Justice Pinaki Ghose, former SC judge, is India's first Lokpal

66-year-old Justice Ghose retired as a Supreme Court judge in May 2017. 

Mar 23, 2019, 11:48 AM IST

President Kovind administers oath of office to Justice Pinaki Chandra Ghose as Lokpal chief

Justice Ghose, a former Supreme Court judge, was on March 19 appointed as the country's first Lokpal, the anti-corruption ombudsman. 

Mar 23, 2019, 11:45 AM IST

Former SC judge Justice Pinaki Chandra Ghose appointed India's first Lokpal

A Rashtrapati Bhavan communique said that the President Kovind has cleared the appointment of Justice Ghose as Chairperson and nine others as members of the Lokpal.

Mar 19, 2019, 21:20 PM IST

Ex-SC judge Justice P C Ghose to be India's 1st Lokpal, formal announcement likely on Monday

It is learnt that the Selection Committe had finalized and recommended Justice Ghose's name two days ago. 

Mar 17, 2019, 16:14 PM IST

Anna Hazare's indefinite fast over Lokpal enters seventh day as talks with govt inconclusive

Anna Hazare is on an indefinite hunger strike over the appointment of anti-corruption watchdog.

Feb 05, 2019, 07:18 AM IST

Anna Hazare's fast enters 2nd day; locals in his village observe bandh

The strike will continue till the government fulfils their promises before coming to power about passage of Lokayukta Act, appointment of Lokpal (at the Centre) and to tackle farmers' issues.

Jan 31, 2019, 13:08 PM IST

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Jan 30, 2019, 12:00 PM IST

Anna Hazare goes on indefinite fast over Lokpal, Lokayuktas

Hazare has been demand the setting up of a Lokpal at the Centre and Lokayuktas in states.

Jan 30, 2019, 11:25 AM IST

Social activist Anna Hazare to launch indefinite hunger strike over Lokpal on Wednesday

The anti-corruption crusader will begin the hunger strike from his village Ralegan Siddhi.

Jan 30, 2019, 08:31 AM IST

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

Supreme Court fixes February end deadline for search committee on Lokpal to recommend names

Former apex court judge Justice (retd) Ranjana Prakash Desai is heading the search committee.

Jan 17, 2019, 15:54 PM IST

Lokpal search committee: SC directs Centre to file affidavit on steps taken

The apex court asked Attorney General K K Venugopal to file the affidavit on the matter by January 17.

Jan 04, 2019, 11:46 AM 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

Anna Hazare set to begin hunger strike over Lokpal issue

Anna Hazare had last week written a letter to PM Modi over Lokpal issue.

Oct 02, 2018, 07:42 AM IST

Anna Hazare writes to PM Narendra Modi over Lokpal issue, warns of hunger strike from October 2

Hazare said that that government has made tall promises but didn't appoint a Lokpal.

Sep 28, 2018, 20:59 PM IST

Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge writes to PM Narendra Modi, to boycott Lokpal meet

Kharge earlier occasions too had of the panel on the same ground, saying these have remained unacknowledged and unaddressed.

Jul 19, 2018, 16:35 PM IST

High-powered committee to meet on July 19 over appointment of Lokpal: Centre tells SC

The bench said that since the selection committee was scheduled to meet on July 19, it would not pass any direction.

Jul 17, 2018, 12:25 PM IST

Centre tells SC that process to appoint eminent jurist to select Lokpal is underway

A Supreme Court bench has said that it doesn't consider necessary to pass any order at this stage but said it expects that the process of appointment of Lokpal will be made at the earliest.

Apr 17, 2018, 11:29 AM IST

Man throws shoe at Anna Hazare after he calls off hunger strike over Lokpal, arrested

The man, who threw shoe at Anna Hazare, was identified as Rajkumar Saini and arrested by the Delhi Police.

Mar 29, 2018, 19:03 PM IST

Anna Hazare's health deteriorates further, no response from government yet on demands

Anna Hazare's routine press conference was also called off due to his poor health. 

Mar 28, 2018, 22:08 PM IST