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Kerala High Court rejects former state minister KT Jaleel's plea against Lokayukta report
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Kerala High Court rejects former state minister KT Jaleel's plea against Lokayukta report

The Lokayukta had held that Jaleel violated the oath of office by appointing his relative to the post of general manager of the Kerala State Minority Development Finance Corporation

Only Odisha, TN, Bihar, Manipur have appointed judicial and non-judicial members of Lokayukta, finds report
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Only Odisha, TN, Bihar, Manipur have appointed judicial and non-judicial members of Lokayukta, finds report

The Transparency International India report analysed the working of the lokayukta (state-level ombudsman) in the country, seven years after the Lokpal and Lokayukta Act 2013 came into effect

India gets first Lokpal: Whether ombudsman will bring in change or be restricted to optics remains a question
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India gets first Lokpal: Whether ombudsman will bring in change or be restricted to optics remains a question

With the appointment of former SC judge Pinaki Chandra Ghose as country’s first Lokpal, it will be interesting to see what tangible changes it can lead to or will it remain good for optics alone

Former IAS officer C Lalsawta sworn-in as Mizoram's first Lokayukta chairman; CM Zoramthanga attends ceremony
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Former IAS officer C Lalsawta sworn-in as Mizoram's first Lokayukta chairman; CM Zoramthanga attends ceremony

Lalsawta presided over Appellate Courts and Revision Courts in various Revenue and Criminal cases.

Five years after Lokpal Act came into force, Centre seeks applications for anti-corruption body chief, members
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Five years after Lokpal Act came into force, Centre seeks applications for anti-corruption body chief, members

The government has sought applications for chairman and members of anti-corruption ombudsman Lokpal, nearly five years after the Lokpal Act came into force, officials said Wednesday.

Anna Hazare loses 5 kgs of weight on seventh day of indefinite hunger strike demanding setting up of Lokpal and Lokayuktas
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Anna Hazare loses 5 kgs of weight on seventh day of indefinite hunger strike demanding setting up of Lokpal and Lokayuktas

Hazare went on a hunger strike from 30 January demanding the setting up of a Lokpal at the Centre and Lokayuktas in states

If Anna Hazare's agitation spreads across India, there will be chaos: Shiv Sena tells govt as fast enters sixth day
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If Anna Hazare's agitation spreads across India, there will be chaos: Shiv Sena tells govt as fast enters sixth day

Anna Hazare, the face of the Lokpal movement, has been demanding the appointment of anti-corruption watchdogs at the Centre and in Maharashtra and resolution of farmers' issue

Modi will 'be held responsible' if anything happens to me, says Anna Hazare as his fast continues on 5th day
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Modi will 'be held responsible' if anything happens to me, says Anna Hazare as his fast continues on 5th day

Social activist Anna Hazare's indefinite hunger strike entered the fifth day on Sunday even as villagers blocked a state highway in support of his agitation in Ahmednagar district of Maharashtra, leading to traffic jams in the area.

Anna Hazare begins hunger strike over Lokpal, Lokayukta Act; activist 'disappointed' with Maharashtra govt, says aide
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Anna Hazare begins hunger strike over Lokpal, Lokayukta Act; activist 'disappointed' with Maharashtra govt, says aide

Social activist Anna Hazare offered prayers at a Ralegan Siddhi temple and began a hunger strike over "non-fulfilment" of assurances by the Centre and the Maharashtra government on the appointment of Lokpal and passage of the Lokayukta Act in the state.

