Karnataka Lokayukta

Karnataka gets Lokayukta after a year, Shetty sworn in

Karnataka gets Lokayukta after a year, Shetty sworn in

Shetty was administered the oath of office by Governor Vajubhai R Vala at a ceremony at Raj Bhavan.

Jan 28, 2017, 22:42 PM IST

Karnataka Lokayukta resigns over alleged bribery allegations against his son

Karnataka Lokayukta Y Bhaskar Rao on Tuesday tendered his resignation over alleged bribery allegations against his son, Ashwin Rao.

Dec 08, 2015, 14:14 PM IST

SIT raids houses of Janardhan Reddy, 7 others in Ballari

A Special Investigation Team (SIT) of the Karnataka Lokayukta on Wednesday raided the houses of former state Minister and mining baron G Janardhana Reddy and seven others, including two legislators, in connection with alleged export of iron ore illegally from Belikere port.

Sep 23, 2015, 15:23 PM IST

SIT arrests Karnataka Lokayukta's son Ashwin Rao in bribery case

A Special Investigation Team (SIT) on Monday arrested Ashwin Rao, son of Karnataka Lokayukta Justice V. Bhaskar Rao, in connection with a bribery case.

Jul 27, 2015, 16:20 PM IST
FIRs against Yeddyurappa, Kumaraswamy in denotification case

FIRs against Yeddyurappa, Kumaraswamy in denotification case

The Karnataka Lokayukta on Friday filed FIRs against former chief ministers and BJP and JDS leaders BS Yeddyurappa and HD Kumaraswamy in an alleged illegal land denotification case.

Jun 20, 2015, 04:17 AM IST

SIT head will be suggested by Lokayukta: Bhaskar Rao

Karnataka Lokayukta Justice Y Bhaskar Rao on Thursday said head of SIT set up to probe illegal mining in the state will be suggested by the anti-corruption ombudsman.

Feb 13, 2014, 23:24 PM IST

Accept whatever Parliament gives now: Hegde on Lokpal bill

Former Karnataka Lokayukta Santosh Hegde on Friday suggested that Team Anna should accept the Lokpal bill which "Parliament gives now" and hoped Anna Hazare agrees to it.

Dec 13, 2013, 17:05 PM IST

Govt sanction is mandatory to probe public servant: SC

The Supreme Court on Tuesday held that a Magistrate cannot order probe against a public servant in a corruption complaint if there is no sanction given by the government.

Oct 01, 2013, 19:22 PM IST

Lokayukta police files report against Yeddyurappa

The Lokayukta Police Friday filed its final report in connection with a private complaint filed against Karnataka Industries Minister Murugesh Nirani, former Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa.

Mar 01, 2013, 22:16 PM IST

IAC takes on Parrikar for `insulting` Justice Hegde

India Against Corruption (IAC) said on Saturday those who criticise the former Karnataka Lokayukta "should have the stature to sit at his feet".

Feb 02, 2013, 16:00 PM IST

Karnataka starts process to select Lokayukta

Seeking to put the imbroglio
surrounding the appointment of Lokayukta behind it, Karnataka
government on Tuesday kicked off consultation process to select a
figure to head the anti-corruption watchdog.

Feb 14, 2012, 14:33 PM IST

Governor rejects K`taka govt nominee as Lokayukta

Karnataka Governor HR Bhardwaj on Monday rejected the Bharatiya Janata Party government`s nominee SR Bannurmath, a former Kerala High Court chief justice, as the state`s new Lokayukta (ombudsman).

Feb 06, 2012, 23:00 PM IST

‘New Lokayukta list if Guv rejects recommendation’

The standoff between Karnataka
Governor H R Bhardwaj and the state government continues over
the appointment of a new Lokayukta.

Dec 20, 2011, 15:56 PM IST

Lokayukta police file FIR against Yeddyurappa

Lokayukta police filed an FIR against former Karnataka CM BS Yeddyurappa, Housing Minister V Somanna and
two others.

Nov 26, 2011, 22:32 PM IST

Hegde questioned on silence on graft in Lokayukta

Excise Minister MP Renukacharya questioned Santosh Hegde`s `silence` over corruption by officials of the anti-corruption watchdog.

Nov 16, 2011, 21:17 PM IST

Lokayukta acted in partisan manner: Yeddyurappa

Former Karnataka CM BS Yeddyurappa hit out at the Lokayukta for the report on illegal mining which led to his resignation four months ago.

Nov 15, 2011, 00:41 AM IST

Eshwarappa meets Yeddyurappa in jail

BJP`s Karnataka unit president KS
Eshwarappa met former CM BS Yeddyurappa in
the Central Jail and discussed about the upcoming bypoll in Bellary.

Nov 07, 2011, 23:46 PM IST

Yeddyurappa`s bail applications adjourned to Nov 2

Karnataka HC adjourned to November 2 the bail applications filed by Yeddyurappa, remanded to judicial custody, in corruption cases against him.

Oct 31, 2011, 20:19 PM IST

Now complainant against Yeddyurappa arrested

Advocate Sirajin Basha`s complaints former Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa has
been arrested for alleged illegal denotification of land.

Oct 29, 2011, 21:15 PM IST

‘Upset’ Yeddyurappa back in jail

Former Karnataka chief minister BS Yeddyurappa, who is accused of involvement in a land scam, on Wednesday shifted back to Parappana Agrahara Jail here from the government-run Victoria Hospital.

Oct 19, 2011, 09:29 AM IST