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.

HC to hear PIL on appointment of LoP in Lok Sabha on Oct 15

The Delhi High court on Wednesday deferred to October 15 the hearing on a PIL seeking a direction to the Speaker to appoint Leader of Opposition (LoP) in the Lok Sabha.

Panel headed by A-G to look into changes in Lokpal rules

A committee under the chairmanship of the Attorney General (A-G) has been formed by the Centre to look into the amendments in Lokpal search panel rules, which were notified by the last UPA government.

Anna Hazare writes to Modi over Lokpal, Lokayuktas

Anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare Thursday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to take immediate steps for the appointment of Lokpal and Lokayuktas.

Except peons, all employees to file property returns: Govt

All central government employees, except those working as peons or multi tasking staff, need to declare their assets and liabilities and those of their spouses and dependent children as mandatory obligation under Lokpal Act, the Centre has said.

New Lokpal rules to be notified soon: Govt

Government will soon notify new rules for modifying mandate of Lokpal search committee, tasked with recommending names for appointment of chairperson and members of the anti-corruption body.

LoP must for Lokpal selection to end govt dominance: Activists

Amid controversy over the Leader of Opposition (LoP) post, anti-corruption activists have emphasised its importance saying that the post is essential to end the government`s dominance in Lokpal selection panel.

SC questions government, says issue of LoP cannot be put in cold storage

While the ruling BJP and the Congress party have fought over the Leader of Opposition`s (LoP) post in the recent past, the Supreme Court on Friday stressed on the position`s importance in governance and agreed to interpret it.

SC notice to Centre for appointing CVC on line of Lokpal

Supreme Court on Monday issued notice to the Centre on a petition for making the appointment of Chief Vigilance Commissioner (CVC)and Vigilance Commissioners (VCs) more transparent by seeking applications through public advertisement on the lines of Lokpal.

Lokpal appointment only after rules are amended: Govt

The government will go ahead with the appointment of chairperson and members in Lokpal once search committee rules are amended, Union Minister Jitendra Singh said Thursday.

New division in place to deal with Lokpal-related works

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

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.

Lokpal important to curb corruption: Prez

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

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.

BJP-Congress confrontation on appointments escalates

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`

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.

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

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

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.

Lokpal: NGO moves SC to stay chairperson`s appointment process

A petition was filed by an NGO in the Supreme Court questioning the entire selection process for appointment of chairperson and members of the Lokpal and sought its stay.

Corruption, Lokpal to be key poll issues: Google survey

Corruption and Lokpal are likely to be the two decisive factors on which young people are going to vote in the Lok Sabha polls, search engine Google has said.