Maharashtra CMO to come under jurisdiction of Lokayukta, says Girish Mahajan, says new bill will bring transparency in govt
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Maharashtra CMO to come under jurisdiction of Lokayukta, says Girish Mahajan, says new bill will bring transparency in govt

The Chief Minister's Office (CMO) of Maharashtra will come under the jurisdiction of Lokayukta, said Water Resources Minister Girish Mahajan

AAP MLAs refuse to submit financial details even as Delhi Lokayukta modifies notice; BJP says reluctance reeks of corruption
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AAP MLAs refuse to submit financial details even as Delhi Lokayukta modifies notice; BJP says reluctance reeks of corruption

Delhi Assembly speaker Ram Niwas Goel questions plea seeking assets and liabilities of AAP MLAs even as Lokayukta exclude him and his deputy, asks why no one is asking MLAs in BJP-ruled states to submit financial details

Maharashtra cabinet decides to bring chief minister, ministers and Opposition leaders under jurisdiction of Lokayukta
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Maharashtra cabinet decides to bring chief minister, ministers and Opposition leaders under jurisdiction of Lokayukta

In a significant move, the Maharashtra cabinet on Tuesday decided to bring the office of Maharashtra chief minister, Cabinet ministers and Opposition leaders under the jurisdiction of Lokayukta.

Over 50 AAP MLAs refuse to furnish details on assets, liabilities, claim Lokayukta has no jurisdiction on matter
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Over 50 AAP MLAs refuse to furnish details on assets, liabilities, claim Lokayukta has no jurisdiction on matter

Over 50 ruling Aam Aadmi Party MLAs in Delhi on Monday refused to furnish details of their assets and liabilities to the Lokayukta, stating in their replies to its notice that the ombudsman has no jurisdiction over the matter

Anna Hazare puts off hunger strike after talks with Maharashtra minister, tells govt to fulfil demands by 30 January
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Anna Hazare puts off hunger strike after talks with Maharashtra minister, tells govt to fulfil demands by 30 January

According to sources, Hazare has received a letter from Minister of State in Prime Minister's Office (PMO) Jitendra Singh. However, the contents of the letter are not known.

Goa Lokayukta denies relief to ex-chief minister Laxmikant Parsekar in illegal mining case, rejects preliminary objections
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Goa Lokayukta denies relief to ex-chief minister Laxmikant Parsekar in illegal mining case, rejects preliminary objections

The Goa Lokayukta has rejected preliminary objections raised by former chief minister of the state Laxmikant Parsekar in a case related to alleged illegal renewal of iron ore mining leases.

Arvind Kejriwal gets clean chit from CBI and Lokayukta in corruption case filed by ex-AAP minister Kapil Mishra
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Arvind Kejriwal gets clean chit from CBI and Lokayukta in corruption case filed by ex-AAP minister Kapil Mishra

Both the Central Bureau of investigation (CBI) and the Lokayukta have given clean-chit to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for charges of corruption filed against him by former Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) minister Kapil Mishra.

West Bengal Assembly passes Lokayuta Amednment Bill but keeps CM out of its purview for public order matters
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West Bengal Assembly passes Lokayuta Amednment Bill but keeps CM out of its purview for public order matters

The West Bengal Assembly on Thursday passed the Lokayukta (Amendment) Bill, 2018, keeping the chief minister out of its purview in matters relating to public order.

Karnataka polls: Congress manifesto a potpourri of time-tested freebies, copies jumlas that helped Modi win 2014
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Karnataka polls: Congress manifesto a potpourri of time-tested freebies, copies jumlas that helped Modi win 2014

The Congress manifesto, released by party president Rahul Gandhi in Mangaluru, promises to create one crore jobs in Karnataka in the next five years and to give away free cell phones to college-going students in the 18-23 age group

Supreme Court asks 11 states, Puducherry to expedite process of appointing Lokayukta
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Supreme Court asks 11 states, Puducherry to expedite process of appointing Lokayukta

On Thursday, many states filed affidavit saying they have been taking steps to appoint Lokayukta or Uplokayukta and some have recommended the name to a selection committee.

Anna Hazare to continue indefinite hunger strike, says govt's draft to address his demands is 'useless'
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Anna Hazare to continue indefinite hunger strike, says govt's draft to address his demands is 'useless'

The indefinite hunger strike by social activist Anna Hazare is set to continue further after he reportedly found the draft sent by the government to address to his demands "useless"