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Lokpal will help CVC function independently: Govt

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 15:05

The enactment of Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act will help Central Vigilance Commission work in an independent and assertive manner, the government said.

New division in place to deal with Lokpal-related works

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 17:04

A separate division - to be headed by a Director-level officer - has been formed by the outgoing government to deal with all works related to the anti- corruption watchdog, Lokpal.

Undemocratic if not consulted on key appts: Congress

Last Updated: Thursday, June 12, 2014, 20:49

Raising the pitch over the Leader of Opposition issue in Lok Sabha, Congress on Thursday said it will be "undemocratic" if the ruling party ignores its say in the appointment of Lokpal and other such key decisions.

Govt to modify Lokpal rules

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 11, 2014, 16:38

Taking a first step towards appointment of Lokpal, Government has decided to modify rules to give more powers to the search committee mandated to recommend names for appointment of chairperson and members of the anti-corruption body.

Lokpal important to curb corruption: Prez

Last Updated: Monday, June 09, 2014, 15:36

Lokpal Act is important to curb corruption and rules will be formulated under it, Government asserted on Monday while promising to provide a "clean and efficient" administration.

New division in place to deal with Lokpal-related works

Last Updated: Sunday, May 25, 2014, 14:36

A separate division - to be headed by a Director-level officer - has been formed by the outgoing government to deal with all works related to the anti- corruption watchdog, Lokpal.

Centre agrees in SC to re-examine Lokpal selection rules

Last Updated: Monday, May 05, 2014, 15:26

The Centre on Monday agreed in the Supreme Court to re-examine the contentious issues on selection of Lokpal and said it was was ready to make final amendments in the rules before proceeding with the process.

BJP-Congress confrontation on appointments escalates

Last Updated: Saturday, May 03, 2014, 00:31

Confrontation between Congress and BJP on top-level appointments escalated on Friday with government declaring it was "not a caretaker" entity and will continue to take decisions till the last day as BJP raised objections to naming of CICs, Lokpal and a judge to head snoopgate inquiry by a "lame-duck" ministry.

Govt declines info on Lokpal aspirants, calls it `personal`

Last Updated: Sunday, April 27, 2014, 11:36

The Centre has declined to divulge details of persons who have applied for the posts of chairperson and members of anti-corruption body Lokpal, saying these are "personal" in nature and cannot be disclosed.

Will not take immediate decision on Lokpal: Centre to SC

Last Updated: Thursday, April 24, 2014, 11:00

The Centre on Thursday informed the Supreme Court that it will not take any immediate decision on the appointment of chairperson and members of the Lokpal, virtually indicating that the decision in this regard might be left to the new government after the general elections.

UPA`s `unholy haste` will destroy Lokpal`s credibility: Arun Jaitley

Last Updated: Sunday, April 20, 2014, 13:30

Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha and senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley on Sunday said the UPA government`s "unholy haste" in pushing for the appointment of a Lokpal will destroy its credibility.

Lokpal: NGO moves plea in SC for stay on selection process

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 20:44

An NGO today moved a fresh plea in the Supreme Court seeking a stay on the entire selection process for appointment of chairperson and members of the Lokpal.