Lokpal

Centre tells SC that process to appoint eminent jurist to select Lokpal is underway

Centre tells SC that process to appoint eminent jurist to select Lokpal is underway

A Supreme Court bench has said that it doesn't consider necessary to pass any order at this stage but said it expects that the process of appointment of Lokpal will be made at the earliest.

Apr 17, 2018, 11:29 AM IST
Man throws shoe at Anna Hazare after he calls off hunger strike over Lokpal, arrested

Man throws shoe at Anna Hazare after he calls off hunger strike over Lokpal, arrested

The man, who threw shoe at Anna Hazare, was identified as Rajkumar Saini and arrested by the Delhi Police.

Mar 29, 2018, 19:03 PM IST
Anna Hazare's health deteriorates further, no response from government yet on demands

Anna Hazare's health deteriorates further, no response from government yet on demands

Anna Hazare's routine press conference was also called off due to his poor health. 

Mar 28, 2018, 22:08 PM IST
Anna Hazare begins 'satyagraha' in Delhi, says will fight till the last breath

Anna Hazare begins 'satyagraha' in Delhi, says will fight till the last breath

Hitting out at the Narendra Modi led government, Anna called all politicians 'fraud'. 

Mar 23, 2018, 12:33 PM IST
Anna Hazare protest in Delhi from today. Avoid these routes

Anna Hazare protest in Delhi from today. Avoid these routes

The organisers are claiming that thousands of people will attend the protest.

Mar 23, 2018, 09:59 AM IST
Anna Hazare to visit UP to mobilise support for Lokpal

Anna Hazare to visit UP to mobilise support for Lokpal

Noted social activist Anna Hazare will visit Lucknow on Monday to mobilise support for the Lokpal and Lokayukta, one of his aides said on Saturday.

Feb 24, 2018, 16:39 PM IST
Rahul Gandhi attacks Modi government over Lokpal, tweets 'Are defenders of democracy' listening?

Rahul Gandhi attacks Modi government over Lokpal, tweets 'Are defenders of democracy' listening?

Under the Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act, 2013, ombudsmen are to be appointed at the Centre and in states for inquiring into allegations of corruption against public functionaries.

Jan 05, 2018, 19:49 PM IST
Another Lokpal stir? Anna Hazare writes to PM Narendra Modi, threatens to launch campaign

Another Lokpal stir? Anna Hazare writes to PM Narendra Modi, threatens to launch campaign

Social activist Anna Hazare on Wednesday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to launch another round of agitation in the national capital demanding implementation of Lokayukta. 

Aug 30, 2017, 14:42 PM IST
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.

Apr 27, 2017, 11:29 AM IST
Anna Hazare plans `satyagraha`, says Narendra Modi govt failed to implement Lokpal Act

Anna Hazare plans `satyagraha`, says Narendra Modi govt failed to implement Lokpal Act

Social activist Anna Hazare is planning to launch the agitation by July latest.

Apr 05, 2017, 13:42 PM IST
Appointment of Lokpal not possible in current scenario: Centre tells SC

Appointment of Lokpal not possible in current scenario: Centre tells SC

The appointment of the anti-corruption ombudsman has been hanging fire because the legislation provided for the LoP to be on the selection committee.

Mar 28, 2017, 13:26 PM IST

Rajnath-led ministerial panel meets to discuss Lokpal

A ministerial panel led by Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday discussed various issues related to the proposed anti-corruption body Lokpal.

Jun 22, 2016, 20:35 PM IST

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.

Jan 17, 2016, 19:06 PM IST

Disclose candidates who have applied for Lokpal posts: CIC

The Central Information Commission on Thursday directed the Centre to disclose the names of people who have applied for Lokpal posts so that the public can bring up facts, which may or may not have been disclosed by the candidates, to the notice of the Selection Committee.

Dec 10, 2015, 14:44 PM IST
CVC, CBI's anti-corruption wing be under Lokpal: Parl panel

CVC, CBI's anti-corruption wing be under Lokpal: Parl panel

A Parliamentary Committee on Monday recommended integrating Central Vigilance Commission and anti-corruption wing of the CBI to work directly under Lokpal.

Dec 07, 2015, 15:28 PM IST
Delhi Assembly passes Janlokpal Bill, AAP govt terms it 'strongest' anti-graft legislation

Delhi Assembly passes Janlokpal Bill, AAP govt terms it 'strongest' anti-graft legislation

The house cleared the bill with two amendments passed by the Delhi cabinet on Thursday evening

Dec 04, 2015, 22:03 PM IST

Will support lokpal bill if AAP govt tables 2014 version: Yogendra Yadav

Yogednra Yadav asked the Arvind Kejriwal dispensation what were the "compulsions" for not tabling the 2014 Janlokpal Bill.

Dec 04, 2015, 17:53 PM IST
Will implement Anna Hazare's Lokpal suggestions: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal

Will implement Anna Hazare's Lokpal suggestions: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday thanked Anna Hazare for supporting the Delhi Jan Lokpal Bill.

Dec 01, 2015, 23:29 PM IST
Was abused, assaulted by AAP MLAs inside Assembly: BJP MP Vijender Gupta

Was abused, assaulted by AAP MLAs inside Assembly: BJP MP Vijender Gupta

Delhi BJP MLA Vijender Gupta has alleged that he was abused and assaulted inside Delhi Assembly by ruling AAP MLAs. Gupta, one of the remaining two BJP MLAs in Delhi Assembly, was evicted by marshals before the introduction of Lokpal bill on Monday.  

Nov 30, 2015, 14:58 PM IST
AAP government to table Lokpal bill in Assembly today

AAP government to table Lokpal bill in Assembly today

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government in Delhi will table Lokpal bill in the Assembly on Monday. The ruling AAP, which enjoys decent numbers in the house, is confident of a smooth sailing in the house.  

Nov 30, 2015, 12:19 PM IST