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Anna Hazare to begin indefinite hunger strike from Wednesday over Lokpal, Lokayukta demand

Hazare will launch the strike at 10 am in his village Ralegan Siddhi.

Jan 29, 2019, 21:07 PM IST

Anna Hazare warns of fast from January 30 if Lokpal not appointed

In a letter to Minister of State in Prime Minister's Office (PMO) Jitendra Singh, Hazare accused the NDA government of making excuses to avoid the appointment of Lokpal at the Centre and Lokayuktas in states.

Dec 02, 2018, 11:02 AM IST

Makkal Needhi Maiam welcomes SC order on Lokayukta, calls it poetic justice

The party said it is shameful that Tamil Nadu had not set up the watchdog yet.

Apr 19, 2018, 23:49 PM IST

Supreme Court asks 12 states why they have not appointed Lokayukta

The Supreme Court today asked the chief secretaries of 12 states to specify why they have not appointed a Lokayukta.

Mar 23, 2018, 12:24 PM IST

HC quashes previous UP govt's order to exempt Lokayukta from RTI

The Allahabad HC has quashed a 2012 notification that kept the Lokayukta out of the transparency law's ambit.

Nov 04, 2017, 15:42 PM IST

Madhya Pradesh: Lokayukta police arrest treasury officer for bribe

Madhya Pradesh Lokayukta police on Wednesday arrested a district treasury officer here while allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 1,000 for disposing of a pension case.

Sep 20, 2017, 23:28 PM IST

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

Municipal Commissioner arrested for taking bribe in Madhya Pradesh's Satna

Satna Municipal Commissioner Surendra Kathuria was arrested on Monday by the Lokayukta while accepting Rs 12 lakh cash and gold worth Rs 10 lakh as an instalment of bribe.

Jun 26, 2017, 21:52 PM IST

Manoj Tiwari asks Arvind Kejriwal to resign, as Kapil Mishra appears before Lokayukta

Soon after sacked Water Minister Kapil Mishra on Thursday got his statement recorded with the Lokayukta of Delhi, the BJP demanded Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's resignation over corruption charges.

May 26, 2017, 00:52 AM IST

BJP approaches Lokayukta to file case against Kejriwal

The petition was filed on the basis of proofs from the statements of sacked Water, Culture and Tourism Minister Mishra and various media reports.

May 08, 2017, 23:17 PM IST

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

Uttarakhand Governor KK Paul returns file on Lokayukta's appointment

Uttarakhand's Governor KK Paul has returned a file related to the appointment of Lokayukta to the state government here and asked it to start the process again by following appropriate rules and regulations.

Aug 30, 2016, 21:56 PM IST

HC to Centre:Decide PIL for setting up Lokayukta in all states

The court's order came after Central Government standing counsel Jasmeet Singh said that Upadhyay's representation has been received by the ministry.

Jul 22, 2016, 14:42 PM IST

Goa Lokayukta to begin hearing in June

The Goa Lokayukta will begin hearing of pending cases before it from June 6 onwards.

Jun 03, 2016, 11:46 AM IST

Former HP CM Dhumal accuses government of wreaking political vendetta

Dhumal further claimed that the complainant had neither given any proof nor any affidavit in support of the accusations made by him and wondered how such a complaint could be entertained.

May 17, 2016, 00:47 AM IST

Goa opposition alleges beach cleaning scam, minister disagrees

An opposition legislator has complained to the Lokayukta that Goa Tourism Minister Dilip Parulekar was involved in a Rs 14 crore scam in awarding beach cleaning contracts to private agencies, a charge the minister has denied.

May 05, 2016, 12:52 PM IST

Goa Lokayukta to be sworn-in tomorrow

Newly appointed Lokayukta of Goa Justice (retd) P K Mishra would be sworn-in tomorrow at a ceremony in Raj Bhavan.

Apr 27, 2016, 12:19 PM IST

I didn't know my watch was worth Rs 70 lakh, will declare it as state asset: Karnataka CM Siddarmaiah

Karnataka Chief Minister Siddarmaiah was under attack from the Opposition over the diamond-studded Hublot watch.

Feb 26, 2016, 10:21 AM IST

Justice Sanjay Mishra appointed as new Lokayukta of Uttar Pradesh by Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has changed the Lokayukta of Uttar Pradesh. Now Justice Sanjay Mishra will be the new Lokayukta of Uttar Pradesh.

Jan 28, 2016, 12:26 PM IST

SC recalls order, appoints Sanjay Misra as new UP Lokayukta

The Supreme Court on Thursday appointed Justice Sanjay Mishra, former judge of Allahabad High Court, as Lokayukta of Uttar Pradesh.

Jan 28, 2016, 10:49 AM IST