Parliamentary Panel on Lokpal to miss deadline, seeks more time

A parliamentary committee examining the Lokpal amendment Bill will miss the March 25 deadline for submission of its report and has sought more time to finalise it.

Bring CBI under independent Lokpal: Prashant Bhushan

The CBI cannot be given total autonomy and should be brought under the administrative control of a totally independent Lokpal, AAP leader and senior advocate Prashant Bhushan said on Thursday.

File property returns under Lokpal in time: Govt to babus

 Central government employees should file details of their assets and liabilities under the Lokpal Act by next month end, the Centre said on Thursday.

AAP MLAs being forced to sign letter against us: Yogendra Yadav

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Yogendra Yadav on Tuesday said he has been told that the MLAs in Delhi are being forced to sign a letter against him and Prashant Bhushan.

Three-fold increase in Lokpal budget; CVC outlay increased too

Over Rs seven crore has been earmarked for anti-corruption body Lokpal to meet its expenditure in the next fiscal, showing a three-fold hike in the allocation made last year.

Lokpal nod mandatory to probe corrupt officers?

The Centre is considering changes in anti-corruption legislation to make it mandatory for CBI or any other investigating agency to seek prior approval from the Lokpal to probe corruption charges against government servants, a move apparently aimed at shielding the corrupt.

Zee Media exclusive interview with Anna Hazare

Zee Media spoke to anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare in view of the upcoming assembly elections in Delhi.

Why did Arvind Kejriwal offer to make AAP's CM nominee if I was soft on BJP: Kiran Bedi
Why did Arvind Kejriwal offer to make AAP's CM nominee if I was soft on BJP: Kiran Bedi

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief ministerial candidate Kiran Bedi on Wednesday ridiculed Aam Aadmi Party's claims that she was soft towards BJP during the Lokpal movement.

Anna Hazare says 'don't want to talk about dirty politics'

Refusing to comment on fellow activist Kiran Bedi's political debut, Anna Hazare on Wednesday said that he doesn't favour getting into the dirty politics.

Lokpal, CVC, CIC appointments in due course: Jitendra Singh

Rejecting charge of any deliberate delay, Union minister Jitendra Singh on Sunday said the appointments in Lokpal, CVC and CIC will happen in due course of time.

Bill in LS to amend Lokpal and Lokyuktas Act

 A bill seeking to amend Lokpal and Lokyuktas Act to include Leader of Congress party in Lok Sabha in a panel, which will select chairperson and members of the anti-corruption body, was introduced in Lok Sabha on Thursday.

Govt to move Bill to include Congress' LS leader in Lokpal selection panel

Leader of Congress party in Lok Sabha will be included in a panel to select the chairperson and members of anti-corruption body Lokpal and an amendment Bill in this regard will be introduced during the ongoing session of the Parliament.

Lok Sabha passes bill to amend CBI chief's selection process

The amendment bill on the appointment of CBI chief was passed in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday.

LoP's absence won't invalidate Lokpal, CVC appointments: AG

The absence of recognised Leader of Opposition (LoP) in Lok Sabha will not invalidate appointments in various statutory bodies including Lokpal and CVC among others, Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi has said.

Govt holds discussion on amending Lokpal Act in absence of LoP

With nearly three weeks left for retirement of CBI Director Ranjit Sinha, the government on Friday held discussion on the issue of bringing an amendment in the Lokpal Act for selection of his successor in the absence of Leader of the Opposition (LoP) in Lok Sabha.

No exemption likely for babus from filing family's assets info

The Centre is unlikely to exempt government employees from filing the details of their assets and liabilities along with that of their spouses and dependent children as mandated under the Lokpal Act.

Pledge to follow Jayaprakash Narayan's values: Yashwant Sinha

Senior BJP leader Yashwant Sinha on Saturday said whenever social upheaval has arisen, great people have emerged to restore peace and prosperity and Jayaprakash Narayan was one such stalwart.

Govt declines info on Lokpal, cites fiduciary relationship

The central government has declined to make public details of people who have applied for becoming chairperson and members of anti-corruption body Lokpal, saying the information is held by it in "fiduciary relationship".

Will go by laid-down rules on Lokpal appointment: Rajnath

The government will go by the laid-down rules in deciding on appointments to the posts of Lokpal, CVC and other statutory authorities with the Leader of Opposition, who is a member of the selection panel for choosing them, not having been designated for the Lower House.

Over 200 IAS officers fail to submit property returns

Over 200 IAS officers have failed to submit their immovable property returns (IPRs) to the government within the stipulated time frame this year.