kamla Beniwal.

Jan 03, 2013, 21:36 PM IST

Jaitley disagrees with SC opinion on Guj Lokayukta appointment

Arun Jaitley today said he "seriously disagrees" with the opinion of the Supreme Court.

Jan 03, 2013, 21:19 PM IST

Corruption like cancer, to be eradicated at earliest: SC

Corruption is a "disease like cancer" which if not detected in time will spread "its malignancy" in the polity of the country, the Supreme Court said.

Jan 02, 2013, 20:39 PM IST

Lokayukta verdict: No comment, no reaction, says Justice Mehta

Justice (Retd) RA Mehta, whose appointment as Gujarat Lokayukta was upheld by the Supreme Court on Wednesday, has refused to comment on the verdict.

Jan 02, 2013, 11:26 AM IST

SC upholds appointment of Gujarat Lokayukta

In a blow to Narendra Modi-led Gujarat government, the Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld the appointment of retired judge RA Mehta`s as state Lokayukta by Governor Kamla Beniwal.

Jan 02, 2013, 10:25 AM IST

SC admits Gujarat govt`s plea on Lokayukta

The Gujarat High Court had on January 18 upheld the appointment of Justice (Retd) Mehta as the Lokayukta.

Feb 03, 2012, 08:49 AM IST

Cong demands resignation of Modi after HC order

Cong stepped up attack on Narendra Modi asserting that the Gujarat CM has
no moral right to continue in office in the wake of the HC judgement.

Jan 19, 2012, 23:28 PM IST

Self-respecting CM would`ve quit: Singhvi on Modi

Cong utilized the HC decision on Lokayukta issue to the hilt to target BJP`s poster boy Narendra Modi.

Jan 19, 2012, 00:11 AM IST

‘Verdict on Guj Lokayukta a setback to federalism’

BJP termed the judgement of the Gujarat High Court upholding the appointment of the state Lokayukta by the Governor, as "a setback to federalism".

Jan 18, 2012, 18:15 PM IST

Was indifferent to Lokayukta issue: Justice Mehta

Justice RA Mehta`s appointed as Lokayukta was on Wednesday upheld by the Gujarat High Court.

Jan 18, 2012, 18:08 PM IST