Supreme Court to hear plea for appointment of Lokpal, Lokayukta at Centre, states

Supreme Court to hear plea for appointment of Lokpal, Lokayukta at Centre, states

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
Praveen Amre has conflict of interest; Dilip Vengsarkar, Rajeev Shukla cleared

Praveen Amre has conflict of interest; Dilip Vengsarkar, Rajeev Shukla cleared

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

Irdai ask insurers for compliance details on Ombudsman orders

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

Lokayukta bribery row: Evidence being destroyed, alleges Hegde

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 govt takes ombudsman to court over Zuma report

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

Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Council passes panchayat ombudsman bill

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

Many shades of the Ombudsman aka Lokpal

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 slams govt for not accepting two Parliamentary panel recommendations

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

‘Foreign client complaints rise at Swiss banks’

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

Ombudsman to check corruption in local bodies in Bihar: Modi

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.

Nov 30, 2010, 00:01 AM IST

UNSC creates Ombudsman to examine terror sanctions de-listing

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

Govt no to ombudsman for telecom sector

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.

Nov 26, 2009, 15:03 PM IST

Appoint ombudsman in each dist for NREGA: Centre to states

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.

Sep 15, 2009, 22:07 PM IST

Russian Prez appoints ombudsman for children`s rights

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

Income tax Ombudsman will instil confidence in taxpayers

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