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Lokpal plans must move ahead, no justification in delaying its implementation: SC

Lokpal plans must move ahead, no justification in delaying its implementation: SC

The Supreme Court on Thursday said that the Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act of 2013 is a "workable piece of legislation" and it was not justifiable to keep its operation pending.

Anna Hazare assails Centre on Lokpal issue

Activist Anna Hazare on Sunday accused the Modi government of "soft-pedalling" the Lokpal issue, saying the delay in constitution of the anti-corruption ombudsman has put a question mark on its "intention and credibility" to tackle graft.

Lokpal may be single window stop for all corruption probe

 A Parliamentary panel examining the Lokpal bill may recommend that the proposed anti-corruption watchdog be a single window stop for probing all corruption complaints against government functionaries by ending multiplicity of investigating agencies to investigate graft cases.

Parliamentary panel on Lokpal gets third extension

 The deadline for a Parliamentary panel examining the bill on anti-corruption watchdog Lokpal for submission of its report has been extended for a third time till November 15.

White Paper for setting of Lokpal to deal with black money

The government on Monday tabled the much-awaited White Paper on black money in Parliament which did not disclose any name but made a strong case for setting up Lokpal and Lokayuktas to deal with the menace.