The Supreme Court will hear on September 14 a fresh plea seeking appointment of Lokpal and Lokayuktas at the Centre and in states as provided for in the central legislation passed in 2013.Sep 11, 2016, 12:02 PM IST
Vengsarkar, a former chief selector who is currently the vice president of the Mumbai Cricket Association and director of the National Cricket Academy (both honorary positions), was alleged to be running a cricket academy for junior cricketers in Pune and may favour them, leading to conflict of interest.Jul 14, 2016, 18:52 PM IST
Taking note of delay by insurers in implementing orders and awards of Ombudsmen, insurance regulator Irdai today directed companies to furnish details of cases pending for compliance for the last three years.Apr 01, 2016, 20:34 PM IST
Former Lokayukta Santosh Hegde on Friday alleged that attempts were being made to destroy evidence about suspected extortion racket in the ombudsman's office and questioned the government's reluctance to give the case to CBI, saying it was not serious about getting at the truth.Jul 10, 2015, 22:18 PM IST
South Africa`s government said Thursday it would take the country`s ombudsman to court over her damning report into taxpayer funded refurbishments at President Jacob Zuma`s private home.May 15, 2014, 23:24 PM IST
Decks were cleared for the setting up of a Panchayat Ombudsman to probe graft and maladministration cases as a bill in that regard was passed by the Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Council.Mar 05, 2014, 21:35 PM IST
India is debating the finer points of the Lokpal Bill which will appoint an ombudsman to fight corruption and defend people’s rights.Feb 25, 2013, 14:50 PM IST
BJP on Friday slammed the government for not accepting two recommendations of a Parliamentary Committee, saying this would deny clear autonomy to Lokpal and render it weak.Feb 01, 2013, 19:25 PM IST
Swiss banks recorded an increase in the number of complaints from their foreign customers in 2011, although the number of their total customer complaints declined, Switzerland's banking ombudsman said Tuesday.Jul 03, 2012, 21:31 PM IST
The state government will soon set up an independent
local bodies ombudsman in this financial year to act
expeditiously into corruption cases in the local bodies.
The UNSC has authorised the creation of an office of Ombudsman, to help deal with the question of delisting of persons and entities figuring in the council`s al Qaeda and Taliban sanctions list.Dec 18, 2009, 12:48 PM IST
Government on Thursday ruled out setting
up an ombudsman to redress complaints of poor mobile telephony
services like call drops saying state-run BSNL/MTNL
were taking effective steps to upgrade technology.
The Centre has issued
instructions to the states for the appointment of ombudsmen in
each district to consider complaints relating to the
implementation of NREGA and take legal action in them.
President Dmitry Medvedev has signed a decree instituting the position of Russia`s ombudsman for the rights of children.Sep 02, 2009, 09:26 AM IST
Till now the common tax payer was helpless against tax authorities, without any recourse against the discretionary powers of the tax authorities to search, raid and maintain the minimum level of decorum while doing so.Aug 12, 2009, 17:56 PM IST